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Baby Steps To Shape Up For Summer

Here it is, June! The summer solstice is coming upon us, along with bathing suits, tank tops and cute summer clothes. Summer may bring the desire to be more fit and lose weight. Unlike winter you can’t hide behind layers of clothes. Did you tell yourself that this is “the” summer to lose weight and get into shape? It’s not…
June 7, 2013
Fitness TipsWeight Loss

The Skinny on Burning Calories

If your fitness goal is weight loss, here’s an excellent example of how misperceptions can derail your best effort: On Thursday, I decided to go the gym to get in a cardio workout. I hopped on the revolving stairs, aka the “gauntlet” for 45 minutes. I know, I know…it’s a little maniacal, but the calorie-burn-to-perceived-exertion on the gauntlet is equivalent…
November 4, 2012