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Weight Gain For Women In Their 40’s & 50’s – Jodie Litzow Personal Trainer

DID YOU KNOW? As a woman’s ovaries produce less estrogen, (peri and post menopause) her body attempts to draw from other sources of estrogen. Fat cells can produce estrogen, so her body works harder to convert calories into fat to increase estrogen levels. Unfortunately, fat cells do not burn calories the way muscle cells do, […]

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Top 5 Post-Workout Recovery Foods – Hervey Bay Jodie Litzow Personal Trainer

One important part of a successful exercise regimen is post-workout nutrition. What you eat after a grueling and sweaty exercise session is responsible for restoring the body’s energy and nutrients. During exercise, the body breaks down muscle protein structures and glycogen. You also lose a lot of water through sweat. Therefore, the key to any […]

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Top 4 Foods to Eat Before a Workout – Hervey Bay Women Fitness

Before exercising, it is important to fuel your body for the work that it is about to do. Eating too little or not at all before a workout will likely lead to quick fatigue and weakness due to low blood glucose. On the other hand, consuming too much food before exercise may cause stomach discomfort, […]

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