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Is Your Spouse Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

The wedding was beautiful and so was the honeymoon. Notice the past tense: was. You’ve been married for a while now and it’s time to face the facts—you’ve both gained weight. And you can’t ignore it any longer. Your spouse thinks it’s time to stop making excuses. But when you finally do take that first […]

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Gaining Weight: Do Men and Women Gain and Lose Weight Differently?

Ladies, does it ever feel like you have to slave away on a treadmill just to lose 5 pounds, but your husband or brother can just mention dropping 5 pounds and presto! It’s gone. When it comes to losing and gaining weight, men and women are not created equally, especially in how we store and […]

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Exercise… Where Do I Begin?

– Contributed by Tom Stickley, Exercise Physiologist at The EIRMC Wellness Center We live in a world filled with technology and conveniences abounding, so it’s not surprising that many fall short of meeting the minimum standards for physical activity. You may be thinking, “What standard?” For “modest” health benefits, the amount most people should shoot […]

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What is the Best Diet for You?

Has there ever been a time when there wasn’t the “latest, greatest diet craze”? It seems like there are always so many diet options ranging from those that come from the medical community to whatever helps a celebrity lose 10 pounds in a week. Given the challenges that come with trying to lose weight, it’s […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: Making them Stick

With the New Year fast approaching, many people will be soon start thinking about things they would like to do differently in the coming year. Research into resolutions tends to show a fairly consistent pattern. Most people will make some type of resolution at the beginning the New Year. A large majority of those resolutions […]

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