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Should You Be Taking Probiotics?

The word “Probiotic” itself is translated to “beneficial for life” …..and man is that true! We get probiotics from any kind of fermented foods we eat, for example; greek yogurt, kefir, kimchi (fermented cabbage), sauerkraut, aged…
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Is Supplementing With Creatine Beneficial?!

Creatine can actually be found in some foods including meat, eggs and fish. It is a molecule that we produce in the body. It stores high-energy phosphates groups in the form of phosphocreatine. The phosphocreatine then releases energy to help…
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How To Figure Out If Your Trainer Is An IDIOT

If you’re a fitness professional, in a similar industry or have just been working with great coaches for a while, I am sure you have noticed some not so great coaches/trainers throughout the years. I have worked at 4 different sport and…

Do You Burn More Fat On An Empty Stomach?

Fasted Aerobic Training or Referred To As  “Fasted Cardio” is simply exercising on an empty stomach.  Myth or Fact? The idea behind fasted cardio is that you should wake up, not have breakfast, not eat anything at all, grab your water…

Part 2: Over 40 And Out Of Shape, What's Next?

In the last installment of Over 40 And Out Of Shape, we discussed the importance of needing and the BIG 3 to be successful: structure, accountability and help. Now let's say you found the place to get your BIG 3 in order and you began…

OVER 40 AND WANT TO GET IN SHAPE? Part 1

OVER 40 AND WANT TO GET IN SHAPE? If you're like me, staying in shape and adhering to sound nutritional principles does't just happen, it takes discipline and focus. At the age of 44, it's more important for me then ever before to maintain…
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Measurements Vs The Scale

Measurements can be very helpful. Growing up you go to the Dr.  They check your height and weight, they record it.  So it is only natural that as we develop we think that stepping on the scale is one of the best form of measurement for…
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Improve your relationship with nutrition.

Have you tried to improve your relationship with nutrition over the years? Do not give up, you can improve any areas of your life at any time!  Including your nutrition habits. Nutrition.  What a complicated topic right?  If you asked…

The Alzheimer's Prevention Quiz

Our friends at Precision Nutrition always come through with practical, research based information to enhance the quality of your life. Many of us know someone close to us who is dealing with this terrible disease. Prevention is always…

See How Valerie Lost Over 25lbs To Prepare For Her Knee Replacement

Success Story:  See How Valerie Lost 25lbs To Prepare For Her Knee Replacement!