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Performance Based Nutrition

Commit To Be Fit Contest for Better Body Composition

NSPT (North Shore Performance Training Facility) and Nutrition by Jules wants to challenge all members to better themselves and improve their InBody Composition test scores in twelve weeks. All off-season athletes and all adult clients are encouraged to participate. ALL fitness levels are welcome and encouraged to sign up. How Do I Participate? Participation is simple.…
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What is Body Composition? Why Should You Be Concerned?

Want to really know what that number on your scale represents? How much muscle do you have? How much is body fat? How much is water?   Why do I need to know how much muscle/fat I have? No matter what your goals are in the gym or with your fitness – whether it’s gaining…
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Here are 5 common mistakes people make when battling the scale:

You Eat Too Much of the Healthy Stuff Just because it’s “healthy” doesn’t mean you should overdo it.  Sometimes people think that a huge salad is a better choice than a small sandwich, but it all really depends on what and how much you eat.  Check for serving sizes for the dish or the ingredients…
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Sleep Helps You Lose Weight

Let’s face it: most of us are sleep deprived. With the help of nutrition and good sleep habits, you can overcome insomnia and wake alert and rested. Learn which foods and nutrients are critical for sleep. Discover delicious bedtime snacks that keep you satisfied and help you sleep through the night. Feeling well rested will…
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3 Easy Tips for Fueling Your Workout Without Overdoing

Heading to the gym after work for a quick workout? Out for a morning walk with the dogs? Working out is good for physical and mental health. Although many individual’s workout for weight loss or maintenance, exercising burns fewer calories than you might think. For example, you burn about 100 calories for every mile you…
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Healthy Food List

Protein Choices Beef tenderloin (aka filet, filet mignon)-fat content high Bison Boneless, skinless chicken breast Buffalo steak (lean) Canned tuna (water packed) Canned white meat chicken (water packed) Egg whites & eggs Extra lean ground beef & ground round (92–96%) Extra lean ground turkey, turkey breast slices or cutlets (fresh meat, not deli cuts if…
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Weight Loss Tips

Healthy eating for weight loss is not about becoming unrealistically thin or starving yourself from the foods you love. Rather, it is about living your life with freedom. Freedom from the emotional toll that being overweight has burdened you with, freedom from the diets, freedom to have more energy and freedom to feel optimal health…
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Weight Loss Tips and Strategies

Drink 3-4 liters of water throughout the day, everyday. Drink a glass of water right before a meal to help you feel fuller. Calories that you drink count. Alcohol, soda, juices, energy drinks, iced tea, lemonade, sports drinks and cream in coffee can tilt the scale in the wrong direction. Water is the only drink…
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6-week on-line weight loss program

Included in the 6-week on-line nutrition plan: Initial 15 minute scheduled phone consultation with Jules Hindman, a nationally known certified sports nutritionist, to go over you ‘personal profile’ forms that will be emailed to you once you’ve reserved your spot through PayPal. Weekly Check-ins via email: which will include food log review Mandatory weekly weigh-ins, a picture…
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Is Diet Soda Really That Bad For Me?

There are few foods on the planet that offer absolutely zero nutritional value, and soda falls into this category. I’m always surprised at how many people ask me if diet soda is really that bad for you. If you’re not convinced, it’s time to get the facts and understand the real risks that come along…
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