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How Fitness Helps Survival

How Fitness Helps Survival

With over 300 muscles and 200 bones, it’s obvious to most people that fitness is necessary to keep our bodies active, strong, lean and healthy-the stronger last longer and have a better chance at survival.  In our modern society, we have a need for more exercise because daily living has eliminated most physical labor.  Computers,…

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Why are you walking with weights?

Why are you walking with weights?

I am taking a break from writing the book to share something that happens every time I get a workout in outside in a public area. This is something I have watched and silently conversed about in my head for YEARS. When I was rollerblading last week it dawned on me to share my internal…

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Going Raw

Going Raw

What started out as an experiment 3 years ago has turned into the preferred way of life. One month before my wedding, I decided to eat gluten free to see what effect it had on my body. In 10 days, I was down 4 pounds. Knowing this was water weight only, I was intrigued by…

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Food Vs Exercise

Food Vs Exercise

This past weekend we had a local church putting on a Greek Food Festival. For those of you who do not know, I am Greek (and Italian). I grew up in the Greek Church for 13 years and we also put on a food festival every year. So I know and love this food….. However,…

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THINK and LOSE WEIGHT

THINK and LOSE WEIGHT

Since our 6 Week Beach Body Program uses MIND TOOLS such as EFT, hypnosis and meditation, I wanted to share with you WHY and HOW you can lose weight by changing the way you THINK. For some of you, the idea of hypnosis is being told to act like a chicken.  Wrong. This article was…

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Tips for Making Healthy Lifestyle Changes

Tips for Making Healthy Lifestyle Changes

Yes.  Life STYLE change.  What you are doing now got you to where you are.  If you were happy with that, you would not need to read this.  This is a learning process.  If “fast and easy” worked, we would have stopped looking for new ways. Lifestyle means the foods you eat, the kind of…

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When is it Time to Walk Away?

When is it Time to Walk Away?

Step number 1 in my new book, Fit 2 Love, is about cleaning the slate. I outline a few different areas of life to do that: physical body, physical environment, emotional baggage, and current relationships. I am going to focus on the last one, current relationships, and use a personal example from my own life. …

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The Answers to Why You Overeat

The Answers to Why You Overeat

While I titled this post “The Answers to Why You Overeat,” I could have titled this “why you drink”, “why you take drugs”, or “why you neglect yourself” because it all applies. There is a root, whether you want to look at it or not, that causes these feelings we have inside of us that…

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Best Fitness Advice: Schedule Your Workout

Best Fitness Advice: Schedule Your Workout

If you had to ask me what the best fitness advice was it would be to find compliance. For me and many of my clients and friends, that means SCHEDULING it. Are there better exercises for each of us to be doing? Yes. Are there more effective ways to change your body fat than some…

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