Tag | nutrition

cleanse

Cook once and have a healthy breakfast all week

Get your breakfast in line! I have a brand new, healthy breakfast recipe that will get your day (and week) off to a GREAT start. Not only is it delicious, but it’s a make-ahead meal that’ll help you sneak in some veggies first thing in the morning. The US Centers for Disease Control says that […]

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cheat meal

When a “cheat meal” turns into “What-The-Hell!”

Ah…the “cheat meal”… Have you ever been in the process of working on improving your health, and you’re absolutely SMASHING IT…and then you have a “cheat” meal… which turns into a cheat day… which leads to a cheat weekend… and then you fall apart and now you have to start all over again? I think […]

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weight loss mindset

The most important factor in weight loss?

Is your weight loss focus off track? What would you say is the most important factor in long-term weight loss?Nutrition?Exercise?Sleep?I’d argue none of the above, though they are ALL very important.I believe, without a doubt, that the factor that influences weight loss above all else is your mindset, and your mindset is made up of your […]

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evolutionary mismatch

Mismatched: It’s not your fault!

What is “evolutionary mismatch?” If you struggle with your fitness, your health, if you struggle to exercise consistently and eat the right foods, to get enough sleep and manage your weight, it’s not your fault. Consider this question: If you pluck a zebra from it’s natural habitat and relocate it to New England, will it […]

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counting calories

Why counting calories doesn’t work

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, you’ve probably tried counting calories. And if you’re a woman, you’ve probably fixated on consuming 1,200 calories per day. Where did that come from?  Many women I’ve spoken to about how many calories she thinks she should eat per day say 1,200 but can’t really city WHY this is […]

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Fitness and Fat Loss Success Story: Christine Soliman

The “All-In” Mentality There are a lot of factors that determine success versus failure. But it’s safe to say that people who commit to a process COMPLETELY are almost always successful. Complete commitment, in this case, means a lot of things; being totally coachable and willing to learn, participating fully in group training and personal […]

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Blueberry Strudel Muffin Recipe

Personal training, group training, running, yoga, hiking, racquetball, swimming; all physical activity is beneficial for optimal health and weight. But your nutrition needs to be in place, too. One of the things that people worry about most when considering a change in nutrition is that they will be forced to give up ALL tasty foods […]

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lifestyle change

No more migraine medication

All success stories are different. Some chronicle athletic improvements, some weight loss, some both. Some focus on mindset shifts, in embracing lifestyle change, some on increased self-worth. All success stories are incredible. But the ones that feature being able to reduce or eliminate medications are especially powerful. Last week we featured Javier Jung who, by […]

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nutrition and weight loss

A case study in healthy weight loss: Javier Jung

“I was able to reverse my Type 2 diabetes…” Change can be very challenging, often for reasons outside of your control. But if you care enough, are committed enough, have a strong enough plan and become a part of a community who rally in support of your success, you can change. Javier is a perfect […]

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nutrition program

Success Story: Walt Lee

“I’m blown away by my results!” And we are, too! Walt jumped into the 28 Day KICK START after never having done a fitness or nutrition program before in his life and created some life-changing results. He is the blueprint for how to be successful, bringing a positive mindset and willingness to be coached and […]

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