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Browsing All posts tagged under »losing weight«

60 seconds or less: Protein

February 25, 2019

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This is part of the Real Talk With Client Series. Click here for the rules. Go here to see other topics. “How much protein should I eat?” You’re new to the exercise and diet world: Don’t worry about it. All we’re concerned about at this stage is getting you into a sustainable exercise routine. Just […]

60 seconds or less: Workout motivation

February 11, 2019

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This is part of the Real Talk With Client Series. Click here for the rules. Go here to see other topics. “How do I get more motivated?” Accept all your excuses are nonsense. I’ve heard them all. It’s always either, younger => “don’t need to exercise” middle aged => “too busy” older => “gonna take […]

60 seconds or less: How many calories?

January 7, 2019

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This is part of the Real Talk With Client Series. Click here for the rules. Go here to see other topics. – How many calories should I eat? – You’re brand new to the gym and losing weight scene (I’m often asked this question on a client’s first personal training session) Don’t worry about it […]

That new alcohol study…

August 27, 2018

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Last week, in my routine meandering the internet, I repeatedly came across headlines of, “NEVER DRINK ALCOHOL!!!” At least that’s how it felt. It was more like “No amount of alcohol is safe.” The study, –Alcohol use and burden for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study […]

Why you’re still having issues with your weight

April 13, 2018

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Note: Understand this is written with a certain persona in mind. It’s not meant to be for anyone who ever had issues with weight-loss. With that said, I bet a lot the people who read this and think it doesn’t apply to them are actually the people it applies to most.   So you’ve been […]

Beware of the almond

April 13, 2018

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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 […]

Why I nearly always recommend losing fat before gaining muscle

April 9, 2018

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What’s likely to occur to begin with This mainly applies to males. Females aren’t as likely to say “I want to build some muscle.” It’s much more “I want to look toned.” Males should have more of this mindset, but they’re more often along the lines of “I want to lose 26 lbs of fat and gain […]

Hate breakfast? Who cares?

April 6, 2018

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One common perception amongst people embarking on a new kind of eating plan is they have to eat breakfast. That is, if they don’t eat breakfast, they will die. Ok, maybe it’s not that extreme, but new dieters seem to have had, “You must eat breakfast in order to lose fat” beaten in to them […]