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Diet and Exercise Jumpstart for June

From my Get Fit Stay Healthy podcast! Get ready for the summer, break a plateau or change up your nutrition, diet and workouts with this easy to follow plan. Here is the outline from the segment, Diet and Exercise Jumpstart for June.

STEP #1: Preparation/Food. Pick 10 days that will give you the best opportunity to follow through, keeping in mind that there will probably never be 10 perfect days in a row. If you need accountability tell as many people as you can (that you trust) what you are...

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Age Appropriate Exercise For Wellness

Don't get me wrong, I love that my 50+-year-old body is strong, capable and reliable, but I also realize that some of my chronic aches and pains are from overuse and my years of rigorous training (and teaching). The older we get the more important it is to identify age appropriate exercise for wellness. Today's wisdom is a result of my own training in addition to that of my clients, my friends, my parents and the elderly rock-stars in the gym.

Late teens and 20's: Basically, you are moving to...

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7 Fitness Myths Debunked

I remember trying to explain the so-called "fat burning zone" back in my aerobics days, when the cardio machines debuted with new labeling and turned thousands of exercisers into long,lower-intensity-cardio-session freaks. Throughout my years of teaching and training, this myth along with many others are some of the BFL's (big fat lies) that are still perpetuated. The truth will set you free and so will these 7 fitness myths debunked.
  • Myth #1: Exercising in the fat-burning zone burns more...

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