7 Steps to Guilt-Free Desserts

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Desserts are a delicious and fun part of life that most of us enjoy. That is until you start working towards a fat loss goal. Then dessert becomes the enemy that pops up at birthday parties and get-togethers in the form of cake, cookies, cupcakes and candy, tempting you to give in. So what do you do? Give up desserts forever? Taking a zero-dessert stance can be risky because it increases your chances that the ... Read More »

When the number on your scale won’t budge

If losing fat were easy then we’d all look like fitness models, right? Unfortunately, the fat loss game is more frustrating than most care to admit. The scale quickly becomes a dreaded enemy—a constant bearer of bad news. If the number on your scale won’t budge then read on for an explanation: Possibility #1: You’re Not Eating Enough Calories This only happens in cases of severe calorie restriction, so don’t take it as a license ... Read More »

19 Awesome Reasons to Exercise Today

I know it’s summer and you have exciting places to go and things to do. But wait! Did you forget about your workout? Again? Lots of people fall off the exercise wagon during summer months due to vacations, taking care of kids home for the summer months, and other warm weather distractions. I get it, I really do, but what about all the amazing perks that you’re missing out on? Just in case you needed ... Read More »

6 Nutrition Secrets for Flat Abs

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As much as I love exercise (and you know I do!) exercise alone will not get you a toned stomach. What you eat is a huge part of the equation. A toned stomach is based 80% on nutrition and 20% on exercise. Someone could workout all day long, but then eat in a way that promotes major fat storage, and they wouldn’t have a toned, beach-ready tummy. While your diet is probably not terrible, the ... Read More »

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