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Sip Smarter: Low Calorie Alcohol

October 18, 2018

Holidays, birthdays, tailgates, company parties, or any typical weekend, it’s easy to find an excuse to drink alcohol. If you’re trying to lose weight, alcohol isn’t really your best friend. A study shows that one night out can cost you 1,000 calories in alcohol alone. That doesn’t even include the appetizers or late-night snacking that…

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Tips for Yoga Beginners

October 16, 2018

There are many reasons for the recent rise of people using yoga to feel better, increase flexibility, and lose weight.  Yoga is a great way to build muscle strength, increase blood flow, help posture and flexibility, and help with relaxation and mood. However, if twisting into different poses intimidates you, don’t worry. It’s easy to…

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Staying on Track After You’ve Seen Results

October 11, 2018

Discipline is a large part of losing weight and keeping it off. The amount of time it takes to see results is different for every person — it may take days, months or years. While it takes quite an effort to reach your weight-loss goals, it can be just as challenging to maintain your ideal…

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How to Substitute Snacking with Exercise

October 9, 2018

This Is Why Healthy Eating Is Hard Distinguishing between eating for hunger and eating for pleasure can be a challenge. With a mind distracted by food, you may be more intrigued by the prospect of indulging in a tasty treat than finding the motivation to exercise. Imagine this: You’re sitting at home watching TV and…

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Why Group Fitness Works

October 5, 2018

Signing up for a gym membership is the easy part.  What’s actually difficult is finding the time, energy and willpower to make going to the gym a priority. If you’re like most people, you have the best intentions to go work out every day. However, life is busy and can get in the way of…

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Does Exercise Reduce Stress?

October 3, 2018

  Everyone knows working out is good for you. However, not only will it help with weight loss, but exercise also helps your mind. Stress is inevitable and sometimes it seems daunting to try to fit in a workout with your busy schedule. The good news is, exercise actually helps with your overall health, mentally…

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Mindful Snacking Matters

September 27, 2018

Eating between meals isn’t always a bad thing if you pick the right options. Being mindful of the nutritional value of food is important, even when snacking. Picking something healthy for your snack will help you to feel fuller and ultimately lead you closer to your weight loss goals. Examining the positive and negative side…

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Easy Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

September 25, 2018

Life’s busy and it’s often hard to find time to work out and exercise. It’s recommended getting 30-60 minutes of exercise daily in order to maintain and lose weight. Not everyone has time to hit the gym every day or spend an hour there. We know you’re busy, so we’ve taken away the hassle and…

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Water and Weight Loss – What’s the Connection?

September 20, 2018

Many people suggest drinking water to help lose weight. It almost sounds too good to be true. However, it’s not only true but greatly beneficial to drink water to help to fuel your weight loss goals. Drinking water helps to boost your metabolism, clean your body of waste, and can even help decrease appetite. Why…

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6 Ways Naltrexone-Based Medication Helps You Lose Weight

September 18, 2018

The Power of Weight-Loss Supplements In a world of fast food, post-work desserts, and celebratory feasts, dieting can be hard. We’ve taught ourselves that food is a reward, something to be celebrated, and it’s all too easy to access. But grabbing fast food and indulging in sweets, while temporarily satisfying, doesn’t help us in our…

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