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Top 5 Tips To Stay Fit This Holiday Season

While visions of sugarplums may be dancing in your head, don’t let your fitness and diet goals get pushed to the side during the holidays. For many, it is the season of overindulgence—from holiday parties complete with decadent sweets and cocktails, to unexpected dinners out with friends and family. However, treats should be balanced with …

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Combat Cramps

It was a hot, muggy summer’s day in Southwest Florida. My partner and I were playing the 3rd Pickleball match of day, winners advance to gold medal round. After winning the 2nd game, the momentum was on our side going into the 3rd. I was moving well, dictating play…and I continued the good play until …

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New Dietary Guidelines Urge Less Sugar for All and Less Protein for Boys and Men

Want to lose weight and get healthy? These new guidelines sound like a great news bite but they are essentially watered down, old recommendations with a twist. To eat less than 10% of calories from sugar is too much. Moreover all sugars are not created equally, especially from fruit with fiber.Even more stinging is the …

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Nutrition Matters for Your Weight Loss and Control

Pick your foods wisely… not all fruits and vegetables are created equally. Our fitness professionals care about your nutrition: to optimize your weight control avoid starchy vegetables and fruit juices! This makes sense as corn, peas, and fruit juices are laden with carbohydrates and lack fiber that other fruits and vegetables provide. High carb intake …

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USDA report says pesticide residues in food nothing to fear

Would you eat the apple from my back yard if I told you it still had pesticides on it, even after washing it? Our government still deems residual pesticides on our food as “generally safe.” I love how the EPA approved  Monsanto’s request for increasing these generally safe levels. From infant formula to apple juice, …

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