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More Tips To A Fitter, Healthier You!

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Keep your weight workouts under an hour. After 60 minutes, your body starts producing more of the stress hormone cortisol, which can have a testosterone-blocking, muscle-wasting effect. If you think you’re too busy to exercise, try this experiment: For one day, schedule a time to work out, and then stick to it—even if you can […]

Understanding Calories

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Are you trying to lose weight by ‘watching calories,’ ‘counting calories,’ or ‘limiting calories’? Have you heard the ‘eat less calories and exercise more’ advice a bit too often? Simply put, understanding calories and being able to shop for the right foods is a must to achieve lasting weight loss without compromising on the body’s daily […]

How To Have A High Functioning Metabolism

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Metabolism: is  how much energy your body uses, or how many calories you burn in a day. A starting point to measure your metabolism is calculating BMR (basal metabolic rate), which measures how many calories you burn at rest.  This is the total calories used so your body can function.  Even without exercise your body uses energy […]

Are Carbs Making You FIT Or FAT?

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Carbs…Friend or Enemy? Are you afraid to eat carbs? Do you often wonder how many you should eat and when you should eat them? The Science When you eat carbohydrates your body breaks them down into simple sugars. Which then are absorbed into the bloodstream. As the sugar level rises in your body, the pancreas […]

Tips To A Fitter, Healthier You

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Write down 5 things you’re grateful for once a week. According to a Journal of Personality study people felt happier, healthier and even exercised more when they did this. Counting your blessings helps you empathize. You’ll sweat the small stuff less and focus on what really matters. According to a new study from the University of […]

Portion Control Quiz

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Would You Pass This Portion Control Quiz? 1. A serving of hard cheese is the size of: a. The tip of your thumb b. Three dominoes c. Two hard candies 2. How many green grapes are in a serving? a. 5 b. 15 c. 30 3. What does a serving of pancakes look like? a. […]

Shanna’s Fitness and Weight Loss Tips

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Happy National Fitness Month! Hopefully you’re embracing this month as an opportunity to meet your personal goals, whether you wanna lean out, bulk up, or just drop a few pounds. I’ve put together some great Reset tips to keep you on track and help you along with your personal fitness journey. PREVENT LIFTING INJURIES Injuries […]

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