AMERICA’S GROWING WAISTLINE

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America’s Growing Waistline For Jen Broccolo’s 15th birthday, she and her family took a trip to New York City to attend a festival in Little Italy. Jen, a sophomore at Westerly High School, asked her mom for one more gift: a full-length mirror. “You go, girl!” said her mom, Ann Broccolo. “We’ll hang them in your room!” It all started last May, …

Insulin Tricks! 4 Things You Can Do to Win the Chemical War in Your Body! by Fit Farm...

INSULIN TRICKS: 4 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO WIN THE CHEMICAL WAR IN YOUR BODY!

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INSULIN TRICKS: 4 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO WIN THE CHEMICAL WAR IN YOUR BODY! Keeping your body’s insulin levels in check is important for your overall health. As we’ve been told time and again by virtually every health authority on the planet, having heightened insulin levels in the body can lead to weight gain, diabetes and even cancer in …

The Sky is Falling! Or Maybe I'm Just Fat... Billie's Tips on Managing the Mommy Effect

THE SKY IS FALLING! OR MAYBE I’M JUST FAT…

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ASK A TRAINER: BILLIE’S TIPS FOR MANAGING THE MOMMY EFFECT “I got fat Billie. And it sucks.” I distinctly remember a conversation with a client from twenty years ago, when I first became a personal trainer.  “I used to be like you,” she said.  I asked her what she meant.  “Fit.  Thin.  Full of energy.  Then I had kids.  I …

Fit Farm! Kick Your Endomorph-ine Addiction through Nutrition!

KICK YOUR ENDOMORPH-INE ADDICTION THROUGH NUTRITION

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How to End Your Endomorph-ine Addiction Through Nutrition Out of the three body types, the endomorphs probably feel like they’ve drawn the genetic short straw. Endomorphs are sensitive to caloric consumption and gain fat more easily than their sister body types, the ectomorph and the mesomorph, which tend to metabolize calories more efficiently. Endomorphs, on the other hand, must pay …

5 Ways to Survive the Holidays Without Gaining a Single Pound! Fit Farm! Help for the Holidays!

5 WAYS TO SURVIVE THE HOLIDAYS WITHOUT GAINING A POUND!

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5 WAYS TO SURVIVE THE HOLIDAYS WITHOUT GAINING A POUND! The holidays are a wonderful time to enjoy family and friends, give gifts to those we care about, and… eat lots of delicious food! This is a difficult time of year to maintain your weight, but it is possible! Try these 5 ways to survive the holidays without gaining a pound. You’ll lower …

Brace Yourself. Winter Salads Are Coming! Billie's Favorite Winter Salad! Fit Farm Recipes...

BRACE YOURSELF, WINTER SALADS ARE COMING!

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ASK A TRAINER: Billie’s Favorite Winter Salad Greetings Fit Farmers! And welcome to salad country! (Okay, okay,… as intros go that was probably as subtle as a health howitzer to your belly after a long – and probably losing, Thanksgiving weekend battle)… and I know that most of your carb-addled brains are probably still thinking… But here’s the thing, especially …

Holiday Cheer Without The Fear! A Fit Farm Guide to Choosing Booze for the Holidays!

HOLIDAY CHEER WITHOUT THE FEAR! A GUIDE TO CHOOSING BOOZE

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HOLIDAY CHEER WITHOUT THE FEAR! A GUIDE TO CHOOSING BOOZE We all want to have a little cheer around the holidays. And whether you’re in tip-top shape or not, a little alcohol can make your celebrations a little bit cheerier. However, when you’ve worked hard to get into (or maintain your) shape all year, you don’t want to throw that …

Dietary Showdown! Paleo Versus Keto Versus Atkins! Fit Farm! Challenge Your Limits.

DIETARY SHOWDOWN! PALEO VS. KETO VS. ATKINS!

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DIETARY SHOWDOWN! PALEO VS. KETO VS. ATKINS! Hey there Fit Farmers! As you know, our approach to nutrition and eating here on the farm is all about real food for the real world. Most dieting scenarios end in disaster due to the inability to keep up the restrictive measure of calories or carbs or some other ingredient involved, which is …

Eat Your Way to a Healthier, Happier Waistline! 6 Simple Eat-Hacks for the Holidays!

EAT YOUR WAY TO A HAPPIER HOLIDAY WAISTLINE

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6 SIMPLE EAT HACKS TO GET YOUR THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS! It’s the holiday season, and no matter what you’re celebrating or why, if there’s one thing that Americans know how to do when we get together to celebrate, it’s EAT. From that Thanksgiving spread with candied yams, green bean casserole, and pumpkin pie, to that New Year’s Eve celebration with …