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Can You Exercise The Weight Off

March 20, 2014 Eric Soderlund

When people learn that I’ve started a company designed to help people prevent or reverse lifestyle conditions such as Pre-Diabetes through weight loss and activity, they often have a story or question for me, which I always enjoy.

One comment that I frequently get is “I walk every day but I am actually gaining weight”. This comment then provokes the question, “Can you exercise the weight off”? Let’s look at some numbers.

In 60 minutes, a person weighing 200lbs will burn approximately:

Wake Up Your Walks

March 19, 2014 Eric Soderlund

Walking is a great form of exercise. It gets you out, gets you moving and even burns a few calories.

Here are a few ways you can get the most from your walk-about. Begin these after at least five minutes of warming up.

I’m Pre-Diabetic –  4 Steps To Take

February 21, 2014 Eric Soderlund

Many times, people come to me immediately after medical news. Pre-Diabetes, high cholesterol and hypertension are the most common. The news is rarely a total surprise but shocking all the same. So Now what?
More than likely, your doctor will prescribe a medication and instruct you to make some lifestyle changes.  Less stress, more sleep, diet and exercise. This is the recipe for nearly all of our “self induced” medical problems. But while the directions for the medications are clear, the advice for “lifestyle changes” is vague. It’s not what doctors specialize in.

Here are some steps that will help you out.

Weight Loss – Healing Old Wounds

February 09, 2014 Eric Soderlund

One of the main objectives of our mind is to keep us safe. That feeling in your stomach when you get too close to the edge of a cliff. The fear of walking down a dark street. The negative thoughts you get when you think about dieting. HUH?

Unfortunately, the mind doesn’t distinguish between real danger and perceived danger. In the instance of weight loss, the mind is protecting you from the pains of the past and fear of pain that would come from failure in the future. This reaction is brought on by how we think about weight loss. What our ever so clever mind doesn’t know is that the pain of being overweight can be debilitating and painful.

When Scales Attack

January 31, 2014 Eric Soderlund

It has happened to nearly everyone that has tried to lose weight. You follow you meal plan, do your workouts, confident you have lost weight during the week. But come Saturday morning, the scale says otherwise.

Weight Loss “Tools Of The Trade”

January 24, 2014 Eric Soderlund

Every job is made easier with the right tools, or “Tools of the Trade”. A carpenter has saws and hammers, lawyers use books and doctors use mystic powers. Just kidding. The same is true when you are trying to lose weight. For weight loss, tools of the trade are items that will make your fitness journey easier and educate you as you go.

Here are our TruChoice tools of the trade for weight loss.