weight loss

Cardio vs Strength Training: Which is better for weight loss?

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I love cardiovascular exercise but believe the role of strength training as a means of bettering health has been severely underrepresented in the research and prescription among health care professionals. The following study hypothesized that “obesity-related risk factors would be greater in response to aerobic exercise than resistance exercise”. However, the results from this study demonstrated […]

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Fat Loss and Toning: Barbell Squats for Women

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Most women join a gym for toning or body fat reduction. Unfortunately, the act of acquiring a membership has never accomplished this goal and although it seems quite obvious it is important to mention that one must schedule time to work out on a consistent basis to see lasting results. This can be challenging as […]

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Stop dieting if you want to lose weight

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Hi Mike, Over the last two months, I’ve been working really hard to lose weight and have lost 20 pounds so far and have at least another 20 to go. I’ve been using Melissa’s Mix Recovery Drink now for the last month after my workouts and I have definitely noticed better recovery. However, I’m concerned […]

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There are no Health Foods

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by Michael Lohre, MS Contrasting advice on what constitutes healthy eating It is my perspective that an aura of confusion exists amongst dieters, the media, and even health care professionals as to what constitutes a healthy diet.  It seems a daily occurrence that I run across information touting the health benefits of a certain food […]

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A few tips for staying active

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It’s that time of year when everyone I know is chomping at the bit to get outside and enjoy the spring weather. The snow is melting and the sunshine is warm against the skin, it’s a nice treat after a long, cold winter (and this one has been a dozy). With the nicer weather, activity […]

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Common Weight Loss Mistakes: #1 Low-Calorie Diets Don’t Work!

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Having been a personal trainer for the past 13 years I have had the opportunity to guide, encourage, and support hundreds of clients with goals involving weight loss and shaping.  I have seen great successes and triumphs, but I have also witnessed frustration and failure. Although it is always painful to see clients fall short […]

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