12/23/12-Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Wednesday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 24. December 2012 08:00
  I had a reader ask if it's better to do crunches on a stability ball or on the floor.  I use the stability ball for crunches as well as laying my upper back against for chest exercises, sit on for shoulder raises and I put my heels on one while my shoulders are ... [More]

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12/21/12- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Monday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 22. December 2012 07:27
Breathing:Part 1:   The insane tempo of holiday times, stresses, about schedules, and how to pay for the holidays and frankly, visiting with family can make the term stressed out to be a walk in the park!  A bit of simplistic advice- Just breath. Studies show that mindful breath... [More]

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12/20/12- Paula's Eating Exercise Journal: Sunday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 21. December 2012 07:01
  Especially at the holidays, I  feel my brain is not working at it's best due to emotional stresses, lack of a normal schedule and unusual less-than-healthy eating habits.  I was thinking of ways to sharpen my cognitive decline.  An article in the June ... [More]

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12/19/12- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Saturday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 20. December 2012 08:00
One of my biggest challenges  in creating a clean diet not a lack of eating veggies(I love them), or eating lean protein (seafood/egg whites makes up about 70% of my weekly diet)...it's overcoming my cravings for sugar! Most Americans are consuming 46 more calories a day from sugar-sw... [More]

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12/18/12- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Friday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 19. December 2012 09:40
  I must admit that I'm not very good about stretching (except after spinning class) after weight training. It feels good to stretch, but is it phsiologically important?  Len Kravitz, Ph.D., co-ordinator of exercise science at the University of New Mexico, say th... [More]

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12/17/12- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Thursday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 18. December 2012 08:00
There is a dieting theory called MUFA (monosaturated fatty acids).  They claim that by eating nuts and olive oil daily, it helps reduce belly fat ( I don't believe that belly fat can be 'removed' with exercise and a clean eating diet...not just by adding MAFA items).  I know al... [More]

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12/16/12- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Wednesday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 17. December 2012 08:00
   I am a lover of coffee! It's not the caffeine, it's really the taste.  I gave up caffeine when I was pregnant almost 6 years ago.  I figured, why go back?  But this year I started to drink 2 cups of 1/2 caffeinated, 1/2 decaf in the a.m.... [More]

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12/15/12- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Tuesday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 16. December 2012 08:00
I helped a friend the other day that inquired to me if their bread that they liked (potato bread) was really that bad for him.  I had just bought a low calorie whole wheat, high fiber bread, so we compared nutritional charts.  Fat content on mine was better, sugar on whole wheat was better... [More]

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12/14/12- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal : Monday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 15. December 2012 07:11
Try to reduce your stress by creating a lifestyle that encourages relaxation, rest and a clean eating diet. Food is essential for your body to function efficiently, but it can also be that cravings and desires for food are manipulated by the psychy to function on an unhealthy level as well. ... [More]

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12/13/12- Paula's Eating Exercise Journal: Sunday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 14. December 2012 08:00
  Sometimes I read articles in the myriad of workout magazines that I get, and most are thought provoking, or creative,or informative.  Every once in a while, I read one that makes me think...do these people have good common sense?  Such an article appeared in t... [More]

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