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    Weight Loss Success Series – Core Commitment and Support Podcast Episode #3

    Saturday, March 29, 2008

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    Over the next few weeks, I will spotlight some of the main aspects of being successful at creating a healthy lifestyle and habits that will support you in weight loss and good health for the long haul. This week our podcast is about setting yourself up for weight loss success through being clear about the reasons why you are doing it, strengthening your commitment to yourself, examining your priorities and the importance of a support system.

    Weight Loss Success Series – Podcast transcript.

    Saturday, March 29, 2008

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    Core Commitment + Support = Weight Loss Success Yuck. Core commitment. The very sound of it turns me off. I have never been big on commitment - core or otherwise.

    Grind It – Smart Tip #3

    Thursday, March 27, 2008

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    One of the best ways that I know to add nutrition to a meal, snack or smoothie is by grinding seeds.

    Now We’re Cooking! Going into week 8

    Thursday, March 27, 2008

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    This gives a few advantages. First being that you work up and can tweak the exercises either through intensity or repetition to your own fitness level as you start out. And basically the same advantages apply as you advance - the exercises grow increasingly more challenging, and as you progress, you can add weight to get increase benefit and avoid plateaus.

    Are You Growing or Decaying? Podcast #2

    Friday, March 21, 2008

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    The past few years, I was viewing getting older as anything but golden. And then the obvious became - obvious! I wasn't feeling and looking frumpy because I had magically hit "that age" - it was because I wasn't doing what I needed to do to be healthy. That applies at any age.

    Are You Decaying or Growing? Podcast #2 Transcript

    Friday, March 21, 2008

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    Decay or grow, it's your call - especially after you hit 40! I made the choice to grow, rather than decay. I remember the first time I considered the concept - that with each passing year I seemed to be no longer waiting with anticipation to see what would happen - but looking back and wondering what did happen.

    3 Keys to Weight Loss Podcast

    Thursday, March 13, 2008

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    These are 3 key areas in developing the kind of midset that you will need to take the weight off and to continue with your healthy lifestyle.

    Smart Tip #2 Lima Beans?

    Tuesday, March 11, 2008

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    I picked up a pack the other day and was amazed to see that they contain a whopping amount of vitamin C, which is especially important to having elastic skin. As you lose weight, you will want elastic skin that looks healthy, so eat your lima beans!

    Shaking It Up – Going into week 6

    Tuesday, March 11, 2008

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    I just realized that the end of this week will mark 1/2 way into the bikini ready transformation challenge. What's the verdict? I won't look 20 again and no program except surgery is going to make me Bo Derek (here I am dating myself again), but I think that if I want to, at the end of the challenge I'd be able to wear a bikini without being chased off the beach.

    Weight Loss – Getting Stronger!

    Thursday, March 6, 2008

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      This week I am feeling great. I did well, am feeling much stronger. My stats didn't change a lot, bloat week possibly. If that's the case, bring it on, I'm feeling better bloated than I used to on a good day! I could be plateauing a bit, we'll see how it goes next week. [...]

    It is definitely the time of year to be getting back on board with a Fit Yummy Mummy 12 Week Challenge – I am counting down the days to being 10lbs lighter and 12 weeks stronger!

    Holly gives us assignments throughout the challenge, today it is to examine perfection and the effect that it has on our results – and how it can more likely than not cause more trouble than it saves. I am looking at that today.

    How about you. Has perfection ever brought you down in your efforts to lose weight or get healthier?