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Easy Ways to Burn More Calories

I see people slave away in the gym and still want to know how to burn more calories.It’s really quite simple… the more you move, the more you burn. Here are a few ways to get a little extra calorie burn in and out of the gym. Do one, do them all, but whatever you do… move! 🙂 Outside of the Gym: Park Farther Away You know this one. The more steps you take in a single day the more calories you burn. Everyone always wants to find the spot closest to the front, but why? If you are working…

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Workout Routines You Can Do In Your Pool

I’d like for you all to meet Becky. She’s written up a few things you can do in the water to get fit and stay fit. You don’t necessarily have to have a pool, the ocean works too or even at the gym. Living in San Diego it’s hard to stay indoors for a workout when it’s gorgeous outside, so you will definitely see my in the gym pool doing these workouts! Thank you Becky!!! 🙂   Hi everybody, my name is Becky, and I write for AnAopleperday.com.  I’m delighted to be writing a guest post for The Wellness Doer….

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The Master Cleanse & My Commitment To It

It is spring time and with spring in the air it brings with it fresh flowers and chirping birds also the urge to do some “spring cleaning”. Not only is spring a great time to clean out our closets and garages but also our bodies. Springtime gives us an opportunity to look at old patterns, old things, and old ways with some new awareness. So why not look at your old patterns that relate to your health? Everybody knows that the way we eat plays a huge roll in the way we feel. Spring is the perfect to time to…

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Simple Pleasure #7: Cheat Day

This is what happens on cheat day… Yep. Those would be chocolate maple bacon cupcakes. Cheat day allows me to eat them… without the guilt. Sunday through Friday my diet is very clean. No soy, no dairy, no gluten, no sugar (other than fruit). Lot’s of veggies… and I do mean lots. Fish, eggs, small amounts of chicken and that’s about it. But Saturday. Saturday is cheat day. Which means that if I want something, I can have it. I still go about with my normal eating habits but if I want pancakes with my eggs well then by golly I…

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Cut Portion Sizes, Not Ingredients

I just recently read an article in the Los Angeles Times called ” Chef, Can You Help?” (read it here). In summary the article was about how chefs were asked to lower the fat and calories by 25% without affecting the food’s deliciousness. It was based on a 2010 study from the journal Obesity. The researchers that conducted the study asked 432 chefs from all over the U.S. if they could reduce the calories in their menu items by 10% to 25%. It goes on to stay that 93% of the chefs thought it could be possible.  Most of them said they’d…

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6 Reasons Why Strength Training is Important

It’s that picture just the funniest!!!??? It’s funny to me that my job of choice is a personal trainer yet I rarely ever write about fitness. Maybe it’s because I teach/live it all day (maybe except for weekends) that my attention goes else where when I sit down in front of the keyboard. But not today, today I write about the importance of strength training. Why? Well… because it’s important. I’m aware that not everybody likes the gym and some people would rather stab their foot with a nail before they would pick-up a dumbbell but who knows, maybe I…

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