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THE LAST WEIGHT LOSS TIP YOU’LL EVER NEED! By now you’ve just about had it. You’ve been exercising and eating healthy for ages, but haven’t met your weight loss goal. What gives? It’s an issue that every whole-grain-veggie-and-lean-meat-eating health-seeker faces at some point in their fitness journey. Until you come face-to-face with one ugly truth about yourself, you’ll always be stuck in this limbo of doing the right thing, eating healthy and yet not having the stunning body to show for it. Once you conquer this last issue, you’ll quickly achieve your......

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Are there things about yourself that you’d like to change? Your weight, your habits, and maybe even your outlook on life? We are trained to think that change is hard, that it takes time. But it really doesn’t have to be. I’m here to argue that lasting change happens in an instant. I understand that this goes against mainstream belief. Most people believe that change has to be a struggle. We expect to try and fail numerous times before ultimately giving up or succeeding. Think about this – how many people do......

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I have two recipes from friends and clients who love to try new foods with great ingredients. Here they are if you would like to try them. Pumpkin Pie Pie Crust bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes 1/2 cup ground oat flakes 1/2 cup flour (any kind) 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup ground flax seed 1/4 apple sauce Pumpkin Pie Filling bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes (until firm) (eggless) 2 cups canned or cooked pumpkin 3/4 cups brown sugar 1 1/2 cups......

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Of the millions of exercises one can invent to make some part of the human body feel a burn and tone up, this one is listed, by one of my mentors and one of the world’s most recognized figures in the low back, as one of the worst! According to Dr. Stuart McGill, world renowned back expert and the man that taught me so much of what I know today, this exercise puts up to 1300 pounds of force onto your low back and over time, will end up crushing part of......

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Everytime I meet someone who wants to get in shape, they talk about various parts of their body, but always come back to the same area they want toned over and over again. This area is called the abdominals (abs) and seems to be the biggest target area among women, and I suspect, men as well. I guess everyonme wants to have a six pack, and I will be happy to share with you how you can get one. Before we get into that thoug I’d like to share some facts that......

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If you could take 3 ingredients from your home, mix them together and the end result is a super healthy weight loss and post exercise, or even super breakfast, would you do it? How about if it only took less than 90 seconds to make?  One of my clients had repeatedly told me to try greek yogurt and while sometimes I am slow to act, I did enjoy it once I finally got around to buying it, and was excited to see how much protein it had. And while I visit......

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Bootcamps in Calgary, and in many other parts of the world, workout the front side of the body so much because it is easy to do and requires no equipment. With this being the case, all the arms of all the women and men should be made of steel by now. Yet, so many people still ask for exercises to firm and tone the back of their arms. The “secret” to rock hard triceps In order to make your triceps super toned , two things are required. 1) To activate all 3......

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Wouldn’t it be nice to know the secret to losing weight any time and any day One of the most powerful tools for weight loss success is information. Knowing how to lose weight and more importantly, how to go about doing it. The other major critcial component is motivation. Do you have the desire to lose the weight and can you visualize and see yourself in the body you want to have? So let’s take a look at some of the key aspects of of weight loss and how you can use......

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Say it: Weight loss is easy! Weight loss is only challenging when you tell yourself it is. Weight loss is hard to do when you listen to those who say it is, and when you yourself believe it is. As a fitness trainer here in Calgary, I see many people fight to lose weight without adressing one of the key components; nutrition. The other variable that keeps them from changing their figure and losing the weight they need is self-belief. Let me ask you…….can you see yourself thinner? Better yet do you......

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How to lose weight fast! If you’d like to lose a bunch of weight in a short period without compromising your health, you may want to check this out! One pound of fat = 3500 calories which is the amount you’d have to burn to lose a pound per day. Now, let’s say you did an exercise program; one decent in length with awesome intensity that burned upwards to a 1000 calories. Let’s also say that you have been working out with weigths, yet rather than the traditional approach. you kept your......

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