Exercise For Weight Loss

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What is the right kind of exercise for weight loss? While any type of exercise is better than nothing, if your goal is to lose fat, then there’s one kind of exercise that is best: Weight training for weight loss While you may know Dan DeFigio for nutrition coaching, he’s also a personal trainer in Nashville. Here’s what Dan has … Read More

Overview of Muscles

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by Dan DeFigio, Nashville personal trainer and author of Beating Sugar Addiction For Dummies. What exercises work which muscles? In order to put together a complete weight training routine, you must learn which exercises work which muscle groups. Overview of muscles We’ll start with the muscles of the legs and hips: The muscles in the front of the thigh are … Read More

Exercise In Addiction Recovery

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Regular exercise is one of the best ways to lose weight and sculpt the body you want, but you may not realize just how therapeutic exercise is too. The role of exercise in addiction recovery is remarkable. Exercise is a key component that helps facilitate recovery from any kind of addiction — regardless of whether it’s sugar addiction, alcohol addiction, … Read More

Losing Weight And Toning Up For Women

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For losing weight and toning up (and keeping the weight off!), you have to follow a program that combines a healthy diet and effective exercise. In order to do this, you need a balanced regime that includes smart nutrition, cardiovascular exercise, resistance training and cross training. Here’s what you need to know to to lose weight and tone up.   Getting … Read More

Why You’re Not In Shape

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If you fail to put exercise time on your schedule, you will not get in shape. If you think you need a gym to get in shape, and because you don’t want a gym membership you don’t exercise, you will not get in shape. If you’re waiting for “things to calm down at work” or for life to become less … Read More

Why Losing Weight Is So Hard

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By now you probably know that a high-sugar diet contributes to weight gain by adding calories without adding nutrition (“empty calories”), by increasing appetite and desire for more sugar, and by elevating insulin levels that promote fat storage. But there are other reasons our bodies like to accumulate fat, so if it seems like the more fat you put on, … Read More