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By admin on Monday, September 12th, 2011

Here is the list of Goals and Homework for all clients who participated – 50% of our clients!  Thank you and thank yourself because you are on your way to making them happen! Please not that I also participated because without goals, how can we achieve what we want?  We will remind you from time […]


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 Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Wouldn’t it be great to understand what causes you to overeat? If you are watching your weight or trying to lose weight, a food log should be an integral part of your weight-loss plan and can help you better understand and control your eating habits. In essence, keeping a daily log of everything you eat […]


By admin on Sunday, January 9th, 2011

No, they are the same pound for pound. A pound of fat and a pound of muscle weigh exactly the same- 1 pound. Muscle tissue is more DENSE than fat tissue, meaning that the pound of muscle takes up less space than the pound of fat. This is why a person who is 130 lbs. […]


By admin on Sunday, January 9th, 2011

A Great Article written by one of my colleagues on Losing Weight…Ellen Nutrition Principle #5 to Losing Weight and Looking and Feeling your Best by Sherri McMillan Nutrition habit #5 – Control your Portion Sizes This is an important principle – you’ve got to pay attention to your portion sizes. We are victims of a […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

You can burn 8-10 calories per minute just by pumping iron. Compare that to running or bicycling, where you burn 10-12 calories a minute, and that’s not too bad. But wait, it gets better. Lifting weights gives you a metabolic spike which lasts for approximately an hour after your workout. This is due to the […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Summer is here. Time to do the drill and grill! What sauces and condiments should you avoid & which ones are OK? Choose condiments with no added sugars or unhealthy trans fats. Ketchup, for example, is loaded with sugar, as are some salsas and steak sauces. Always read labels carefully, and select only those products […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

The Keynote speaker at the Club Industry Conference and Exposition was Dr. Nancy Snyderman, NBC News Chief Medical Editor. She has just written a book called, “Diet Myths That Keep Us Fat.” She herself has lost over 50 lbs and kept it off so she speaks from experience and not just knowledge as a medical […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

No, they are the same pound for pound. A pound of fat and a pound of muscle weigh exactly the same- 1 pound. Muscle tissue is more DENSE than fat tissue, meaning that the pound of muscle takes up less space than the pound of fat. This is why a person who is 130 lbs. […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Lifting Weights Can Reduce Cholesterol, Study Finds Weight training can lower cholesterol rates in adults, a study by researchers at the West Virginia University School of Medicine finds. Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of 29 studies that included 1,329 participants. Those who lifted weights for at least four weeks had a 3 percent drop in total […]