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Dr. Saman Bakhtiar

January 8, 2013

Turning Point

setbackI never forget.

The year was 1994

I was in my senior year at Penn State (don’t judge)

I was taking 21 units

Working 30 hours a week as a bouncer (stop laughing)

And getting ready for Mr. Pittsburgh bodybuilding competition. (training 2 hours a day and on a very strict diet)

Then….

2 weeks before the competition I completely lost it.

I woke in the middle of the night and told myself I can’t do this anymore.

I got in my car and drove around

First stop

The donut shop.

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December 25, 2012

Holiday Season Eating Tips To Remember

Most people will indulge at least a few times, but the nature of these indulgences and their frequency are what will determine whether you’ll be starting the new year with a weight loss resolution.

Let’s go over a few of the top holiday season eating tips that you should remember so that you don’t see the weight gain most people do once Christmas wraps up.

Don’t Eat Standing

The first quick tip to remember with regards to holiday eating is that you should avoid eating while standing up. If you’re nibbling on food here and there, it’s going to really add up over time and in most cases, people won’t even realize that they’re actually eating.

It’s far too easy to stand there and snack while having a discussion with someone, so make it a general rule this holiday season that you can only eat if you’re sitting down at a table.

This will go a long way towards preventing mindless eating.

 

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December 19, 2012

Chino Hills Personal Trainer 6 Week Challenge – Kim


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Sam: We have Kim Saltlake in the house. Today is December 10th.

Kim: Yes.

Sam: And you’re going to do the six-week transformation which means that your weigh in date to lose 20 pounds, your due date is – that sounds like a pregnancy, is January 18th.

Kim: January 18th.

Sam: Like due date, that sounds like a pregnancy.

Kim: I don’t have it anymore.

Sam: No more kids.

Kim: No more babies.

Sam: No more kids, OK. So step on up.

Kim: OK.

Sam: We’ve got to get this on video. We’ve got to make it official.

Kim: Great.

Sam: Let’s see what you got.

Kim: All right.

Sam: You said 177 or something, right?

Kim: That’s what it was this morning.

Sam: 176.2 on this scale.

Kim: I like this one better.

Sam: So 20 pounds in six weeks so that means we got to get 156.2 on January 18th.

Kim: That’s right.

Sam: Awesome. See you there.
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December 18, 2012

Chino Hills Personal Trainer 6 Week Challenge – Lana


[spoiler]
Sam: Good morning, Lana.

Lana: Good morning.

Sam: How are you?

Lana: Pretty good.

Sam: So now, you took our six-week challenge to lose 20 pounds in six weeks.

Lana: That’s right.

Sam: OK. So that is your official weigh in. So go ahead and step in.

Lana: OK.

Sam: Step on the scale right here. Let’s see what you got. 196.3. So we got to hit 176.3 by January 18th. Today is December 10th.

Lana: OK.

Sam: So let’s do this. We can do this.

Lana: OK. I’m going to do it.
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