Fitness Blog / Archives for January, 2013

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Eat Less And Feel Fuller Longer

January 31

If you want to lose weight the healthy way, look for foods that are packed with nutrients, are low in saturated fats and sodium and keep you feeling full longer. To help you get started, I chose 5 super foods that taste great, are nutrient rich and help you maintain satiety so that you stay feeling fuller longer without having to consume additional calories. Blast the fat away when you …

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Healthy Cooking

Farmers Market Vegetable and Penne Pasta

January 23

After a long day or a vigorous workout, I love this abundant mix of veggies over pasta. The colors are amazing and will dress up any table. It’s great to have for lunch or dinner.

Health Benefits: Low in fat, low in cholesterol, low in sodium, low in sugar. This dish is full of antioxidants, vitamins and nutrients. High in fiber and easily digestible, this farmer’s feast is …

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 Women’s Health

Empowering Your Brain To Think to Shrink

January 16

Women’s health depends on all over fitness and that includes our mental health as well. It takes brainpower to stick to a diet and exercise plan and we rely on the messages from our brain to tell us when we are hungry and when we are satisfied. It is the power of the mind that helps us to reach our goals. It is that quiet nagging from the brain that keeps us focused and committed to a certain task. The brain is so powerful that it can…

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Diet

Bountiful B’s That Help To Combat The Big C

January 9

Beets, Beans, Berries, Broccoli and Bran, five foods that begin with the letter B and each packs a powerful arsenal of vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants that help to fight cancer. I selected these foods beginning with B to make it easier to remember, there are of course many other foods that also possess cancer-fighting qualities.

To give you an idea of why these foods are so good for you, I’ve outlined the benefits below. If these are not foods that you normally eat, try gradually adding them to your regular diet. This will give your body a…

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Happy New Year

A New Year, A New You!

January 1

Renew your commitment to yourself, refresh your workout and revitalize your youth.

It’s the beginning of a brand new year full of exciting opportunities. Time to put away the decorations, throw out the left over food and turn the attention to yourself. Are you as physically fit as you would like to be? With only six short months before official swimsuit season, there’s no better time than now to get serious about your diet and fitness goals.

If your New Year’s resolution is to lose weight, begin by …

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