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Did you know that doing crunches won’t get rid of belly fat? Unfortunately we can’t spot reduce. The best way to target abdominal fat is to reduce your overall body fat, which means plenty of cardio, combined with strength training. Stick to it, because oftentimes the first place you gain weight is the last place you lose it.
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Author Archives: angie
Recently someone in my fitness class shared that she’s been absent because she is dealing with something I would understand… Her dad has dementia and her mom has Alzheimer’s. She tried care for them, but found herself overwhelmed when her … Continue reading
How do I build an exercise program to help me accomplish my goals? To maximize your potential and accomplish your goals, use the FITT Principles as your guide. FITT is an acronym for frequency, intensity, time, and type, and each … Continue reading
How well are you? If you’re in shape, practice sound nutrition principles, and exercise regularly, you’re probably considered fit and healthy. But in terms of overall wellness, what does that mean? Wellness is multidimensional, and encompasses all the areas of … Continue reading
Every semester my Stress Management students practice Naikan Therapy for one week. Not only is it a rewarding experience, it encourages gratitude more than any other technique we practice. Naikan Therapy is a method of daily self-reflection that originated in … Continue reading
My latest workout, Bedroom Body, ™ was featured in American Fitness Magazine’s DVD Roundup, May/June 2014 issue. I’m proud to share that honor with other great presenters, and to have my workout featured in a magazine designed for certified fitness … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago I was asked to speak at my daughter’s high school. The topic was about exercise and the effect it has on emotional, social, and physical well being. I couldn’t decide the approach I wanted to … Continue reading
Belles: Your latest workout has just been released, what can you tell us about it and how it differs from your other workouts? Angie: Bedroom Body is a very functional workout, but it involves more targeted core work than my … Continue reading
I had someone email me recently and inquire about the title of my new workout, Bedroom Body. Her interpretation was different than mine, and I would like to share my response with all of you, as it articulates why I … Continue reading
After those grueling boot camp workouts or 10-mile runs, your muscles are depleted and in need of nutrition. But how soon after your sweat should you be refueling and do you need to eat after short, easy bouts of exercise? … Continue reading