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Lose 2 Pounds in 2 Days

Alexandra and I went to the Fitness and Health Bloggers Conference last week and I lost weight! Yup– two pounds gone in two days.  And I wasn’t even trying. Hiking up a mountain and eating healthy food all weekend can do that for a person. And if YOU are a person with a weight loss goal, then the info below is for you.

Alexandra hitches a ride from Dr James Hill

Dr. Hill tried to lose 140 pounds, but Alexandra jumped back on!

Alexandra and I culled the key exercise and eating points from a presentation from Dr. James Hill, Executive Director of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, University of Colorado. Dr Hill is a high falutin’, cutting edge, biggie wiggie PhD researcher in the weight loss, overweight, and obesity world. You can see how intimidated Alexandra was when we got to meet him up close at dinner*  the evening after his talk. (see note at end of post)

Follow along with us via the twitter stream to catch the highlights direct from the most current studies on weight loss, diet, exercise, and weight maintenance. For those of you unfamiliar with twitter, just ignore the hashtags (pound signs #) and the letters or words that come after them. Go for the high fiber, nutrition dense, calorie burning main points in each tweet.

And just like in school when we were young, some people goofed off and passed funny and off-topic “notes.”  So pay attention and read along to get the insider scoop as if you were in class with us — Laughing, learning the latest and most accurate info on obesity, fat, weight management, diet, and … seeing pictures of men in kilts.

If any tweet is hard to read, just click on it and it will pull up bigger. Just be sure to come back to this page to read, learn, comment, get smarter and more fit!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watch for our radio interview of Dr James Hill coming in July. We ask him to share his research results on the BEST way to manipulate diet and exercise to decrease obesity.

* Dinners at the conference were sponsored by Chipotle, and the Anschutz Center‘s very own Bistro Elia. Breakfasts were also provided free and de-licious-leee by Attune Foods, Choose Cherries, and Driscolls Berries with Love  Grown Foods and Better Whey of Life  contributing food-food-glorious food as well. They are a big part of how I managed to come home 2 pounds lighter and in such a good mood!

Disclaimer: Thank yous to Refuel with Chocolate Milk who provided us scholarships to attend the Fitness and Health Bloggers Conference. We hearken to anything with the word “Scholar” in it; though “ships” are another matter.  All opinions are our own.  Gotta go as our chocolate milk is waiting! Glug and chug post workout.

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Get practical exercise advice, your fitness questions answered, and cutting edge health edu-tainment that is accessible and doable from long time fitness experts, Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA and Alexandra Williams, MA. We have taught on land, sea, and airwaves for 3 decades on 4 continents. From writing to speaking, emceeing to hosting a radio show, reviewing products to teaching classes, we believe that little steps turn into big paths. Move a little more than the day before. FitFluential Ambassadors and award-winners both online and off.

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21 Responses to Lose 2 Pounds in 2 Days

  1. Tara Burner June 28, 2012 at 9:07 pm #

    love all the FHBC updates and cant wait for the radio interview!
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  2. Christine @ Love, Life, Surf June 28, 2012 at 9:20 pm #

    I can’t wait for the interview either! Sounds like FHBC was pretty amazing and full of great info. Love reading all these posts!
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  3. Christine @ Oatmeal Bowl June 28, 2012 at 11:09 pm #

    Dr. James Hill gave an excellent talk! I cannot wait to hear that radio interview.
    Love that pic of Alexandra and Dr. Hill – no shyness there!
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  4. Meredith @ Dare You To June 29, 2012 at 2:09 am #

    Looks like you covered it all in tweets! Thanks for sharing; sounds like you learned a lot. Interesting on the 2-lb weight loss; that sometimes happens to me when I go away for a weekend, simply because I’m not snacking as I often do, but it rarely lasts for me.
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  5. Angela @ Happy Fit Mama June 29, 2012 at 2:19 am #

    Sounds like FHBC was awesome! Sorry I missed it but the updates have been great. Waiting for more!
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  6. Kierston June 29, 2012 at 3:33 am #

    Looking forward to the interview!

    FHBC, I want (scratch that) NEED to go!
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  7. Evelyn June 29, 2012 at 6:39 am #

    Cool post! Enjoyed reading the tweets and I learned a few things. I look forward to the interview. This is one of my topics of interests.

    Congrats on the 2 pounds in 2 days. :)
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  8. Debbie @ Live from La Quinta June 29, 2012 at 7:04 am #

    Great way to take notes and keep the world (or your twitter followers, anyway) informed at the same time. I look forward to the radio interview. Dr. Hill sounds interesting and knowledgeable.
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  9. Tamara June 29, 2012 at 7:56 am #

    Fun way to post all of this great info!
    You forgot to mention that you two were among the most prolific Tweeters at the event…
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  10. Heather @ Better With Veggies June 29, 2012 at 8:45 am #

    What a fun way to share your twitter learning with another audience – great idea! I particularly love the Paleo diet comment, I’ve made a similar observation in the past. :)
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  11. Sarah Kay Hoffman June 29, 2012 at 1:33 pm #

    Very cool post! Can’t wait to see the next one using my “How to Embed a Tweet Into Your Blog Post!”

    • Fun and Fit June 30, 2012 at 9:11 am #

      Let me just say that EVERY future post that has a tweet in it will use the tips you shared about embedding. I think I will work out with the 4 hours I just saved.
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  12. Sara Beth June 29, 2012 at 3:02 pm #

    Can’t wait to hear from Dr. Hill on your show!
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  13. Jody - Fit at 54 June 29, 2012 at 3:56 pm #

    YOU TWO ROCK!!!!!!

    I always lose weight on vacation – well, it has been years since I was on one BUT I do. I tend to eat healthy anyway BUT I keep active & have fun! :-) LOVE the updates!
    Jody – Fit at 54 recently posted..Cola Cleans Toilets; Baking Soda & Vinegar Party!My Profile

    • Fun and Fit June 30, 2012 at 9:12 am #

      Thank you Fit at 54, 55, 56, 112, 113. You see the projections we make? How about you take a vacation to the FHBC conference next year? Huh? Huh?
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  14. carissa @fit2flex June 30, 2012 at 1:33 pm #

    So much fun really meeting you too!!! Hope to see you soon!
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  15. MyTravelFitness.com July 4, 2012 at 4:35 am #

    That’s great to lose weight with fun and learning! mytravelfitness.com

  16. elle @ fitness bloggers July 9, 2012 at 3:38 pm #

    You ladies were so great to have around that weekend! Thanks for joining us, and keeping us all giggling (:
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