Tips to avoid weight gain this Christmas!

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In this article, I am going to answer this week's most frequently asked question:

"Jill, how am I supposed to avoid gaining a ton of weight during this Holiday Season with all these holiday parties and temptations everywhere!?"

However, there are some simple tricks that will help make it much easier for you to stay in shape this Christmas, despite its many temptations to fall off the healthy bandwagon until New Years...
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3 Tricks to Get Toned while you Travel

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Straight Flexin' in a Hotel Room :)

Whether for your demanding job or for a relaxing vacation, traveling usually does not bode well for trying to maintain a consistent workout routine that will help you keep the weight off -- let alone get in great shape. Hotel gyms are small, and have minimal equipment available aside from a few small dumbbells and a treadmill or two. Meals are sporadic, often served in larger portions, and less healthy than what you normally can cook and prepare at home.

But in this article, I'm going to give you 3 simple things you can do to make sure you continue making great progress towards your toning and weight loss goals... even when you're on the road!

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The Big Scam Behind Magazine Workouts

Magazine Scam

So it happens to all of us.

There you are, standing in line at the grocery store, when that miracle headline catches your eye: “Inside: the workout that will get you seriously ripped in just 2 weeks! (page 35)”  (WOW)

Obviously, you’d have to be crazy to not cough up 4 bucks to get a ripped bod in 14 days, right!?

Well now I’m going to tell you why you should never waste another penny on these crappy, bogus, too-good-to-be-true magazine workouts.
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Stay toned during the Holidays with these 6 simple tricks!

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For many women, “Holidays” mean putting diet and fitness habits on the back burner for a few weeks… and then regretting it later when they step on the scale.  Instead of being one of these women who gains 5-10 pounds this Holiday Season, incorporate some of these simple tricks into your routine, and be ready to show off that toned body in your hottest little black dress this New Years!
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The top 11 nutrition rules you can’t afford to break if you want to be strong, lean, and sexy

Nutrition Rules

You might think you are doing “everything you can” to eat nutritiously, but just like most of my clients, chances are you might be unknowingly breaking one of these extremely important “rules” of nutrition.

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