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5 Ways to Love Your Body

Many of us find it easy to recognize beauty but we find it hard to recognize the beauty within ourselves.  We must learn to be a positive influence to the outside world, but also to our internal world.  Let’s break down some of the ways we can do that. 1. Stop picking yourself apart You must understand that there is no such thing as a perfect body.  The basic thing that you need to do for your body is to be healthy.  But no matter how much muscle, or curves you have, you will always have a part of the...

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7 Ways Dietitians Help People Lose Weight and Keep it off

There are many short-term solutions to losing weight such as detoxing, going on very restrictive diets, or doing extreme amounts of exercise.  Although you will lose a lot of weight the results never stay.  You tend to have a yoyo affect with fitness, your weight constantly goes up and down.  In order to get long term solutions to weight lost, you sometimes need professional help. So let’s see what dietitians would advise to lose weight. The Best Advice from Registered Dietitians 1. Reconnect with Your Hunger and Fullness Signs Instead of always checking the scale, Gisela Bouvier, R.D.N., L.D.N., says it’s important...

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How to properly portion control

Portion control is the first thing that you need to master if you have weight loss goals.  If you were to lessen the amount of food that you eat on a daily basis you will lose weight without changing anything else.  Many people begin exercising and trying to eat better but wonder why they cannot lose weight and are constantly feeling sluggish.  The answer is portion control. How to know you have a portion control issue If you have tried everything but still cannot lose weight.  You started exercising on a regular basis, you cut out certain unhealthy foods, you...

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9 Reasons You’re Not Getting Stronger

 Strength training is one of those things that can change your body composition in a good way.  It can change your body from being soft to being solid.  It will help you with your posture, flexibility, and metabolism.  With all these great benefits, it can be confusing to how to progress from beginning to intermediate to expert in strength training.  There are many walls, or obstacles, that stand in your way on your muscle building journey.  So let’s discuss about some of these walls and see if we can knock some down. You’re Not Resting Enough If you don’t let your...

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How to Turn Your Walk into a Run

You have went from not working out at all, to walking almost everyday, and you have been consistent for months.  The walks has made a big difference in your health, but now you feel like you need to take your exercise to another level, so you are considering running.  You have some concerns about running, being that you heard that it can lead to joint issues, such as knee pain, hip pain, etc.  Well if done right, running can have tremendous benefits, while avoiding the catastrophes.  Running has been shown to: decrease blood pressure, increase cardiovascular functioning, increase HDL (the...

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8 Reasons Why Your Workout Isn’t Working

When you work hard you expect to be rewarded.  In terms of exercise the reward is looking better and feeling better.  But there are many cases when we feel like we are working hard but we are not seeing the results we want.  Let’s discuss 8 reasons why you are not getting the results that you deserve. 1. You’re not working hard enough. If you have been working out consistently for a few months and the results have stopped showing after the first month or so, then that means you need to step up your workout.  The body adjusts quickly...

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10 Bad Habits Keeping Weight Loss At Bay

Losing weight can be complicated for some.  You workout five days a week, give up most of the snacks that are bad for you, and at the end of the week , you do not lose any weight.  Seeing that, can make the best quit. What’s the point of working hard and disciplining yourself if you are not going to see any results?  Well don’t give up, let’s discuss some of the things you may be doing wrong. With a little improvement, weight will drop off you like sweat.  Bad Habit #1: Going “on a diet” in the first place...

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7 Places Germs Hide at Your Gym

The gym has been highly scrutinized in this COVID era, due to the heavy breathing, sweaty equipment, and the close proximity to people.  The gym has always been a place where germs are easily spread, but with the COVID situation everything has been heightened. One of the conundrums about not going to the gym, or not living a healthy lifestyle, is it makes you highly at risk to death to the COVID disease.  So getting in shape is absolutely necessary and going to a clean gym is top priority, the benefits outweigh the risks. The first step to avoiding gym germs is...