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Body Composition Management and Control.

Last post I talked a lot about body composition and why I would rather focus on composition than actual weight. So, how do I do that? Well, it’s the same elementary answers that all innately know, eat well and exercise. … Continue reading

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Body Weight, Body Composition and Health

What is the difference between body weight and body composition?  and why do I need to know? Body weight is fat + lean tissue (muscles, organs, bones and water) pretty simple… Body composition is the proportion of lean tissue and … Continue reading

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Good Food Choices and Balancing Your Plate

    We want foods that will help us balance our blood sugar through the day proteins, veggies, fruits, good fats and grains.  We should try and eat small meals 5-6 times daily to help maintain blood sugar. So what are … Continue reading

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EATING, EXERCISE, ENERGY & METABOLISM PART 2

Metabolism, Blood Sugar and Insulin We like to think it’s the culprit for weight gain, but is it?  The Mayo Clinic website has a great article on metabolism that you can read up on click here. Metabolism is the process by … Continue reading

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Eating, Exercise, Energy and Metabolism Part 1

Basic #1: The importance of eating as a way to promote health and vitality Let’s change the way we think of eating. Most of our lives we’ve thought of eating as something to do when we get hungry, but let’s … Continue reading

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Live your life as if your health depends on it….because it does!

Everyone is responsible for the choices he/she makes.  We make healthy lifestyle choices because good health is something we value, something we want to own and enjoy throughout our entire life span.  The lifestyle choices we make today will impact … Continue reading

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A New Start

There is so MUCH information out there on fitness and nutrition. How do I know what is good information and what is a bunch of hooey? I even have a degree in Exercise Science and I’m still overwhelmed by the amount of … Continue reading

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