Weight Loss | Holly Legare
Chiara and Holly-208Hi, I'm Holly! Certified Nutrition Coach & Personal Trainer, and welcome to my blog! If youโ€™re looking to get fit & healthy youโ€™ve come to the right place! This blog is all about sharing my best strategies, recipes and workouts for healthy living.

I believe that healthy living is a choice and we have the power and responsibility to choose healthy habits every day. My mission is to provide useful, and practical information to promote healthy living. I work to teach my clients eating and exercise habits that are sustainable for life.
"Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow."

Category : Weight Loss

Reasons You Should Never Eat Cereal Again
fat loss supplements

3 Supplements to Help You Burn Fat

Almost everyone at some point in their life will be looking to lose a few pounds. Sometimes weight loss efforts are driven by a health scare or sudden wake up call, and other times you just want to look good for your upcoming vacation. Regardless of your motivation, it’s always nice to know how to

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Time to start that diet
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Healthier Cocktail Hours

Enjoying the pool side cocktail is one of summer’s great pleasures, but it is no secret that alcohol can make you gain unwanted body fat FAST! If you are aggressively working towards a weight loss goal (for example the 24 Day Challenge) I advise eliminating alcohol completely. Short term and aggressive goals call for such

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Decoding the Glycemic Index

Decoding the Glycemic Index

It is likely that you have heard of the Glycemic Index and it is equally likely that you are confused about it. ๐Ÿ™‚ The Glycemic Index (GI) is an indicator of how much a food raises your blood sugar when compared to a benchmark (pure glucose, which has a measurement of 100). The GI only

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5 Foods That Make You Fat

5 Foods That Make You Fat

It amazes me how many weight loss gimmicks there are out there. The irony of course is that it takes much more time and energy to yo-yo back and forth on a diet than it does to make healthy choices in the first place. Gain 10lb. Lose 10lb. Gain 15lb. Lose 12lb. On and on

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The Secret to Drinking More Water

My Secret to Drinking More Water

Did you know that the human body loses 2 liters of water every day? Did you know that thirst is one of the LAST signals our body gives us when we are dehydrated? Did you know that caffeine (the world’s drug of choice) actually dehydrates our body, requiring us to consume EVEN MORE water to

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7 little changes that make a big difference in your health

7 Little Changes That Make a Big Difference in Your Health

Have you ever heard the saying that it takes 21 Days to create a habit? Well here we are, 22 days into 2014- how have you done with your new years goals so far? Don’t worry if you haven’t been perfect, change is hard- especially lifestyle change. In their book Switch, the Heath brothers discuss

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success quote

Choosing an Attitude for Success

The new year is here, and it is the beginning of the first full week. Did you make any resolutions or commitments to yourself? If you were feeling less than inspired in the midst of your christmas cookie sugar coma have no fear. ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s never to late to get a new start. Health and

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starting an exercise program

How to Start an Exercise Program

Unless you live under a rock, it is likely that you have heard exercise is good for you. Unfortunately, the demands of modern life keep most Americans from reaching even the minimum requirement to keep us healthy. According to the CDC, only 49% of Americans are currently meeting the requirements of 30 minutes of moderate activity

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how fat cells work

How Fat Cells Work

Body fat is important to have because it keeps us warm, cushions our organs and provides a back up source of energy in case of famine. Normally we only “make” fat cells at 2 points in our lives: in the 3rd trimester when we are still in our mother’s womb, and during puberty. However, when we continuously

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lasting weight loss

The “Secret” To Lasting Weight Loss

As a Fitness & Nutrition Coach my biggest goal is to get people to understand that there is no magic bullet when it comes to weight loss. Think about it for a second, how many people do you know have regained the weight they lost after a diet? Diet’s don’t work for the long term

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