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Working the Heart vs. Working Off Fat

#TBT – Throwback Thursday The US Air Force conducted one of the first studies on cardio vascular (or aerobic) exercise. It took another 20 years after that before most people would actually step on a treadmill for some “cardio” in a gym. Back in the 80s, no one even knew what the word “cardio” was. People ran, …

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Alcohol Consumption: Harmful or Helpful?

  ACE Fitness did a recent infographic on 6 Ways Alcohol Affects Your Health. I expected all the info to be bad, but some of it surprised me. Alcohol seemed to improve your health in some ways, but hurt it in others. However, a word they kept using over and over was “moderate” consumption – which led me …

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The Perfect Meal for Weight Loss

People who want to lose weight always say the same thing: “I just don’t know what to eat”. Ironically, then after I give some suggestions, they are often shocked – or they are under the assumption they are eating “healthy” and believe healthy eating alone should be enough. Well, it’s not. There is a formula to …

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Compression Leggings That Make You Look and Feel Amazing

I have been on the prowl for some really cool crazy-fun leggings, but some of the coolest designs have the poorest quality. Some leggings may look great as long as you are not moving, but as soon as you start to workout, you discover problems. Common complaints with poorly made leggings:   • Leggings aren’t made for performance …

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3 Reasons You Can’t Run Off the Fat

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog entitled “Runners Beware: 4 Things You Need to Know” while sitting on a plane headed to New York for a GNC event with FitFluential. Later that day I logged on to check my blog and discovered a HUGE spike in views. This obviously was a hot topic! The 4 points I discussed in that blog …

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Improve Your Muscle AND Your Sleep

About Time Protiein

If you have been looking for a good recovery protein powder to help your muscles repair and rebuild while you sleep, AboutTime may have just what you need (and a whole lot more). AboutTime is not your ordinary supplement company. They have a ton of unique products including Paleo-friendly bars, Vegan protein, lactose-free & gluten-free protein, …

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Secret Benefits to Push-Ups

push up

Some people may be under the impression that push-ups are only for men, but push-ups have many surprising benefits for men and women of all fitness levels. I recently wrote an article for Answers.com on 7 Surprising Benefits to Push-Ups that will have you diving on the floor, and make you eager to get your push-ups in! It’s …

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30 Days of Motivation: Beware of the Unknown

just because

Quote of the Day: Just because you don’t read food labels, it doesn’t mean the calories aren’t there. If you don’t see the calories on the label, you may see them later on your hips.” Scripture of the Day: “One who is wise is cautious and turns away from evil, but a fool is reckless …

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30 Days of Motivation: Find Your Beast Mode

samantha bewitched

Quote of the Day: “Discover your beast mode” Scripture of the Day: “Take a lesson from the ants, you lazybones. Learn from their ways and become wise! Though they have no prince or governor or ruler to make them work, they labor hard all summer, gathering food for the winter. But you, lazybones, how long will you sleep? When will you wake up?” …

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30 Days of Motivation: Good Food vs Evil Food

FOOD IS NOT BOSS

Quote of the Day: “Food is not the boss of me”  Scripture of the Day: “…I will not be brought under the power of any.” 1 Corinthians 6:12 One of the problems with eating and dieting is that there are no set rules that apply to everyone. There is somewhat a grey area when it comes …

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