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Metabolism: How to boost it after weight loss

Misconception: if you lose a lot of weight your metabolism will tank. This misconception stems from the idea that the smaller we get, the less we can eat to maintain our weight. That fallacy is seemingly proven by the many incidences of people who lose an extreme amount of weight, or any amount of weight for that matter, and then promptly gain it back after they return to normal their old eating habits. The assumption is that we put our bodies into starvation mode to lose weight, but then our bodies can’t handle normal amounts of food, so the weight creeps back on…. Read more »

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10 Tips for Living Fit in a Busy Life

I’ll be the first to admit that living fit is difficult when you’re smack dab in the middle of a busy life. You already know how busy I am. I have five kids still at home, a full-time job, church activities, grad school, book writing, blah, blah, blah. All the day’s minutes? They are used up. Your story may be different than mine, but I’m sure you feel no less busy than I do. So how do we find time to make things like working out and eating healthy food possible? I’ve learned by trial and error how to prioritize fitness in a way that doesn’t… Read more »