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EATING PROTEIN

Everyone has heard about high protein diets. Well did you know that protein was found to produce a greater feeling of fullness than other nutrients, carbohydrates and fat. In fact, subjects in the study that had a higher protein breakfast were less hungry and ate less during the day than subjects that ate a lower protein breakfast. { Choose protein […]

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Eating Protein

Everyone has heard about high protein diets. Well in an article published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, protein was found to produce a greater feeling of fullness than other nutrients , carbohydrates and fat. In fact, subjects in the study that had higher protein breakfast were less hungry and ate less during the day than subjects that ate […]

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3 HOURS A WEEK…CONTINUED

Regarding my post on the 16th, even doing this small bit on your own is difficult for many many people to do, “even though they wont admit it is”. This is where a good Personal Trainer comes in to help you accomplish what you cant or wont do on your own and many of you reading this if your honest […]

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JUST 3 HOURS A WEEK

Many people wanting to start an exercise program start out with the wrong conception of what constitutes  “a workout program”. Another bad misconception is the time element ” I just don’t have the time in the day”… WRONG …you can find the time and its as simple as this…You pick the days (any 3 days) and you pick the hours […]

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WATER WISDOM: 8 GLASSES A DAY

So how much water ? While several factors influence your water needs, nutritionist recommend at least eight 8-ounce glasses a day. Spread these out throughout the day, and to put water’s hunger bursting power to work, drink one or two of your glasses before each meal. Some people ask is it OK to drink ice water or does it need […]

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Quench Your Hunger

Now here’s an added benefit…water also helps you feel full. One study completed found that subjects that drank 2 glasses of water before a meal felt fuller during the meal. So while you are burning more calories with water, you can also quench your hunger. And of course water helps us stay well hydrated which will help us stay active […]

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ARE YOU HUNGRY OR JUST THIRSTY ?

You know water is good for you, but did you know it helps you lose weight ? Well just like food, what you drink has an impact on how full you feel, and what you drink can help you burn calories. We’ve always heard we need to drink more water, but not until recently did scientist unlock the mystery as […]

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AM I HUNGRY ?

YOUR HUNGER SCALE How hungry you are before you eat and how full you are after eating are critically important factors for controlling your weight. Waiting to long between meals to where you are extremely hungry can lead to bingeing and overeating at your next meal. Conversely , over stuffing yourself to the point that your over full can also […]

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THE TAKE 3 METHOD FOR HEALTHY EATING

If we are going to change how we eat, then it starts with changing how we think. The 3 fundamental questions are: 1, Am I hungry ? 2, Is it smart ? 3, How much do I need ? Stop and read these 3 questions to yourself several times. Memorize them. They have a rhythm to them. Am I hungry […]

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TAKING YOUR PULSE

Place 2 fingers over the center of your wrist, or you can also take your pulse by placing 2 fingers on the side of your neck. Using the table below to find your age and determine whether you are exercising in your Target Heart Rate Zone. 20 years…100-170 beats per minute 25 years…98-166 beats per minute 30 years…95-162 beats per […]

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