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The Skeptic, The Worrier, The Determined

You have heard all about celebrities and their trainers, you probably also have a few friends that work with a trainer a few times per week, and I am 100% sure you have read countless blogs and advice columns written by trainers offering guidance in all aspects of physical well-being.  Still, you have not made … Continued

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Resolution Revolution

New Year’s has come and gone, bringing thousands of determined resolution-makers to the inevitable decision to give up sugar, carbs, red meat, dairy, alcohol, severely cut calories, and other similar total deprivation plans.  The sad truth, is that by the time this article is published, almost all will have given up a little bit or … Continued

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5 Summer Health Hacks to Treat Yoself Without Losing that Summer Bod

Nothing says summer like the dripping sweat of a… soft serve, double twist, sprinkled delight. Yes, ice cream. But don’t scream! Just because you know you shouldn’t eat it, doesn’t mean you have to give it up completely. There are alternatives! Yay! And we here at Federal Hill Fitness love cheat days, trust me. But what … Continued

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Best Free Weight Loss Apps for iPhone and Android

Sticking to any weight loss plan is much easier with the help of the right apps. Using a specific weight loss app can be a great way to stay accountable for your food choices. Some apps even help you keep track of your daily activity levels, giving you a way to track your progress as … Continued

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Resolutions Can Be Kept  (That’s a statement, not a question!)

The New Year has come and gone, but New Year’s Resolutions still linger…  Some chose to lose weight, others to improve physical fitness or build muscle. The majority of us returned to the same resolutions we set the year before, and the year before that, and the year before that. This underlines a sad reality: … Continued

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5 Easy (not fast!) Fat Loss Tips

Its not going to be fast, but it is going to be easy and its going to be effective! Follow these five little adjustments for a healthier lifestyle and watch the pounds drop (over time). Everyone is busy, everyone wants a quick fix, especially leading into the holidays, but I also believe everyone is smart … Continued

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Get Back On The Wagon

Summer is here!  Fun, sun and lazy days.  Travel, loose schedules and unexpected social engagements can lead to delaying a workout, maybe rescheduling an appointment or ten with your personal trainer, and skipping a few classes that you would usually be first to sign up for.  A few days of missed exercise opportunities can turn … Continued

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Spring Clean Your Diet

Spring is coming, which means you are probably looking at your closets, your basement, your junk drawers, even your shelves, realizing that its time to clean things up, obliterate clutter and trash to create a fresh, zen-like environment to flourish bright ideas and healthy living.  So many clean up jobs to tackle, where to begin?  … Continued

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Be Your Own BFF

Remember the time your best friend came to you crying because she was upset that she had fallen off the wagon with her healthy eating plan- the resolution that was definitely not going to fail this time?  She had just stepped on the scale for the 100th time that day and confirmed for sure that … Continued

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Mission Impossible: Holiday Fitness

Staying on track with your work out plan is hard enough when the weather is beautiful and time is on your side.  You know, in the middle of the year, when vacations come and go and you know you have half the year to accomplish any goals you may have set in January.  Make it … Continued