Healthy Habits

Healthy Baked Chicken

Enjoy this healthy baked chicken recipe. Takes about 30 minutes to make and is healthy and tasty for the whole family. Try it tonight! INGREDIENTS 2 egg whites 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup dry bread crumbs 2/3 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 6 skinless, boneless…

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Doctor Recommended Weight Loss Program is LightenUp Lifestyle

Doctor Recommended Weight Loss

After helping several hundred members lose cumulatively thousands of pounds, doctors are relying more and more on LightenUp Lifestyle as their recommended weight loss program. Here are the three primary reasons why we are the doctor recommended weight loss program. No Supplements or Meal Replacement Shakes Sold At LightenUp, we believe a path to a…

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Childhood Obesity: It’s Getting Worse And What You Can Do To Help!

childhood obesity

Childhood Obesity and the Associated Risks Based on a recent study issued from the American Academy of Pediatrics, childhood obesity is once again on the rise. Today, about one in three American children and teens are either overweight or obese (source: American Heart Association). Per the researchers, “The past 18 years have seen increases in the…

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Take Charge Of Your Health

Managing your health is a challenge, one determined by the choices that you make daily. To make decisions that last, you must understand the benefits and consequences of your choices. Ask the following questions: – Do I truly value my health? – What are the benefits of making daily healthy choices? – What are the…

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Five Ways to a Healthier Thanksgiving and Holiday Season

As Thanksgiving and the holiday season fast approaches, the health coaches at LightenUp Fitness wanted to share some ways we prepare our members for the holidays.  Don’t try to accomplish all of them at once.  Focus on a couple this holiday season and see how you do. Celebrate relationships, not food The origin of Thanksgiving…

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Stretch What?!?

Do you stretch? Is it really that important? What is Dynamic Stretching vs. Static Stretching? Today we are taking a look at two types of stretching and how to perform them. I started running in 2006 and would sit in my driveway doing a sit and reach to touch my toes and then off I…

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My Personal Weight Loss Journey

“What do you know about weight loss?” *I do dislike writing about myself, but I have been asked repeatedly, “Why are your starting up this kind of business.  You have not been overweight!”  Au contraire mon fraire!  Here is my brief story that’s led me down this path. Childhood Obesity and Me *I was an…

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Be Aware: 5 Weight Loss Red Flags

Weight Loss Red Flags

Be aware of the five weight loss red flags you should look for in any weight loss program. I have heard too many radio ads or seen one too many banner ads on weight loss, so excuse my rant. There is so much information being sent to people who are hopeful that there is a…

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