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Your objective:  Enjoy the holidays without the gain Your opponent:  A week of leftovers, grandma’s pie, parties with food and drinks galore, and food comas How will you do it???  I’m glad you asked!  Here’s your Holiday Survival Plan Parties and Family Gatherings Day of:  Prioritize activity and protein! This is not a day you …

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Most people struggle with eating healthy consistently and it can be overwhelming trying to change all unhealthy habits at once. By changing a few things at a time, you can create new healthy habits will help you have long term success. Megan Dymond, Body Language, NASM CPT, shares 15 nutritional tips for a healthy lifestyle. …

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So you’ve made the decision to be more health conscious.  You’re working out more, trying to get more sleep, and probably trying to eat better if you’re like most.  I’ll be the first to admit the whole “eating better” part is usually the hardest. The grocery store is a cluster of confusion with options masquerading …

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Diabetes is a huge problem in America. According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the US. Approximately 30 million people in the US have diabetes, that’s almost 10%. That means that chances are, someone you know has diabetes. Diabetes is very prevalent in my family, my dad …

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We all want to perform better in life. Whether that means hitting a new squat PR, running your fastest half marathon, or to just having enough energy throughout the day to get your work done. No matter what platform you choose to perform in, there is a factor that influences that performance: nutrition. Boiling it …

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According to the Harvard Medical School published in 2015, the glycemic index is a value assigned to foods based on how slowly or how quickly those foods cause increases in blood glucose levels. Also known as “blood sugar,” blood glucose levels above normal are toxic and can cause blindness, kidney failure, or increase cardiovascular risk. …

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We use apps for almost everything. To keep up with family and friends, to remind us when to pick up our laundry from the dry cleaners, to check our bank account. So why not use them to help keep us on track and motivated to reach our fitness goals? I use several apps to help …

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Many people are confused when it comes to carb cycling. What is it, exactly? And can it be beneficial for them? While it can work for anyone, carb cycling is an advanced diet strategy that requires testing and manipulation to determine what is best for each individual. What is Carb Cycling? Carb cycling encourages people to manage …

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It’s that time of year again…a time where we reflect on reasons to be thankful…and a time to eat turkey!!! It’s the time of year where there are more parties, more food, and often as a result, a bigger waistline. Unfortunately, nothing changes unless something changes. (Let me say that again. Read: Nothing changes unless …

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