Tagged: diet

PERSONAL TRAINING CORALVILLE IOWA CITY HEALTH COACH

Fit for Summer – Five Tips for Success

It barely feels like spring here in Iowa, let alone summer. But since it IS Iowa, you know it might be summer weather by the weekend. So be prepared. There’s nothing worse than shifting clothes from winter to summer when you’re fat. I know. I was obese for years. The...

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Why Keto? Why Progress from Paleo to Low Carb

I just received Mark Sisson’s new book. As happens to many on Paleo or Primal diets, he progressed to a Ketogenic diet. (I have, too.) When Mark does something, he brings plenty of research along with it to share. This book has so much information and straight-forward steps to guide...

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Everyone is Lying About Their Diet

We all share basic nutritional needs — required amino acids, fatty acids, minerals, and vitamins — but we can ingest and absorb them in different ways. So most diets will work for someone, but some diets work better for most people. I encourage every new weight loss client to try a paleo/primal...

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You Need Only Three Things For Fitness

I was reviewing the past year and the progress of my clients, both long term and short term. I can see three things affecting their success. Those who work on all three are doing the best. Those with two of the three are split: some progressing, some at a stand still. Those...

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It’s the Protein, Stupid

The diet wars are still going strong. Eat this for weight loss. This superfood will make you healthy. This food will cause cancer. This will cleanse your gut. Nutrition is a complex and relatively new science, and most of what is promulgated is meant to sell product not make you...

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IdeaFit Breaks Down Paleo v Primal

“To help your clients lose weight and boost health, you should encourage them to eat like their caveman ancestors, say proponents of the increasingly popular ‘Paleo’ (Paleolithic) diet and ‘Primal’ lifestyle movements. “Chowing down like a caveman is becoming increasingly popular, judging from the arrival of bestselling consumer books on the...