Is the Keto Diet Right For You?

If you have been trying to lose weight, you may have been tempted by books and articles about the Keto or ketogenic diet. You may be wondering if the Keto diet is the best way to lose weight and if it is even safe for you to use.

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What Are Macros?

And do you need to track them to lose weight?

When you start paying attention to what you are eating, you will likely hear about macros. Macro is short for macronutrient. Macronutrients are most of what you eat so they are important. The question most of my clients have is “Do you need to track macros to lose weight?”

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What is your healthiest weight?

For midlife women

You are bombarded by images of super skinny (and young) models in media and social media. If you are post menopausal, chances are you have gained a few pounds (or have a thickened waist). It is easy to be confused about what the best body shape is for you. If weight loss is your goal, then knowing what you should aim for to be healthy is important.

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What causes hot flashes during menopause?

Hot flashes are one of the most common symptom of menopause. According to WebMD, more than two thirds of women get hot flashes during perimenopause. For many women they continue past menopause. For some women they are a minor inconvenience, for other women they can result in being drenched in sweat. If this occurs at night (called night sweats) it can prevent you from getting a good night’s sleep. You may feel constantly tired which prevents you from doing the things you want.

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Fitness For Introverts

I work part time in a busy gym and I teach fitness classes, and I’m an introvert. I understand how draining being in that kind of environment can be for introverts. This gets to be more difficult in the winter when introverts may need to trade their outdoor activities like running, walking or cycling for indoor training.

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