Tag Archive: eating

Fitness Feels Better Than Food Tastes

Why are we so quick to forget how bad food makes us feel? We are so quick to remember how great it tastes for a short moment, and forget how yucky we feel for such a long time afterwards. We are fooling ourselves if we think for a minute that there are not repercussions to …

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Healthy Changes for the Whole Family

A new school year is a perfect time to start some new healthy habits – not just for your child, but for the whole family! Here are 9 healthy habits that can help you and your kids reach their top potential. 1. Heavy breakfast – your family doesn’t need any calories to watch TV at …

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Stop the Fatcation: 6 Tips to Prevent Vaca Weight Gain

Fatcation: /fatˈkāSHən/ (n) While on vacation, you do more getting fat than sightseeing. I just got back from a fatcation, I mean vacation. Vacations can be scary for dieters, but just because you go on vacation doesn’t mean you have to take a fitness vacation too. You can still have a ton of fun, try new foods and …

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121-Calorie Waldorf Chicken Salad

When I go to the trouble to cook and dice up all the chicken and ingredients that go into a chicken salad, I want it to last – so that means I make a LOT of it! Here is a MONSTER recipe to cook for the masses (or, in my case, to cook for Steve …

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30 Days of Motivation: Eat Clean, Look Lean

I don’t know who we think we are fooling when we think we can get away with eating crappy food, or eating too much food, just because no one sees us. The only person you are really fooling is yourself. Quit “acting” healthy and BE healthy. If you really want to get results this year, …

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Extreme Exercise Can’t Beat Extreme Eating

I see tons of people sweating it out at the gym  – sometimes twice a day, working so incredibly hard. Why? It’s not because they have some photo shoot or competition. It’s not to get shredded. No, they have this insane dedication to working out because they have no dedication to eating right. Me? I’m …

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4 Questions to Keep Your Diet on Track

I’m in the fitness industry and it doesn’t take much to feel like Miss Piggy stuffed in tights. The reality is, it doesn’t matter how you look to others, it matters how you feel. And often times we make decisions that make us feel even horrible – physically and mentally. Like Santa Claus, we “know …

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DIET: Good Word or Bad Word?

DIET: MISERY, DEPRIVATION, BORING, DEPRESSING If you want to start a debate or ruffle a girl’s feathers, just say the word DIET really loud and it will get as much attention as yelling out a cuss word. I don’t think of it as a bad word, but my experience with diet is a lot different …

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