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Overweight Patients Face Bias

Doctors need to be trained better on how to treat obese and overweight patients. The obese and overweight patients are treated less kindly than the normal sized patients. Doctors are not using empathy with obese and overweight patients making them less likely to want to visit the doctor’s office. Doctors often offer the normal weight patients upbeat advice without making comments about their weight.

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The Weight Loss Industry is Self Perpetuating

In order for companies that offer weight loss products to stay in business, there must be a constant supply of people who need to lose weight. Any program that is too successful at helping people lose weight and keep it off runs the risk of eliminating its customer base.

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Find Your “Happy Weight”

Finding your happy weight is the healthy routine that your body is comfortable with. Everyone does not like to go to Zumba classes or to run. Knowing your happy weight is what you have to do to maintain a happy weight because everyone is different. Finding your happy weight entails an eating plan that energizes you and is not stressful to maintain.

Under Fire: Exercise Pre-Screening Tool Being Questioned

The Centers for Disease is conducting what is called a pre-screening for those who wish to start an exercise program. Some would argue that such a tool would keep individuals from wanting to exercise in the first place. On the other hand, pre-screening will detect the person’s health before participating.

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How to avoid becoming a skinny fat person

Maintaining one’s health is a top goal for most people, but there are a few different pitfalls that they should consider. It may help to get a few recommendations on how people should structure their workout routines each week. This can ensure that everyone will be ready to cope with the effects of their lifestyle changes. Even a few small changes can go a long way towards helping people get the perfect body type.

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How to avoid becoming a skinny fat person

Good enough is good enough

Sometimes consumers need to settle for good enough. This article will showcase some of the different decisions that consumers need to make for themselves throughout the day. This will help them decide whether they are really getting the best overall set of purchases for their needs. This rule can be applied to a surprisingly large amount of different purchases that consumers need to make.

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Good enough is good enough

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Accepting Your Body = Weight Loss?

An individual’s mindset towards their body can impact their own weight loss progress. Accepting your body makes it easier to become thin and shed weight. Rather than creating a negative perception about the body by being ashamed, a person should end the battle by accepting their body. Focusing your attention on what you want to resist creates a vortex and a self-fulfilling prophecy. A person should instead have a positive mind set and take charge of loving his or her own body.

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Accepting Your Body = Weight Loss?

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Success Story: Leading By Example

Matthew Johnson, a 35 year old in Missouri managed to go from 198 to 189 pounds in 12 weeks. He is a former pro baseball player and a current physical education teacher that worked with Hitch Fit personal trainers to get to his goals, sometimes spending five hours a week in the gym lifting weights. The weight training increased to an hour each of cardio and weights, and they combined with efforts in the kitchen to eat healthy. He attributes diet as the main factor creating weight loss.

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Success Story: Leading By Example

How does your employees’ financial health stack up?

Corporate leaders are starting to take a better look at the financial health of their company. This may yield some valuable information about whether employees are improving their finances over time. A new survey is indicating that up to 76% of select employees may be able to improve during 2014. Some corporate execs may be interested to see how their own set of employees tend to stack up to these numbers.

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How does your employees’ financial health stack up?

How to turn your internship into a full time gig

In today’s job market it’s very difficult to obtain a job. An internship is the best route to go. You need to show the company that you are applying to that you are sincere, enthusiastic and knowledgeable about their company. Go online and learn everything you can about their company. This way you can ask intelligent questions when you start your internship. You can sit in on meetings and learn a lot from them.

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How to turn your internship into a full time gig

‘Don’t Tell Coach’: Playing Through Concussions

Head injuries have become an increasingly important concern for many people throughout the last few years. There are many people who worry that they aren’t getting the protection that they need for their heads. This has become a major issue in football, where concussions are becoming increasingly common. But a bigger issue may be that concussions are actually under-reported in these sports.

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‘Don’t Tell Coach’: Playing Through Concussions

Confessions of a Health Coach: A Recovering Perfectionist

There is a lot to learn from the advice of a health coach. They can provide insight that can be translated to many different types of life. For instance, many people strive to be perfectionists in everything that they decide to do. A health coach may recommend that they should aim for a more realistic and attainable goal that will be appealing to many people. This kind of advice can help people get the success that they need in many areas of their life.

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Confessions of a Health Coach: A Recovering Perfectionist

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Weight Loss: The Thoughts Behind

When you’re pregnant, you have to give yourself a little bit of breathing room when it comes to caloric intake each day. With a few good suggestions and a motivated spirit, you can easily make it through the day while eating healthy meals. It takes a little bit of planning and even more will to make it all happen.

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Weight Loss: The Thoughts Behind

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