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Your DNA and Your Diet Plan – It’s Time to Get Smart!

We have smart phones, appliances and cars, and now is the time for smart diets—based on DNA testing. This process shows what kind of diet and fitness regimen is best suited to your individual metabolism. No more guessing or grabbing on to the latest fad diet, sensational fasting program or emotional appeal from Marie Osmond….

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Fight the Fat and Boost Metabolism with Non-Stimulant THERMOGENIC SUPPLEMENTS

The National Institutes of Health have studied the benefits of thermogenic supplements ad nauseam in order to determine the effectiveness of thermogenics in boosting metabolism to help promote weight loss and obesity in an effort to ward off or fight “increased risks for heart diseases, stroke, hypertension, diabetes, many forms of cancer, and other diseases.”…

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Get Back to Lean

If stretchy pants and big tops are your best friend’s right about now, this article is a must-read. We know that for the most part, you’ve been relatively faithful to your fitness regimen, but it’s next to impossible to avoid indulging during the holidays. It’s hard to say no to every appetizer and appletini, Christmas…

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Body Composition: Get Tanked, & Get Results

If BMI had its way, every ripped gym rat would be called obese. You know the body mass index drill; the old height and weight calculation that tells one if they’re healthy or not, just-right or obese, at risk for heart disease and diabetes or fit as a fiddle. The problem is, since BMI only…

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Ditching The Scale

Numbers don’t lie. Or do they? Using a scale to weigh yourself and then relying on that number to gauge your progress may be detrimental. Weight fluctuates during the day, sometimes by several pounds. Your weight on a scale isn’t static. Sometimes that scale lies a bit, especially if it isn’t calibrated properly and since…

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Ton of Fun

You’ve got nothing to lose but weight! Healthy habits begin at home and with more time off due to summer breaks and vacation time, there is no better time to start taking steps to adopting healthy behaviors, including increasing physical activity. To help families access information on leading a healthier lifestyle, including exercise and menu…

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Time for a Spring Cleaning

To most, the mention of a “cleanse” will have people flinching at the word; running to assumptions that it’s all about being stuck on a toilet for days. Although there are some cleanses that are exactly that, not all cleanses are the same yet all are equally important. To simplify the concept of rapid aging,…

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Making Waves Swimmingly Fit.

About the photographer – GW Burns Over the past decade, GW Burns has emerged as one of the top new glamour and fitness photographers in print, his work being featured in over 50 different international magazines, and online, as the only photographer to have been awarded “featured” status in all five major online websites (Model…

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Underlying Causes of Weight Gain

Our bodies gain and hold onto weight for a number of reasons. In order to successfully lose weight, it is wise to address the underlying cause of why the body is gaining in the first place. The first step is in understanding that fat is stored in the body as a defense mechanism. Before society…

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Survive the Season

The holidays are at once a spirited and for many, stressful, time of the year. There’s plenty of excitement and lots to look forward to: family and friends flying in; gift giving and receiving and some holiday ‘cheer.’  And with those tempting spirits, think Christmas punch, festive champagne cocktails and warming hard ciders, it’s possible…

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Painlessly Re-Sculpt Your Body

For years individuals with weight problems have been praying for the day when liposuction wouldn’t be the same invasive procedure it’s known to be. Luckily those prayers have been answered by the Renowned Harvard University scientists, Dieter Manstein, MD and R. Rox Anderson, MD. Ironically they found through research that some children got dimples due…

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Look for Support in an Accountability Partner

When losing weight, there are many seemingly huge choices to make. Which diet or food plan will work best for your tastes and lifestyle? Which exercise program will not only match your ability levels, but push you accordingly? Where is your schedule going to budge to accommodate food preparation time and this newly acquired activity?…

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