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July 19th, 2018

Personal Trainer Spotlight: D'Lynne St.Pierre

Personal Trainer Spotlight: D’Lynne St. Pierre Area Servicing: Northern Virginia and DC Experience: D’Lynne has over thirty years experience in the fitness industry. Not only is she a…

TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Steve Satin | Boston, MA

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TRAINER SPOTLIGHT: Steve Satin | Boston, MA

Steve Satin, owner of Satin Wellness, a thriving in-home personal training practice headquartered in Boston (but serving clients throughout New England and beyond) has a unique aspect to his fitness f

The 80/20 Rule of Better Nutrition

October 26th, 2013

The 80/20 Rule of Better Nutrition

If you need to lose weight, chances are you’re not only considering exercise—but also which diet to try. But depending on your goals, the best way to lose weight might be simply to focus on a bala

Double Protein Intake Reduces Muscle Loss

October 4th, 2013

Double Protein Intake Reduces Muscle Loss

Results of a new study show that doubling protein intake together with exercise helps you lose fat without dropping muscle mass. Adequate protein is key to repairing and building muscles, and it works

The Health Benefits of Walnuts

August 9th, 2013

The Health Benefits of Walnuts

The lowly walnut provides more than a nutritious munch—it also packs a nutritional punch and has more health benefits than you might imagine. Walnuts are packed with omega-3 fatty acids and antioxid

Restaurant Portions Can Stall Your Diet

July 4th, 2013

Restaurant Portions Can Stall Your Diet

A startling study by researchers at Tufts University reveals that independent and small-chain restaurants are stuffing patrons with too many calories. On average, individual meals contain 66% more tha

Reducing Your Sodium Intake Could Save Your Life

April 13th, 2013

Reducing Your Sodium Intake Could Save Your Life

A diet that’s too high in salt (sodium) is linked to numerous health issues—think hypertension, heart disease and strokes. Experts agree that there are huge benefits to reducing sodium in your die

Are you a Breakfast-Skipper?

April 5th, 2013

Are you a Breakfast-Skipper?

You already know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Now experts have confirmed it. The Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology examined the impact of breakfast consumption o

Total Vegetarian Fitness

March 27th, 2013

Total Vegetarian Fitness

Whether it’s for health or ideological reasons, more and more people are following a vegetarian diet. A recent study indicated that 7.3 million Americans are vegetarians. What’s more, these same s

Take a Break from your Diet

March 26th, 2013

Take a Break from your Diet

If your diet is driving you crazy, it’s probably time to take a break – really! Experts advise that taking strategic breaks during a weight loss diet can help dieters continue the program and supp

The Heart-Healthy Mediterranean Diet

March 6th, 2013

The Heart-Healthy Mediterranean Diet

An impressive study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that people at high risk for heart disease reduce their risk of heart attacks and strokes by 30% by switching to a Mediterran

The Do’s and Don’ts of Energy Bars

February 28th, 2013

The Do’s and Don’ts of Energy Bars

Energy bars offer a delicious, convenient way of keeping your body fueled during hectic days and challenging workouts.  But some energy bars are loaded with sugar and are essentially candy bars in di

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