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Fitspiration Versus Thinspiration

After my post about intermittent fasting, I started searching for people who lived this way. After typing in the hash tag "Fasting" into twitter, I got a bunch of twitter accounts of girls with eating disorders. They post pictures of anorexic girls, tweet about how little they are eating, and post their low weights and… Continue reading Fitspiration Versus Thinspiration

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Weight Loss Journey: Behavior Change #4

Write. It. Down.  Keeping a food and exercise journal has been scientifically proven to aid in weight loss. When you have to measure and see the numbers of exactly what you are putting in your body, you learn that you should be putting less. Less meat, less dairy, less sugar, less salt, and more fiber,… Continue reading Weight Loss Journey: Behavior Change #4

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Weight Loss Journey: Behavior Change #3

You can guess the behavior change this week by the picture. Behavior change number 3 is to say goodbye to junk food and food-like substances. I admit, this is the hardest step to make. That is why we started with education and adding in good stuff. Now the journey gets harder. People react defensively when things… Continue reading Weight Loss Journey: Behavior Change #3

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Why Interval Strength Training is Right For You

What is Interval Strength Training? High intensity exercises for set periods of time and rests. For example, a 1-minute interval of squat jumps with a rest period of 15-seconds and then a 45-second set of  shoulder press-bicep curls and another 15-second rest. The intervals keep your heart rate up and the exercises increase your muscle… Continue reading Why Interval Strength Training is Right For You