Weight Loss

When you’re at the gym, do you ever ask yourself if you’re doing it right?

When I began my workout regimen in February, I was consistent, I was sweaty and I was pumped to see my results. After 30 days of exercise with few noticeable changes, I consulted a friend who happens to be a…

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The diet myths making you fat

Have you been avoiding all fat since the 90s? Or living on cabbage soup for weeks to cleanse your system? Many people hoping to shed a few pounds hold on to outdated diet tips that could possibly be hurting, not…

Food

How many calories are you really burning?

When you exercise on a piece of cardio equipment at the gym, you can instantly see how many calories you’re burning. (Although, a warning, those numbers are rarely spot-on.) But for those of us who like to take advantage of…

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Best blogs of 2013: Slightly less food and slightly more movement for weight loss

This motivating story ran April 8th. It was about the simple steps one man took to lose more than 100 pounds and was inspiring for anyone with some weight to lose. Ask any person who has lost weight successfully how…

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Best blogs of 2013: Are you consuming more calories after your workout than you think?

This blog from September 13th showed how quickly we can undo all the good work we did at the gym–information especially useful now that people are getting back into exercise after the holidays. The more I work out at the…

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How to travel without bringing home extra pounds

With one billion tourists, 2012 was a record breaking year for international tourism.  Each day, the world becomes more connected.  For many of us, travel has become a frequent part of our life. No matter what the occasion – conference,…

Food

 

Simple app for tracking nutrients

Developed by the Obesity Policy Coalition in an attempt to raise awareness on what people are putting into their bodies to avoid obesity and promote better health, the Traffic Light Food Tracker app is a simple way to start paying…

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“Because of you …” The 170 pound weight-loss that created that statement

Today’s post is special to me. It’s about helping someone; in fact, it is more about changing a person’s life. If a person fell into deep water, we would do whatever we could to keep them from drowning. We would help…

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Dealing with exercise injury; when it’s time to lay off and say enough is enough

There’s a dark side to improving your health and fitness through exercise – the injury. I was training — until I injured myself a few weeks ago — for the Detroit Free Press Marathon, that was held yesterday, October 20th….

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