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Friday
Feb242017

Are Cheat Meals a Good Idea?

Who wouldn’t want permission to deviate for a day and eat whatever they wanted? Imagine that nothing is off limits; the sky is the limit. Seem too good to be true? It may be time to assess a few areas of your life before taking the plunge.

Cheating anything in life is tricky. While it may leave you with a rush of adrenaline at times, the overarching leftover feelings are typically guilt and disappointment. Thoughts like “Was it worth it?” “What could I have done instead?” and “Short-term gratification wasn’t worth the cheating,” may ensue.

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Friday
Jan062017

How Self Talk Makes (or Breaks) Your Weight Loss Efforts

Pause for a second and think to yourself, “How many times have I thought something positive about myself today?” Then also ask yourself, “How many times have I criticized myself today?” Self-talk can quickly spark motivation or sabotage not just our thoughts, but also our actions.

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Friday
Dec022016

5 Truths Behind Every Life Time Weight Loss Success Story

Every weight loss experience is so different and unique, as each person comes from various walks in life. Despite their differences though, what our thousands of success stories have shown us is that there are certain themes that resonate in so many of them.

Losing weight is not the primary obstacle that needs to be overcome. Weight loss is the outcome of conquering other, deeper, obstacles that have led to and/or facilitated the weight gain in the first place.

Read on to discover five of the most common things that your fellow members shared as part of their success stories.

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Sunday
Nov062016

5 Surprising Signs You're Due for a Gut-Check

Nope. I’m not talking about gas, bloating, constipation, IBS, acid reflux, diarrhea or any other common offender in regard to your gut health. For most, those symptoms make it quite obvious (to you and others) that things are not-so-hot in the realm of tummy health.

This article is for those of you who may have otherwise skipped over this topic thinking, “Nah, my digestion is fine. I feel fine after I eat and I’m fairly ‘regular’ with my bathroom visits.” While you may not think you have gut issues, some of the ailments you DO complain about could in fact be correlated to your gut and its health (or lack thereof).

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Sunday
Oct092016

5 Signs You Need to Upgrade Your Social Support

It may not often feel like this, but the reality of life is that you have control over most things in your life, including the people in it. You may not be able to change family or the people that you work with, but you CAN impact how you interact with them and how much you gain and/or benefit from those relationships. When you start taking stock of your every day reality, you just might find that your social support these days could use a tad bit of love in order to give yourself the support you deserve. Check out these five signs your social support may need an upgrade and some tips on ‘how-to’!

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Sunday
Sep112016

How to Fall Back Into a Healthy Eating Routine

This time of year it seems we’re all still students at heart, with the mindset of “going back to school.” The same mentality of summer ending and the care-free vacation lifestyle coming to an end is upon us all. However, now is a great time to capitalize on that change of pace and take the bull by the horns when it comes to your health. There are some easy and effective strategies you can start implementing now that can yield big improvements to your nutrition, as well as to kick-start weight loss.

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Sunday
Aug142016

7 Signs You're Eating Too Much Sugar

For years, we’ve been hearing about the detriments of saturated fat and/or cholesterol on our health. But now, over the past few years, sugar has begun taking some blame for the cascade of health issues it has on the body. Today, hopefully you’re learning that it’s actually the sugar we consume (in a variety of forms) that most greatly impacts not only heart health, but so many other areas of your health, fitness, and overall lifestyle.

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