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Thanksgiving Nutrition Tips & Myths

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - November 23, 2015

  True or False . . . Test Your Thanksgiving Nutrition Knowledge   1.     Skipping Breakfast the morning of will cut calories … False. Skipping meals before a bountiful feast is never a good idea if you are watching your calories. Consume a breakfast full of protein and fat to avoid excessive overeating on T-day.   […]

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The Weight Loss Plan

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - November 20, 2015

  My Diet & Exercise Prescription   Well, it has been two weeks since we started my program, and I am happy to say that I am a loser.  That’s right.  The only time it is fun to be a loser is when you are trying to lose weight.  I will take it!  I lost […]

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Do Not Fall Off the Wagon This Holiday Season

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - November 18, 2015

  Taking Your Workouts on the Road     Now that everyone has come down from their Halloween sugar highs, we get to think about the next holiday: Thanksgiving! For lots of us, the holidays come with travel and while most of us have every intention to stay on the good foot physically, it’s not […]

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Training the Trainer

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - November 16, 2015

  Fitness Professionals Need Trainers Too     I always thought I would be that super fit pregnant lady who bounced back to her fit self just moments after giving birth.  Afterall, I am an exercise physiologist.  I worked out multiple times a day and trained clients over 30 hours a week while running a […]

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Less Sun Means Less Vitamin D

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - November 9, 2015

  Time for Vitamin D   With the clocks switching back and the days getting shorter we’re all seeing less of the sun! Which means this time of year might be appropriate to get your Vitamin D levels checked.   One type of Vitamin D is made in your skin when exposed to sunlight. Few […]

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Scary Post-Halloween Workout

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - November 2, 2015

  Staying on Track during the Holiday Season   Well folks, here we are – welcoming November.  Halloween snuck up on us and now that it’s over, we can continue on with our healthier lives.  Halloween fell on a Saturday this year (yay!) and like lots of American’s near and far, I too indulged in […]

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Core Training During Pregnancy

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - October 22, 2015

  Is it Safe?     Why work on my core when my stomach will start to resemble a watermelon?  Training your core while pregnant does indeed sound a little ridiculous especially since you won’t exactly see that “six pack” you are dreaming of.  So, why do it?  Well, strengthening your core while pregnant can […]

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Eating Healthy While Tailgaiting

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - October 19, 2015

  Nutritious AND Tailgate?               The excitement of fall, cooler weather and football makes it one of my favorite seasons! Whatever team you are a fan of (Go Purdue!), I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but football weekends tend to pack calories while watching the players exercise. Here are some tips […]

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So, You Want to Be a Runner…

Posted by: Karen Bobos, MSed - October 12, 2015

  How to Hit the Pavement Safely and Have Fun in the Process   Fall is here and nothing beats running in the cool, crisp autumn air.  It makes you feel alive, doesn’t it?  Fall is a great time to lace up those sneakers and start running – it’s not humid or too hot.  And […]

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