Can Eating a High Protein Diet Make You Fat?

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Great article here folks! Are you worried you’ll be wearing an extra layer of fat this fall/winter? STOP! Read this perfectly explained article about maintaining healthy weight and lean body mass. Simply by eating a little breakfast and keeping your clean protein intake in check, you can set your worries aside.   There’s just no […]

Bones For Life

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(This article was originally published in May, 2010.) I consider myself very lucky. A few days ago while running with Louie, my adorable little Boston Terrier, I took a nasty and what could have been a devastating fall on the pavement. Somehow, Louie got tangled between my feet and with tremendous momentum I was suddenly […]

Feed Your Goddess – Taking A Look At Calcium

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Welcome to our new feature where we’ll be exploring key nutritional elements and how to make sure they’re a part of your healthy eating plan. Remember, our bodies are finely tuned machines, and they depend on us to provide the highest octane fuel possible! We’re going to start with a discussion of calcium, since 90% […]

Take a Load Off, Or Should You?

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We often shy away from weight bearing exercise – that is, applying an opposing force that muscles must strain against – because, let’s face it, they’re difficult. Who wants to spend time in plank without some heavy encouragement? It pays to change our relationship with load bearing exercise however, as it can play an important […]

Sarcopenia: The New Osteoporosis

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Sure, you’ve heard about osteoporosis, but do you know about sarcopenia? Just as bone loses density as you age, your muscles also lose mass, which compromises their strength, power and ability to function. The loss kicks in earlier than you may expect: Starting in your 30s, you can lose about 6 pounds of muscle per […]

Get Stronger, Leaner, Healthier And Happier With Strength Training

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“Consistency of practice is the secret to success. Consistency of practice is the secret to success. Consistency of practice is the secret to success.” Whoever you are; you need this! Strength training is a vital component of  your overall fitness program. (How many times have you heard me say this?) It’s always worth repeating! Let’s […]

Your Excess Belly Fat May Be Harming Your Bones

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Belly Fat Puts Women at Risk for Osteoporosis, Study Finds ScienceDaily (Nov. 30, 2010) – For years, it was believed that obese women were at lower risk for developing osteoporosis, and that excess body fat actually protected against bone loss. However, a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America […]