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Metabolism

What is Metabolism? This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days. You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight.  But what exactly does this all mean? Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your...

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5 Habits for Rapid Fat Loss

The best kind of fat loss is steady fat loss. And while a slow-and-steady approach to weight loss will ensure that you keep the weight off for good, I have a few tricks to help you burn fat as fast as possible. So if you’re ready to speed up your fat loss (and are...

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5 Sneaky Ways to Burn Calories at Work

You may think the 30 minutes you spend every other day in the gym is enough to keep you trim and healthy, but it’s not. If you want overall good health, you need to eat well and find windows of exercising opportunity every day—not just during your scheduled workouts....

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Faster Results: 4 Tactics

Have you ever been frustrated over a lack of results from your workout routine? If so, you are in good company. Even the most seasoned athletes experience times when their results plateau. When you continue to put in the same effort day after day with little or no...

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Olive Stuffed Turkey Meatballs

Lean, ground turkey paired with Italian seasoning and tender olives, make these meatballs something special. The key to keeping this savory meal healthy is to pair it with a side of vegetables, rather than starchy pasta. Servings: 5 Recipe courtesy of...

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Tips for Effective Weight Loss

Write down everything you eat from the moment you get up to the moment you get to bed, including snacks in between meals and after dinner. Also include water, tea, juices, sodas, alcohol, etc. The only way you will see where you need to make changes is by keeping a...

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It’s all about the dressing

What makes a salad spectacular can be summed up by one very important question:  Are you eating for pleasure?  Are you like me who wants to delight in not only the way a dish is presented but also by it's flavor, aroma and overall purpose of each ingredient on the...

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Getting over it

As a fitness instructor I am grateful to be in a position to inspire people and to show them how simple it can sometimes be to take that first step.  But the truth is, it's not that simple.  Starting a fitness regimen can be daunting especially if one wishes to do so...

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Sweet Potato Pancakes

Here's a delicious pancake recipe from Jeannie Bloch's kitchen. 1 cup cooked sweet potatoes 2 beaten eggs 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour (substitute: mix half all purpose flour and half whole wheat flour) 1 teaspoon baking soda splash of OJ 1/4 cup seltzer lots of...

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