Lifestyle

Dining Out in Profile Style

March 21, 2017 - Healthy Eating, Lifestyle

While trying to lose weight, restaurant food  can be both tempting and difficult. However, you may find that there are more options than you think!   While looking at the menu: Look for lean meats that fit within your plan….

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5 Tips To Resist Temptation at Work & Parties

February 27, 2017 - Healthy Eating, Lifestyle

Don’t….give…in…. We know that it can be tempting to stray from your plan during work lunches, dinners, or parties.  Stay strong! Part of the Profile Promise is being there for you during the most tempting of times. Try these tips…

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Real or Not Real With Chris Clark

Real or Not Real: Comparisons

February 22, 2017 - Coaching, Lifestyle

Profile’s Coach of Coaches, Chris Clark, shares his take on comparisons in the first installment of his Real or Not Real blog series.   When you have a goal to achieve, it’s important to be real. Learning to be real…

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Heart Health

Making Heart Health Easier

February 22, 2017 - Coaching, Lifestyle

Profile’s Chief Healthy Living Expert Stephen Herrmann, PhD, shares his take on how Profile is taking action during American Heart Month.   For more than 50 years, American Heart Month has focused attention on health and understanding the risks of…

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Weight Loss and Lifestyle Change Start with Finding Your Why

December 22, 2016 - Lifestyle, Motivation, Weight Loss

Certified Profile Coach Natalie Papini shares the psychology behind why she asks Profile members “What’s Your Why?” Every member’s Profile journey is unique, but there are a few things our most successful members have in common. Connecting the basics of…

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Profile’s Holiday Survival Guide Top 10 Tips

December 22, 2016 - Healthy Eating, Holidays, Lifestyle

Coaching Counts We get it – holidays are busy. While it might seem easier to forego coaching temporarily and “get back on the bandwagon” with everyone else on Jan. 1st, remember your goals and continue to schedule appointments. Be a…

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Say “Yes” to Saying “No”

November 22, 2016 - Coaching, Lifestyle

According to a recent study on holiday weight gain, up to half of the weight gained during the months of November and December is lost shortly after the holidays, while the other half of the weight gained during that time…

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Happy ThanksLiving!

November 22, 2016 - Coaching, Holidays, Lifestyle

What are you Thanksgiving for? We are living in a time when advice and tips on how to manage weight is anything but scarce. In fact, health and wellness recommendations can be at your fingertips in nanoseconds with the click…

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Tips or Tricks – Profile Halloween

Despite its spooky reputation, Halloween doesn’t have to be a terror when it comes to reaching your health goals. Below are a list of 6 recommendations to help you enjoy the Halloween hoopla while still casting spells on your scale….

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(Pumpkin) Spice Up your Life!

September 16, 2016 - Holidays, Lifestyle

“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” Similarly, when the clock strikes midnight on September 22 (the first official day of fall), and a pumpkin flavored anything hasn’t…

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Top 3 Reasons You Should be using a Coach to Help Lose Weight.

August 10, 2016 - Coaching, Lifestyle

One main component of Profile that sets it apart from other weight management programs is individualized coaching. Our coaches come from different academic backgrounds, have diverse hobbies and passions related to health and well-being, and utilize different coaching styles. Despite…

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You Can’t Outrun a Bad Diet

It’s the age old question many people ask when trying to lose weight. Is diet or exercise more important to weight loss? The simple answer: you can’t outrun a bad diet. The choice to do just one or the other…

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Flex your Freedom!

4th of July weekend is full of excitement, memories and patriotism!  Flex your freedom, the Profile way, with an active, healthy and safe Holiday weekend.  Be sure to visit with your coach this week about your strategy to stay on…

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Healthy Hydration

Water is one of the most essential components of the human body. Water regulates the body’s temperature, cushions and protects vital organs, and aids the digestive system. Water not only comprises 75 percent of all muscle tissue and about 10…

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Mother Daughter Duo – A Profile Journey

Mother and daughter duo, Michelle and Lauren, made the decision to change and they set out to do it together.  With an upcoming family wedding as motivation, they came to Profile determined to succeed.  Their journey brought resulted in a…

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Love your Heart this Heart Month

February 29, 2016 - Lifestyle

Draw your attention inward, toward the body’s center and just a little to the left of your chest.  Put your hand there and feel that amazing beat.  Yes, that’s your heart the hardest working and most often least thought of…

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How Stress is Interfering With Your Weight Loss

February 29, 2016 - Lifestyle, Weight Loss

With the onslaught of modern advances in daily living one could assume that as a people we all are living easy and with less stress.   Yet, the reverse seems to be true. According to an American Psychological Association survey, nearly…

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Reflecting on 2015

February 29, 2016 - Lifestyle, Plans, Weight Loss

As 2015 draws to a close it is hard to believe another year has gone by. The media recap of the year is filled with the usual world events and celebrity & political news makers, but what about you? How was…

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Training your Brain to Think Positively

February 29, 2016 - Lifestyle

By Priscilla Thornton, MSW-LCSW, Certified Profile Coach Some say the human brain is like a super computer on steroids. Powerful and complex, the thoughts generated by our brain can bring us instant pleasure or anxiety and sadness. All of our actions…

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Don’s Game-Changing Weight Loss

February 26, 2016 - Lifestyle

Sometimes a health scare is the wake-up call you need to change your life. For Don, it wasn’t his own emergency that did it – it was his brother’s. “No one thinks they’re going to be affected by a heart…

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Four Simple Tips to Change a Habit

February 26, 2016 - Lifestyle, Plans

By Denise Shields, Certified Profile Coach Now that summer is right around the corner, it’s a great time to think about adopting new habits. Setting good habits can be a powerful way to achieve your goals and stay focused. Whether…

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Planting your Profile Garden

February 26, 2016 - Healthy Eating, Lifestyle

How can you enjoy even fresher vegetables? By growing them yourself! Planting your own veggies is an easy way to save money and stay on track with healthy eating. You’ll get fresh, seasonal produce – plus the satisfaction that comes…

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Profile Grocery Store Picks

By Alyssa Sorenson, Registered Dietitian for Profile At the grocery store, you’re surrounded by thousands of choices. So what should make it from the shelf to your shopping cart? To celebrate National Registered Dietitian Day, we’ve created this handy chart…

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Seasonal Produce Guide & Shopping Tips

Enjoy a taste of fall with these seasonal produce options: –    Pumpkins –    Beets –    Pears –    Sweet Potatoes –    Winter Squash –    Kale –    Parsnips –    Cranberries –    Okra Keep…

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