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The Fundamentals of Nutrition

The Fundamentals of Nutrition

When people stop exercising and no longer care about what they eat, they can gain five to ten pounds a year, on average. That's why in five short years, people step on a scale and cannot believe that they are nearly fifty pounds overweight. Weight has a way of sneaking up on you over time. Gaining weight doesn't happen overnight - and you don't ... more

Lose Weight /​ Get Fit to Serve

How To Lose Your Love Handles

As the Military Gets Pickier With Recruiting, showing up to see your local recruiter out of shape, overweight, and/​or with less than average ASVAB scores will quickly crush your dreams of serving. During the past 15 years of writing about military fitness, this is not a new problem (overweight /​ out of shape recruits), however in a period of d... more

Ten Tips to Help You Reduce Your Carbs and Why You Should!

Chow line.

The near immediate results of dropping simple sugars from your diet far outweigh the cravings you may have when you initially start decreasing or eliminating them.  You have to treat them like a drug that you are addicted to. You will always want, sugar especially for the first 48-72 hours, but that want will decrease significantly in a few... more

It's Game Time! Fourth Quarter Fitness Focus

18th Air Refueling Squadron kettlebell squats

From Halloween to New Years, people tend to fall off the fitness and weight loss wagon.  There are many factors that will even challenge the most disciplined of eaters and exercisers.  Here is a list of things to beware of during the months of November – January with tips to avoid them from sabotaging your fitness goals: 1. Change of Seas... more

Want to Lose Weight?

Want To Lose Weight?

To lose weight, there are a few factors that you must consider for any weight loss program to be effective. If you remember the following formulas, you should be able to lose weight in a healthy manner and better yet, KEEP IT OFF! Formula #1: Calories OUT > Calories IN = Weight Loss This formula is as basic as weight loss gets. If you exercise... more

The Three Biggest Mistakes Overweight Americans Make with Weight Loss

Service member weighing themselves.

Do you know the three biggest mistakes overweight Americans make with physical fitness and weight loss that kill their results? If you want to get fit and lose weight at the same time and avoid the physical fitness and weight loss mistakes that stop most people dead in their tracks, read this immediately: Mistake #1: Nutrition and Fitness ... more

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