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What’s for Dinner? Thanksgiving Edition

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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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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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Halloween Candy You Can Live With

Halloween Candy You Can Live With

If you plan on having a treat on Halloween make sure you choose wisely.  Those tiny little snack size candies can be deceptively high in calories and it is so easy to eat more than just a few.  Be sure you read the labels and make wise choices.  Here are…

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Low Glycemic Fruit

Low Glycemic Fruit

Healthy diets should include fruit and veggies; however, paying attention to the amount of sugar in fruit is always a good idea.  Some fruits have a higher glycemic index than others.  Foods with a high glycemic index will cause an increase in blood sugar while those with a lower glycemic…

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An Apple a Day

An Apple a Day

Can it really help keep a doctor away? Well yes maybe it can! Apples have health benefits that have been proven over the course of time and are very likely to help keep you healthier. One little catch though, you have to eat the peel to reap all the benefits.…

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Muscle Recovery: Essential to Your Next Workout

Muscle Recovery: Essential to Your Next Workout

The moment every athlete wants to avoid. POP! A muscle gives at the gym or on the track, leading to weeks of rehab. Sometimes it’s not even a single moment, but rather, countless hours of overuse that leads a muscle to strain or tear. To avoid rehab, athletes need to…

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Personal Trainer Tips | Why You Should Always Eat After Your Workout

Personal Trainer Tips | Why You Should Always Eat After Your Workout

3 Reasons Why You Should Always Eat After Your Workout Men's Health, December 5, 2017 Finished your morning workout but don’t have time to grab a bite before heading out the door? That could be a problem. It’s usually a good idea to eat and drink within an hour of…

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Experienced Personal Trainers Discuss: Fast Food: Is It Worth It?

Experienced Personal Trainers Discuss: Fast Food: Is It Worth It?

Fast Food: Is it worth It? I’ve been there people. Work is crazy, stress level is high and I failed to eat lunch. I get in my car to find some food and there they are: the Golden Arches! And while the ease and convenience, and lets face it the…

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Expert Personal Trainers Whey In | Which Protein Is Right For You?

Expert Personal Trainers Whey In | Which Protein Is Right For You?

One of the most common questions we receive from our clientele is about supplementation, specifically what kind of protein powder we recommend. While we are quick to recommend Whey as our protein of choice, it’s easy to understand how this choice can be daunting for those who are new to…

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