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Is The Gym Not For You? The Top Gym Alternatives

May 10, 2019

If you find the gym boring or you need a bit of variety in your workout schedule you have plenty of options to choose from. Here are the top gym alternatives. Group Fitness Classes Working out as part of a group helps to keep you motivated and is a great way to meet new people…. [read more]

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Eating Healthy While Traveling

April 24, 2019

Whether you’re traveling for work or on a well-deserved vacation you might be stressing out about maintaining your nutrition. Here are some tips for eating healthy while traveling, without missing out on the local cuisine. Skip The Airplane Food And Snacks If your flight is long purchase your food once you pass through airport security…. [read more]

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Wellness Over Weight Loss

March 31, 2019

Whether it’s a number on the scale that you want to return to or a long-term struggle with weight, wellness should be your first priority. By taking a whole-body approach to health you will do more than just lose weight but feel better than ever. Your Lifestyle Can Affect Your Weight If you have a… [read more]

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The Weight Loss Advice You Should Avoid

March 18, 2019

We are bombarded by weight loss advice from friends, family, magazines, commercials and the guidelines of every fad diet. However, much of the advice we hear is far from healthy. Here is the weight loss advice you should avoid. Eliminate All Fat The concept of eliminating fat often supports the idea that fat is what… [read more]

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The Downside Of Diet Culture

February 24, 2019

We live in a world where what it means to be healthy and attractive has been distorted. A culture has been created in which children start dieting as young as 9 or 10 years old, not because they have weight to lose—but because they already feel the pressure to be thin. The list is long… [read more]

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How You Should Be Tracking Your Weight Loss And Health

February 12, 2019

It’s happened to us all. We notice that our clothing isn’t fitting the way it used to, so we pop on the scale to find that we’ve gained a bit of weight. Then we set a goal to lose the exact amount we gained. When the number on the scale becomes the primary goal, it… [read more]

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Why Weight Loss Resolutions Don’t Work

January 25, 2019

Weight loss and better health are one of the most common New Year’s resolutions and may be one of your goals for 2019. We want you to succeed in improving your nutrition which is why we have dedicated this article to why most weight loss resolutions fail, and how you can succeed. 80 Percent Of… [read more]

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Would You Be Surprised To Learn That Most Diets Are Bad For Your Health?

January 11, 2019

Weight loss and improved whole-body health are the top reason people turn to fad diets. While your current dietary choices may be too high in sugar and processed foods most trending diets are unhealthy. Long-term, many are downright dangerous. A Limited Range Of Nutrients Our bodies require a diverse range of vitamins, minerals, and essential… [read more]

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Why Is It So Hard To Stop Eating Unhealthy Foods?

December 28, 2018

We have all experienced the guilt and shame of eating unhealthy foods in more than moderation. Even though we know it is unhealthy we do it anyway, but the reasons for this go far beyond knowledge and logic. Fake Food Is Engineered To Be Addictive One thing all unhealthy foods have in common is that… [read more]

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Healthy Foods That Aren’t As Healthy As You Think

December 10, 2018

The goal of every product is to increase sales and food products are no exception. What this means for us as consumers is that we must learn the difference between creative marketing designed to make us believe that food is better for our body that it really is. Here are just a few “healthy” foods… [read more]

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Are You Eating To Nourish Your Body?

November 16, 2018

We are all somewhat familiar with the food pyramid and we often glance at the nutritional information on the pre-packaged foods we eat—but what does it really mean to nourish your body? It seems like every time you pop online there is a new diet, supplement or superfood that claims to change your life. But… [read more]

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What Does It Mean To Eat With Intention?

October 23, 2018

We are all guilty of mindless eating at one time or another. When we sit down with a small bag of chips and finish it off before we realize it. When you eat something healthy and delicious but you can barely remember what it tasted like. Or when someone asks what you ate for breakfast… [read more]

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Is It Really More Difficult To Lose Weight As You Age?

October 5, 2018

Even if you have always worked out regularly, eaten a well-balanced diet and maintained an optimal weight and BMI—you may begin to struggle to maintain an optimal weight as you age. You might not notice it much at first. Maybe you gain 2 to 5 pounds one year which isn’t of much concern but multiply… [read more]

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What To Do When You Hit A Weight Loss Plateau

September 25, 2018

If you have a substantial amount of weight to lose, more than 30 pounds or 25 percent of your body fat, you may find that the first 5 or 10 pounds come off quickly. This is exciting when you do the math and calculate how long it might take you to lose the rest. However,… [read more]

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Are These Bad Habits Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

August 30, 2018

Most of us have a habit or two that is not only unhealthy but may be sabotaging our weight loss. In fact, you might even think that your habit is healthy. Here are a few behaviors that may be doing more harm than good. Skipping Meals In an effort to reduce your daily caloric intake… [read more]

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How Staying Properly Hydrated Can Help You Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals

August 15, 2018

When it comes to nutrition and healthy dietary changes there is no one-size-fits-all equation. That being said, if you aren’t adequately hydrated it can negatively impact your weight loss and overall health. It is estimated that 75% of adults consume less water and hydrating fluids on a daily basis than their body requires to work… [read more]

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Is Stress The Reason You’re Gaining Weight? Or Why You Can’t Lose Weight?

July 30, 2018

Even with a well-balanced diet and regular exercise you may be gaining weight or struggling to lose weight. Resist the temptation to further cut your calories or increase your workout frequency and take a look at your current level of stress. With prolonged levels of high stress, it is unlikely that you will achieve any… [read more]

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Why You Need A Weight Loss Strategy And Not Another Fad Diet

July 3, 2018

Too often weight loss is approached as a short-term goal as opposed to the lifelong commitment required to both loose and keep weight off. More importantly, the lifelong commitment to improved health and wellness. While it’s tempting to try the latest fad diet in hopes that you will be one of the over-the-top success stories… [read more]

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It’s Not Just You—Diets Don’t Work!

June 20, 2018

There are hundreds of diets to choose from most of which promise rapid results if you follow them with strict adherence. As you may know from firsthand experience deprivation diets don’t work. Here’s are just a few reasons why. Deprivation Is The Goal Every diet is different but likely to be an unbalanced and severely… [read more]

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You Workout Regularly But You Aren’t Losing Weight

May 17, 2018

If you have committed to three or more workouts a week but aren’t seeing much in terms of results you must be wondering why? Don’t worry because you aren’t alone. In fact, this is one of the top reasons why people stop going to the gym. If you go regularly and see results you would… [read more]

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