New Website and Blog Page!!

28 Dec

Hi everyone!

The Optimal Body Balance blog has moved. We will no longer be updating this page, so please visit us at our new address: http://www.optimalbodybalance.com.

Wondering Where your Willpower is?

22 Dec 1/2 cheesecake

Do you ever wonder why you can’t just walk by the candy dish at work without helping yourself to a handful or why you can’t stop thinking about the ice cream in your freezer until you break it out and eat half of if right out of the carton? Where is your willpower?

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Tis the Season for Soup – Week 3

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The featured recipe this week is a delicious split pea soup. This soup smells so good while it’s cooking that it will be torture to wait the 3 hours it takes to simmer. But I promise, it’s well worth the wait.  Continue reading

Go Big or Go Home at the Gym

12 Dec runner

To get the most for your money when you exercise at the gym, you should engage in intense exercise. I know, I know, we all have days where we just want to do the elliptical on level one or take a leisurely walk on the treadmill, and that’s fine; at least you’re getting up and moving. But, what if you heard that you could lose 1 pound after just 5 intense exercise workouts.

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Tis the Season for Soup – Week 2

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Sorry, a tiny bit late with this post! I’m cooking up some southwestern chicken soup as I type this… Smells delicious. I hope you are staying warm!

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Losing Weight and Keeping it off are Two Entirely Different Battles

5 Dec apple with measuring tape


Losing weight may seem like a tough job. But maintaining your weight loss is where the real battle begins. 95% of people who lose weight end up gaining it back. Usually with a couple additional pounds tacked on. Not only does this create damage to your metabolism and set the scene for multiple body imbalances, but it also can do a number on a person’s motivation.

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Tis the Season for Soup

2 Dec cup of broccoli soup 2

Hi!

With cold weather and impending snow upon us, I’ve been craving warm bowls of comfort more and more often. So, we’ve decided to share a series of soup and crock-pot recipes with you. We have compiled enough recipes to carry you through the entire winter season and will be sharing 5 of them each week. We will also choose one of the recipes each week to make ourselves and test for you! And the best part is — most of them are allergen-free (if they are not, they only need minor adjustments to eliminate or replace things like diary or nuts)! Give yourself and your family the gift of health and delicious food this winter.

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