3 big fitness lies (that are keeping you fat)

Lifting light weights with many repetition does not guarantee lean muscles.

I'm a pretty even-keeled guy. But even I get bent out of shape when I hear people talking nonsense about fitness. Despite all the research that's out there, people STILL believe this baloney. And many times, that's exactly what's keeping them from leading a healthy lifestyle! It's tough to separate truth from fiction. So …

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Diet setback? Don’t worry, we have the answers.

When you experience a setback on your diet or exercise, just take the time to prepare yourself to get back on track.

What do you do when the inevitable diet or exercise setback happens? It might be an injury that prevents exercise, an emotional event that causes you to overeat or a simple slip-up. I know it's easy to give up. But according to my new friend Linda Spangle (a top-selling author and …

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De-stress your morning

I will be the first to admit, I'm not a morning person. I press that snooze button as often as I can. So it's stressful enough to haul myself out of bed. Add 4 children and another working parent into the mix? I'm lucky if I can inhale a few nuts and find my keys in …

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Your food fears: Warranted or a waste?

Careful with bagged greens, they might be a breeding ground for germs.

We've all heard the scary stories about contaminated food. Sometimes it seems like you can't eat ANYTHING without fear of getting sick. But is food really that scary? Sometimes … and sometimes not. I looked into some of the most common food fears to give you a reality check on what …

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This beef Stroganoff recipe sheds pounds

Healthy recipe of beef Stroganoff could help you shed pounds

Crackers, coaching and recipes can be a powerful combination. Read below and discover how Julie, one of our Healthy Life coaches, used this combination to help one of our customers lose a significant amount of weight … For the first time in 10 years.   My customer, Maryann S., from Orlando, Fla., …

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4 surprising heart attack triggers

Long term eating of cheeseburger on a couch while watching tv is not the only way to trigger heart attacks

A double bacon cheeseburger with a side of sitting on the couch is an obvious long-term strategy for a heart attack. But what about in the short term? Are there day-to-day triggers that could set off a heart attack sooner, rather than later? Absolutely! While a heart attack doesn't exactly come out of the …

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Is menopause getting you down?

Hot flashes, trouble in sleeping, mood swings and dryness are the most common symptoms of menopausal.

A lot of women write in to ask what they can do to deal with their menopausal symptoms. I'm not surprised to see this. Data suggests that up to 80% of women will experience hot flashes in their lifetimes. And this is just 1 symptom of menopause — other symptoms range …

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Join Us For An Interview With Dr. Steve

DR. STEVE SISKIND TO BE INTERVIEWED BY AT PEACE WITH DIANE GOLD SEPTEMBER 23, 2 PM, EASTERN TIME At Peace With Diane Gold is an internet radio show about health, habit replacement and peacemaking. We interview change makers and people who care about furthering health and peace, part of The Worlds …

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Join Us For an Interview with Dr. Steve

DR. STEVE SISKIND TO BE INTERVIEWED BY AT PEACE WITH DIANE GOLD SEPTEMBER 23, 2 PM, EASTERN TIME At Peace With Diane Gold is an internet radio show about health, habit replacement and peacemaking. We interview change makers and people who care about furthering health and peace, part of The Worlds …

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Late-night snack substitutes

It's late. You can't sleep. You're catching up on season 2 of Orange is the New Black … and a craving hits. You want chocolate … candy… ice cream … something that will satisfy your sweet tooth. Or maybe you've got a craving for something salty. Or crunchy. Bring it on, right? Not …

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Question and Answer with our Healthy Life Coaches!

Q&A with our Healthy Life Coaches! Do you have a fitness, diet, or nutrition question you've just been dying  to ask?  Well, then, ask it! Our Healthy Life Coaches will be online and on the phone ready for you. This is for tomorrow, Aug 8, 2014 at 3:00 PM PST/ 4:00 PM MST / 6:00 PM EST. Here's what to do: …

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Q&A portion with our Healthy Life Coaches!

Q&A with our Healthy Life Coaches! Do you have a fitness, diet, or nutrition question you've just been dying  to ask?  Well, then, ask it! Our Healthy Life Coaches will be online and on the phone ready for you. This is for tomorrow, Aug 8, 2014 at 6:00 AM PST/ 7:00 AM MST …

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