Burn More Calories Walking

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Personal Trainer Estero

Walking is a great way to get cardiovascular exercise, I want to show you or ways of increasing your calorie burning capability while walking on either a treadmill or outdoors. First, increasing the speed of your walk. There are two ways to speed up your walk, one by lengthening your stride, and a second by increasing the number of steps … Read More

Cheat Meals

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Tim Shevlin Bonita Springs

I get a lot of questions about cheat meals, are they good for you, are they bad for you, do I have to have a cheat meal? There is no straight answer to those questions, it all depends on the type of cheat meal. If we are looking strictly at weight loss, and not looking at health at all, then … Read More

Death by Plastic Water Bottle

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Tim Shevlin Bonita

Every once in a while there is a report on the news about leaving your plastic water bottles in the car and how dangerous it is. The problem with that statement, is that the damage has already been done. Water is packaged into plastic bottles at many different locations around the world, from that point the water bottles are put … Read More

The Keto Diet Is Not A Good Choice, Unless You Are An Eskimo

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Tim Shevlin Bonita Springs FL

the keto diet is essentially a high-fat, medium protein, extremely low carbohydrate diet. The keto diet has gained popularity in the past few years because of its weight loss potential. The reason people drop weight very quickly while on the keto diet is because the body has to metabolize fats and proteins and transform them into glucose for the body … Read More

Choosing Healthy Junk Food

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Tim Shevlin Estero

Yes there is a right and wrong way to pick junk food. I will show you how to choose healthy junk food options. I like food as much as the next guy, as a matter of fact I probably like food more than most and consider myself a bit of a foodie. But even when I’m eating junk food, I … Read More

Avoid Damage to the Spine from Cell Phone Over Use

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Back Pain Relief

Cell phone usage is on the rise, and because of that our bodies are taking a heavy toll. I have seen news reports that show the way we are supposed to hold a cell phone while texting, playing a game, or browsing the Internet to keep our spine in proper alignment and ergonomically correct. While this is helpful, I don’t … Read More

Sunscreen

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Natural Sunscreen

Summer is fast approaching and I get a lot of questions this time of year about what type of sunscreen to use. Types of sunscreen that is good for your skin, and if sunscreen to actually beneficial is probably one of my favorite topics, primarily because there are so many false claims on the internet. Everyone with a blog post … Read More

Is fasting a fast way to lose weight?

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Fasting is one of the most popular health and fitness trends that is traveling around the world. People are trying to lose weight, improve their health, and change their lifestyle. There are some studies out there that do show fasting can improve some functions of the body. Fasting does not have a restriction on what people are eating just when … Read More

Inflammation, Friend or Foe? It’s Both!

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Reduce Inflammation

Inflammation is our body’s natural response to injury or illness.  When our body senses that there is something wrong, it’s first response is to try and fix the problem.  This acute inflammation of the body is a completely normal reaction to any threat, our body senses the problem and sends more blood to the area, this increase in blood flow … Read More

Benefits of Cardiovascular Exercise

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Cardiovascular exercise, also known as cardio, has many benefits to your body. Cardio is any movement that gets your heart rate up and increases blood circulation. Cardio is a key component to your fitness plan, whether through running, walking, or biking. Cardio is most often used to burn off calories. All cardio burns off excess calories, but some forms of … Read More