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Healthy Steps to Make Living with Diabetes Easier
by / on April 24, 2014 at 10:51 am / in Achieving Ultimate Fitzness

Healthy Steps to Make Living with Diabetes Easier

Diabetes is hard enough to deal with without enduring the difficult side-effects due to unhealthy lifestyle choices. Take some of these easy-to-implement steps to improve your health and day to day life. This is a presentation of The Diabetes Institute at UF Health and Fitz Koehler, M.S.E.S.S. of

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by / on March 25, 2014 at 3:09 pm / in Celebrity

Christina Applegate Talks Marriage, Motherhood, and the 15 Extra Pounds She’d Like to Lose

Christina Applegate has remained in the spotlight since her years as a teen star. Now a mother who faces many of the same struggles as any woman, Christina recently opened up to Wonderwall for an interview. On the latest milestone with her daughter, Sadie: “If tantrums are a milestone, then yes, we are knee-deep in that [milestone] right now. It’s […]

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Have a McSlimmer St. Patrick’s Day with O’Smarter FitzDrinks
by / on March 16, 2014 at 5:30 pm / in Holidays

Have a McSlimmer St. Patrick’s Day with O’Smarter FitzDrinks

St. Patrick’s Day is a day to celebrate all things stereotypically Irish (like Fitz – and Fitzness), and of course that means alcohol, most notably beer and whiskey. Keep in mind that we will never encourage you to drink alcohol as drinking is the easiest way to gain weight, along with a slew of other negative side effects. But we […]

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Tracy Ryan lost 200 pounds! 
Incredible before and after photo.
by / on March 14, 2014 at 7:53 am / in Achieving Ultimate Fitzness, Success Stories, Weight Loss

How Tracy Lynn Ryan Dropped 200 Pounds and Became a Marathon Runner

Tracy Lynn Ryan,  32, Gainesville, FL, Assistant Director of the Pledge 5 Foundation  Total weight lost: 200 lbs One word to describe you before: Ignorant!!! I had no idea how much I was missing out on. One word to describe you NOW: Vibrant! Nothing holds me back from anything. Tell us about the “old” you: I thought I was successful and happy. But […]

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Taryn Buckley
by / on March 13, 2014 at 7:42 am / in Achieving Ultimate Fitzness, Success Stories, Weight Loss

Taryn Buckley: How She Lost 63 Pounds and Became a Runner, Turning Shame in to Pride

Taryn Buckley, 28, Gainesville, FL, Outreach Coordinator for the Florida Caribbean AIDS Education & Training Center, married with one son Tell about your transformation over the past couple of years: I was an active kid. Played competitive travel soccer from 3rd-12th grade and loved it. I could have played in college, but really wanted freedom to do my own thing. […]

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Pam Smith Crosses the Enchanted 10K Finish Line!
by / on March 10, 2014 at 8:54 am / in Achieving Ultimate Fitzness, Interviews, Success Stories

After Being Swept from the Course Several Times & Dropping 70 Pounds, Pam Smith Crosses the Enchanted 10K Finish Line

 Pam Smith, 53, Legal Assistant, Brandon, Florida Let’s start with this beautiful finish line picture. You had just completed Disney’s Enchanted 10K during its Princess Half Marathon weekend. About three weeks after having been swept from the Princess Half Marathon in 2013, I had to have emergency abdominal hernia repair.  I was out of commission for eight weeks.  But I […]

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Photo credit: Cindy Coates
by / on February 28, 2014 at 7:58 am / in Achieving Ultimate Fitzness, Success Stories, Weight Loss

Cindy Coates: From Broken Couch Potato to Distance Runner

Cindy Coates, Database Specialist, Somerset, Massachusetts 1. What were you like before your transformation?  I was broken couch potato before I realized I needed to do something.  A lot of back pain, no ambition, etc. I never exercised because of doctors’ orders. I was told that because of my bad back that exercising, bike riding, rollerblading etc. was out. As […]

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by / on February 26, 2014 at 7:46 am / in Fitzness Food, Videos, Weight Loss

How to Eat Chicken Nacho Supreme Without Gaining Weight

Being fit and trim doesn’t mean you have to give up all the foods you love. You just have to enjoy them in a smarter way! Check out Fitz’s recipe for Chicken Nacho Supreme. Just as tasty as greasy bar food, but without all the fat and calories. Jazz up this dish with other healthy ingredients like onions, black beans, […]

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Photo by Paul Drinkwater, AP
by / on February 10, 2014 at 9:10 am / in Achieving Ultimate Fitzness, Celebrity

Is the Winner of “Biggest Loser” Too Thin?

Video from When it comes to inspiring stories about weight loss, one of the nation’s most popular television shows, “The Biggest Loser”, often comes to your mind. We love to see average Joes work hard to lose weight, and we root for them through every struggle and triumph.  Rachel Frederickson, the TV show’s latest winner, shed an astounding 155 pounds this past […]

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by / on February 6, 2014 at 6:46 am / in Achieving Ultimate Fitzness, Ask Fitz Q & A, Weight Loss

How to Lose the Last Five Pounds

Q. Hi Fitz. I am absolutely stuck right now and I need help. I have been working out regularly and eating very healthy, but can’t seem to lose the last five pounds. Any suggestions? Tracy A. Hello Miss Tracy!. The last five pounds always seem to be the hardest, don’t they? My personal training clients always have the same question mark over […]

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