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I Try the SlimFast Shakes: 4 Hours of Hunger Control… NOT!
Mar28

I Try the SlimFast Shakes: 4 Hours of Hunger Control… NOT!

If you have a small appetite, the SlimFast shake might be worth a try if the sole purpose is to have an entire meal replaced with a convenience food that doesn’t taste like chalk. I tried the chocolate flavor and it tasted fine. It was somewhat reminiscent of drinking sweetened condensed milk (if you like that sort of thing), so it wasn’t lacking in sweetness.

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Lose 9 lbs a week eating FAT-MELTING FRENCH FOODS???

As a personal trainer, diet coach, dance instructor, group fitness instructor, author, and in the trenches of the fitness industry day in and day out, I see a lot of sensational claims about the next fitness craze or great new diet. The industry is littered with lots of “gurus” who claim that their product is exactly what you need to follow to achieve your results. I like to think that most people are sensible enough to see through...

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Getting to the Gym: Why Stronger Moms Make Better Moms

As a full-time trainer in various capacities, I’m in the trenches at all sorts of gyms. I’m also a Mom. And I’m a firm believer that time spent in the gym makes you a better Mom; that’s right—stronger Moms make for better Moms. I’m a working Mom, so I’m in tune with the challenges all us working Moms face in our daily battles—from fighting traffic to making daycare pick up times, to navigating grocery store aisles...

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Exercising And Training on a Budget: How To Save Money and Get Fit!

As a full-time personal trainer in various capacities, I’m in the trenches at all sorts of gyms and I meet lots of fantastic people looking to lose weight, get fit, and if possible… have fun at the same time. But what if you don’t have the money to spend on a gym membership? Times are tough these days, after all. So how can you get fit while on a budget? Those are some questions that people ask me, and I wanted to share my tips...

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The Kitchen Scale: My Favorite Tool for Eating Right & Losing Weight

Barbells are my favorite tool in the gym and my favorite tool in the kitchen is the kitchen scale. Personally, I have the appetite of growing teenager and the kitchen scale truly helps me keep track of proper portions when I know I could probably eat at least twice that amount! Most people probably don’t have one in their kitchen yet, and I know this because most of my personal training clients don’t own one. When I work with them, I...

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Fitness Tips for Beginners: Addressing Common “Newbie” Issues And Learning How To Look Like A Pro In The Gym

As a full-time personal fitness trainer in various capacities, I’m in the trenches at all sorts of gyms. I work at basic facilities in residential areas, to esoteric gyms with cool “toys,” and in big corporate locations. I’ve seen a lot of interesting gym behavior in my time, and the one thing that always gets my attention is watching a “newbie” (i.e., “beginner”) in action. And it’s not because I’m thinking of making...

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