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I have to say something because I love you all and want you to be fit and healthy and not end up in the morgue. Regarding health and fitness-please always always always always check your sources and your doctor before jumping on board with any program.
Also just because someone has starved themselves and lost weight, that does NOT make them an expert; the same goes for someone who works out every day and is fit. Personal trainers, fitness experts, nutritionists etc., go through YEARS of training. I know when I was a PT and an instructor, it took a lot of hours to get my certifications.
The best thing to do is join a gym and or go to a personal trainer. Don't jump on trends like CrossFit-I'm not against CF but it's not for everyone and I'm so sick of people telling others to be Paleo and do CF like it's the only way to be healthy.
Just do YOUR RESEARCH please, this is YOUR life. There are also GREAT online programs like Michelle Bridges, Tracy Anderson, Denise Austin, Barre3, Ballet Beautiful, and tons of Yoga ones-most of these are for the more advanced or at least intermediate person who knows FORM and what to do correctly.
Please stop reading your friends' posts about being gluten free or vegan or Paleo and losing all this weight-all of these are different and so is each person. And especially the starvation thing-it's the WORST and most dangerous of all. Sure if you eat a piece of lettuce for lunch, and only protein around it and throw back a juice or smoothie for dinner, you will lose weight, but it's not healthy. PLEASE use logic and reason, again this is YOUR LIFE.
And lastly, don't compare yourself to others because you have no idea how fit they are. Skinny isn't always healthy.

This has been a PSA

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