Monthly Archives: January 2013

How much exercise to burn calories from Super Bowl food?

Expert says six Buffalo Wild Wings with ranch will cost you 1,330 calories. To burn those, you’d need to do the wave 6,480 times.

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Super Bowl Sunday – weight loss fumble!

Avoiding the temptations of Super Bowl overindulgence.

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I am a runner.

Kate Penn started running more than two years ago when she quit smoking. Now, she’s training for her third marathon.

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5 questions with No Sweat contributor Missy Raiger

Missy Raiger had gastric bypass surgery about five years ago and has since lost 125 pounds.

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Cheesy spaghetti squash tastes (almost) like the real thing

Originally, I was pretty skeptical about spaghetti squash. Pasta is one thing that’s hard for me to give up when I’m cutting calories.  I was pretty sure it couldn’t be replaced. Then, the other day, I came across this recipe … Continue reading

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How many water bottles can you fit in your car?

I have a tendency to collect water bottles.  I’m not really sure how it happens.  I go to the bike shop, and I see the bin of water bottles and I think: “I could use another water bottle because I … Continue reading

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My journey through fitness

Susan Mafnas got hooked on aerobics in the 1980s. She intends to keep working out for as long as her body allows.

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Wean your kids off of sugary cereals like Froot Loops, Lucky Charms and Cap’n Crunch

Steer kids clear of sugary cereals like Honey Smacks, Golden Crisp and Froot Loops.

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Have ‘the talk’ with your kids about being healthy

There’s no sense in tiptoeing around an obesity epidemic with such dire consequences.

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5 questions with No Sweat contributor Lauren Boyer

Wise advise from Lauren Boyer: “Pack lunch and find healthy substitutes for your favorite, not-so-healthy comfort foods … and don’t keep chocolate in the house.”

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