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Lose Weight On Vacation

A weight loss holiday is quite simply a holiday where relaxation is combined with weight loss and fitness goals. Generally they are less structured and extreme than fitness boot camps, but with a little more guidance and assistance on tap than a traditional spa break, with all the facilities and knowledgeable, well-trained staff ready to help you achieve that first step in adopting a healthier lifestyle, or to help assess and fine-tune any regimen already in place.

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Staying Fit With Limited Mobility

Recently, a client of mine sprained her ankle and was told that she had pretty serious damage from the sprain and from earlier injuries to the same area. Her doctor put her on crutches for a month and told her the only way she could go to work was if her boss would let her do everything seated with her foot up.

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What Is the Best Exercise for Abs and Glutes?

Anyone can benefit from ballet training. Many athletes (yes, football and basketball players) take ballet! You better believe they have many advantages over the athletes who don’t!

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Why Am I Gaining Weight?

Let's face it, weight problems are not fun. I've never been obese, but I have struggled with fluctuating weight my whole life...well, except when I was a kid and was constantly moving.

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The Best Healthy Eating Tips

What is a healthy portion? Your entire meal should be 2 handfuls! Ouch! Sorry! BUT, the good news is, you can have 4-6 meals a day!! Does that help?

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Are You Drinking Yourself Fat?

It's that time again when women all over the world are thinking about how they will lose holiday weight or that which they've been carrying around longer than a few weeks.

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Wellness Wednesday: The Health Master Blender

While suffering from a bout of insomnia last night, I sat and watched an infomercial on Montel's Health Master Emulsifier. I was mesmerized by all the things that the machine does, especially the fact that it can pulverize whole fruits and veggies so you have no waste when you make your smooth drinks.

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Wellness Wednesday: Nutrition Tips for the Holidays

Major holiday time is approaching quickly. Many families will enjoy each other's company with celebrations that include lots of food and drinks. It's no wonder that we tend to over indulge and even gain a few pounds.

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From Ice Cream to Green Beans and Brussels Sprouts!

Last week I had green beans for an evening snack; last night I had Brussels sprouts. I chuckled as I thought about a typical evening snack in the 80’s and 90’s - a bowl of ice cream, sometimes with various incredibly rich toppings.

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Fortunate Friday: Knowledge

Have you ever dined out and had the server plop a plate of food down in front of you that could feed a football team? We are constantly bombarded with food portions that are WAY out of line with those that we should be eating. The key here is knowledge.

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Diet Stress or Stressful Diet?

Without question, our enjoyment - if not our whole world - as one would say, revolves around what we eat or our decision and anticipation of what we will eat. Yes, we all have been recipients of both the contentment and frustration our decisions have created. Truly, haven’t we all - at one time or another - considered refraining from Big Macs, pizza, french fries, pies, and desserts a stress in itself?

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Yo-Yo Dieting Not Harmful???

I was glancing through a prominent women's magazine this morning and had to laugh out loud. I've increasingly seen the "News Flash" or "Breaking News" articles that either say something's going to harm you (when it hasn't ever been a threat) or something's suddenly good for you (when in the past, it was a no-no). I'm confused!

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Food Addiction, Obesity, and Eating Disorders: An Epidemic

Personal Experience When I was in my early twenties, I had an eating disorder. For the sake of being thin and fitting into a size …

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