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Summer’s The Time For Fit & Fabulous!

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Senior Couple In Fitness Clothing Running Along BeachSummer and for some, thoughts of balmy weather and days at the beach are inspiration enough to get out and get moving. If you need even more motivation to start exercising (and a few easy tips to make your weight loss goal a success), read on…

General Benefits of Exercise

The benefits of exercise go far beyond a toned body and a slimmed down physique.

Regular exercise can:

  • Help many of your body’s systems operate better
  • Alleviate depression and anxiety
  • Increase your chances of living longer – and healthier
  • Protect you from developing heart disease, stroke and certain cancers (including colon and breast cancer)
  • Prevent osteoporosis


5 Easy Weight Loss Tips: 

It’s no secret that exercise – in combination with a healthy lifestyle – can lead to weight loss. If you want to accelerate your weight loss efforts and see better results, try the tips below.

  1. Drink at least 8 eight-ounce glasses of water each day. If you’re trying to lose weight, don’t skip the water – it can help regulate your metabolism and boost your metabolic rate.
  2. Eat every 3-4 hours – or five times a day. Prevent your brain from thinking there is a scarcity of food – and switching into fat-saving mode – by eating properly portioned food five times daily.
  3. Consume real food… Protein bars or shakes may start off with a lower calorie count than a meal, but your body doesn’t have to do much to digest these foods, and you end up with more calories. Eat a regular meal instead.
  4. Mind the sweets. You don’t have to give up sugar completely, just eat it in moderation – limit yourself to 18 grams of sugar or less per snack. This will help you avoid taking in too much sugar at once – which can send your body into fat-saving (rather than fat-burning) mode.
  5. Watch your portions. Portion control helps you get just the right amount of food – not too much (which can sabotage weight loss) and not too little (which can actually switch your body into fat-saving mode).

Time for Action!

If it’s been awhile since you exercised regularly, experiment with different activities to find one (or a few!) that engage you. Play tennis, go for a swim, or enjoy a walk.

And remember, you don’t lose weight from exercise alone. A combination of exercising and eating right will ensure you meet your weight loss goals this summer and beyond…

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Dr. Mache Seibel, Founder of My Menopause Magazine http://bit.ly/MyMenoMag
Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Founder My Menopause Magazine

(617) 916-1880

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“It’s better to stay well than to get well!”  Mache Seibel, MD.

Dr. Machelle (Mache) Seibel is America’s health expert, addressing the critical needs of consumers from stress and weight control to menopause and beyond. He served on the Harvard Medical School faculty for almost 20 years and is a pioneer in many areas of women’s health and more. He works with companies and organizations to bring exciting educational content to consumers. His professional experiences include:

– Host for PBS and NBC TV episodes, frequent media expert;

– Repeatedly voted into Best Doctors in America;

– Past Editor-in-Chief of the medical journal Sexuality, Reproduction & Menopause;

– Distinguished Alumnus Award, the University of Texas Medical Branch’s highest honor 2008;

– Multiple national awards for research, writing, music writing and patient education;

– Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School 2004-present;

– Director, Complicated Menopause Program, University of Massachusetts Medical School 2004-2011;

– Founder of HealthRock®, reshaping health education with health songs and entertainment;

– Past Medical Director, Inverness Medical Innovations (now Alere);

– Corporate Consultant and Corporate Health Expert Nationally and Internationally;

– Author/editor 14 books, over 200 scientific articles;

– American Cancer Society New England Division Medical Advisory Network;

– Advisory board of Dr. Mehmet Oz’s HealthCorps initiative to fight childhood obesity; and

– Nationally known guest speaker, key note speaker.

Visit his award-winning website www.DoctorSeibel.com and sign up for his free monthly newsletter.

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