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My favorite morning treat

I can go on and on about supplimentation later, but breifly, I dont do much. I take a multivitamin which is specially formulated for active women, fish oil and when I lift I drink protien shakes. Every morning that I lift I look forward to my special drink. Its a great pick me up and tastes better than any coffee drink Ive ever ordered (and much better for you): 1…

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But I don’t wanna…

Let me be clear in saying I have been fat my entire life. I have occasionallylost weight only gain it again.My peak athletic performances until recently were pretty embarrassing. The highlights include making a lay up in a jr high basketball game only to realize during my personal celebratory gestures that I made it on the wrong teams basket. Yeah, I was THAT girl. So when I started exercisingthis time…

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I want ice cream!

I love ice cream. And chocolate, and everything dessert. I havent always had such a sweet tooth, I say my baby gave it to me while I was pregnant. In any case, I like to eat dessert every day. I consider it a part of living a high quality life. But the thing is I cant have triple decker chocolate mouse cake every day. Its just not a good idea,…

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Interval Training

Good news and bad news The good news is research tells us that you can see greater calorie burn and more significant increases in metabolic rate by spending LESS time exercising. Amazing right? The bad news is, you have to work a lot harder in the shorter amount of time. But on my worst day Id rather work out hard for 20-30 minutes than spend forever moving slowly. So if…

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Ceasar Dressing

This is a recipe from cook yourself thin. I make a batch once a week, put it in individual servings in the fridge and eat them for lunches or something quick for my dinner break at work. Just chop up some romaine lettuce, add some roasted chicken (or not) and you have yoruself a great salad. one single serving size greek yogurt 4t dijon mustard 4t malt vinegar 4T olive…

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My basic food guidelines

Like all of my other changes with food I started small. I decided to continue to eat the foods I had always eaten (favorites being nachos, macaroni and cheese and pizza), but have one small portion and fill the rest of my plate up with vegetables. I also dedicated to only going back for seconds with vegetables. After learning important information about portion sizes (for most foods one portion is…

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