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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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Brrrr!  It is starting to get cold outside!  And wet, for that matter, Seattle!  All we want to do when it’s dark out is cozy up on the couch with our favorite furry friend, make some hot cocoa, and either read a book or watch some serious T.V.  So how do we fight that urge!!? …

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Unfortunately, the word diet has such a negative connotation in our society.  I remember as a child hearing my mother and grandmother lament over the subject.  One day, they even found this 1990’s meme of a person standing looking miserable and it said, “The first three letters in diet are DIE.”  It is no wonder …

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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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Mmmm, nothing say breakfast to me like some yogurt, a banana, and almonds.  Almonds, being a nut, tend to get a bad reputation from time to time because they are high in calories (1).  In fact, one full cup of almonds is roughly around 817 calories!  However, we would never want to eat that many …

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Apple and 2 tablespoons of almond butter….it’s so delicious, especially with a little cinnamon on top! Chicken Sausage.  Easy to cook ahead of time, and pretty yummy cold. Two hard boiled eggs with a little cayenne pepper and salt Larabars, or any other protein bar where you can read the ingredients on the back of …

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1. To keep my sanity!  Exercise releases feel-good endorphins that help me get through the tough days. 2. For the same reason I vacuum the house or wash my clothes, to take CARE of something that’s important to me; to take care of ME. 3. So I can enjoy an ice cream from time to …

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We have all been there.  We beat ourselves up.  “Jeez, my stomach looks big in this top…” “I can’t wear that, I’m too fat.”  “If I were just a little thinner, I bet I would get that girl/guy…” We are being bullies…TO OURSELVES.  We won’t get anywhere if we do that.  Even if we make …

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It is hard to start a new habit.  It is also very hard to break an old one.  However, it is VERY do-able!  Have you ever met someone who quit smoking?  Smoking is a very hard habit to break.  Ask them to entertain you with the details of their struggle.  It takes a lot of …

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