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3 tips on how to use calorie counters

May 30, 2011

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I wrote a post on free calorie counters a little while ago and I wanted to expound some more thoughts on the topic. I’ve been following my clients on myfitnesspal for a decent amount of time now and here are some things I’ve noticed: 1) Don’t half ass it If you are going to use […]

Age is not an excuse

May 20, 2011

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I swear I hear something about my age at least once a week. Once I graduated college and moved out to San Diego somehow it just happened that I went from primarily hanging out with people who were the same age as me to where now I am around people who are primarily older than […]

Interesting reads

May 19, 2011

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Check these out: Patients, beware of wrong-side surgeries -Most people seem to have the belief that surgery should always be the last resort, however, in my experience people (very) often don’t practice this belief. Well, this article further reaffirms how seriously people should take having surgery. Cutting open your body is ALWAYS a risk. I […]

Videos of clients gettin’ down

May 19, 2011

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Here a couple recent videos of clients gettin’ down! . Firefighter training: . Bigger booty training:

“Chronic pain has no solution”

May 19, 2011

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Horseshit. The title of this is a quote is from an article in Time Magazine a couple of months ago (sorry, took me a little while to post this), which irked me to say the least.  I feel bad for anyone who has chronic pain, which, according to the article, is a damn good amount […]

Beware of the almond

May 12, 2011

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Somehow almonds have become a food that’s on everyone’s list of things to eat when dieting. The most recurring arguments people, or the media, use for their inclusion are: They have a good amount of protein, they have the good type of fat in them, they’re a good source of Vitamin E, they’re just overall […]

Are we really that inactive?

May 1, 2011

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In my post about why portion control shouldn’t be your first concern when attempting to lose weight, but eating less often should be, I mentioned I was going to delve into some other topics talked about in the paper Why have Americans become more obese? The next topic of that paper I wanted to look […]