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Fourth of July Food Friends and Foes

Fourth of July Food Friends and Foes

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate the birth of our country.  Celebrations usually involve a wonderful spread of food and beverages, many of which can throw you off track.  Know what your food friends and foes are before you go to those parties and gatherings! 5 Food Friends Veggie tray - You really cannot [...]

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It’s all about adjusting and adapting to your surroundings.

On my last day in Vegas, I did something I’ve never done before…I ran about 3 miles on the Vegas Strip. It was amazing! I never did finish my last Las Vegas travel-blog post I started last Thursday, so I just wanted to finish my thoughts on traveling, eating right and exercising. First, I’m sure [...]

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Smoothies Series: Part III – Inside the making of a smoothie

The buzz word on “I AM AN OVER EATER” the past couple weeks has been SMOOTHIE!  What’s the big deal about smoothies?  Well as the weather warms up, cold beverages including the smoothie become quite popular.  A smoothie can also be functional.  As many as 70% of Americans are not eating the recommended 5 or [...]

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Smoothies Series: Part I – Let’s compare smoothies! Which ones taste great? Which ones are good for you?

As some of you may know I am addicted to SMOOTHIES! So over the last week I have personally gone out, at my own person risk, and sampled all the different smoothies from a number of different places…I’m going to let you know what I found and what they tasted like.  Remember, I did this [...]

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Motivational Video from Dan

You have only 30 days before the April 30 weigh-in where you must have lost at least 10% of your starting body-weight in order to continue on in the Challenge.  Are you going to make it? What are you doing about it?  Are you going to make an effort, or just give up…again?!? You have [...]

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Day 23: Body Transformation Phase 2 – The new diet plan begins! I’m going to get BIGGER.

Monday, January 23 was the day I started eating like a bodybuilder.  Oh God, please help me! Well I’ve been working on Phase 2 of my body transformation now for 23 days, and today I had to adjust my diet to start putting on some serious muscle and lean out.  

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