Sleep better, Burn calories & Start Walking


Walking is an exercise that requires no equipment, special training or expensive gym membership.  Two studies, one by University of Pittsburgh researchers, found that walking not only benefits our physical health, but mental as well.  One reason the health of Americans is so poor is because we walk about half as much as those in […]

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Slim Down your Kitchen


Want to lose pounds now? It starts with changing your surroundings, not just your diet. Try these healthy and no cost tricks. Set yourself up for success by employing the following: Your Fridge: Put Produce in Front. Food that is placed in a prominent place will most likely be chosen first. Cornell researchers found Dieters […]

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Burn Calories and get Fit in 6 easy steps


What are you doing to live a more active lifestyle? Do you have a fun hobby that also strengthens your body or gets your heart pumping? Do you take an exercise class? Remember you need to get out of our comfort zone at times to improve your mood, have more energy, and even sleep better. […]

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Easy Healthy Meal – Pesto


This is my new favorite dish. Careful it’s very addictive! The aroma is out of this world! If you don’t have pine nuts, it works fine without them. Your kids will love this delicious, easy and inexpensive meal! Pesto Spaghetti 14 oz. spaghetti (whole-grain) 3-4 cloves garlic (pressed or chopped from a jar) 2 bunches […]

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Staying Fit in your 40’s and Beyond


You probably spent most of your 20’s and 30’s eating well to look good. As you hit your 40’s you tend to feel more confident about your looks and now your focus switches to staying healthy and feeling good. Of course you also want to keep those good looks. Here are some tips. As we […]

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Eat well and stay Loose!


  Being good to your joints involves eating well to lose weight, and changing your daily habits.  Here are some easy tips to slim down and get moving.   1.  Turn off the Tube.   Avoid these type of sedentary activities that slow down your metabolism and are overeating disasters.    2.  Build Strong Bones  Boost your calcium […]

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6 Foods to Flatten Abs


AVOCADO The monounsaturated fats in avocados are among the best nutrients.  Dieters who consumed these lost more stomach bulge than those eating the same number of calories, but less of the fats.  A study in the journal of Obesity found that when monkeys ate trans fats their stomachs were 30% bigger than those eating monounsaturated fats.  Dip veggies […]

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Flat Belly Tricks


1. Eat at the Magic Hour: 3-4 pm Go for a protein bar, yogurt, a piece of cheese or some almonds with an apple daily. Don’t miss this snack. It boosts metabolism and balances blood sugar. click here 2. Eat portion-controlled whole-grain meals and monounsaturated fats (MUFA’s). Those who eat grains lose more abdominal fat. […]

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Fit in 6 Minutes a Day?


Sound to good to be true. The latest promise to reach mass media is “6 minute fitness” or Sexy in Six, featured in books, fitness classes and training regimes that claim to give you the same benefits as a full-length exercise program in the time it takes to wash your face and brush your teeth. […]

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Slim down for Summer-Here’s How?


Click on Learn to Hoop Video #3      Do you need some inspiration or a kick in the pants for summer.  Here it is!  You’ll be on your way to a slimmer you by swimsuit season.  Let’s be honest, to see results you need real workouts.  This means getting off the couch, even on […]

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