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3 Ways to Make Your Goals Last

It’s no secret that the majority of Americans set their new year’s resolutions around having a slimmer or more toned body. And even if you have been a bodybuilder for years and have muscles for days, it can still be hard to make your new year’s resolutions last. Here at Dr. Rick Silverman’s office, we […]

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weight loss Newton, MA

How to Enjoy Thanksgiving Without the Extra Calories

Whether you are preparing for your next bodybuilding competition or you just had a procedure like SculpSure, there is one thing that’s for certain: you don’t want to gain any extra lbs during Thanksgiving. And with a table full of carb loaded and butter-drenched food, Thanksgiving is like heading into war. According to The Calorie […]

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3 Fall Workouts to Try on a Rainy Day

Fall is just around the corner which means that it may be time to switch up your workout routine. Now that the days are getting shorter and the weather is getting cooler, it’s good to have a workout to do when the weather gets a little hairy; like on a rainy fall day. To ensure […]

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health and nutrition

3 Foods to Help Cut Down on Belly Fat

The new year quickly came and went and now is the time when you are starting to see all those people who vowed to lose weight start to ditch the gym for their normal habits. But because you aren’t the type to give up on your dreams of having a chiseled and healthy body, you […]

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High-Intensity Interval Training

The Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training

Counting calories and hitting the gym are two components of any successful weight loss journey that many claim they simply don’t have time to do. However, over the past few years, a new trend in the fitness world has started to gain popularity among both men and women: High-Intensity Interval Training or HIIT. But what […]

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posture

Pause A Moment And Let’s Discuss Your Posture

Your posture is important as you work out and train – and for every aspect of your life. Unless your job entails heavy labor or construction, chances are you go from sitting all day, to sitting on the sofa at night, to heading off to bed (hopefully, with your workout included in the mix). If […]

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exercise

Summerize Your Workout

It’s hot. Summer is here. It’s time to put some “cool” into your workout: Shower before your workout and make it cold. If that sounds a bit extreme, cool your neck or head with an ice pack. Find a shady new route for your run. And check the hourly forecast to help you determine the […]

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wellness

You Are In Charge Of You

Every day you make important decisions – about your training schedule, what you will eat, your social options and your work. You fit all of the important things into your life…with ease, hopefully…including your friends and family. Taking time to think about your life and how your choices are impacting it is a good thing. […]

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healthy mind

Are You Flexing Your Mental Muscle?

If you are committed to making changes to your lifestyle and your body, consider making changes to your attitude as well. In all areas of life, if you are not mentally up to the task at hand, your body will struggle and may never be. Your goals may be physical, but your mind is in […]

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diet

Spring Clean Your Diet…Winter Is Over!

Winter can mean rich soups, stews, pastas and other comfort foods that make you feel better as you hunker down and wait out the storms. Spring means cleaning house – literally – and also figuratively as you consider your body as the most important “house” you own. Here are seven ways to spring clean your […]

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Fitness

Your Knees And You – The 411

Your knees are far more complex than they seem. They are also amazing. They allow turning and twisting motions and allow your legs to hold up your body. If you are an athlete, chances are you know these facts all too well. Continue reading to learn some interesting facts about your knees. The basic “hard” […]

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Fitness

GOODBYE SUMMER…HELLO FALL!

It’s easy to maintain diet and fitness goals during the sunny, fun days of summer. But once there is a chill in the air and football season looms large, it’s easy to find yourself snacking more and pumping less. Here are a few tips to help you maintain or possibly reach a healthy weight as […]

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