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What’s Stopping US?

Everyone wants to change their health and fitness habits. So why is taking the first step to hard? What stops us? Mostly our brains.  One problem is a law of physics: simple inertia.  Overcoming inertia takes energy.  But brains hoard energy.  They need a whack from an outside force like a mean dog bearing down on us,

Aug 02, 2017 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

Would it be OK if you never had to diet again?

You know how people are always on a diet?  And everyone knows that the minute they stop their diet, the weight will come right back—maybe with a couple extra pounds attached.  Most people would love to take weight off one time and keep it off forever. Well, you can. I’m here to tell you, STOP

May 24, 2017 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

What You Think About, You Bring About…

…and you think 60,000-70,00 thoughts per day.  WHAT? The number isn’t written in stone, but The Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California says,“This is still an open question (how many thoughts does the average human brain process in 1 day). But SOCAL faculty have done some very preliminary studies using undergraduate

Oct 21, 2015 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

Be Kind to Yourself!

When I do an intake on a client, he or she often tells me they want to be like they were in their 20s. They want the energy, yes, but mostly, they want the body they once had. I hear that all the time. The problem with this thinking is you’ve set yourself up for

Jun 05, 2015 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

What is it About Diets?

Why do diets fail? I think they fail for 2 reasons: 1. They wrap around the 1300 cal/day model. Guess what? Even models can’t live on that. (Women need about 2100 cal/day; men 2500cal/day.) After 2 or 3 weeks, because your body is quite literally starving, you must binge. That is, you must fail. And

Aug 01, 2008 / by corematters / 1 Comment