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Nutrition habits for success

Have you noticed that despite the overabundance of information on diets, weight loss plans, and nutritional info that people are continuing to get less and less healthy? You probably know this, but the diet industry is a multi-billion dollar global industry. So why is it that we have all of this information and more unhealthy…

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Sneaky reasons you may be gaining weight

We’re focused on helping women (and men) get strong at Performance Fitness. But we also help women (and men) lose weight. So today I’m giving you the run down on reasons why you may be gaining weight despite your best efforts. So, let’s dive in. You cut out carbs – this can cause over-eating in…

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Cardio vs. Strength Training for Fat Loss

Even though knowledge about this important topic is becoming much more widespread, I want to revisit the age-old question: is cardio or strength training better for fat loss? Putting aside other considerations like nutrition, sleep, and stress, here is my answer: You will burn more calories while you are completing the cardio exercise, but the…

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Keeping it Simple 101

There really aren’t that many “rules” when it comes to fat loss, building muscle, and living a fit and happy lifestyle. It’s basic math and common sense. You don’t need to go low-carb, gluten-free, eat two cups of kale and acai berries every day or increase your heart rate to its max rate during every…

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So You’re Ready to Track Your Calories. Now What?

A Guide to Documenting Your Food and Drink How many calories should you be eating in order to achieve your desired physique? It all depends on you, specifically, your goals, gender, age, weight, height and activity level. These are all bits of information you will plug into any number of online calorie calculators to find…

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Moderation = Bull

Elise Miller of Performance Fitness LLC dishes up some TOUGH LOVE, and it’s exactly what we (all) need to hear. Listen up! Give it up—“Everything in Moderation” is NOT an Effective Weight Loss Method Are you trying to reach your fat loss goal by the maxim, “Everything in moderation?” If so, I’ll bet you a…

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Are You Cheating Yourself?

Are You Cheating Yourself? —Elise Miller If you indulge in cheat meals, you might just be cheating yourself out of achieving your body composition goals. In fact, if I had my way, you’d have to fulfill certain criteria before you were permitted to use cheat meals as a diet tool. These criteria would include: Tracking…

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What is the Easiest, Most Important Diet Change You Can Make?

Performance Fitness trainer and nutrition expert, Elise Miller, shares her experiences and excellent ideas for how you, too, can successfully reach your health and fitness goals. Check it out! What is the Easiest, Most Important Diet Change You Can Make?  – Elise A. Miller If I had to give you just one tip to help…

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Performance Fitness: Main Line Weight Management Starts Here

Research says that weight management is more successful when there’s support and studies show that having a support system is important for achieving weight loss. That’s why weight management is generally most successful at a individualized facility such as Performance Fitness. Weight Management in A Supportive Environment “People don’t have the confidence to start making changes to…

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