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Tagged: “lean body mass”

6 Great Healthy Snack Options to Consider

Snacking is a good strategy to keep your metabolic engine cranking.  I’ve spoken on this subject before.  We never want large gaps between meals (more than 4 hours) as it causes our resting metabolism to slow down as a way to conserve energy.  As North America becomes busier and busier, more people are substituting grab-and-go […]

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3 Top Cheat Foods for Fat Loss

There are many, many diets out there.  Whichever it is, human weakness is a reality for all that participate.  Yes, I’m talking about cheating…. and NOT the relationship kind.  Trust me though; there is a silver lining here.  Including cheat meals in your plan is a way for your body to get what it needs.  […]

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5 Benefits to Eating Whole Eggs

I think we’ve all heard it at one time or another, “don’t eat too many eggs because they’re high in cholesterol”.  And, if you have high cholesterol levels, there may be a greater chance for heart disease, right?  This thinking is not entirely true.  Both doctors and researchers have determined that eating a whole egg […]

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Redefine Yourself – The Case for Strength Training

If you want to alter your body composition and reshape your body, strength training is essential to your overall health and wellness goals, period. The goal of resistance training is to gradually and progressively overload the muscles so they get stronger.  Why is strength so important?  It is hands-down the best way to lose body […]

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Favorite Flag Day Salads

We’re getting ready for the long weekend. Heading to NH to meet up with family & cousins camping.  I wanted to bring some healthy food choices for the picnic and came across a twist on potato salad with no mayo.  It’s Green beans and potatoes, served in a Dijon mustard and balsamic vinaigrette. Another favorite […]

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Increase Lean Body Mass

Many of you have heard me mention one statistic in particular that speaks volumes for strength training. One pound of muscle burns roughly 35-50 calories per day at REST while one pound of fat only burns 2-3 calories. Strength training is the best way to ensure you don’t gain ‘bad’ weight. Today’s article provides a […]

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