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The Arlen I Knew

April 16, 2013

I heard about Arlen’s passing this morning from Sarah over the phone. I felt sick to my stomach and like I was in some kind of surreal dream. After hanging up the phone, I sat in my car and cried for some time until I felt exhausted and drained of tears. I just couldn’t believe I wouldn’t talk to him again.

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Out-Train the Trainer Part 3

February 5, 2013

Bo 1 for 3 Out Train the Trainer Part 3


It’s close
to the end of our second month of our
our new stats and photos are in!

Scorch Out Train the Trainer Part 3

The results speak for themselves!


We have one month left to go and it will be our most challenging and difficult month yet. It’s crunch time and now is not the time to slack off! Cue “Eye of the Tiger” sound track.

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Out-Train the Trainer Part 2

December 27, 2012

So it has been two weeks (approximately) and we have taken our next set of photos and stats. In only two weeks of watching our food intake and consistent exercise, we have already begun to see significant improvements.

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Out-Train The Trainer Part 1

December 17, 2012

With the arrival of the cold comes the arrival of the excuses:

  • Are you crazy?—it’s too cold to run outside today.
  • It’s just too hard to resist all those darn Christmas cookies my co-workers bring in each day.

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MORE Weight Loss Plateau Busters!

August 23, 2012

If you’ve read my first article entitled “Busting Through Weight Loss Plateaus,” then you’ve already received some major ammunition to use in combatting the bulge. However, there is still so much more you can do to make your progress even better. Now is not the time to come up with excuses and just allow those extra pounds to accumulate—You worked hard to get those first inches off!!  If anything, this is a time to get some of your best results yet!

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Sneaking In the Veggies

August 23, 2012


Sneaking in the Veggies

Ok, I know I’ve said it a million times, but we really have to work on getting our veggie intake up. Too many of you are drowning your diets with processed food bars, dairy, alcohol, grains, and fruit.

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Bo’s Recipes

August 23, 2012

Bo’s Healthy Snack Recipes:


Bo’s Healthy Snack Rules:

  1. Should contain mostly whole food ingredients
  2. Low sugar
  3. Should contain at least 2-3 grams of fiber
  4. Contain a healthy blend of fat (30), protein (10-20), and carbohydrate (50).

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Overcoming Weight Loss Plateaus

February 6, 2012
Overcoming Weight Loss Plateaus:“So I’ve been dieting and exercising for what seems like forever…some of the weight has come off, but now I feel like I’m just stuck!”

“ I don’t seem to be budging…just bulging!”

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