Good Carbs Vs. Bad Carbs: What You Need to Know

Good Carbs Vs. Bad Carbs: What You Need to Know

Glycemic index (GL) can classify a carbohydrate (carb) as either good or bad. GL is an indicator of how fast your body digests carbs. The higher a GL number, the worse it is for you (in excess).     Foods high on the GL table are referred to as simple carbs. They are high in real sugar and low…

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7 Ideas for Fitting Exercise Into Your Working Day

7 Ideas for Fitting Exercise Into Your Working Day

Keeping fit is as much a mental exercise as it is a physical one. You either find the time in your busy schedule to exercise and stay physically active, or you don’t. You already know the mental and physical benefits that exercise delivers. So why aren’t you scheduling exercise on a regular basis?   Listed…

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4 Ways to Resist Junk Food

4 Ways to Resist Junk Food

Are you a junk-food junkie? It is hard not to be one with a fast-food joint on every corner and TV advertisements for a super-size this or that every 15 minutes. But here are some ways you can use to kick your addiction to unhealthy (and expensive) fast food.     Do you realize how…

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6 Diet Tips to Boost Your Metabolism

6 Diet Tips to Boost Your Metabolism

Boosting how fast your body burns calories is possible in two ways, either through diet or exercise (or a combination of both). For the purpose of this article we are focusing on some diet tips you can use to “stoke the furnace.”     When dieting, many people think it is a good idea to…

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2 Key Mindful Eating Tips (To Help Prevent Weight Gain)

2 Key Mindful Eating Tips (To Help Prevent Weight Gain)

In a nutshell, mindful eating is maintaining an awareness of what and how much we eat, and taking the time to savor it relatively free of distractions. Rooted in Buddhist teaching, it’s eating based on a physical sign, such as feeling hungry, and not eating based on emotions. Mindless and emotional eating lead to weight…

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5 Tips for Staying Fit While You Travel

5 Tips for Staying Fit While You Travel - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Hotel rooms, rental cars, sales calls, vacations and airplanes are not naturally conducive to physical fitness. Red-eye flights and 16 hour workdays while on the road are often required when you are climbing the corporate ladder. Vacations are intended to be stress-free, not fat-fueling endeavors of laziness.   Simply put, your physical fitness should not…

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How to Burn More Calories With Shorter Workouts

How to Burn More Calories With Shorter Workouts - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Have you seen the exercise programs which claim you can lose all of your unwanted weight by working out for very short periods of time? Well, for once there may be some truth in advertising. Physical fitness experts, doctors and personal trainers used to believe that long, drawn out exercise sessions were the key to…

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How to Make A Healthy Breakfast Smoothie

How to Make A Healthy Breakfast Smoothie - Carlsbad Boot Camp

If you are wondering how to make a healthy breakfast smoothie, then we should probably nail down the definition of that word first. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a smoothie as …   “noun: a creamy beverage made of fruit blended with juice, milk,  or yogurt “   Likewise, Dictionary.com uses words like beverage, fruit, blender,…

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6 Ways to Stay Motivated for Early Morning Workouts

6 Ways to Stay Motivated for Early Morning Workouts - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Early morning workouts are a great time to exercise before the stressors of the day start to take effect. But after doing it a while, you might lose some of your motivation to get up and get going on your workout.   When that happens, use these 6 tips to get your engine going again:…

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5 Tips for Fitting Exercise Around a Busy Schedule

5 Tips for Fitting Exercise Around a Busy Schedule - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Are you finding it difficult to fit exercise around your busy schedule? You are certainly not alone in that regard. It seems the whole world is hectic and busy, living life at a breakneck pace which has never been encountered before. We live in a “right now” fast, faster, fastest society, in both our personal…

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