Learn how to lose weight and diet with weight loss tips provided by Jacques Courseault, M.D.!

The Good Food First “Diet”

I hate diets… Yes, I said it.

The issue that I have with a diet is that you are restricted, it takes tons of effort, they are no fun and you typically bounce back into old […]

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Six Ways to Improve Your Exercise Technique

Technique, or the way you perform a particular exercise is often overlooked when exercising. Proper exercise technique is important for two simple reasons:

1) Your workouts are more effective if you workout the right way. Meaning, […]

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Top 10 Best Exercise Excuses!

We have all been there and pulled out our best exercise excuses for avoiding exercise. Throughout my career as a personal trainer, I have come across some of the best. Use this list as motivation […]

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How Hard Should You Exercise?

The intensity of your workout, or how hard you exercise, is probably the most important variable in determining the outcome of your workout routine. If you think about it, it makes since. Exercise is supposed […]

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First Steps in Addressing and Preventing Childhood Obesity

Physical activity is vitally important to maintain a healthy lifestyle for adults and children alike. The current trend has been to witness our nation’s children slip into the category of obesity at younger ages. Be […]

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What to Eat to Maintain Muscle Mass After Your Workout

You did it! Another one in the books. You may not have wanted to pull it off, but you pushed through your day’s fatigue and devoted time to your workout today. The hard part is […]

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Americans Are Exercising More and Not Losing Weight? What’s the Deal?

Why couldn’t things be simple? Americans get a gold star for exercising more and increasing physical activity rates! According to the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation, the number of Americans who met […]

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“Calories In” Minus “Calories Out” May Be a Bit Confusing

An article in the Chicago Sun-Times reports ┬áthat 80 percent of people cannot accurately estimate the number of calories required to maintain current weight, 25 percent don’t try and only 12 percent estimate […]

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Candy is Not Food! Diet Lessons Learned From a 3-Year-Old

They say that if you pay attention and stay present in your surroundings that you will learn something new everyday… This couldn’t be more true.

The other day, I was spending the weekend with […]

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