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Build it for Life® is here to help you find the answers to some of these questions. With the help and devotion of founder, Rebecca Jackson, our goal is to help you reach your goals; to make healthy lifestyle decisions that will stick with you.

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Are you trying a new healthier diet and finding it boring?  How many times can you really enjoy chicken and broccoli? TONS OF TIMES!  There are so many spices at our disposal that we can make healthy meals taste amazing every time. Personally, I love sweet, so cinnamon is a big spice in my kitchen. …

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Last week, we posted about how finding the right activity for you can make fitness fun (http://builditforlife.co/2015/09/10/fitness-can-be-fun/), however here are three other ways to make your workout not seem so drab, Location, location, location!  Which sounds more entertaining, doing push-ups inside or outside?  Plan a few days a week to visit your favorite outdoor spot…hello, …

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Sometimes exercise gets a bad reputation because, in general, it’s 1) hard and 2) time-consuming.  However, it can be so much fun which will make it worth the time.  Take a few moments to think back to recess or P.E. in elementary school.  Remember how much fun it was to run around, jump on things, …

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Happy Labor Day Weekend!  Aren’t we all so excited about having Monday off!?  We just want to encourage you to sneak in some exercise with your paid vacation.  Pick a number between 50 and 100, complete that many of these three exercises, dips, push-ups and lunges.  There is no need to do them all at …

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Water is so important for our bodies, but often, we aren’t drinking nearly enough.  The average client we see is lucky to drink about 5 cups of water a day, that’s three cups shy of the old “8 cups a day” rule we all grew up with. Perhaps it would be helpful to know why …

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Haters are going to hate…and one of the things they love hating on is running.  But, screw the haters.  Running is so good for our bodies!  Running and other physical exercises can help reduce the risk for certain diseases, such as coronary heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes (1).  It literally …

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“Help!  Every time I work out, I’m STARVING!”  We hear this comment all the time.  We work out hard, and then we defeat our success in the gym or outside, by overconsumption when we are done.  We have to stop this, or we will never get to our weight loss goals. Being more hungry after starting a …

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Here is a typical day for our founder, Rebecca! Breakfast: banana, homemade yogurt, 1/8 cup almonds, 1/8 cup granola Snack (10:30 ish) : 100-150 calories worth of a chicken sausage, serving of raw veggies Lunch: a bed of some type of green leafy vegetables with peanut butter Thai style chicken legs & thighs (4-6oz), 100 …

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Here are a few tips on how to tone your abdominal muscles and a quick workout as well! Have fun & Be Active! Rebecca from Build it for Life®

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Short on time?  Aren’t we all….all the time?  Luckily, exercise can help boost our energy levels if we can just fit some in (1).  On our most busy days, fitting in a short Tabata workout can be just what we need.  For Tabata training, we just need about 4 minutes (2).  During that time, we …

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