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30 Days of Motivation: Stay the Course

fat will surrender

Quote of the Day: When you can’t catch your breath, when your muscles are on fire, when you are dying to sleep in, when you’re hungry, when you’re tired, when the scale won’t budge, when you’re feeling sorry for yourself, when you are doubting yourself… as long as you don’t give up, Fat WILL eventually Surrender! …

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Don’t Let the “Fat Burning Zone” Deceive You

I just received a facebook message question about their “target heart rate”. I believe this is one of the most deceiving fitness principles so I’m going to attempt to explain exactly what the “target heart rate” is and the truth (more like a lie) behind the “fat burning zone”. Learning Your Maximum Heart Rate You …

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Obesity Exposed: What If Your Body Could Talk?

Every where we go we are inundated with weight loss commercials, diets, exercise gimmicks, workout fads and commercials for healthy food. Just by all the commercials alone, it is clear everyone knows America has a weight issue. 149 million Americans are overweight or obese. We suffer $208 billion in lost productivity and $46 billion in direct medical costs …

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Oops I Did It Again!

Every Christmas Steve and I allow ourselves to go off our diet for a period of time and indulge in some of our favorite Holiday treats. And, every year, I wake up the day after Christmas surprised at my growing belly. Why I’m surprised, I have no clue. I ate enough to kill someone and …

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Twas the Night Before Fatness

As I sit here on the computer wearing some of my “bigger” jeans, I think about the reality of my expanding waistline. After taking a break from dieting, I have to admit I’ve enjoyed cheating and the extras – but that extra junk adds up to a lot of extra junk in the trunk. Tomorrow …

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Handicapped by Fat: Laziness Kills

Yesterday I was driving across the parking lot at our gym and I had to slam on the breaks to avoid an overweight man on a mobility scooter zipping across the parking lot. This was in an area that homeless guys tend to hang out, like the guy who uses a knee brace and crutches …

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pFIT Tip: The Secret Driving Force

  Sometimes our decisions aren’t based on what we like, but what we dislike. I honestly can say I don’t love working out all the time, but my dislike for feeling unhealthy and flabby outweighs my dislike for exercise. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE the feeling exercise gives me and am always happy I …

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Reality Check: Eat Clean or Tight Jeans?

Why do we dread eating healthy more than being stuck in tight jeans, complete with muffin top spilling over the sides. I have to admit, I ate enough Mexican food to KILL someone Sunday night – and all I could think about was how I couldn’t WAIT to quit feeling so uncomfortable. There’s nothing worse …

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What’s Your Belly Type? 4 Problems, 4 Solutions

So you have a belly. What type of belly do you have? Before you can figure out what you need to do about your belly, you need to figure out what your problem is. 1. POOCHY BELLY: You don’t have good posture.  How many skinny girls have you seen walking around with their belly hanging out? …

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Are you full of FAT or full of CRAP!?

There are several reasons we can feel fat and disgusting – some of us feel fat because we truly have more body fat than we should, but then there are many times we feel fat because we’ve simply eaten too much. Think of it this way, when you  eat a huge meal, it has to go …

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