Benefits of clean eating

THE BENEFITS OF CLEAN EATING

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Noise Versus Nutrition: Hanging Up the Hype In the increasingly fragmented world of nutritional plans and fitness frameworks, it’s fair to say that there’s more than enough confusion out there to make the average person wonder – what’s the best way to structure my eating plan? What works? What’s just hype? The noise in this space is deafening, and sometimes …

Building a successful corporate wellness program

BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL CORPORATE WELLNESS PROGRAM

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Corporate wellness programs are growing in popularity as companies aim to reduce healthcare costs. The success of such programs is a subject of debate, but one cannot deny American waistlines are growing. American workers are spending more time than ever sitting at their desks and less time exercising. Likewise, unhealthy food choices are more easily accessible, especially in the workplace. …

fat farms are out weight management camps are in

FAT FARMS ARE OUT. WEIGHT MANAGEMENT CAMPS ARE IN.

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Fat Farms got their start in the early 1900s and are still in operation today as a get-fit-quick solution. Typically geared towards women, these camp-like destinations promise drastic weight reduction through diet and light calisthenics. The problem with these fat farms is that the big promise of weight reduction relies heavily on an unhealthy reduction in the number of calories …

The #1 Worst Food To Eat Before Hitting the Sack

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If you’re jonesing for a midnight snack, be sure to avoid this food that can derail your sleep and wreak havoc on your diet. We’ve all had this experience: it’s nighttime, sometime after dinner, but… surprise, surprise,… your tummy is still rumbly. You’re looking for something to satisfy your hunger pangs and set you up for a nice, warm “momma-bear-style” …

Exact amount of exercise you need to lose weight

The Exact Amount of Exercise You Need to Lose Weight: Finding a Balance at a Fit Farm

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Exercise is one of the most talked about subjects in the world, and likely a source of much procrastination as well. If you’re trying to maximize the results of your exercise routine it may seem like a guessing game as to the right amount of exercise to lose weight. Wondering how to find that perfect balance? One thing we often …

Chair squats

TRY THIS: CHAIR SQUATS

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Grab your chair and make sure it’s on a sturdy surface, where it won’t slide around. Stand in front of the chair, facing away, with your feet about hip-distance apart. Keeping your weight in your heels, start to take a seat, pressing your glutes down and back until you’re just about to touch the seat. But instead of sitting, hover …

FIVE REASONS PEOPLE GO TO FITNESS CAMPS

FIVE REASONS PEOPLE GO TO FITNESS CAMPS

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We know what you’re thinking. Fitness camps are designed for people who are dangerously obese and need serious intervention to get them back on the right track. It turns out, people of various weights and fitness levels attend fitness camps every year. Some even visit multiple times a year. When it comes to making real lifestyle changes, people are realizing …