Is this you?

 Advice.  Most of us enjoy giving it.  Unless we ask, we don’t always enjoy being on the receiving end. We all realize if we have a few pounds to lose; if not more.  Few would actually tell someone they knew little about, they are overweight. Yet it’s what is left unsaid that can hurt. There is now…

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Is this the face of the enemy?

   CARBS–bread, pasta, rice, just to name a few–are part of an ever-expanding hit list.  By the way, let’s not forget about this either.  Does anyone besides me, recall athletes and celebrities lining up to wear the milk mustache?  You couldn’t open a magazine (especially health & fitness) and not see this ad.  What about the “milk…

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High octane exercise not for you? You’re not alone…

  You’ve been told weight loss, exercise, and nutrition must be your priority.  That monologue is usually followed by an “or else” phrase.  You may be hearing it for the first time from your physician, or the hundred and first from your spouse.  The underlying theme might carry more weight from the MD.  However the meaning remains the same–get up and get moving. You’ve…

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Is Crossfit a good fit? Maybe…..

  Getting a little bored with your routine?  Perhaps you’ve hit the proverbial wall; your weight loss has stalled, your DVDs hold the same old same old, or maybe you want to spice things up–workout wise that is.  There are many ways to add spice; but for now, mainstream exercise is the topic. Some clients have asked my opinion on…

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Got a minute?

Ok, I’m asking for more than a minute–more like 15-20 of them. Newer research suggests that intermittent bouts of exercise, is better than an hour spent at the gym.  Furthermore, if your time is spent sitting all day, that hour you spent working out is offset by the hours you spend sedentary.  Think about it. …

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Detox 360–are we there yet?

Cleaning up your act.  Not for the faint of heart. The real question is–are you ready?  Better yet–how ready are you?  Commitments are dangerous ground to tread.  The very nature of the word implies “something you have to stick to.” Both in my career as a nurse, now as a nurse personal trainer, I now know what separates want…

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