Nicole Martin

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Larry: Change Your Understanding, Change Your Life

Watch Larry's inspiring story to find out how the bad habits he'd cultivated for 63 years were reversed... in just six months!
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Joy: Change Your Education, Change Your Life

Joy woke up one morning and couldn't walk. The pain in her joints was overwhelming...
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Paul: Change Your Habits, Change Your Life

The numbers speak for themselves. At 50, Paul's cholesterol was at 350...
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Liz: Change Your Mind, Change Your Life

Liz always considered herself a healthy person because she never got sick. But then, she started to gain a lot of weight.
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Paul: Change Your Nutrition, Change Your Life

Paul's story started with a moment of incredible pain. The pressure on his chest was like nothing he'd ever felt before.
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Back to Basics - Meal Prep

Back to Basics - Meal Prep
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Marc and Kim: Change Your Lifestyle, Change Your Life

Marc and Kim of chickpeaandbean.com are back to talk about how to fuel your body and mind... the right way!
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Marc and Kim: Change Your "Diet," Change Your Life

Marc and Kim of chickpeaandbean.com talk about how to get out of the fad diet cycle and take back your life!
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Marc and Kim: Change Your Fate, Change Your Life

Marc grew up in a big Mexican family, with eight brothers and sisters. And except for one sister, every one of his siblings and his mother were diabetic. He knew that his fate would be the same. It must run in his genes, right?
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A Lesson in Leaning in

It came out of nowhere. I was in the middle of a consult with a potential new member when it started...
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Why Weight Loss Can't be Your Only Goal

Most everyone wants to lose at least a little weight. But fad “diets” aren't the answer. Instead, you have to start in a completely deeper place to find real health.
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Why We Have So Many Happy People in Our Programs

So, WHAT does the Wellness Training Institute do? Hard question. The best way I can describe it is by telling you WHO we are.
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How the Executive Health Coaching Program Works

Here at the Wellness Training Institute, we're incredibly excited about the recent launch of our Executive Health Coaching Program. Like our other programs, it's designed to guide you step-by-step, no matter how dire your health situation might be,
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Introducing The Executive Health Coaching Program

When I first met Bill, it was at one of our Wellness Dinner Seminars. He was an imposing figure. He was well-dressed and looked like someone who took his life and career very seriously. Dan exuded success. And he also spent the entire seminar with hi
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How the Healthful Evolutions Program Works

One of the most common questions we get here at the Wellness Training Institute is how, exactly, our Healthful Evolutions Program works. It's a good question. Not because what we do is complicated, or even all that hard to describe. It's actually pre
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Health KickStart Series #4: Connect

Is this simple habit missing from your health?
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Health KickStart Series #3: Slow Down

Have you ever left work, gotten into your car, driven the whole way home, and then realized that you couldn’t remember even a single thing about the trip? For some, that's how we live our whole lives...
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Health KickStart Series #2: Speed Up

Welcome to Part 2 of our Health Kickstart series. This series is designed for people who want to get healthy... but just can't seem to get any traction. Let's get you started!
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Is Your Doctor Treating Your Diabetes the Right Way?

Most doctors understand medicine. And medication. What they don't always get trained in, though, is nutrition. Is your doctor approaching your type 2 diabetes care the right way? Two things surprised me the most after working with members...
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Cutting Through the Clutter: How to (Finally) Figure Out Which Health Information is Right... and Which is Dead Wrong

There's a lot of health information out there. And A LOT of it is just plain wrong. So, how do you tell the difference?
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Releasing the Ninjas: What a Detox Really Does for Your Body

You hear a lot about detoxes these days. But how do they actually work? Good question. Here's the answer...
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How to Actually Lose Weight During this Holiday Season

The holiday season is synonymous with food... and lots of it! So, with all the events you'll be attending this season, how do you keep from destroying your health... and actually lose weight?
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5 Things to Expect When You Give up Sugar

As Americans, we eat a lot of sugar. On average we consume about 300 calories worth of added sugar each day. And one in five of us consume more than a cup of the stuff during that same timespan...
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Is Neurofeedback Training for You?

Sometimes, cognitive issues are difficult to treat, no matter what you do. But now there's a new technique that showing real promise when it comes to healing difficult imbalances in the brain.
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Why You Should Start a Detox… Today

Looking to do a detox? Start here first...
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Top 5 Belly Fat Busting Habits

Here's the hidden key to a lot of why people are overweight, sick, and miserable... and what to do about it!
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How Neurofeedback Training Works

A cutting-edge, scientifically-proven technique that relieves depression, ADHD, migraines, and a ton of other cognitive issues is just our latest offering to help you live a better life. Here's how it works...
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4 Things to Prioritize for Lasting Happiness

Can you be truly happy? A lot people will say it's impossible. I'm here to dispel that myth once and for all.
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3 Ways to Guarantee You'll be Unhappy for Your Entire, Miserable Life

Want to make sure that you'll never, ever be happy? Here are three proven techniques for getting miserable... and staying that way!
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Meditate... and Get Happy!

