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Summer Wrap Up, Notes and Help.

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 in Blog . Tips on Nutrition, Wellness, Fitness and More! | 4 comments

Hi everyone, This is a different post then you normally see. It’s going to be very personal. As most of you know August is my birthday and July 23rd is my husbands. We are not gift givers but just enjoy each others company and celebrate our birthdays together. We went canoe camping on the Namekagon River in Hayward with some friends from Minnesota. It was one of those hot hot weekends and we were worried about being sardines in a frying pan. This trip was awesome. We paddled 29 miles in 2 days, swam in the river and had some tasty food and yes your trainer had alcohol and chocolate....

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Healthier Frozen Treats for the Summer

Posted by on Jul 28, 2012 in Blog . Tips on Nutrition, Wellness, Fitness and More! | 1 comment

Ahhh we are all looking for a healthier alternative to that never ending sweet tooth, right? Some of you don’t have it but most of us do. The key to these episodes are your portion size. Measure out the suggested serving size and walk away. I recommend drinking 1 large glass of water first. Lets start with frozen yogurt. Choose soft serve over hand-packed. Hand-packed has 5-6 grams per fat per serving, plus in my option it tastes MUCH better. Just because there are toppings to choose from does not mean you need to use them. It tastes, great with out it. Walk by those temptations. About...

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Simple and Complex Carbs

Posted by on Jul 7, 2012 in Blog . Tips on Nutrition, Wellness, Fitness and More! | 3 comments

There are a lot of questions on what simple carbs are.  There are generally 3 categories these days which include; simple natural, complex, and simple/refined carbs. Well lets break a bit it down a bit first. Good Carbs SIMPLE NATURAL CARBS are easy to digest, taste great and have nutrients and we like them a lot. If you need something sweet grab fruit and not a refined carbs like cookies and candy. Fruit contains fiber which balances out its sugar content which makes that energy hit a little more slow-releasing and sustainable than a refined carb. You will fruit listed as a complex carb and...

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Why do I get nauseaus or light headed when working out?

Posted by on Jun 13, 2012 in Blog . Tips on Nutrition, Wellness, Fitness and More! | 1 comment

One of the most common causes of feeling nausea and lightheaded after an exercise session is overexertion. If you are working out beyond your abilities, your body cannot supply enough oxygen to your brain, which can lead to feeling lightheaded followed by a feeling of nausea. Being dehydrated can have the same effect, as can working out on an empty stomach, which can contribute to low blood sugar. In some instances, an underlying medical problem, may cause such symptoms. Water. Always drink sixteen ounces of fluid two hours before a workout and another sixteen ounces afterwards. Avoid fluids...

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Top 12 Foods to Buy Organic

Posted by on Jun 4, 2012 in Blog . Tips on Nutrition, Wellness, Fitness and More! | 0 comments

There are sooo many reasons to buy organic. First, it’s better for the environment.  No pesticides means healthier soil, water, and wildlife. Buying organic supports small farmers. Organic farmers can earn a fairer price for organic produce compared to factory farming. Organic farming is good for biodiversity. Organic farmers are growing a wide variety of non-genetically modified (non-GMO) fruits and vegetables.  There is more variety. Factoryl farming has limited our supermarket to one or two types of any produce variety, organic farmers are resurrecting many heirloom...

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Vitamin D is a MUST. Do you have enough?

Posted by on May 25, 2012 in Blog . Tips on Nutrition, Wellness, Fitness and More! | 6 comments

Never ignore your intake of vitamin D. Not only to maintain bone health, vitamin D also serves to protect the body from flu and could prevent depression.So not only does it positively impact the physical condition, vitamin D is also beneficial for your mental health. Where to Get it From: The active form of vitamin D, known as vitamin D3 or cholecalciferol, can be found in commonly eaten foods, vitamin supplements and is even synthesized naturally by the human body from sunshine. For many, as little as 10 to 15 minutes of sun exposure without sunscreen around three times a week yields enough...

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