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    Stop the Excuses

    Before typing this month’s article I was thinking, what could I tell the readers this month to either help them get started, stay on the journey or get up if they have fallen down.  What did I decide to talk about, NO EXCUSES! Now let me tell you how I came to this. On June 3rd I was sitting in my bed on my ankle and my entire, yes, entire leg went to sleep.  From hip to toe and I didn’t know it. At the time I was prepping my meals for the next week.  I get out the bed to check the food, put my right foot down on…

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    Summer Fitness for a Summer Body

    What time is it?  It’s spring/summer time.  This is the time where we want to wear shorts, sundresses, sleeveless shirts and swimming suits.  Are you ready? If you aren’t, that is perfectly okay. You can start this journey any day of the week.  Now, let’s discuss how you can reach your goals as the weather warms up. Previously I gave tips on how we can workout at home or on the go.  What are some of the things we can do outside now that the weather is warming up?  There are sooo many options of things we can do for the first time or just very simple things that will…

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    Fitness Made Easy

    We are almost half-way through 2018. Are you still striving to reach your goals? If you have fallen down and you need help getting on track again, we are here to help you take baby steps to reaching your weight loss goals. At the beginning of the year we are excited to start our weight loss journey. We say things like, “This year I am not going to quit.” “I’m going to eat healthy.” “I’m going to go to the gym.” “I’m going to be consistent.” And more. We are off to a great start and somehow life happens to us. We wake up one day and we are back…

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    Body Goals, Gyms can Go

    WOW, can you believe it?  We are in a new year already!  Where has the time gone? Like most people, the new year brings many resolutions, and one of those is, “I’m going to the gym.”  The first couple of months of the new year all gyms across the world see an increase in membership.  After that time, the number of gym goers dwindles down to the regular members, with only a few of the new members still going.   Are you tired of buying a gym membership and not following through?  Tired of paying for a gym membership year after year, to find yourself not going after a couple…

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    Holiday Weight Loss Survival

    It’s the HOLIDAY season! It’s also the end of the year. For some of us, this is the time of year we deal with massive weight gain. Let’s discuss how we can survive the holiday season without a lot of weight gain and go into the New Year healthier. 7 Holiday Eating Survival Tips: 1. If you’re going to travel for the holidays, eat healthy meals the day(s) before Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve/Day. Eat healthy carbs, vegetables and protein. Stay away from desserts (as you might eat these on the holiday). 2. Bring your own food. If you cook your own food for the holiday and take it…

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    Homegrown – 8 Herbs to Grow Indoors

    As we approach the spring and summer months, it is a good time to grow herbs in your home that you can use all year round. You don’t need special lights to grow herbs because certain herbs grow with natural light that comes in through windows. Which herbs can you grow indoors? • Basil • Bay Leaves • Chives • Oregano • Parsley • Sage • Tarragon • Thyme Basil likes a lot of sun and warmth. Plant the basil seed in a pot that is sitting in a south facing window. Basil needs at least six hours of sunlight; but will also grow under fluorescent light. If fluorescent light…

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    Healthy Holiday

    It’s that time of year again. Time to celebrate with our family and loved ones. Time reminiscing about the past, talking about the present and discussing our plans about the future. This is the season of giving and sharing, laughter and tears; joy and love, and seeing those you haven’t seen in a long time. It is also the season of weight gain. Here, we will give tips on how to stay fit and healthy through the holiday season. Let’s start with food. Holiday Eating Tips • Bring food with you. If you are concerned about eating all the wrong things, you can take your food with you. • Eat…