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Six Tips to Lose Two Pounds This Week

Here are six tips to lose two pounds this week without dieting. The #1 questions I get from people is “How can I lose weight?” It can be very frustrating when you think you’re eating all the right foods only to step on the scale the next week to see that the number hasn’t moved at... Read more »

5 Signs You Need to Change Your Workout

Here are 5 signs you need to change your workout. It seems weeks or even months since you’ve felt that post-workout high. What’s going on? Workouts come in all shapes and sizes. Don’t become a drone to just one thing! Is it time for you to find a different mode of exercise? Here are five... Read more »

4 Ways Sleep Burns Fat

4 Ways Sleep Burns Fat
Here are 4 ways sleep burns fat. A good night of sleep has numerous benefits and can work wonders. Unlike changing your diet or following a rigorous exercise program, you really don’t need to do anything…other than finding a good place to put your head! Here are 4 ways to get your metabolism fired up without... Read more »
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20 Ways to Lose Weight Without Trying

20 Ways to Lose Weight Without Trying
If you need to lose a few pounds, you don’t need to overhaul your entire life. Instead, try to make a few simply changes. Here are 20 ways to lose weight without trying. Choose a handful of these tips and give them a shot for a week or two. You’ll feel and look better. 1)  ... Read more »

3 Reasons Most Diets Do Not Work

“Why won’t my diet work?” In some shape or form, this is the #1 question I get from clients. In my opinion, there are 3 reasons most diets do not work. With the number of different diets that are out there to choose from, it can get a little confusing deciphering not just what works from... Read more »

5 Body Fat Myths Busted

5 Body Fat Myths Busted
When it comes to weight loss, there are a lot of misconceptions in the fat department. Our body is an amazing machine and can’t be fooled for very long, no matter what gimmicky diet or sensationalized supplement we try to shed a few pounds. To set the records straight, here are 5 body fat myths... Read more »
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The 6 Biggest Workout Mistakes

The 6 Biggest Workout Mistakes
When it comes to exercise, mistakes happen. We all make them. Having worked in the fitness industry for 15 years, I’ve seen plenty. Here are the 6 biggest workout mistakes I see people make all the time. When I work with my clients and I watch their progress, I think about how much improvement they’ve made since... Read more »

7 Tips to Reverse Weight Gain As You Get Older

Here are 7 tips to reverse weight gain as you get older. For many people, weight gain with age is inevitable. And, to some degree, that might be true. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to turn back the clock on those extra inches that crept in around your waistline – regardless... Read more »

What Does Weight Loss Look Like?

What Does Weight Loss Look Like?
What does weight loss look like? Sounds like an odd question, doesn’t it? I mean, weight loss should be obvious. Well, by the numbers, it is. You jump on a scale and if you weigh less than you did before, you’ve lost weight. It’s that simple. But it doesn’t mean that you’re healthy, fit or... Read more »
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Find Your Ideal Weight Without Relying On A Scale

Find your ideal weight without relying on a scale. It’s good to know how much you weigh when you commit to getting into better shape, and again how much you weigh after you finish, but everything else is irrelevant. A couple days ago, I taped the final segment for Steve Harvey’s Bridal Bootcamp. When I... Read more »
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    Traci D Mitchell is a nationally-recognized personal trainer and weight loss coach who has been featured on The TODAY Show, Dr. Oz, Steve Harvey. Oprah.com, SHAPE and many more. Traci's a proponent of individualized nutrition and training. Her private clients range from corporate executives to stay-and-home moms. If you'd like to contact Traci about training, public speaking or media-related event, please email traci [at] TraciDMitchell.com.

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