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So often family men blame their wife and kids for their own expanding waistline. If your wife is doing the cooking, and the kids are the reason the cupboards are filled with snacks and empty calories, it’s easy to see why so many men think there’s nothing they can do to take control of their diet….
After using the week before to really examine what I needed to do to get to the next level in my regiment of working out and eating healthy, my focus is clear. My mini-goals are set for the next three months or so. They include mastering my new more challenging workout routine Mike developed two…
Manuel Villacorta, author of Eating Free, was interviewed by Prevention magazine to discuss why many diets “tank at night.” Do you find this happening to you? Get solutions by reading more …
There comes a time in one’s life where you are involved in something that challenges your very core, pushes you past the limit you hope you would never reach, demands you dig deeper into your soul to find the strength to overcome it and ultimately transfers you. I have arrived at that point. The pressures…
Last week I was making the time to stop to smell the tiny roses I found beginning to blossom in my life garden, to appreciate and be thankful for the changes happening. This week, I found out that I have actually been unknowingly planting seeds of inspiration in other people’s gardens…and it has made me…
What is the most surprising thing about your weight loss?My increased sex drive. Good Lord, I’m 38 going on 25. It’s insane. Another thing, perhaps less predictable: my concept of how much space my body takes up has NOT adjusted to my decreased size. I keep saying “excuse me” to people who I *think* need…
How often do we actually take at least 20 minutes to eat a meal? Do you eat in front of the television when at home or in front of a computer when at work? When was the last time you sat down quietly at lunch and took a moment to inhale the aromas from your…
I’ve had clients come to me wanting to lose weight, to look better, and to feel better. Well, they lose the weight, get to their goal weight, and they definitely feel better. People talk about less pressure on the knees, less back pain, having the ability to run faster, increase in energy, and much more….
When you think about losing weight, many people instantly think about restricting certain foods, depriving one’s self of specific “bad” foods, and living a diet-based lifestyle. Well, Eating Free breaks these myths. Eating Free focuses on eating the foods you love in the right portions for you. One of my all time favorite foods is…
How long do you take to eat a meal? Are you taking the recommended 20 minutes to eat your lunch or dinner? If you are, you are helping with your weight loss success. Eating Free is about taking time to enjoy your food and savor the flavors (not just eat a “free for all”). Let…