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My 5 Groundrules for CHEAT MEALS!

Derek’s Top 5 Cheat Meal Rules! Learn “Derek’s 5 Groundrules for CHEAT Meals” in my new podcast ==> https://anchor.fm/livefitradio 1. No Guilt– Savor it. Enjoy it. If you allow yourself to feel guilty, you are missing the point. Cheat meals are intended to be “mini breaks” from your day to day eating schedule and be a reward for sticking to your program throughout the week. 2. Plan your indulgence meals– They should not be a spur of the moment decision. I always recommend[…]

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5 Steps to Extraordinary Fitness Results!

Congratulations! You deserve this recognition. Why you say? I’ll explain below, but first let me explain the purpose of me writing this. If you’ve ever been to any of my free nutritional seminars, fitness bootcamps, grocery store tours, private nutritional consultations or just read my weekly emails, my response to you is Thank You! I’m a guy who loves facts and definitions. Give me a clear and concise answer or directions and I will get the job done. Einstein, a[…]

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All it takes is making a change (Lloyd Federle’s transformation story)

Guest blog by Transformation Tuesday feature and bootcamper: Lloyd Federle Growing up I was very athletic and involved in school sports such as soccer and wrestling. My weight was never an issue. As I grew older my sports turned into boating and riding sportbikes. In March of 1999, I suffered a motorcycle accident which lead to a week stay in the hospital due to a severe knee injury. After shattering my knee and having multiple surgeries, including a bone graph from my hip, I went[…]

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Don’t talk about it, just do it! Christine Demeo’s Journey

Guest Blog by: Christine Demeo My friend Robin had been going to bootcamp, our kids had been going to school together since kindergarten. That’s how it began. I would see her come in and get the girls from PLACE, and be rushing out because she had to get to 5:30 bootcamp. I had to find out about this bootcamp thing, and this guy Derek that came into the bank where she worked. November of 2013, after about 2 months of[…]

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The Great Debate (Fresh vs. Canned vs. Frozen Vegetables)

One question that seems to come up during nutrition consults is which is best; frozen, fresh or canned? In school they always teach about vegetables, but never which is best. It seems common sense that “fresh is best”, but is there really a difference? A busy lifestyle or budget  may not always allow us to have fresh vegetables all the time. Here are the benefits and drawbacks of fresh, frozen, and canned vegetables: First of all, no matter which way[…]

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The STRUGGLE with my ‘Inner Fat Kid’ (Tara’s transformation story)

Guest blog/interview with bootcamper and Transformation Tuesday success story: Tara Foreman Derek: How did you initially get started in your quest to get fit again? Tara: The struggle with “my inner fat kid” is real. One I love food! I tried the traditional Gym, but I get bored easily and find myself doing the same repetitive exercises. I also felt uncomfortable and judged. I would find myself finding reasons/excuses to not go. I knew that I needed to do something to[…]

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Busy, Single Moms and Teachers can be fit TOO! (how I made it happen)

Guest blog by bootcamper: Stephanie Oeder When you are a single mom it’s easy to make excuses for why you don’t have time to do things for yourself. “The house needs to be cleaned.” “Dinner needs to be cooked.” “There’s soccer practice and games and after school activities.” or “I’m just plain exhausted!” For me I think the excuses were multiplied by the fact that I happen to be a teacher too. I am so used to giving everything I[…]

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Weight gain, illness & depression (Transformation Tuesday success story)

Guest blog by Transformation Tuesday success story, mother and inspiration: Jossie Mar Morales I never had a problem with weight until my mid 20s. I was already married. I started gaining weight rapidly without an explanation. I was diagnosed with pcos (poly cystic ovarian syndrome). That had caused a hormonal inbalance that cause not only rapid weight gain, but inability to conceive. Pcos lead to many, many other problems. Without me realizing it, I was very heavy. I say without[…]

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