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Weight Loss

How To Fight Flabby Arms After Weight Loss

You’ve done it! You’ve finally lost all those extra pounds and gotten down to a healthy weight. As a Brain Warrior*, you should feel great about yourself, and I applaud you! But when you high-5 your friends, are you noticing any annoying flab flapping on the back of your arms? Don’t get frustrated. There’s a…

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Lose Those Last 20 Pounds—Here’s How

I hear from so many people who have successfully dropped weight thanks to living life as a Brain Warrior*. Congratulations! I also get a lot of questions about how to get to your final healthy weight. Whether you have 5, 10, or 20 pounds to go, here are three tips to help you lose those…

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A Macadamia State Of Mind

Around this time of year, you might start dreaming of an island vacation. Even if a trip to Hawaii isn’t in the cards, this fragrant, flaky, crunchy dish can transport you (and your family) to paradise. If you have a nut allergy, you can still get in the island spirit with Mahi Mahi. Simply eliminate…

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Better Workouts: Morning or Night?

I’ve always been a morning person. Until my daughter Chloe was born, my favorite time to exercise was 5 a.m., before anyone or anything could clutter my mind or steal my precious workout time.  For me, starting my day with a workout boosts my energy, clears the mental cobwebs, and sets a Warrior mentality for…

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Are You Optimizing The Way You Exercise?

If you find working out a drag, you might want to change your strategy. There is new evidence that shows that your attitude about exercise may actually be linked to how much benefit you receive from it. A new study suggests that when you view the time you spend being active as fun, not a…

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Do Calories Matter?

As a Brain Warrior we’re going to help fuel your body for success.  The most effective warriors have used food as medicine for centuries. They ate for one reason- to win! You do this by paying attention to the quality of your calories and the messages those calories are sending to your body. Think about…

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4 Strategies For Staying Accountable to Your New Year’s Resolutions

Weight loss is a perennially popular New Year’s Resolution, along with “exercise more” and “spend less money.” The sad fact is that most people don’t stick to those resolutions for more than a month and by the end of January, a third of those who have made resolutions will have a lapse. By July more…

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How To Conquer Carb Cravings

Sugar addiction isn’t just about willpower, it’s about hormones. It’s not you, it is what food is doing to you. Most of our patients are surprised to realize that it only takes about 3-7 days to end carb addictions if they follow our formula: Don’t skip breakfast, but don’t eat a carb heavy breakfast.Eat small…

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How To Tell Your Brain You’re Full

Good health and weight loss starts in your brain, not on your plate.

If you want to lose weight as easy as you lose your car keys and cell phone, this week’s video will be great for you. It’s not going to be about calories (what a welcome relief!) It’s not going to be about initially eating less food. It’s about eating RIGHT.

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What Exchange Rate Are Your Calories Yielding?

Think of calories like money. Every bite is a caloric deposit. Dollars, Pesos, Euros…

The deposits you make have different exchange rates. Some will yield better energy, focus, and overall improved health.

Watch this video to learn all about why calories matter!

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