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Client Spotlight: Billy Loses 32 Pounds In 6 Weeks

My client Billy has done an amazing job! He’s lost 32 pounds in just 6 weeks without over-exercising or under-eating. He’s followed our nutrition guidelines and strategies and kept a daily food journal and made the appropriate changes when necessary. He’s also made his training sessions a priority and does his cardio homework. I’m very

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Nutrient Density

Dr. Joel Fuhrman came up with the Aggregate Nutrient Density Index (ANDI). This index shows which foods have the highest nutrient per calorie density. The ANDI ranks foods on a scale from 1 to 1000, where 1000 is the most nutrient dense per calorie. This can help you make better food choices, lose weight and

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Do you feel deprived on a diet?

We may feel deprived when we think of limiting or eliminating certain foods from our diet. This is not about starving ourselves which is unhealthy, but about making healthier food choices. Most likely, it’s these very foods that we feel deprived about that are the main cause of our excess weight gain. We become so

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Are You Dealing with Relationship Stress?

OK, so why am I sending out a newsletter about relationship stress? Well, relationships can cause a lot of stress in our lives and that stress can affect our sleep, raise cortisol (a stress hormone) and trigger emotional eating and drinking, all of which can affect our weight. I spend a lot of time researching

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Want a Successful Mindset?

Do you avoid challenges or give up easily when you have a challenge? Do you beat yourself up harshly or blame others when things don’t work out? Do you believe that your intelligence or qualities can’t be changed? Those all have to do with your mindset, which is your belief about yourself. The good news

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10 Weight Loss Tips

Tip 1 Don’t forget to make yourself a priority. We can become so busy in our lives that we neglect our health. Make time to buy and prepare healthy foods. Make time to exercise. Also, make time to relax and take healthy breaks. You’re worth it! Tip 2 Understand that the short feeling of pleasure

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Why Did You Stop Eating Well And Exercising?

There is a reason you stopped working out when you started. There is a reason you stopped eating healthy when you started. What was the “trigger” that stopped your momentum? Did you engage in an exercise or eating plan that was just too extreme to maintain and instead of modifying it to meet your needs,

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A Busy Mind Makes Poor Choices

A guest blog post written by Peter Dell’Orto of CR Fitness Did you know that the more things you need to concentrate on, the worse food choices you make? It seems odd, but true. I stumbled upon a discussion of a study of choice on the show Radiolab (http://www.radiolab.org/2008/nov/17/). It’s worth it to take a

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