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Your Body’s Basic Metabolic Needs

Your body has basic metabolic needs. In essence, your body’s basic metabolic needs are what your body needs just to stay alive. These needs can be calculated to determine how to improve your diet!

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What is Spot Reduction and Does it Work?

Trying to get rid of that stubborn belly fat? Not happy about how thick your thighs are? Many people believe that focusing on working the muscles around areas with high fat that it will burn the fat itself. Let’s learn about spot reduction and if it actually works.

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How to Burn More Calories While You Walk

The simplest of exercises: tie on your favorite walking shoes and go! But how can we maximize that basic walk outside? Getting out and enjoying the fresh air is one thing, but we want to be efficient about our exercise. And as fun as walking is, you don’t want to have to be out there […]

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Two Fresh Ways to Cross Train

So, you have probably set a few goals for yourself in the past few months. But how are you going to achieve those goals? If you’re looking to lose weight or improve your fitness in any way, I have something that will help you. Go swimming and rowing! These are my two favorite ways to work […]

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Know the Difference: Fat Burning Zone vs. Cardio Zone

You jump onto your favorite elliptical or treadmill, and you often see a graphic indicating “fat burn zones” and “cardio zones.” At first glance, it may appear that you burn more fat working at a lower intensity (55%-65% of your heart rate maximum) than you would working in a cardio zone (75%-85% of your heart […]

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