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Food Vs. Exercise: Don’t Get Tackled at the Table

How do you really know if you are working off what you eat? I always say you can’t compete with what you eat, and while that is true for the most part, you still need to try. What do I mean? Well, let me explain. Since it is football season, I am going to use sports …

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New Super Watch, Polar M400, Rocks My Fitness World

In-Depth Product Review From a Fitness Pro Part of my job as a FitFluential Ambassador and fitness professional is trying out new fitness products and gadgets. I have tried a bunch of really cool things over the last few years. I have a whole drawer full of activity trackers, heart rate monitors and other fun …

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Food Matters: You Can’t Out-Exercise a Bad Diet

While exercising is definitely beneficial, exercise alone is not the miracle worker most people think it is. I’m in the fitness business. I am a certified trainer and gym owner. I teach BCx boot camp at my gym (Max Fitness) in Vero Beach, as well as lead workouts and give exercise instruction on LiveExercise.com. So, you must …

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30 Days of Motivation: Beware of the Unknown

just because

Quote of the Day: Just because you don’t read food labels, it doesn’t mean the calories aren’t there. If you don’t see the calories on the label, you may see them later on your hips.” Scripture of the Day: “One who is wise is cautious and turns away from evil, but a fool is reckless …

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WARNING: Your Vinegar May Have More Calories Than You Think

For YEARS I poured balsamic vinegar on my salads having NO CLUE they had so many calories in them. I thought, like apple cidar vinegar, they were ZERO calories so I thought I could pour on as much as I wanted. Well, imagine my surprise when I looked at the back of my vinegar and saw …

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Diet Tip: Eat More Veggies, Eat More Food

You can have 1 oz of pasta and have a big empty plate OR you can have 2-3 times the amount of veggies for the same amount of calories. Check it out! Trade 1/2 cup of pasta for 1 FULL Cup of: 1. Asparagus: 27 calories 2. Broccoli: 35 calories 3. Brussel Sprouts: 38 calories …

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100-Calorie Soup

What typically goes in soup? Well, let’s think… Potatoes, Carrots, Corn, Peas, Lima Beans, any kind of bean, rice, pasta…basically all high carb vegetables. What do you not see in soup that often? Low-carb veggies like Brocoli, Cauliflower, Spinach and Cabbage. Why not? Did someone make a rule? Are there only a few soup-approved veggies? …

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31 Days of Motivation: What’s Your Body’s Balance?

Have you ever looked at your checking account and been surprised to see the balance was lower than you expected it to be. I think we’ve all been there before. At first you think, “there’s no way I spent that much money”. Then, as you look further, you begin to uncover all the small stuff …

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Know Your Body’s Budget

If you can balance your bank account, you can balance your body account. Our weight is the result of caloric checks and balances. It takes a little time, discipline and mathematics, but the reward outweighs the work. In my article at Answers.com today, I share 3 ways to to manage your weight: 1. ) Learn …

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Are You Really Exercising? Ask Your Heart!

There is a fine line between exercise and increased activity. Someone can walk everyday and still not exercise enough to help them lose weight. Although increasing activity can improve your health, it is not as effective when it comes to weight loss. What is the difference between exercise and activity?   A good example for …

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