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Master’s Hammer and Chisel – Part 1

Just in time for 2016 Fitness resolutions BeachBody has released the new workout program “The Master’s Hammer and Chisel”.  The regular program comes with the 6 standard workout DVDs, a Quickstart guide, 60-day calendar,

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21 Day FIX program – Part 2

Part 2 – The Workouts of 21 Day FIX The 21 Day FIX program comes with a seven day repeating exercise schedule.  Instead of taking days off for rest, it divides the week with what it calls “active rest days” … Continue reading

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21 day FIX program Part 1

Beachbody’s program “21 day FIX” arrived here Tuesday.  The base program or “essential package” comes with 2 DVDs of workouts, an “EATING PLAN” book, color coded containers (more below) for portioning foods, and a “3 day quick fix” diet pamphlet.

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Watch Out for Sugary Drinks.

While I was reading a very nerdy computer related chat, someone happened to post a link to this photo.  Kind of makes you think twice

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Homemade Butter Spread

Looking for a natural alternative to margarine spreads?  Here’s how you can make your own spreadable butter, with ingredients available from your local supermarket.

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Diet Pizzas

Make diet pizzas out of pita bread and low fat cheese Pizzas are one of my favorite foods.  Wanting some help with portion controls there, I looked into pizzas for one.   Most of the commercially available crusts or complete pizzas … Continue reading

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Homemade Almond or Coconut Milk

make your own almond or coconut milk Do you like almond or coconut milk?  Here’s an easy way to make your own at home with almond or coconut flour… 

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Natural Sugar Alternatives

alternative natural sweeteners Wanting to cut back on sucralose, aspartame, saccharine, or plain old sugar?  How about trying some natural sweeteners?  I found stevia gets knocked off its horse when it comes to an actual taste test…

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Make A Salad Base

make salad in containers with bagged veggies Want to eat more vegetables?  Here’s a way to quickly have salads ready for easy customizing at meal time…

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Portion Control Containers

have single portion containers on hand Eating more than your fair share?  Having the right tools will help you keep your portion sizes under control.  I find it helpful to have an assortment of reusable containers with lids for portion … Continue reading

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