Boost Your Metabolism … Guaranteed!!

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Probably the most common concern I hear from women when I talk to them about exercise is the fear of manism. What is manism, you may ask? To be honest, I just made the term up right now, but here’s the definition. It is the concern among females that if they lift weights they will turn into the greasy muscle-bound man-freaks they’ve seen in female weight lifting competitions when channel surfing past ESPN 3. Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Carrot Fries

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As usual, I’m posting a recipe that my wife, in her constant culinary exploration, has discovered.  She’s constantly experimenting with healthy recipes and this was one of my favorites.  It’s a great snack food.  It’s easy to make, high bulk, and low calorie.  Feel free to get creative and experiment with different spices.  Enjoy! Continue reading

The Myth of the ‘Healthy’ Obese

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I was recently watching the stand-up comedy of John Pinette. For those of you who don’t know of him, he’s mostly famous for his comedy related to his obesity. In his recent performance he described how he went to the doctor for a checkup and got a “clean bill of health” based on his bloodwork and other tests.

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