Why You Are Not Losing Fat - Part 3

This is a biggie, folks. Ignorance!

All roads that lead to excuses usually wind up in compromise and how we eat is no exception.

I have consulted people’s nutrition and exercise numbering in the thousands, let’s focus on food for a moment.

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Susan Arruda
Why You Are Not Losing Fat - Part 1

Okay, there can be many reasons as to why that fat won't let go.

You are exercising, eating "right" and making an effort. So what gives?

In my debut series I will touch on several areas from food planning, mindsets and other pitfalls and successes.

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Susan Arruda
Fit People Have 'Fat' Days Too

Having a fit and healthy body doesn’t necessarily correlate to always feeling the part. As individuals, we set a precedent and a standard for ourselves to succeed and excel in many different areas of our lives.  

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Susan Arruda
The Everyday Overlooked Abdominal Workout - Posture

Abdominals are at the 'core' of it all and as a result, involved in everything we do.  Refer to the article, The Deep Truth About Abs which discusses the four different abdominal layers. Strong abdominals are necessary for maintaining good alignment and having a strong healthy back.  Did you know...

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Susan Arruda
The Deep Truth About Abs and Training Them

We're all too familiar with the traditional abdominal exercises that involve variations of forward curls and crunches but many people are simply performing these incorrectly. The focus seems to be on quantity rather than quality. It's a busy life folks, and I'm all about efficiency of movement and making it count.

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Susan Arruda
"What Are You Thinking?" (if Anything at All!)

The commercial diet programs now advocating "no calorie counting, no weighing and basically no thinking," these are the companies who do not want us to think for ourselves. They just want us consuming their product. Permanent and safe weight loss requires thought and knowledge. Take it from me, you do not drop 160 Lb. and keep it off for 10 years by not thinking.

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Susan Arruda
Why You Can't Afford a Personal Trainer

After holding thousands of consultations, both privately and for large fitness chains, I can say with absolute surety that there are undeniable patterns at play when it comes to whether or not someone elects to work with a fitness trainer. At the very top of the list is "I'd love to, but I can't afford it."

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Susan Arruda
Overcoming Injuries and Discouragement

If you're an athlete, an avid fitness enthusiast, and/or trying to figure out how to exercise on our own, you've undoubtedly experienced it - INJURIES.  It plagues most athletes (and then some) and the recurrence and flare up of those injuries can be an area of contention!

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Susan Arruda