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Kick Your Treadmill Workout Up a Notch

Aren't you sick and tired of jogging for 45 to 60 minutes every day? Doesn't it get boring on that elliptical machine after a while?…Read More»

Nutrition

The Connection Between Weight Loss and Hot Flashes

If you've had one, there's no mistaking it: the sudden, intense, hot feeling in your upper body, perhaps accompanied by a rapid heartbeat, sweating, dizziness,…

10 Things You SHOULDN'T Do if You're Trying to Lose Weight

I often tell people the things they shouldn't do if they're trying to drop a few (or maybe several) pounds, rather than tell them what…

Simple vs. Complex Carbohydrates

As a dietitian, I'm often asked to explain the difference between simple and complex carbohydrates. While most people have heard that complex carbohydrates are better…

Fitness

What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Working Out?

Putting an end to your regular workout routine has some distinct disadvantages and can increase the risk of chronic diseases. Becoming sedentary when you're used…

Why Killer Ab Workouts Won't Get You Ripped

One of the biggest misconceptions among gym-goers is that killer ab workouts are an important component of gut-wrenching exercise. Television is littered with infomercials that…

8 Workout Efficiency Tips from Pro Trainers

From rep ranges to number of sets per muscle to workout frequency to types of workouts, fitness trainers tend to disagree on a lot of…

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