You Diet, But the Weight Keeps Coming Back. Why?

Diets are not sustainable. It is nearly undisputed and uncontroversial that diets COULD show short term success, but NO DIET can show long-term statistics that support sustainability for the vast majority of any population. This is consistent across the board for any properly educated professional, even those who support any one of the diets. If…

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My Path, The Challenges, Our Vision

After graduating from Bethel University in 2011, I started my journey in the health and wellness industry at Life Time Fitness out of Eden Prairie, MN, where my time was spent as a personal trainer. As a life-long athlete with aspirations of playing in the NFL, I expected my personal training business to be focused…

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Your Holiday Recovery Plan

The holidays have come and gone, and you are left to deal with the aftermath of all that less-than-healthy eating… Your body is puffy and bloated. Your joints are achy. Your clothes feel tight.   Maybe you are feeling this way right now. Below we’ve outlined the 5 steps you’ll need to quickly and seamlessly…

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Holiday Fitness Hacks

It’s holiday gain season, a time when nearly everyone packs on a few pounds. Rather than joining the masses and loosening your belt another notch, use these 5 Holiday Fat Loss Hacks and avoid putting on a single pound. These hacks could even result in a few pounds lost before New Year’s…   Holiday Fat…

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5 Gym Mistakes to Avoid

Stroll through any gym and you’ll notice many mistakes. Mistakes that waste time. Mistakes that put people in danger. And mistakes that are just plain crazy. Maybe you even make a few of these mistakes yourself. By avoiding these common blunders, you’ll put yourself on the fast track to results. Check out the following 5…

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Festive Hummus (Sun-dried Tomato Basil)

While the red and green speckles give this homemade hummus a jolly look, it’s the taste that makes it unforgettable. This dip makes the perfect party take-along. Serve it up with whole grain pita bread or fresh cut veggie sticks. Yield: 12 servings   Here’s what you need: 1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans 1 Tablespoons…

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Leftover Turkey?

  Make this wholesome, quick meal at home with that leftover turkey. It’s high in fiber, packed with protein and tastes quite comforting and delicious. Enjoy! Servings: 8 Here’s what you need… 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 bunch of carrots, chopped 2 onions, chopped 1 bunch of celery 1 fennel bulb…

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9 New Rules to Lean Eating

A good eating plan works for you – it gets you the results that you want without lots of complicated steps. The good news is that lean eating does not mean complicated eating…it just means eating smart. Read on for the new rules of lean eating that will make fat loss second nature. And don’t…

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Your Holiday Survival Guide

It’s here – whether you’re ready or not. Just look at the seasonal shelves in your favorite store. Retailers like to call it ‘holiday season’ but let’s be more accurate. Weight Gain season begins now and runs straight through New Year’s. The next two months will bring ample opportunity for you to expand your waistline.…

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