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STOP Exercising to Lose Weight

Major benefits of exercise in general: Improved heart/blood health Improved mood Improved coordination Improved blood pressure, blood glucose, and blood cholesterol Direct major benefits of pure cardio exercise: Improved cardiovascular endurance Improved resting heart rate Improved performance in cardiovascular events/activities Direct major benefits of strength training: Improved muscle mass/”tone” Improved strength Improved bone mineral densityContinue reading “STOP Exercising to Lose Weight”

Can Happiness and Dieting Coexist?

If by “dieting” we mean – eating with a goal of losing body fat…then yes, it is possible. Unfortunately the word “diet” is often associated with pain, suffering, deprivation, sadness, boringness, restriction, and many other negative choice words. Seriously, when was the last time you heard someone say “oh I’m on a diet and lovingContinue reading “Can Happiness and Dieting Coexist?”

Short Term Pleasure; Long Term Pain…

Recently I was listening to a fantastic podcast from my friends at Relentless Dietetics –> http://relentless-show.libsyn.com/rss In their most recent episode they were discussing higher level thinking – how as humans we can think and plan for long term, where as animals, live in the now and literally only react to what is currently happening, andContinue reading “Short Term Pleasure; Long Term Pain…”

Is This Your Year?

  Happy 2018! We made it! Every year people come up with New Years resolutions, and every year, people give up or fail those resolutions fairly quickly. So what will you do to be different? Will this be your year to make the changes you have been talking about for years? Or finally commit toContinue reading “Is This Your Year?”

Conquer Your New Years Resolutions Once and For All [VIDEO]

Just about 2 weeks in to our New Years resolutions! Hope you are all sticking to them. Even better, I hope you didn’t wait until New Year to make a positive change in your life, but you started well before NYE. Check out this quick video that I made with my awesome client, and friend,Continue reading “Conquer Your New Years Resolutions Once and For All [VIDEO]”

Dehydration, Not Just A Summer Problem

For those of you that live in Wisconsin, you probably have realized that it is pretty cold out. We made it this far, but winter is now here! One thing we tend to forget about in the winter is our water intake. Just because it’s not hot out, we can still lose water just asContinue reading “Dehydration, Not Just A Summer Problem”

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