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By admin on Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

This short article written by Dr. Gabe Mirkin tells you how to keep the weight from creeping up over the years. Eating fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, and yogurts won’t make you gain. But eating the rest of the foods that many of us eat will. Take a look at the article – at least […]


By admin on Thursday, July 14th, 2011

“I just wanted to take a moment to give you some background and information regarding this specific brand of Whey. I realize that there are numerous varieties on the market from which to choose from but one must be very careful in choosing a whey protein because there are so many out there that advertise […]


By admin on Monday, July 4th, 2011

To lose weight and keep it off,  Ellen recommends the following: 1.  Weight training 2x/week. 2.  200 minutes of cardiovascular exercise per week. 3.  Eat all the fruits and vegetables you can daily. 4.  Drink 64 ounces of water. 5.  One gram of protein for every 2 lbs of body weight. 6.  Avoid fats like the […]


By admin on Monday, July 4th, 2011

What are their benefits? Mangoes are very tasty, with a rich sweet flavor and mild tartness. They are an abundant source of vitamins, fiber, minerals and antioxidants. According to new research study, mangoes help to protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers. Many people don’t realize that fresh mango is also very rich source […]


By admin on Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

The double crunch is a great twist in the regular crunch because it works both your lower and upper abdominal muscles as well as obliques. The movement of rolling the spine upward allows for deep muscle movement and helps give you that flat stomach you always wanted! 1) Lay on your back with your knees […]


By admin on Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

What are their benefits? Peaches are good sources of potassium, vitamin C, carotenes, lycopene and lutein. Lycopene and lutein are especially beneficial in the prevention of heart disease, skin degeneration, and cancer. They also contain calcium, unlike most fruits and are low in carbs. How should I pick my peaches? A red blush on the […]


By admin on Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Now that summer is right around the corner and fruits and vegetables are abundant, I thought it was time to start my Fruit & Vegetable of the Month again.  Since strawberries are so readily available at this time and not expensive, So, here is the low down: 1 cup of Strawberries has 49 calories. Strawberries […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

What effects has it had on me? I find that I eat less, consume less calories, my metabolic rate is faster, I recover faster from workouts, and am not craving animal proteins that have cholesterol and fat in them. Do doctors recommend it? Most physicians know little about nutrition or diet believe it or not. […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Pump Up, Slim Down If you’ve blown off weight training for fear of bulking up, you’re missing out on the fastest fat-burning method known to woman. By Lauren Aaronson, Women’s Health Tired of sweating all over every piece of cardio equipment at the gym and still getting zero love from the scale? You need more […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Many of my clients ask me why dumbbells vs. machines or why the ball abdominals vs. doing them on the floor? I have been privy to a website called, www.criticalbench.com. The website is written by avid weightlifters and bodybuilders but is an excellent website. Here is an excerpt from it which is a great explanation for the different forms of […]