Monthly Archives: October 2015

5 Healthy Ideas as You ‘Fall Back’ This Year – 2015 Fall Time Change

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It is time to “fall back” and rewind our clocks one hour this Sunday, November 1st at 2 a.m. That is unless you live in Arizona or Hawaii, in which case you carry on as usual since your states do not participate in Daylight Saving Time.

For those of you who view the day through a personal perspective of your sleep cycles, you might consider this time change to be occurring while you are sleeping Saturday night. Either way, remember to adjust your clocks accordingly. Here are five tips to help you take full advantage of this occasion and use it to get ahead on your health & fitness.
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How many calories should I eat per day if I weigh 173 pounds and want to lose weight?

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Should I limit the number of starchy foods and high-sugar fruits I eat if I want to lose weight?

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The A+ AUTUMN Workout – AEROBICS, ABS, ARMS & AWESOME Legs ALL-in-one

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When it comes to fitness, the autumn season is not traditionally a focal point for getting into shape for many people. Darker mornings, colder weather, tasty Halloween treats and calorie-laden Thanksgiving meals tend to encourage unhealthy habits that can make it tough to stay focused on health and fitness. Don’t “fall” into this common pitfall this autumn! Instead, follow this A+ AUTUMN Workout to stay on track through the fall season this year.

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Why You Should be SCARED this Halloween…for Your Waistline

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Debbie M., MS, RD contributed to this article –

You know the scene…

A bowl of goodies lurking at the reception desk in the office, at the salon, at the dry cleaners. Candy for the taking is everywhere. It’s almost too much for the eyes to bear and for your hand to resist reaching for a treat. Ahhh, the horror!

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How much sugar should I have per day?

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How to do a Lying Leg Curl

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Lying Leg Curl Machine

Select an appropriate weight and make any necessary adjustments for your height. Begin by placing your legs under the padded bar near the back of your ankles and lower calves. Squeeze your heels toward your thighs, pause, and then reverse the motion. Pause again, just before the weight stack rests in the original position, and repeat for your desired number of repetitions.

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LA Fitness and Kids Klub Hours for Halloween 2015

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LA Fitness is open for normal operating hours on Halloween, Saturday, October 31, 2015. Although, Kids Klub is closed all day.

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How to do a Standing Cable Shoulder Press

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Standing Cable Shoulder Press

Select an appropriate weight and adjust the stabilizing arms to their lowest position. As you face away from the machine, your arms should be just wider than the width of your shoulders. Now push the handles straight up above your head, pause, and then reverse the motion. Repeat for your desired number of repetitions.

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How to do a Seated Leg Extension

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Seated Leg Extension Machine

Select an appropriate weight, and make any necessary adjustments for your height. Start by placing your shins underneath the padded bar and push your feet out in front of you, pause, and then reverse the motion. Pause again, just before the weight stack rests in the original position. Repeat for the necessary amount of repetitions required for your workout program and fitness goal.

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What is a good way to fight my sweet tooth? I am very good about eating healthy and clean until after dinner when I crave sweets.

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How to do a Machine Leg Press

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Leg Press Machine

Select an appropriate weight, and make any necessary adjustments for your height. Start with your feet just outside of shoulder width apart and flat on the platform. Push away from the platform with your legs, stopping with a slight bend at your knees, then reverse the motion, stopping again when your knees are at approximately 90 degrees. Continue for the necessary amount of repetitions required for your workout program and fitness goal.

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How many calories a day should I eat and what should I be eating to lose weight?

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How to do a Dumbbell Lunge Midair Switch

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Lunge Midair Switch

Begin in a lunge position with your hands at your sides. Start by jumping, in an explosive manner, while swinging your arms above your head and switching your leg position. Bring your hands back to your sides upon landing, and continue for the necessary amount of repetitions required for your workout program and fitness goal.

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How can I kick my addiction to carbs like pasta and rice?

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How to do a Dumbbell Hammer Curl

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Dumbbell Hammer Curls

Hold the dumbbells in a hammer grip, so that your palms are facing inward. Now curl the dumbbells up and in toward your body without moving your upper arms or shoulders, pause and then lower the weight, stopping just before you completely straighten your arms. Continue for the necessary amount of repetitions required for your workout program and fitness goal.

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I would rather lose weight with a nutrition plan than surgery, can you help me?

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