Life

Life

Fat vs. Muscle

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Here’s some motivation. Fat takes up more space than muscle! 5 lbs Fat vs. 5 lbs Muscle. Whenever I see the scale climb up a little even though I’ve been working out and eating clean and feel better, I try to remember this.  I could possibly be exchanging fat and […]

Life

Walking

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The weather has been much nicer recently, bearable at least.  Which means more opportunities to burn calories. There is a park a few blocks away from where I work with a walking track.  When the weather is bearable (to where I wouldn’t return to work all sweaty and sticky), I […]

Health and Wellness, Life

Goals

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One of my problems with maintaining a healthy lifestyle is impatience. I have always been an impatient person, especially when it comes to seeing results. In the past, I was not realistic about my body image goals. I would have a goal in my mind that I wanted to reach, […]

Life, Recipes

Breakfast Pie!

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  I have my parents to thank for this idea. This is a breakfast pie they made. It’s a shortbread crust, and the pie is Greek yogurt mixed with honey and assorted fruit—in this one there are blueberries, raspberries and bananas. I probably would have sprinkled the top with some […]

Life

Fruits

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Fruits are important to incorporate into our diets.  They contain fiber, antioxidants, and are loaded with nutrients and vitamins beneficial to us.  They can also reduce the risk of obesity by filling you up, reducing the likelihood of overeating or consuming empty calories, which leads to weight gain. How many fruits […]

Life

Protein

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One of my biggest mistakes in trying to get fit was not getting enough protein in my diet.  I would load up on salads and veggies, and I was losing fat but in all the working out I was doing I wasn’t gaining near enough muscle as I felt I […]