It's always amazing to me to watch a yoga class come in stressed and harried... and then watch them leave an hour later, relaxed, lighter, and happier. It's also amazing that recent studies have shown that the happiness bump you get from yoga...
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Gratitude: Nature's Perfect, Proven Happiness Drug

If I told you there was one, perfect, scientifically proven drug for being happy and staying that way, would you want it? If you're like most people, the answer is probably a resounding yes. Well, there's good news...
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(More) Member Success Stories!

Getting your health back is often a long and arduous process. A lot of people have spent a long, long time doing things that made them sick, and undoing all of that is a process. Which is why we're so excited...
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Are Your Supplements Legit?

Sometimes, depending on our diet, we're not getting the nutrients out body needs. So, supplements can be a great way to, well, supplement our diets. But all supplements are not created equal. Back in 2015 the Attorney General's office in...
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Why Does All the “Bad for You” Food Taste Good?

I get asked this question a lot, and it generally comes at me in two ways. First, I'm asked, Why does nutritional food taste so bad? And then, there's the second way to ask it: Why is food that's so bad for you taste so good?
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How to Feed a Cold

It's cold season again. And whether you're feeling one coming on, or are in the thick of right now, close your medicine cabinet and get yourself into the kitchen! Here's a list of foods that you should be taking to keep that cold at bay.
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Water vs. Pop: The Showdown

Everyone alive these days is probably aware that pop (or soda, if you live outside the Midwest, or Coke, if you live in Atlanta) is bad for you. But what your might not know is just HOW bad...
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The Sum of Our Parts: Why Nothing Short of Holistic Health is Health at All

Back when I was right out of college, I decided that I wanted to be a physical therapist. I loved to exercise, I'd spent a lot of my childhood training as a figure skater, dug science... it seemed like a pretty natural fit.
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7 Facts About a Plant-Based Diet

On the fence about getting more plants into your diet? Here are 7 reasons why you should start today...
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The 4 Reasons You Should Stop Eating All That Dairy

Dairy is everywhere. Literally everywhere. Americans on average eat around 630 pounds of dairy each year, whether it be in the form of milk, yogurt, ice cream, cheese, etc. And speaking of cheese...
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Confessions of a Recovering Chip-a-Holic

Growing up one of the staples in my diet were potato chips. After school, every day... Cheezits, Lays, Ruffles, whatever... and usually with dip. Then I got sick...
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What to Look for in a Health Coach

But how do you find the right coach? I can tell you that my experience has taught me a heck of a lot more than my certifications.
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Why You Can't Get Healthy Alone

The hardest part about getting healthy is, for a lot of people, knowing where to start. And the hardest part of knowing where to start is the fact that every time you look into some health tip, you find a countering opinion...
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4 Things You Can Do Nutritionally RIGHT NOW to Improve Your Life

Very few people have ever decided that they are going to just throw up their hands, decide that whatever happens happens, and just choose to stay sick and broken down and headed for an early grave. But at the same time, the evidence is there...
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Why You Should Eat Plants

Why should you eat plants? Seems like kind of a dumb question, right? Our moms all told us to eat our vegetables, so it's wired inside us to know that they are good for us. Just knowing, though, doesn't seem to be enough...
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Feeling it Out: The Power of the Elimination Diet

When most people hear the words "eliminate" and "diet" together, they think of deprivation. They think about giving up all the foods they currently eat. They picture a grey wasteland of bland foodstuffs and unfed cravings. But that's not at all how it works...
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How to Optimize Your Daily Routine for Optimum Health

How we think and feel about the world determines, in a very real way, how we live our lives. Adding powerful habits into your daily flow can have life-changing effects on all aspects of your health.
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The End of Real Food: Hijacking the Word “Diet”

When people say they're on a “diet,” what do they actually mean?
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The Importance of Gradual Change

Just losing the weight doesn't mean you're healthy. Health is all about nutrifying your life. It's about making changes to your life—literally choosing “life” over “death” each moment of your life.
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Thank Your Regular Stars: Why You Need to Start a Gratitude Journal Today

Real change comes from slowly transforming your habits. The gratitude journal is the first healthy habit we work to instill. It's the first because it sets the tone for the rest. Here's how, and why, to do it!
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6 Sweet Ways to Shake Off Sugar

Above and beyond being simply addictive, sugar is also one of the main things driving the obesity, autoimmune, and heart disease epidemics currently running roughshod through our culture. Let's kick it! Here's how:
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The Secret Link Between Health & Community

Health doesn't happen in isolation. Health happens in community.
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3 Steps to Finding Your Ideal Diet

Our culture has hijacked the definition of the word “diet.” It used to mean “what we eat over the course of our life.” But these days...
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5 Easy Nutritional Hacks to Revolutionize Your Life

What do all of the following (totally real, you can google it) "fad" diets have in common...
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WTI Hosts PBNSG Small Group

WTI hosts PBNSG Small Group Meeting! Monday, December 28th at 5:00pm
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WE LOVE WHAT WE DO

When you are good to your body you will begin feeling better than you ever imagined.
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