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Does Lifting Weight Help You Lose Weight?

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Does Lifting Weight Help You Lose Weight?

Does Lifting Weight Help You Lose Weight?

There are a lot of differing (and often wrong) opinions and fads on the best way to approach your fitness goals. Many of these are perpetuated by people who heard it from someone else and not from scientific fact. Unfortunately, it is a long-held belief that just doing cardio is…

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Why Have A Golf Fitness Plan?

Why Have A Golf Fitness Plan?

Many golfers may think they don’t need a fitness regimen in order to improve their game, and this thinking could not be any further from the truth. Most importantly, frequent exercise will help a person play the game they love throughout their lives.  In addition, there are other added health…

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Working out to a Beat

Working out to a Beat

If you are like most, you don’t want to work out without your favorite music, which means you are on the right track to a more effective workout!  Music can’t magically push you beyond your physical limits, however, listening to your favorite songs while at the gym can make workouts…

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Christmas Calorie Burn

Christmas Calorie Burn

Although we all love the holiday season, it can be hectic and trying at times.  We seem to have so much to do, so many places to go and so many people to see that we can forget to take time for ourselves.  Making time to work with your personal…

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Fact or Fiction??? Spot Reduction

Fact or Fiction??? Spot Reduction

Let’s start with the answer – Fiction.  Science established long ago that you cannot spot reduce a specific body part or area.  Although this is a persistent and attractive fiction, it is just not possible to concentrate exercise in one specific area, and realize reductions in just that area.  Fat…

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What’s for Dinner? Thanksgiving Edition

What’s for Dinner? Thanksgiving Edition

Thanksgiving will be here soon!  As you are planning your feast, keep in mind that you can have a great meal and still make some healthy choices.  Little changes throughout your menu can make a big difference in your overall calorie consumption, and your guests won’t even notice. See below…

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Rewarding Rewards

Rewarding Rewards

Setting small goals for yourself on the path to your final goal is a great way to help keep your motivation.  When you reach a goal, you need a reward.  Planning for your reward can be an additional motivator.  When your goals relate to weight loss, however, it is important…

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Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

So, you want a great Thanksgiving meal, but would like to stay on track with your healthy eating plan?  Is that possible?  Yes, it is possible thanks to some great recipe substitutions.  Eating Well has some great ideas to make over your Thanksgiving meal.  Check out their suggestions, maybe make…

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Trick or Treat: Tips for Surviving Halloween

Trick or Treat: Tips for Surviving Halloween

    While all holidays can be fraught with diet pitfalls, Halloween is especially dangerous.  Treats are everywhere and people are just passing it out – FOR FREE!  Here are a few tips to help you survive the holiday while staying on track:   Pass out healthier treats instead of…

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Cardio on the Road

Cardio on the Road

Cardio is important to your overall health and to the success of your plans to reach your goals.  Doing cardio at NexGen is a wonderful way to get in some steps; but there are lots of ways to get cardio when you are on the road for work or simply…

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