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Is Healthy Snacking the Key to Weight Loss?

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Apr 13, 2015 9:00 AM

For as long as we can remember, dieters have always treaded carefully on the topic of snacking. But now, experts state otherwise with respect to healthy snacking. "Healthy snacks ensure you won't be ravenous come mealtime and keep your fat-burning metabolism revved up," says Aleisha Fetters of Health magazine. So those who may be worried that snacking will derail their health and fitness goals should think again. It may just support a number of benefits, including being the key to weight loss. 

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Insane, But True Facts About Juicing

By Tanja Michiels | Mar 24, 2015 2:53 PM
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Can drinking juices increase your metabolism?  Drinking the juice from fruits and vegetables is an easy way of feeding the body with what it really needs, nutrients. When you drink juices, you drink the energy from live food. This energy will be used rather than stored, which tends to happen with high cooked or processed foods.

Juices are raw foods and they contain plenty of enzymes that really speed up your metabolism. These enzymes are destroyed during cooking and that is the biggest difference between a cooked and a raw meal regarding your metabolism. The plant enzymes join together with your own digestive system enzymes to promote the speed of your metabolism. Cooked foods take longer to digest and therefore tend to be stored in our body as fat. Raw food, and especially fresh juices, are digested very easily. This will lead to a slimmer you in no time.

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Construct a Weight Loss Workout Plan that Your Clients will Love

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Sep 25, 2014 9:00 AM

Your clients are spending hours and a significant amount of money with you every single week, so nothing can be more frustrating for you and your client than when they aren't seeing the results they are looking for. Unfortunately, this can happen for a number of different reasons:

  1. There isn't enough 'variety' in the workout plans for your client.
  2. Trouble spots are not being targeted.
  3. Clients are only working out with you, and not outside of training days.
  4. You are focusing on strength training more than cardio, or vice-versa.
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