The Weekly Burn

Want to Get Into Running?

Have you ever looked at a friend’s post on social media about a race they’ve just finished or a terrific run they’ve had and thought, “I wish I could do that?” Running is one of the most effective cardio workouts you can do, but while many take to it naturally, many others struggle to build up the stamina and endurance that running requires.

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If you don’t write it down, a goal is just a dream…

Earlier this month, Synergy member Lori Unver set a goal for herself to lose 10 pounds by May 15th. She already had all the tools she needed to be successful. Lori was consistent with her small group training workouts and together we tweaked her nutrition plan to support her efforts. But perhaps the most important thing she did to ensure her success did not involve changing her diet or even breaking a sweat.

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A Food Diary Makeover

This week’s newsletter was inspired by a Synergy member experience. In an effort to lose weight, this member was on a diet of 1,500 calories per day. After an initial weight loss of about 20 pounds, she found herself at a plateau. Although she was keeping up with her small group training sessions at Synergy and kept a meticulous food diary to ensure she did not exceed 1,500 calories per day,

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Are You Sabotaging Yourself?

This week’s topic was spurred by a member question. After successfully finishing up the 7 week Maintain Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge she wondered, “Why do people sabotage themselves after they’ve hit a fitness or weight-loss goal?” We think lots of people encounter this same issue and it’s a common challenge among the fitness crowd.
Here’s a typical example of self sabotage as it relates to fitness or weight loss.

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5 Reasons to Stay Hydrated

Most people know in general that drinking water is good for you. Since our bodies are made of mostly water, good hydration is critical to maintaining healthy digestion, circulation, and even body temperature. In some respects, water is even more important than food. Humans can go without food for weeks, but can only go three days without water.

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