Category Archives: BMI

Biking with your dog

Dr. Woodbury and his dog love to exercise together. It’s been made simple to ride bikes alongside his dog with Bike Tow Leash. Watch the short video by clicking HERE. Bike Tow Leash was designed with both the laws of physics and a … Continue reading

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Walk With The Doc – AUGUST 2017

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Book your Body Composition Test today

  Ever heard the term “Skinny Fat”? It applies to individuals at a healthy weight (on the scale) but who have a high percentage of body fat. Being metabolically obese, even at normal weight, increases your risk of many health … Continue reading

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Healthy Steps Recipe Contest

Calling All Cooks! Join our Healthy Steps Recipe Challenge for your chance to win! As so many of you have found your way back to a renewed healthy lifestyle, we hear over and over that many of you are now … Continue reading

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HEALTHY STEPS 100 MILE CHALLENGE – WINNER

We have our WINNER!!! Sarah Ramirez, you rocked the Healthy Steps ONE HUNDRED MILE WALKING CHALLENGE and have been selected to win the iFit Axis HR fitness band! Enjoy that fitness band and keep walking! (A refresher on the Walking Challenge HERE) … Continue reading

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Does Gluten-Free = Weight Loss Friendly?

Many people who cut gluten out of their diet end up spending a fortune of gluten-free products that are highly processed, packed with refined carbohydrates and sweeteners, and cost a fortune. I like the quick tips in this article for … Continue reading

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51 Reasons to Exercise

  Here at Healthy Steps we can’t stress enough the importance of exercise along with your healthy eating plan. Here are just a few, 51 to be exact, reasons why it’s a good idea to get going and get moving. … Continue reading

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Your health is not just about BMI, it’s also fat and muscle – Article Review

Did you see USA Today’s article, “Want a healthy body? It’s all about that fat and muscle, not your BMI”? It’s based on recent research out of the University of Florida, explaining how important body composition is to health? Body … Continue reading

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What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic Syndrome is defined as a “cluster of symptoms that increase disease risk,” but it’s more useful to view meeting the diagnostic criteria for Metabolic Syndrome as a clue that an individual’s cells are becoming increasingly insulin resistant. Many health … Continue reading

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Macronutrients 101

A macronutrient is something the body needs to consume in substantial quantities (as opposed to micronutrients, like vitamins and minerals, which are also essential but are needed in small quantities). There are four macronutrients: Water, plus the three energy (calorie) … Continue reading

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