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Fitness & Willpower: It’s Not You, It’s Your Approach

Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution Was “working out more” your New Year’s resolution? If so, you’re in good company. But are you set up to make this resolution stick? Because research shows that there is: A 50% chance that you will quit your exercise program by Valentine’s Day. A 70% chance you will quit by June 1st. A 90% chance […] Read more »

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5 Steps to Find Your Healthy Weight

How Do You Know if You’re at Your Healthy Weight? A healthy weight is a person’s natural weight, one that is achieved and maintained with healthy attitudes and behaviors. It’s very individual, based primarily on genetics. For instance, if you come from a long line of tall, slim ancestors, you have a good chance of looking like them. If your […] Read more »

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Worrying About Your Weight Only Makes Things Worse

To Reach Your Healthy Weight, Fuhgeddaboudit… It’s one of the paradoxes of the age. To reach your healthy weight, you best forget about your weight – especially the numbers associated with it. The Truth about the BMI Experts in this area acknowledge that judging a person’s health on the basis of the BMI is highly flawed. A review of 97 […] Read more »

Why Quick Weight Loss Boot Camps Don’t Work

Green Mountain at Fox Run can help you reach a healthy weight and stay there… when boot camps can’t. Here’s why: Humiliation and criticism don’t work as motivating tactics.  The underlying emotional stressors that contribute to and cause weight gain must be addressed. Focusing on body and mind is necessary for healthy, permanent weight loss. Extreme measures produce quick results but […] Read more »

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Intrinsic Exercise: Learning to Love Physical Activity

Why is it that some people need to move? They seem to have this little voice within telling their bodies to get out there and walk or swim or bike. Why is it that others have to battle themselves everyday to exercise? They seem to have a little devil on their shoulder telling them that there’s something else more important […] Read more »

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