Weight Management Strategies

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I have begun working on my ACE Health Coach Certification.  As a Health Coach I look forward to coaching people to make lifestyle changes in physical activity and eating habits to live a more healthful life.  As I continue studying for this certification I will post updates on interesting facts and ideas. I found the […]

Stand-Up for Better Health

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On average U.S. adults sit 15.5 hours per day. Our sedentary lifestyle can negatively affect our health. Studies have shown that sitting too much can shorten our life. Prolonged sitting can result in an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer. An added bonus is that standing burns more calories than sitting. […]

Diet to Go Tasting

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Diet-to-Go, America’s best tasting diet meal plan, is hosting an exclusive tasting event at Fitness Generation in Bethesda! Looking for a convenient and affordable way to lose weight and eat healthy? Bring a friend and sample some of the delicious meals made by the gourmet chefs at Diet-to-Go. Receive a consultation with a Diet-to-Go specialist […]

Self Myofascial Release or Foam Rolling

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This is a great article by Jeff Kuhland on why to do Self Myofascial Release (SMR). I start out many of my clients workouts with SMR. Self myofascial release, also known as “foam rolling,” has transformed from a once mysterious technique used only by professional athletes, coaches, and therapists to a familiar everyday practice for […]

Charity Miles – Workout and Give

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Here is a great way to give to charity without dipping into your bank account. Charity Miles integrates philanthropy into your daily workout. You earn money for charities each time you exercise. Download  the app which is free for iOS and Android, choose a charity and press start. The app measures the distance of your […]

5 Holiday Eating Survival Tips

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Watch your portions! Fill your plate with healthy vegetables, fruits and low fat fare. Start with the vegetables and fruits to fill you up. Limit alcohol consumption. After a couple of drinks you are more likely to make poor food choices. 1 oz of Chardonnay has 25 calories, an average 12 oz can of beer […]

Boot Camp Workout

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Check out this Boot Camp Style workout from ACE. I did this with a client I train outdoors (actually in her backyard). She is pretty fit, runs 10 miles, twice a week. I made some modifications to accommodate the space and swapped some TRX Exercises. This provided a great work. Click here to view the […]