The term meal replacement has become a very common (and overused) one; and with more products and advertisements coming out everyday, it's pretty obvious why. It has also left people a little more confused about the purpose of them. In reality, maybe they shouldn't really be called "replacements" at all. The word "replacement" gives a sense that it is just as good as real food, very misleading. There are no substitutions for real food. Weather your goal is to lose weight or gain weight, things like meal replacements, bars and protein shakes are supplemetal and work best between meals and worst case senario if you absolutely have to miss a meal.
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This article was taken from the Saskatoon StarPhoenix. Something to remember as we start our 2011 in the gym...
Exercise helps even if you don't shed pounds
Fitness benefits go beyond weight loss
The constant ying yang of weight loss and gain is not only frustrating, it makes you question whether all that hard work in the gym is worth it. Before you pack up your workout gear for good, however, rest assured that gym workouts are well worth the time and effort -- even if those extra pounds stubbornly refuse to disappear.
Exercise has a lot more to offer than just a means to lose weight. Its most important role is the impact it has on health -- especially among those who carry extra pounds.
Most people already know that exercise improves cardiovascular health and reduces the risk of some forms of cancer. What's less well known is that exercise also reduces the health risks associated with carrying extra weight. In fact, several studies suggest that chubby exercisers are healthier than skinny couch potatoes....
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Does your workplace already entitle you a group discount or are you're interested in starting your own group?It's as easy as obtaining 5 new memberships between you and your co-workers or friends. Please Contact Us to find out if your employer already qualifies you or for more information and free trial passes for you and your group to get your group rate started.
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This week and next we will be working hard with the referral program. If you have some friends that would like a 2 week VIP pass or a coupon for $25.00 off sign up fees please contact us. Share this experience with all your family and friends. You get $25.00 credit at the juice bar. Go to the Fitness Focus members area for more details.