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FIT SNACKS: Say Yes to Jerky

The Fit Fix For Your Snack Attack Why are all the great tasting snacks ALL carbs and NO protein? Chips, crackers, cookies, candy and even fruit – are nothing but carbs. However, there is one snack that people forget about which is totally PACKED with protein, and low in fat, calories and carbs. It’s Jerky! One of …

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Low-Cal Burrito Bowl

If you get a burrito at your favorite restaurant (like Chipotle), you are blowing a whopping 300 CALORIES just on the tasteless 13″ flour tortilla alone! Ironically, if you trade white rice for brown rice, your calories go up even more because the brown rice is actually higher in calories than the white rice. Then, if …

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Alcohol Consumption: Harmful or Helpful?

  ACE Fitness did a recent infographic on 6 Ways Alcohol Affects Your Health. I expected all the info to be bad, but some of it surprised me. Alcohol seemed to improve your health in some ways, but hurt it in others. However, a word they kept using over and over was “moderate” consumption – which led me …

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I Said Diet, Not DIE!

When people see the word DIET, they may first see the letters DIE!!! However, diet doesn’t need to be this ugly 4-letter word. There are all kinds of diets aside from diets for weight loss. There are diets to prevent disease, diets for healthy skin, diets for pregnancy, diets for muscle building, diets for performance – …

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The Perfect Meal for Weight Loss

People who want to lose weight always say the same thing: “I just don’t know what to eat”. Ironically, then after I give some suggestions, they are often shocked – or they are under the assumption they are eating “healthy” and believe healthy eating alone should be enough. Well, it’s not. There is a formula to …

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I Survived McDonalds: 6 Fast Food Diet Tips

Dieting Alone As Steve tries to do gain weight, I’m trying to lose it as I prepare to lean out for an upcoming job. This is the FIRST time I have ever dieted alone. Every time I’m dieting, we both are dieting – and that makes dieting a LOT easier! Whether we are getting ready …

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Diet Motivation: Tame the Tongue (and the Belly!)

“Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps himself out of trouble.” Proverbs 21:23 Isn’t this verse the truth!! Of course it’s talking about our speech and the words we choose, but our tongue gets us in a lot more trouble than just our words. Our tongue leads us to tasty treats off our diet, …

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30 Days of Motivation: Don’t Erase Your Hard Work

i will not erase

Quote of the Day: I will not erase all the hard work I did in the gym this week with what I eat in the kitchen this weekend. Scripture of the Day: “Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by …

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30 Days of Motivation: Taste This!

better than chocolate

Quote of the Day: If you think Chocolate tastes good, wait until you taste success! Scripture of the Day: “Taste and see that the LORD is good” Psalms 34:8 Someone recently was telling Steve how “lucky” he was for having such amazing dedication and self discipline, as if he had extra self-control super powers and dieting was …

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30 Days of Motivation: What Are You Really Giving Up

what are you giving up

Quote of the Day: “Don’t worry about what you are giving up now. Worry about what you risk giving up if you quit pressing on.” Scripture of the Day: “I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us.”  Philippians 3:14 When …

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