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How to Eliminate Man Boobs

It’s not something every guy is comfortable asking, but from time to time I get asked, “How do I get rid of my man boobs.” It’s a valid question, and something a lot of guys are self conscious about, so let’s figure this out.   My first piece of advice is to get a bra,

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This Dude Called Me Flabby

This Dude Called Me “Flabby”   The other day this dude said I look “a little flabby around the waist.” Really? He also said that I needed to “tighten up and look ripped” if people are going to take me seriously as a fitness trainer.  Was he being harsh? I don’t know. Maybe I do

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BM(Freaking)I – How accurate is the Body Mass Index?

The Body Mass Index (BMI) chart is used to gauge a healthy weight for people and used by a lot of doctor’s offices, personal trainers, dieticians, and other health professionals, but is the BMI flawed? How accurate is the BMI chart, and should you use it to determine your level of health?   What is

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Politically Correct and Incorrect Nutrition: What should I eat?

Published on January 5, 2014 by in Healthy Eating

I am hungry and I need something to eat, but with everything that I have read on the Internet lately about diet and nutrition I am just not sure what I should have. Let’s think this through:   First, I heard that you should drink water before each meal, so I need to get a

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I have not always been fit

Though I am now a personal trainer, eat well, and have a low body fat percentage  – I was not always walking like I walk today. In January of 2010 I was walking around at close to 215 pounds. I wasn’t overweight, but it turns out, being 5’ 8” tall, I was just about 6

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Start eating right by watching this 1 thing

THE one thing to watch in your diet: Okay there might be more than one thing to watch, but if you needed to just start on one thing, here it is: SUGAR. Surf the web right now for diet hacks, diet plans, diet laws, diet theories, diet gospel and what-have-you and you will find all

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Are You Wasting Your Money on Supplements? Part 2

Which supplements warrant caution?   In the last article I wrote about supplements and pointed out some that may be effective tools for people in addition to a healthy and active lifestyle. But due to the lack of regulation on supplements – which may or may not be a good thing – there are some

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Start Your Day Right With a High Fat Meal. Seriously.

Published on June 5, 2013 by in Healthy Eating

  Something doesn’t add up with the rate of obesity and the way most Americans eat, or so it would seem. Would you believe that some experts say that we are not getting enough fat in our diets? As a nation, how could we be so overweight and yet be missing fat from our diets? The answer

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Is it Your Fault? 3 Reasons Why You Might be Overweight

I met this young woman the other day and she told me about how her plan to gain 50 pounds after high school had finally paid its dividends. She was actually surprised at the little amount of effort that it took to reach her dream. YEAH, RIGHT! I have yet to meet anyone – male,

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Avoid these Foods to Lose Weight: #2 Artificial Sweeteners

Published on April 5, 2013 by in Healthy Eating

In the previous post I wrote about sugar and why you should avoid it if you like things like burning fat (which I determined, through an act of clairvoyance, is the type of weight you wish to lose). So you’re ditching sugar. Good job. The easy assumption would be to go for “sugar free” items.

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