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Losing it With Kacie: Fall Slimming Ideas

Published on October 26, 2011 By T-Rex

Replace some of your meat salads this fall with refreshing lower calorie salads that don’t include high fat ingredients such as mayonnaise. Using spices and fruits added to corn, red potatoes, beans, or pasta can turn a boring salad into a wonderful taste experience and not add extra unwanted fat and calories. A recent study [...]

Losing it With Kacie: Shin Splints 101

Published on September 12, 2011 By T-Rex

I am writing today about something that has plagued many of you and might even keep you from regular cardio exercise.  Shin splints are a throbbing and aching pain in your shins and are caused by over-extension of muscle and tendons there.  It is the tearing away of the muscle tissue that attaches to the [...]

Losing it With Kacie: Slimming Summer Salad

Published on August 22, 2011 By T-Rex

Replace some of your meat salads this summer with refreshing lower calorie salads that don’t include high fat ingredients such as mayonnaise.  Using spices and fruits added to corn, red potatoes, beans, or pasta can turn a boring salad into a wonderful taste experience and not add extra unwanted fat and calories.  A recent study shows [...]

Losing It With Kacie: Foods To Trim Belly Fat

Published on June 8, 2011 By T-Rex

We all know the first rule in loosing weight or maintaining weight is to burn more calories than we take in.  The best way to do that is cardio exercise to burn calories, along with resistance training to build muscle.  Replacing muscle with fat increases your metabolism, making it easier to lose weight.  Our personal [...]

Losing it With Kacie: Ways To Improve Brain Function As We Age

Published on June 1, 2011 By T-Rex

Unlike adolescence, adults use both hemispheres of their brains.  Because of that, we are able to reason better and make better decisions.  Our problem solving skills improve,  we understand ourselves better and our people skills are constantly improving.  We are able to prioritize as we become aware our years on earth are limited.  We have better [...]

Losing It With Kacie: Tea And Why You Need To Drink It

Published on May 6, 2011 By T-Rex

Health benefits of tea can range from anti-aging to prevention of cancer.  Because of their high content of antioxidants, it may help reduce risk of lung, skin and colon cancer.  As a rule, white teas that have the least amount of processing contain more antioxidants and have less caffeine.  Processing continues from the making of white [...]

Losing It With Kacie: Pay Cash And Skip The Junk Food

Published on April 26, 2011 By T-Rex

Are you trying to stay on a healthier diet?  Along with your exercise plan, here is a tip to help you  cut down on buying junk food….  simply, use cash at the grocery store.  Recent research shows that if you leave your debit card home and pay in cash, you will purchase far less unhealthy [...]

Losing It With Kacie: Zumba Party

Published on April 20, 2011 By T-Rex

  Many of you do not like the typical structured workout program.  There is a relatively new exercise program that is fun, easy-to-follow, for all ages and levels of fitness, and is taking pounds and inches off of millions of people.  It is called Zumba.  Zumba is a Latin-inspired dance led by certified instructors.  The [...]

Working Out Without Weights, and Gym Classes at Home

Published on April 8, 2011 By T-Rex

You definitely don’t need to hit the bench press and grab those dumb bells to get lean and mean. There are many cheaper, and even more effective ways to strength train. I personally discovered resistance bands recently and love them. I usually use them after a run when I want to get in a brief [...]