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Bike Your Way to a Healthier You: The Health Benefits of Cycling for Weight Loss
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Bike Your Way to a Healthier You: The Health Benefits of Cycling for Weight Loss

Riding a bicycle is the fun way to get in the daily activity that we all need. Biking heats up your metabolism, helps you look fitter and feel better and speeds your weight loss progress—all while you enjoy the relaxing rhythm of pedaling. Whether you hit the streets, a trail or stay indoors on a stationary cycle, riding a bike helps you get slimmer and healthier. Check out the health benefits of cycling below! 1. Does Biking Burn Calories? On Nutrisystem, we recommend 30 minutes of physical activity per day. At a moderate pace of about 12 miles per hour, a 155-pound person burns approximately seven calories a minute while cycling (about 210 calories in 30 minutes), says Harvard Health Publishing. As you build up your strength and stamina, you can try riding up hills to burn off eve...
Shaneka lost 71 pounds
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Shaneka lost 71 pounds

Transformation of the Day: Shaneka lost 71 pounds. After spending lots of time and money chasing fads and quick-fix plans, she decided that she was ready to do something different. Focused on health, she invested in a personal trainer and learned how to eat a balanced diet. Two and half years ago, I decided I was ready for a change! Prior to that, I spend hundreds of dollars on diet pills, plans, teas, etc., only lose about 20 pounds! I would workout for a month or two and then quit. I never changed my eating habits because I thought the pills would do all the work, smh!  What was your motivation?My motivation was my health. I was borderline diabetic and just felt awful about myself. How did you change your eating habits?I changed my eating habits, day by day, by introducing healthier fo...
Garden renovations and quick fixes to consider before the spring
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Garden renovations and quick fixes to consider before the spring

Garden renovations and quick fixes to consider before the spring | This website is in no way affiliated with Slimming World and no contributors have been trained by them or work for them. It is the readers responsibility to check syn values and allowances themselves. Just Average Jen works with products and brands on sponsored (paid) content. Advertising is via Mediavine and Just Average Jen is not responsible for ad content. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases at no extra cost to yourself. I also earn affiliate income from other brands and again this is at no cost to you and all posts containing affiliate links should be marked appropriately.
7 Health Benefits of Quinoa
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7 Health Benefits of Quinoa

Did you ever imagine, some seeds which are also considered as whole grain can be loaded with hell lot of benefits related to health and weight loss? Yes its possible, Quinoa will give you all these benefits. It is considered as super food by some. By just adding quinoa in your diet can change you in an amazing way. Around 5000 years ago, high in the Andes mountains, the Incas began to cultivate quinoa as one of their staple crops, believing that it gave power and stamina to their warriors. While Quinoa is usually considered to be a whole grain, it is actually a seed, but can be prepared like whole grains such as rice and barley. Of all the whole grains , quinoa has the highest protein content, so its perfect for vegetarians and vegans.. Quinoa is a gluten fre...
Keisha lost 90 pounds
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Keisha lost 90 pounds

Keisha lost 90 pounds in 2020. She was tired of being sick and tired of complaining about her weight. She embraced the Ketogenic diet, exercising, and intermittent fasting. For her, it’s not about dieting, it’s about lifestyle change. What was your motivation? What inspired you to keep going, even when you wanted to give up?My motivation was that I was sick of being sick and tired of complaining about my weight. I had gotten to my heaviest weight ever. My doctor told me that I was pre-diabetic and needed to lose weight if I didn’t want to become a diabetic.  How did you change your eating habits?I adopted the Ketogenic lifestyle and later incorporated intermittent fasting (16/8). I did a lot of fasting as well. What did your workout routine consist of? How often did you work out?I would ...
Win a Clever Fox food journal to track your food and weight loss
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Win a Clever Fox food journal to track your food and weight loss

Win a Clever Fox food journal to track your food and weight loss | Just Average Jen This website is in no way affiliated with Slimming World and no contributors have been trained by them or work for them. It is the readers responsibility to check syn values and allowances themselves. Just Average Jen works with products and brands on sponsored (paid) content. Advertising is via Mediavine and Just Average Jen is not responsible for ad content. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases at no extra cost to yourself. I also earn affiliate income from other brands and again this is at no cost to you and all posts containing affiliate links should be marked appropriately.
Tracey lost 80 pounds
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Tracey lost 80 pounds

Transformation of the Day: Tracey lost 80 pounds. This divorced mother of two figured out how to balance working full time, working out five days a week, and cooking nutritious food for her family. She also how to count macros and that eating complex carbohydrates can actually be a game-changer. I’m a 34 year old, divorced mother of two (14 year old son, 3 year old daughter). I live in New Haven County, Connecticut, and I lost 80 pounds twice! My starting weight was 250-255 pounds. I currently weigh 175 pounds. I am 5’5 1/2”.  My health journey started in 2015. I always weighed around 250 pounds my entire adult life. I didn’t realize how unhealthy I was until one day, when my ex-husband said to me, “I think you have a food addiction.“ Although I was a foodie (I still am), I didn’t see my...
Garden renovations to consider before the spring
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Garden renovations to consider before the spring

Garden renovations to consider before the spring | Just Average Jen This website is in no way affiliated with Slimming World and no contributors have been trained by them or work for them. It is the readers responsibility to check syn values and allowances themselves. Just Average Jen works with products and brands on sponsored (paid) content. Advertising is via Mediavine and Just Average Jen is not responsible for ad content. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases at no extra cost to yourself. I also earn affiliate income from other brands and again this is at no cost to you and all posts containing affiliate links should be marked appropriately.
How to decide if you should get a mortgage instead of renting
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How to decide if you should get a mortgage instead of renting

How to decide if you should get a mortgage instead of renting | Just Average Jen This website is in no way affiliated with Slimming World and no contributors have been trained by them or work for them. It is the readers responsibility to check syn values and allowances themselves. Just Average Jen works with products and brands on sponsored (paid) content. Advertising is via Mediavine and Just Average Jen is not responsible for ad content. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases at no extra cost to yourself. I also earn affiliate income from other brands and again this is at no cost to you and all posts containing affiliate links should be marked appropriately.
How Changing Your Location Can Change Your Life
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How Changing Your Location Can Change Your Life

How Changing Your Location Can Change Your Life | Just Average Jen This website is in no way affiliated with Slimming World and no contributors have been trained by them or work for them. It is the readers responsibility to check syn values and allowances themselves. Just Average Jen works with products and brands on sponsored (paid) content. Advertising is via Mediavine and Just Average Jen is not responsible for ad content. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases at no extra cost to yourself. I also earn affiliate income from other brands and again this is at no cost to you and all posts containing affiliate links should be marked appropriately.