What can I do to get past a fitness plateau?

One strategy at a time When you begin a workout regimen the changes are significant. The body works hard to figure out how to adapt to these “new, unaccustomed” stimuli and you burn significant energy performing the work AND adjusting to the work. Our body is great at conserving and storing energy. Adaptation is a […]

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Upgrade Your Warm-up

You might be tempted to skip the warm up when you work out. After all, you only have so much time to exercise—“Let’s just get on with it already! I’m in a hurry!” But warming up is a critical component of your fitness routine, and skipping it could have unpleasant and even dangerous results—such as […]

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Preventing Impulse Eating

It’s happened to all of us.  You know the feeling – you are away from home running errands, or you are out late because you had to stay at work longer.  And you realize that you are hungry.  Not just a little hungry though.  You haven’t eaten for hours, your head is starting to throb, […]

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US Physical Activity Guidelines

The US department of health and human services issues the physical activity guidelines for Americans. The purpose of the guidelines is to provide guidance on the importance of being physically active in order to enhance overall wellness. Findings and Research Physical activity reduced the risk of many adverse health outcomes. Health outcomes are enhanced with movement […]

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