healthy lifestyle

Blizzard = Total Body Workout

  I live in Virginia, and it is very rare when we get over two feet of snow. This makes kids happy to get a day off from school and some parents happy that they “can’t” get into the office (wink wink, sure you can’t…). For homeowners, you have another issue:…

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Adam Ruins Nutrition

I love this show. Adam Ruins Everything takes great pleasure in completely destroying myths and misinterpretations we come across in everyday life. I encourage you to hunt down the show. One thing I really admire is that he fact checks everything and then displays his sources as the episode is…

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It’s OK to crave

Downside of being a fitness coach: every time I see someone I know at a restaurant, they look at my plate and mentally give me a compliance grade. I understand this doesn’t equate to having an investment property in Syria or having a eggplant sized cyst on my forehead in…

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Garcinia Cambogia: another day, another “magic” pill (cough…BS!)

I do understand the desperate wish of many people trying to lose weight, especially if they have not had much luck in the past. One of the latest crazes is Garcina Cambogia as a weight loss supplement. This yet another so called magic pill endorsed by America’s favorite snake oil…

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The new, skinner you

I know it is sometimes hard to motivate yourself to take the steps necessary to unveil the “new you” that is hiding behind several layers of extra pounds, neglect and pushed back resolutions. This is even harder as we get older, busier and, uh, wider. You know it is what…

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I can beat my head against a wall harder than you

Let’s say you were at the local high school track to do some sprints. It is interval day, and you have been looking forward to the high intensity training as opposed to the long distance running that you dread. Your coach is standing on the infield grass with a stopwatch,…

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