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5 Tips To Increase Motivation & Weight Loss Results

Have you ever started a workout routine on fire – and just literally fizzled right out? I know – we’ve all been there!  I tell the story of how I was going to the gym up to five times a week and STILL gaining weight.  It wasn’t that I wasn’t doing anything.  It was ultimately […]

Gwen Coronado, a Feng Shui Columnist for the Carmel Valley Life will be speaking at AREAA (The Asian Real Estate Association of America) on July 23, 2014 from 11 am to 1 pm. Gwen is graciously donating her speaking fee to an organization, Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition (BSCC) fighting against Human Trafficking. The Asian Real […]

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Do you ever struggle with creating balance in your life between work and play, and family, and kids? Today I want to share with you one of the things that I would like to do to create some balance, one thing that is so much fun is playing golf. I love a challenge. Golf continues […]

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Hi this is Amy Chang, licensed manager and family therapist. I’m here to give you another tip on how to cultivate your happiness. Today’s tip is to take breaks during your long hours at work. It’s important for you to take that five minute, ten minute break to go outside and to get some fresh […]

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Weight Loss with Bourbon, Bordeaux and Beer?

Many of you know I work at Stanford conducting nutrition research for a very large weight loss clinical trial. Participants show up on the first day of class and are told if they are going to be following a low carb or low fat diet for the next year….and after they find out what diet […]

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I swear I should have been born to an Italian family.  My favorite foods in the world all tend to be italian foods – think pizza, lasagna, and hot bread with butter or balsamic.  So, for me being gluten free (or reduced) and then to go to an Italian restaurant and not be able to […]

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As we are rounding out May, it seems appropriate that we take a final moment to really thank and appreciate all our Carmel Valley Moms.  As I get older, Mother’s Day is one of my treasured holidays because I often get so busy in my life, that I forget to smell the roses and thank […]

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Parents are very comfortable talking about health issues yet they’re very reluctant to have to introduce the topic about the birds and the bees. I know. I myself struggled with my own children. I even struggled with the patients in my own practice. My name is Dr. de Freitas. I am a pediatrician and created […]

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Free Classes and Special Events at Fit in 60 Pilates and Barre Carmel Valley for May! It’s May – one of our favorite months at Fit in 60 Pilates and Barre!  We love May because of all the fun events and great opportunities we get to socialize with our clients! Mommy and Me One of […]

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Finally….a step forward in understanding what we are eating.  The infamous “food label” is hopefully getting a much needed makeover.  So many of my clients look at food labels as if it is written in stone…they believe every piece of information on there.  The problem is it is so confusing and difficult to interpret, that I […]

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Last week, I was teaching a weight loss class and we were talking about properly fueling pre and post workout. Many participants were sharing how they don’t know what to eat before or after exercise and one woman asked me to share my morning.  I told her I had some plain yogurt and a banana before […]

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I love Spring in San Diego.  Well, I really love every season in San Diego; but to me Spring seems to bring fresh opportunities and a sense of happiness everywhere you go as summer excitement begins.  This month I would like to share with you some of the new activities I have been up to, […]

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