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  • 3 Easy Steps To Reset Your Health For Busy People

    3 Easy Steps To Reset Your Health For Busy People

    3 Easy Steps To Reset Your Health For Busy People We live in a society where being busy is better. Top performers and successful people always seem busy and so we think it’s good to be busy all the time, but what if it's not? The problem with being busy all the time is this leaves us overwhelmed and feeling like we we’ve never done enough. Especially, in those moments where we’re not as busy and just doing “busy work.” Have you ever asked yourself, what did I actually get done today?When we fill our schedules to the max, our health and wellness often get pushed to the back-burner. Obviously, that’s not good, but so often, ....

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  • Are you addicted to sugar?

    Are you addicted to sugar?

    Are You Addicted To Sugar? Are you addicted to sugar? Have you been tricked by food marketing to think something was healthy only to find out it was loaded with sugar?! Most of our clients are shocked by how much sugar is in the food they eat because there are so many different names for sugar or sugar alternatives. Research shows that the average American consumes 77grams of sugar per day, which is 3x the recommended amount. Keep in mind that this number only includes added sugar. Artificial sweeteners and other sugar alternatives are commonly hidden in products, especially beverages. In fact, beverages account for 47% of all sugar consumed. The problem is ....

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  • Your Food Mood

    Your Food Mood

    Your Food Mood Rough week at work? Not feeling like your head is in the game? Feeling unmotivated? Have you ever considered how your food may be affecting your mood? What about how your unmanaged stress is holding you back from reaching your goals? You may be thinking, “how does the food I eat affect the mood I am in?!” Well, studies have shown that diets high in fruits and vegetables, modest in lean protein, and void of many processed sugars and foods is associated with a 25-35% lower risk of depression when compared to a typical “westernized diet”. Ever further research has shown us that a westernized diet as well as a diet high in ....

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  • The #1 Diet Myth For Women

    The #1 Diet Myth For Women

    The #1 Diet Myth For Women If you’re a woman experiencing “uncontrollable” weight gain, then it may be because you still believe this diet myth. What is it? MYTH: That reducing the amount you eat; will help you lose weight. For years, I’ve been telling women the reason they keep getting fatter is because they don’t eat enough. This is so shockingly contrary to everything they’ve believed for decades that the concept of eating more to lose weight seems absurd. They simply can’t wrap their heads around the fact that eating more will lead to healthy metabolic function and fat loss. I simply beg the question, “Well, how’s that ....

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  • Standing For Your Health

    Standing For Your Health

    Standing For Your Health Make a fist. Did your knuckles turn white? Of course they did, but do you know why? The answer is simple. You cut off the blood supply. If you were to hold your hand in this position for an extended length of time, even without squeezing, it would become uncomfortable very quickly and your fingers would eventually be difficult and painful to extend. Remember the cramps you would get in your hand when you were in school and had to take a lot of notes? After the first page I bet you were shaking your hand trying to get blood back into it. Now look down. Not at your keyboard that’s directly under your head! Scoot back and look down. Anything look kind of ....

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  • A Beginners Guide To Carbohydrates

    A Beginners Guide To Carbohydrates

    A Beginners Guide to Carbohydrates What exactly are carbohydrates? Where do they exist? Are they all bad? Do I need them? These are just a few of the many questions I hear all of the time in regards to carbohydrates and in this article I am going to answer these questions for you. Carbohydrates are biological molecules that are comprised of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. The word carbohydrate is really a general name to describe a large list of other names such as sugar, complex carbs, simple carbs, polysaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, oligosaccharides, fiber, cellulose, and that’s not even naming all of the different sugars so it’s no wonder the topic of ....

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  • Four Mistakes That Hurt Recovery

    Four Mistakes That Hurt Recovery

    Four Mistakes That Hurt Recovery Being consistent with workouts is a critical factor to making progress. If you are consistent and thorough with workouts but don’t see progress, there may be another problem. It will not matter if these workouts are the perfect routine for strength, power, hypertrophy or endurance there is still no guarantee you will recover from these workouts. There are a few telltale signs that you are not recovering efficiently after workouts. One sign is excessive soreness. It’s normal to be sore after a new leg routine or a high volume of interval exercise. Although if you continue to be sore after the same exercise routine, that equates to ....

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  • Chain Reaction of Inaction

    Chain Reaction of Inaction

    Chain Reaction of Inaction Have you ever had one of those mornings? You know the type, where you wake up and you’re just not feeling it. You hit the snooze button and then everything is downhill from there and not in an easy I’m going to coast kind of way. Rather, in the I woke up late spilled coffee on my pants after rushing to get dressed got stuck in rush hour traffic and missed my morning meeting kind of way? One thing that so commonly gets overlooked when it comes to fitness is the importance of routine. Every action has a chain reaction, but inaction also has a chain reaction. If you’ve ever heard about the importance of making your bed in the morning, then you ....

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  • There's Always Something

    There's Always Something

    There’s Always Something Holidays, birthday parties, lunch meetings, family dinners, and happy hours. We got goals, but there’s always something! So, how do you stay consistent with your diet and nutrition when there’s always something going on? Going to gym can be a hard habit to start, but once you’ve been doing it for several weeks, it becomes fun and as many of you know, addictive. Many of you refuse to let daily burdens stand in the way of your gym time. However, when it comes to your diet, a birthday party can cancel out all that hard work put in throughout the week. So often your results fall short of your expectations. The workouts were ....

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  • Working Out For Your Life

    Working Out For Your Life

    We all know working out is good for our health… It’s why we do it. Obviously, there are a lot of benefits that come from being healthy, like increased energy levels, a stronger immune system and a more attractive appearance just to name a few. We always ask prospective members why they want to achieve their goals. The most common response is “For my health.” What does that really mean? I’m here to put it into perspective for you. Several years ago, I was playing baseball and felt a pain in my throwing arm. It seemed like no big deal, but over the course of the next several weeks and months, my arm continued to swell, increasing to an outrageous ....

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