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Sugar: Why it is Bad for You and How To Control Cravings

  We have heard time and again to watch our sugar intake.  The average American consumes 22 teaspoons of added sugar daily which equates to 350 calories.  Removing those added calories from sugar can make a big difference in weight loss (think stubborn belly fat), reduce chronic inflammation and boost your immune system. Sugar comes… Continue reading Sugar: Why it is Bad for You and How To Control Cravings

How to Succeed through the Holiday Season

The holidays can be a stressful time and many years we see our waistline suffering. On average people gain 1-2 pounds from Halloween through the New Year. Take a proactive approach to the holidays by being prepared and prioritizing self-care with these tips: Don’t Skimp on Meals Many people tend to eat less if they… Continue reading How to Succeed through the Holiday Season

Interval Training: How to burn more calories during and after your workout

Interval training, commonly referred to as High Intensity Interval Training (H.I.I.T) or cross training, has become a popular style of workout in the fitness industry. You may have seen a boom in specialized gyms offering their version of interval training, but this style of workout has been around for years. What's all the hype about?… Continue reading Interval Training: How to burn more calories during and after your workout

Keep Your Elderly Loved Ones Walking

A persons' manner of walking changes with age.  This is also called "gait". Gait abnormalities or unsteadiness are a common presenting complaint, especially in older people.  Physically inactive people can lose as much as 3% to 5% of their muscle mass each decade after age 30. Even if you are active, you’ll still have some… Continue reading Keep Your Elderly Loved Ones Walking