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Diet-A Dreaded Four Letter Word

Diet? Dreadful. Diet is a dreaded four-letter word that triggers up all kinds of anxiety. The “D” in the word diet has always seemed synonymous to “deprived”, “depressing” and just downright “dreadful”! I hate the thought of ever being on a diet, yet I can’t escape the dreaded “D” word no matter what I’m doing. […]

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Our Nutrition & Lifestyle Program is Changing Lives (and Bodies!)

We all have one – an Achilles Heel – in our fitness journey. For most people, there is at least one area that trips them up and causes them not to reach their fitness goals. That one vulnerability where it is so easy to fall off track. Nutrition is one of the biggest challenges for […]

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Understanding the Role of Nutrition and Maximizing Its Benefits

We have all heard that proper nutrition is important for our health and well-being, but what exactly is it? While nutrition is defined as the sum of all food consumed by a person, that doesn’t tell us much. Adding further definition to the word nutrition, we all know that nutrition plays a major role in […]

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Here’s how to make losing weight easier

Changing nutrition habits in order to lose weight seems to be one of the most difficult things to do on a fitness journey. The most common phrase I hear when I consult with someone about losing weight is this – “ We all know what to do, but why is it so hard to make […]

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I can’t believe I forgot one of the most important lessons

A few weeks ago, I wrote about what I have learned in the last 15 years of my fitness journey. And I cannot believe I forgot one of the most important lessons, especially for weight loss! You cannot ignore nutrition and lose weight! It’s true.  You are fooling yourself if you think you can exercise […]

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There is More to Losing Weight Than Focusing on the Scale

If you have been a reader of my blog posts (hope that you are), you’ll know that weight loss is the biggest challenge for me on my fitness journey.  It seems that I have always been battling my weight.  More accurately, I have always been at battle with the scale.  I don’t like what is […]

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Here is what I have learned in the last 15 years of my fitness journey

I am going to be 58 years old in a few weeks.  And instead of freaking out that I am getting older, I find that I am actually feeling good about “aging up.”   I feel like I have learned a great deal over the past several years on how to keep my body strong, […]

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We’re all resistant to change

Routine… Changes Sometimes it just doesn’t seem fair. You got yourself going on a great fitness and nutrition regime that is working for you and then change happens. Darn it! What you are doing doesn’t seem to work anymore. Or maybe you hired a personal trainer to design a fitness program for you. But in […]

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Frustrated That You Have Lost Control of Your Weight?

Where did this extra weight come from? As you get older, do you feel like you are having an out-of-body experience when it comes to weight gain? Me too! It seems I get caught off guard about every 5-7 years, when suddenly I have 25 to 30 extra pounds hanging out on my body. How […]

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My Top 5 Weight Loss Tips

Here’s my list of the most important things to know in order to lose weight. 1. Nutrition is 80% of the game If you want to lose weight and change the way you look and feel, modifying your nutrition ranks up at the top of the list of things to do. I would put it […]

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