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RUNNERS BEWARE: 4 Things to Consider

People are still always so shocked when I warn people not to relying on running for fat loss. So, I decided I’d share it again. This was my number one blog post of all time so I thought it was time to get it back out there so you can make the most of your workouts. …

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5 Healthy Ways to Celebrate Weight Loss Success

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What do you think of when you think of “celebration”? I think of parties, food, drinks, sweets, cake, friends and music. It’s the easy way to celebrate, but not the only way to celebrate. It’s also not the best way to celebrate when the thing you are celebrating is weight loss or meeting a health …

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Diet for Dollars: Lose It To Win It!

Need motivation? Need accountability? Need a goal? Diet Bet does ALL of these things!! Money motivates. The weigh-ins hold you accountable. They even set a goal for you! If you lose 4% of your body weight in 4 weeks (that’s 6-8lbs on average), you get to share the pot! EXAMPLES: 150lb person needs to lose …

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Diet the Happy Healthy Way: Micro Changes for Macro Results

If you have ever dieted before, you’ve experienced hunger. But, there are many different types of “hunger” and there different reasons for feeling hungry. One thing I have learned lately, is my hunger and cravings haven been more than just a sign of being low in calories. They were a sign of missing nutrients. After …

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What Is Your Diet Trying To Tell You?

  Your diet may be trying to tell you something much bigger and much more meaningful than your daily calorie count. Your diet may be trying to uncover something you’ve hidden for a long time. Are you ready to uncover the secret and learn something new about yourself? Brace yourself. It could be a doozie. Push …

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Fitness Motivation: Ordinary People Do the Extraordinary

When we see photos of fitness competitors and professional athletes, it can be very motivating for some people – but very discouraging for others. It’s easy to set ourselves apart from the professionals, or from people we think we can’t relate to, and think to ourselves “I could never do that”.  But, when I see someone with my …

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Have Your Cake and Lose Weight Too: A Diet You Can Stick With

One of the things I hate most is when a fitness professional either brags about eating pizza and still having abs or they preach to people that they can still eat crap and lose weight. The fact is, they are right. You CAN still get success and have your favorite treats – in moderation. HOWEVER, …

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Fixed On Food? 5 Steps to Freedom

We all have to eat, but are we living to eat or do we eat to live – and live life well? Meaning, is food Lord over our life or is it just part of life. Sometimes I think we give food way too much power. This morning I was reading the passage “…choose for yourselves …

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Enslaved By Food? Freedom IS Possible

One of the biggest things that sabotages success is following the desire for temporary pleasure. We want instant gratification and one thing that gives us that is food. Tasting our favorite treat is a craving that is hard to resist. However, most of us crave a fit healthy body too. Which one of those cravings …

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Roasted Low-Carb Sides

I get lazy when it comes to cooking. Plus, Steve always says not to make food that tastes TOO GOOD or he’ll eat too much. As a result, I find myself just sticking to my same 5 basic sides – steamed broccoli, grilled asparagus, garlic green beans, cabbage and salad greens. After 2 years of …

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