Here’s a little “Weekend Survival Guide” – designed to help your healthy eating plan survive those dreaded weekends: Plan family activities like bike rides or outdoor games. This helps you spend time with your family and burn calories at the same time! Carry a water bottle with you to your weekend activities. This will help you get your water for the day and resist…

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Interval training is alternating bursts of intense activity with intervals of lighter activity. For example, if you walk for exercise and you’re in fairly good shape, you might incorporate 30  seconds of jogging with 1-3 minutes of walking, and continually repeat. If you haven’t worked up to jogging yet, you might alternate a moderate walking…

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QUESTION: Do you think that the intensity of your workout is “THE THING” that gives you results or is it more about being consistent with your workouts? I like doing these kind of workouts, but I’m having a hard time pushing myself that hard every day and I’m finding now that I’m starting to dread doing…

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My top clients have one thing in common – they keep an honest fit book and food journal. They record every mouthful of what they eat and every sip even if they have gone off the rails . I also ask them to jot down the time, who the meal is with, and where they…

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here are 3 tips that will limit cravings, and over-all sugar consumption: 1. Focus on Protein: often times when we craves sweets it’s because we are lacking protein. Remember, serotonin is made from an amino acid (the building blocks that make up protein). PLUS, sugar alone causes your insulin, or blood sugar levels, to shoot up and then…

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Have you ever started a weight loss or exercise plan, veered off course, and then decided you’ve already “blown it”, so might as well continue being “bad” and start over on Monday? If so, you’re not alone. It’s very common. Instead of straying from the plan on Friday night and then getting right back on track…

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Did you know that fibrous carbs are extremely beneficial for 4 reasons: a.) they are low in calories, b.) they are high in fiber, c.) they have almost no adverse affects on insulin, and d.) they are loaded with vitamins and minerals and other nutrients that fight off illness and disease. So then why shouldn’t…

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MY TOP 5 TIPS TO BE A SUCCESSFUL MAINTAINER 1. Increase your total daily activity level, including formal exercise as well as sports, physical work or recreational activity. Exercise improves weight loss, but more importantly, it is critical for weight maintenance. 2. Decrease sedentary recreational activities by cutting back on TV watching, computer games and…

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It was a few years ago when i decided to grace the stage after just turning 50 it was a long life quest to hold a title of Mr Australia in my division,not only did I do that I ended up winning the Mr Australia Asia and here are a few tips I learn’t on…

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Fred Why Is It So BLOODY  Hard To Make Healthy Behaviour Changes was a question thrown at me recently  ? It started me to think that could it be something as simple as the way we spell a word hold a hidden clue to why we have so much trouble making healthy behaviour changes? But…

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The four key elements that should be included to ensure an effective and complete warm up are: 1. The general warm up This phase of the warm up consists of 5  Minutes of light physical activity. The aim here is to elevate the heart rate and respiratory rate, increase blood flow and increase muscle temperature.…

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To say I was nervous getting Fred as a Master coach under my wing  was an understatement! The weights were not the problem after Fred clearly explained how his volume principle works, the food was! I knew it was going to be a major shock to the system. I loved junk food and was never…

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In My previous article here i discussed if some people are born with fast metabolism  Can You Speed up Your Metabolism to Lose Weight? Weight loss isn’t only about eating fewer calories. Effective weight loss programs also include strategies to speed up metabolism. Fortunately, there are multiple ways you can do this. Below are 5 simple methods.…

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If people don’t understand the “calories in” versus “calories out” equation, they’re not going to lose fat and will mistakenly think that there’s a cause and effect relationship between specific foods and gaining fat. Many people think eating pizza or a burger or chocolate equals getting fat. It doesn’t. It’s not a cause and effect…

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The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. That’s what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they’ll go through the pain no matter what happens is a famous quote by…

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As a master coach I have seen my fair share of girls looking for a Bikini body and the quest to reach that goal,getting in tip top bikini shape is a lot like a construction project. First, I tell my client there must be a crystal clear picture in the mind. Then the vision goes onto…

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In this article we’ll continue to investigate why 96% of all weight loss efforts end in failure, and how you can be among the 4% who succeed. 1. Weight Loss Success Is NOT About What You’re Eating — But What’s Eating You Losing weight and keeping it off has nothing to do with what you’re…

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Here are four ways to overcome food guilt and shame to cultivate a better relationship with food once and for all: Because food is a huge part of our social lives, it’s not realistic to skip happy hours, birthdays, weddings and almost every event. If you catch yourself feeling guilt or shame,  first come up…

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Emotional eating is such an unconscious act, they often don’t even realise they’re doing it. For many of us, that mindless munching can sabotage even the best-laid healthy-eating plan. While it isn’t realistic to think you can banish every single emotional eating episode, it is possible to cut back on this behavior. But you first…

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For Margarita she developed great back muscles as a late bloomer we thought we would share some of her great tips Train your back at least once per week, if not twice. Remember, we want to build a balanced, symmetrical physique. So if you’ve been skipping back day, it’s time to re-focus. I always use…

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