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Last year at this time, were you overweight or obese?  Did a healthy goal weight seem so unattainable, and did a year from then seem so far away?  A year has come and gone.  Look how quickly it passed.

Nothing good EVER comes from being overweight, no one EVER becomes slim and healthy without working for it, and it NEVER gets easier the longer you put it off.

How we begin the New Year is the key to everything else that follows.  Resolve, this year, to get yours off to a good start.  Make the jump.

It isn't sufficient just to want.
You've got to ask yourself
what you're going to do
to get what you want.


Weight Loss Motivation for Fat and Lazy Dads

Dads, how many times have you promised yourself to lose the belly fat and get back into shape?

How obesity harms a child's body

What actually happens inside the body of a kid or teen carrying the load of obesity? Take a look at this interactive organ-by-organ summary at how obesity kills slowly ... causing damage from head to toe with painful lasting effects.

Is your throat fat?

If you are overweight or obese, you probably never think about the fat.


Is a Big Mac really worth it?

Basic Lifestyle
Classic Roast Tenderloin of Beef

Intermediate Lifestyle
Crispy Potato Tart

Advanced Lifestyle
Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Final Lifestyle
Braised Red Cabbage and Pears

Stabilization & Maintenance
Happy Jack Cookies

Our menu and recipes for Christmas 2014 is up at our web site, including our Pan Roasted Salmon Fillets.  Plan ahead.  Be prepared.  If you’re having dinner at someone else’s home, why not bring along a dish or two from our recipes? 

Did you know that radiation therapy for very overweight and obese patients poses a difficult challenge for even the most veteran radiologist?

With difficulty and precision, they have to position the patient so the thinnest fat layer is closest to the image receptor. The increased subcutaneous fat thickness always makes the treatments less accurate. This is why, depending on location and grade of tumor, oftentimes more radiation will be administered than would be to a slim person, where accuracy is assured.

It's hard to say goodbye to the fresh flavors of summer, but autumn ushers in a wealth of healthy and tasty seasonal foods as well.  Here’s a great Guide to Fall Foods.

If you live in Monmouth County, NJ, and want a true high-quality classical Pilates experience, we highly recommend Sandi Vilacoba, owner of The Pilates Project in Fair Haven.  After hearing about it, and always on the lookout for new, quality health and wellness resources to recommend to our clients, I visited Sandi’s studio last week.  As we do with our clients, Sandy’s and her instructors’ focus is personalized instruction, and attention to detail, at every fitness level.  Also, The Pilates Project studio is the only NJ official teacher training center for Power Pilates.  So, if you’re already a fitness professional and want to add pilates certification to your resume, The Pilates Project is the place to go.  You can visit The Pilates Project web site for more information or email Sandi at  Since this is the gift-giving season, give yourself or a loved one the gift of pilates. ~ Lori Boxer

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