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Fat Cells

Fat Cells

"Let's Talk": Fat Cells As we all attempt to shrink these stubborn cells in a modern day culture that is sabotaging our efforts, I thought I’d explain how fat cells work.  Over half of adults in the US are overweight and 65.2 percent of the U.S. population is...

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Glutes

Glutes

Let’s Talk … Glutes! If you’re serious about butt-building, then having an understanding about the muscles that power it is essential.  There are four main aspects that form the appearance of your butt: Bone Structure Muscles Subcutaneous Fat Skin Bone Structure -...

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Protein

Protein

Let’s Talk… Protein Have you ever wondered what protein actually is, and why you need to eat it every day? Besides being the best bait to catch a gym rat?  -Protein is one of the three macronutrients, and is essential to building muscle mass. Your body does not store...

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Macro-based Dieting

Macro-based Dieting

"Counting macros" has been a hot topic in the health and fitness industry for years now. I call it more of a lifestyle than a diet, and I find it to be most successful and realistic approach for my clients. "Macro" is an abbreviation for macronutrient. Macronutrients...

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Workout Schedules

Workout Schedules

Let’s talk… workout schedules! One of the biggest excuses for people not having time to exercise, is “not enough time,"[1] but effective time management, scheduling, and exercise selection can make sure you exercise every day! Let's look at the two biggest...

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Anabolism

Anabolism

“Let’s Talk” …. Anabolics. - We’ve all heard the word, but what does it mean? Anabolism is simply the metabolic processes that build new cellular components from smaller building blocks[1], and most importantly to me- how you build bigger muscles! The past...

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Tinnitus

Tinnitus

I have always been the girl to play music on my headphones at maximum volume, crank it up in my car, and oh, yeah, stand side stage at over 160 Fleetwood Mac shows and counting, but now here I am in Europe, learning about the wonderful world of tinnitus. ...

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Aspartame

Aspartame

Aspartame is the most utilized artificial sweetener in the United States, and has been called “chemical poison” by researchers studying it. True story: I was an addict. Chewing gum was my drug, but I am currently in remission for over a month! I have...

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Re-feed Days

Re-feed Days

When a craving doesn’t come from hunger, eating will never satisfy it.” - Michelle May, M.D. If you’re looking for top aesthetic appeal—to get as lean and “ripped” as possible—carb refeeds (not cheat days!) can help you melt off that last layer of stubborn...

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Balance

Balance

“Balance is not something you find, it's something you create”- Jana Kingsford I became fascinated with creating workout programs to improve my clients’ balance after learning how much balance training improves brain health-- it truly is the fountain of...

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