Category Archive: Weight Management

Feb 20

Embrace Your Environment

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As the temperatures look to go back into the 30s again next week, it is obvious we are in the thick of winter. Unlike bears however, we do not have the luxury of going into a cave and sleeping for the next few months. We must not only survive, but try to thrive through the …

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May 21

Spotify’s New Feature Matches Your Workout Pace With Your Music

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Yesterday, the music streaming company Spotify introduced a new feature it will be now offering. It is called, “made for running.” It is an incredible system that will help people put together the perfect playlists for their workouts. This technology measures the rhythm of your running/walking/workout pace using sensors on your phone. It then searches …

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Apr 18

App Review: Map My Run – Keep Track, Keep Motivated, Keep at it!

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In our new modern tech world, where there is an app for everything, it is sometimes hard to navigate the masses and find one that is right for you. Map My Run is one that I think fits some important criteria. It is free, it is easy to use, and it is effective. Our main …

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Jan 31

The Small Plate Movement

Perception of portion size can affect your sense of satiety.

Smaller plates = smaller portions = smaller waist From his book, Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think, author and the founder of The Small Plate Movement, Brian Wansink could have an extra large affect on your health. Through research, Wansink and his co-authors concluded that “larger packages in grocery stores, larger servings …

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Nov 11

Bounce Back To Health With Trampoline Fitness

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In my continual quest to find more ways to get people moving, I stumbled upon a newer type of fitness class that seems to be gaining some popularity. Trampoline exercise or what is also known as “rebounding” fitness might be worth adding to your arsenal of ways to stay away from being sedentary. There are …

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Aug 08

Made With “Real Sugar!?”

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Even though when watching a baseball game I try my best to ignore the everlasting stream of moronic commercials that come on in between innings, the other night I couldn’t help staring in disbelief at the television. The product being advertised claimed that it was made with “real sugar!” This was actually touted as a …

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Apr 15

Treadmill Desks – Melt Calories While Meeting Deadlines

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Probably the most common excuse I hear from people for their lack of exercise is the absence of time.  “I just don’t have enough time in the day.” Of course the first thought that comes into my hard and fitness minded head is, “you need to make time!” In reality, however, I know that it …

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Mar 02

Chew On This!

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Having gone through ileostomy surgery, it goes without saying that I have a compromised digestive system. One of the more important instructions I was given for maintaining proper disposal of food was to chew for a longer amount of time before swallowing. If I must suffer, you must suffer! Just kidding of course, but in …

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Jan 13

Foodies Take Note! You Can Retrain Your Taste Buds.

I am often approached by people looking to make changes and eat healthier. People preface their approach with various positions. Some say they will do whatever it takes to lose weight or feel more healthy. While others will start the conversation with a conditional statement like “I’d like to eat healthier but I just love …

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Oct 08

Change Your Habits, Change Your Life

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It has been shown that almost half of your day’s activities are done by habit. Meaning you do them without even thinking. Many of these habits have a domino effect on how your day plays out. In his book, The Power of Habit, author Charles Duhigg shows how habits can be changed, and in turn, …

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