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Exercise Your Choice

Category Exercise, Health

Exercise is an important part of weight loss and weight maintenance.  As important as exercise is, its also important where you exercise.  Outdoor activities can be an excellent way to get a workout in, but can be difficult based on Mother Nature.  So what should you look for in a gym?  The following tips will Read More…


Category Exercise, Health

A fantastic article about the nutrition changes in athletes who have undergone surgical weight loss.  Take a look!   http://wmdpg.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Nutrition-for-Bariatric-Athletes-Part-1-Fall14.pdf   Katherine Horner, MS, RD, LD, NASM-CPT, CES Surgical Weight Loss Dietitian & Exercise Specialist   Photo from 5k.got2bsafe.com Read More…

Easy Shrimp Stir Fry

Category Diet, Health

Here is a great recipe to add variety to your week of meals.  It packs in the flavor and protein! Easy Shrimp Stir-fry Ingredients: ½ cup quinoa (makes 1 full cup when cooked) 1 bell pepper, color of choice 1 onion 2 cups fresh or frozen broccoli Frozen shrimp Low-sodium soy sauce Preparation: Place ½ Read More…

Exercise in 2015

Category Exercise, Health

Many of us have made the resolution for 2015 to get in shape and increase exercise.  But what type of exercise is really the best?  A study in the Journal of American Medical Association-Pediatrics reports that the most effective way to drop body fat is a combination of resistance training and aerobic exercise. The study looked Read More…

Being S.M.A.R.T. in 2015

Category Diet, Exercise, Health

It’s the beginning of the year and the gyms are packed because many people have made resolutions to improve their health in 2015.  However, many of those resolutions will be lost by the time February hits and that’s because many people forget certain parts of a goal that need to be in place to achieve Read More…