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A Common Diet Mistake Everybody Makes

February 27, 2013
healthy man

This is a guest post by Drew. Today I want to talk about one of the simplest yet most devastating diet mistakes I see people make on a continual basis. This diet mistake is so common and is so counter-productive to your results in the gym, that it will immediately put you at a fat […]

The Pros and Cons of Calorie Counting

October 11, 2011
Calorie Counting

This is a guest post by Kate Croston. Calorie counting is one of those things that people either love or hate. It can be a good way to ensure that you’re not eating too many or too little calories or you’re biggest enemy, making you over-focus on what you’re eating day in and day out. […]

3 Top Reasons You Do Not Have A Six Pack

April 4, 2011
Six Pack Abs

This is a guest post by Mark. A lot of people do not understand the amount of work that’s involved in achieving an impressive six pack. Some are genetically blessed with a nice defined flat stomach whereas others have to work for it. Just because you need to work for it should in no way […]

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Bad Snack of the Day: Snyder’s Pretzel Pieces

July 20, 2010
Pretzel Pieces

This weekend I had to stop at a gas station with my son to get him a drink for his soccer game* and I managed to convince myself that I needed something to munch on while watching from the sidelines. I chose what at first glance appeared to be a fairly innocent snack, a small […]

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3 Ways to Reduce Calories While Keeping Flavor

April 14, 2010
Three Fingers

This is a guest post by Nathan Joynt. Losing weight always seems like a battle between the foods you like to eat and the foods you shouldn’t eat. But healthy weight loss doesn’t have to be the knock-down, drag-out fight to the death with calories! It’s possible to keep all the flavor while cutting calories […]

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What Are Carbohydrates And Why Do Some People Try To Limit Carbs In Their Diet?

March 25, 2010
Carbs

This is a guest post by Janette, a weight loss industry professional. When people think of carbs, they often immediately think of cake, bread or pasta. And most of us know that these foods can be fattening. Therefore, people think that if they cut out carbohydrates, they will lose weight. But the truth is that […]

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One Goal Down

July 14, 2008

The first goal in my goals for this week was to record 100% of everything I ate today. Mission accomplished: Breakfast 2 egg omelet with avocado, mushrooms and a little smoked provolone. (531 calories) 12oz Spicy V8 (75) 16oz decaf coffee with 2 sugars at McDonalds (for the commute) (30) Morning Snack Banana (105) Lunch […]

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Bad Meal of the Day – Breakfast Cereal

May 15, 2008

I don’t usually eat cereal for breakfast but the last couple of days were exceptions. I needed something fast, and having a bowl of cereal with skim milk sounded like it would hit the spot. How bad can a bowl of cereal be? How about 640 calories. How’s that, you ask? Well, first you start […]

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Weekly Update – 2/24/2008

February 24, 2008

Diet starting weight: 295 Week starting weight: 267 Today’s weight: 264 Week weight loss: 3 lbs Total weight lost: 31 lbs This weight loss stuff is a fickle demon.  This week I started off well on my plan, doing my cardio in the morning instead of lifting weights.  The idea was that I have a better chance […]

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