Weight Loss

Four ways to break through your workout plateaus

If you have been working out consistently but have not seen any results, or have you seen results previously, but now your body composition has stayed the same. There is no need to fear, you have simply hit a workout…

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Track stars: The best fitness trackers to keep you moving

With headlines like “My fitness band is making me fat,” wearable trackers recently came under fire in the press. It seems that some users followed the possibly-too-high recommended daily calorie allowances, which resulted in the needle on the scale going…

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Your new weight-loss tool can be found on your smartphone

Social media sites like Instagram and Twitter aren’t just great ways to keep in touch with friends and family, they can also supply exactly the support, instruction and inspiration you need if you’re trying to work out more, eat healthier…

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Burning fat vs. burning calories – what’s the difference?

Torch calories, burn fat…you hear these buzz words mentioned all the time in regards to weight-loss plans and devices. They seem to be used almost interchangeably, but there is a slight difference between burning fat and burning calories. And it’s…

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Five foods to steer clear of for weight loss

It’s no secret that obesity is an American epidemic. Over 1/3 of American adults are obese. Many think that this excessive weight gain is mostly contributed to unhealthy eating habits and lack of exercise. What if some of this weight gain…

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Which workout class is right for you?

Lifting weights and running on the treadmill can become very tedious and monotonous. Workout classes are a fun and exciting way to get your exercise in for the day. Each workout class has different benefits and works specific body parts. Many…

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Why does Kate Middleton love the Dukan Diet?

In 2011, Kate Middleton helped transform the Dukan Diet into a household name when rumors circulated that she was following the plan to get into wedding shape. And she’s not the only A-lister who loves it: The Dukan Diet has…

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Flushing out the detox myths

The Gwyneth Paltrow detox, the Martha’s Vineyard detox, the Master Cleanse…do these sound familiar? It’s hard not to recognize these types of  ”diets”, since the detox diet craze has made its way into mainstream media, thanks in part, to celebrity…

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Going gluten-free for weight loss? Think again

Who really needs to eat a gluten-free diet? Gluten is a type of protein found in the grains like wheat, barley, and rye.  It’s a protein, not a carbohydrate, and can be found in items as processed food fillers, in…

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