Tag Archive: dieting

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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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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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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Refuse To Be Discouraged


Whether we are talking about our body, our career, our Christian walk, our marriage or any other “project” or goal we are working to improve or excel in. Anyone who wants to really improve will come to the realization they still have so much room for improvement – and that can easily get you discouraged …

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30 Days of Motivation: Good Food vs Evil Food


Quote of the Day: “Food is not the boss of me”  Scripture of the Day: “…I will not be brought under the power of any.” 1 Corinthians 6:12 One of the problems with eating and dieting is that there are no set rules that apply to everyone. There is somewhat a grey area when it comes …

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

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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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Fitness and Weight Loss Tips for the Injured

Great Dane Sitting

There is nothing like totally pigging out Thanksgiving weekend and then not being able to burn it off. Yes, that happened to me this week. I fell flat on my butt, on a concrete breezeway, Saturday night after Marley (my Great Dane) knocked me off my feet. I didn’t realize it, but I jarred my spine and …

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So You Ate Like Crap, Get Over It

I’ve Fallen, and I Can’t Get Up When I talk about fitness and dieting, I often refer to falling and getting back up again. Maybe it’s because I’m a clutz and relate to falling, or maybe it’s just because falling is a part of life. We’re human and it’s inevitable that we will mess up – and there …

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The REAL Secret to Weight Loss

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You are probably wondering if there really is a secret to weight loss. In a way, I believe there is. Each diet company would love you to believe that they have something special to their weight loss success (and most companies really do have something that makes their diet different than others), but there is …

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