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Learn how exercise can help prevent coronary heart disease!

The coronary arteries are the arteries supplying blood to the heart. Coronary heart disease is literally the blockage of these arteries which inhibits blood flow to the heart. While there are medical reasons why this would happen, it is typically caused by diet and an unhealthy lifestyle. The blood flow is blocked by fatty deposits…

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What's the relationship between trans fats and cholesterol? Read this expert blog post to learn more!

These days, we use a lot of catch phrases to describe the food we eat—organic-this, and all-natural that. And we’re more educated then ever about the building blocks of food—carbs, proteins, and fats. Even with this knowledge, many of us continue to overdo fat … particularly one kind found in so many fast food meals—trans…

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Regrettably, even in a somewhat small town like Fort Collins, folks can make exercise seem awfully complicated. I’ve heard my personal fitness clients debate the pros of cons of early morning vs. evening workouts, fight over which foods constitute the best post-workout fare, and even engage in epic arguments about free weights, how fast (or…

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Indulge in the many Fort Collins restaurants available but keep in mind these 5 expert healthy eating tips!

Fort Collins restaurants offer an array of choices: all-American diners, late-night waffle joints, sophisticated cafes, robust Italian menus, Asian and Indian fare galore—just to name a few. As a personal trainer, I encourage all of my personal training clients to eat at all of them … with some healthy guidelines of course. Just because you…

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