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The "Get Lean" Diet

The Get Lean Diet

I have been researching methods to lose weight in a healthy manner, and decided to call in the "big guns" - no, actually, I called the BIG GUNS. The nutritionist who helped me with this diet is also a body builder who really knows how to trim the fat off every area of your body - especially the torso. If you want six-pack abs, combine this diet ... more

Fit Fitness into Your Life

Fit Fitness Into Your Life

Do you really not have enough time in your day to exercise? Too many times people say, "I need to exercise but I do not have enough time in the day." Or, when they do have the time they only have the energy to lie down and watch TV.  Whether you are on travel working late hours or at home dealing with work, family, and other after school events,... more

High Blood Sugar and Diabetes

High Blood Sugar and Diabetes

I received several emails about helping the reader repair their diet. Here is a "Diet Plan" I refer people to with a motivating and humorous picture as well as a free downloadable sample week of diet information. I also have a newer plan called the "Get Lean Diet" that is very effective. Also see my "Food Plan" (Word document) for more ideas. Ho... more

Foods for Fitness

Foods For Fitness

I received an email from a former Naval Officer who wanted to get back moving again. The good news is that he started before Thanksgiving, which helps avoid extra holiday pounds we gain imbibing spirits, snacking while watching sports, and eating holiday feasts. It all contributes to our caloric intake. The "former pilot - now desk jockey" writ... more

Fitness for Kids

Fitness For Kids

America's children are overweight. Why? Because WE are! Two-thirds (66%) of Americans are overweight according to the Centers for Disease Control/Prevention, with 15-30% of the children either overweight or dangerously close to being overweight. That means that nearly 200 million Americans fall into the overweight category. We are setting a horr... more

Don't Start a Resolution - Set a Goal

Don't Start a Resolution - Set a Goal

It seems to me that most New Year's resolutions are forgotten by February. Most people bite off more than they can chew on New Year's Eve and start a drastic change of life all in a short period of time. This year, SET A GOAL! But try not to change too much in your life too quickly. Many people, in their annual search for health, make broad res... more

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