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Jody Smith

Miami, FL 33133

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Scale Not Budging!

14 Answers | Asked by Terri Viani on May 30, 2012

Answered by Jody Smith on May 31, 2012

Sounds to me that she may be putting on lean muscle tissue which won't show on the scale. Losing inches, firming up and wearing smaller sizes is great progress! I always tell my clients up front that a better indicator of fat loss than the scale is when: 1. your clothes are fitting looser and 2. ...

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How to handle a client who thinks they know more than you?

14 Answers | Asked by Linda Niazi on Apr 02, 2012

Answered by Jody Smith on May 31, 2012

"Progress not Perfection" Starting with the easiest changes and building on that seems to help my clients succeed in cleaning up eating patterns. Charting progress can even make it fun! When they feel successful at making the first changes, they are often more motivated to add more. Nutritional ...

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I am 59 and gain weight with anything over 1200 calories. I work out very strenuously 5 to 7 days a week for 30 mins. My shape i

10 Answers | Asked by Debbie Klena on May 31, 2012

Answered by Jody Smith on May 31, 2012

You have lots of options to try, Debbie. Raising a sluggish metabolism oftentimes takes a 3-pronged approach: 1. STRENGTH TRAINING for rebuilding calorie-burning lean muscle tissue. 3x weekly on alternate days seems to yield the fastest results. Recovery days between are part of the process. 2...

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