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Your Metabolism, Can You Speed it Up?

Speeding up your metabolism, it’s on most people’s wish list when it comes to weight loss.

Your metabolism is important when it comes to what and when to eat, but can you speed it up?

Here is a great and short slide series from WebMD on how to speed up your metabolism: http://www.webmd.com/diet/ss/slideshow-boost-your-metabolism

I hope you have a great day!

Nicole

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Weekend Wipe-Out; Don’t Sabotage Your Hard Work!

It’s the weekend…
Time to get sloppy and relax. Eat, drink, and be merry…right?

During the week you make your schedule to work out, get in your cardio, your strength training, and your flexibility training.

You eat a healthy breakfast each morning, and have a good snack, lunch, and dinner of normal proportions. Alcohol? Perhaps, but not too much.

Weekend comes, and out go all your inhibitions. Lots of alcohol for a friends’ party out at a club; big breakfast with family including sausages and bacon; dinner out at a nice restaurant…the list goes on.

It’s great to enjoy a nice meal out or some wine, but don’t forget about all your hard work during the week! You went to the gym, exercised, broke a sweat, and burned some calories. You watched what you ate.

Weekends are a time to charge your batteries and enjoy yourself, but don’t give up your weeks’ worth of healthy eating and exercise for a breakfast buffet and drinks at the bar.

If you can sneak in some exercise, even better. Go for a walk, swim in the local indoor pool during colder months, take a yoga class, run around with your kids…try to spend at least 20-30 minutes on Saturday and Sunday doing some sort of movement where you can feel your heart beating just a little bit faster.

Your body with thank you for it on Monday!

Enjoy your weekend…guilt free!

I would love to hear about your activity plans for this weekend, do you have anything planned?

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Happy Heart Day!

Happy Valentine’s day; it’s a day for you to enjoy yourself with or without someone you love.

Taking care of yourself means keeping your mind and body healthy and happy. There are so many ways you can keep yourself healthy; exercise regularly, eat nutritious food, drink enough water, visit with friends and family…the list goes on.

Another great way to keep your body healthy, is to keep the flow of energy in a regular stream. When you are tense or tight, you can block the flow of energy in your body and end up feeling more tired or tense than you were previously.

I wanted to share a great resource with you if you are here in North Vancouver, or even in West Vancouver. There is a couple that does energy and body work here in North Vancouver; they work as a team, and they are amazing!
Check their website out if you want more info, I highly recommend it if you need a healthy boost and have tried other modalities such as massage or accupuncture and just are not quite there yet:

http://www.hearthealing.ca/

I hope you have a wonderful Valentines Day, and you are good to your body, and your mind.

I would love to hear what you did for yourself today!

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Work Your Core

Hi everyone!

I hope you’re having a wonderful day.

I was cruising through the “Alive” magazine site and came upon an article I wrote last year. I am excited to share it with you here:http://www.alive.com/articles/view/23377/build_your_core_muscles

What are you doing to keep your core strong and slim?

Love to hear from you.

Nicole

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February Personal Training Specials!

Personal Training is probably the best way to really achieve fitness success, if you’re having trouble doing it on your own. With a qualified professional by your side for one hour, you can ask questions, get your technique perfected, and have a personalized fitness program designed for your very specific needs.

Have you been wanting to try personal training, but weren’t sure you could afford it?

Here is your chance to finally try personal training, and give your wallet a little break!

For the month of February, Perfect Fit Personal Training in North Vancouver, BC is offering the following specials:

Sweetheart of a Deal: Train with your partner (doesn’t matter who it is) for only $65/session (regular $80).

Heart Attack: Sign up for six sessions and receive an extra one free!

 

CALL NOW to book your February training sessions: 604-318 6534 or email me at: nicole@perfectfit.ws

 

Sessions must be paid for and used in February. Gift certificates are available for these same deals.

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