Articles: NUTRITION & FITNESS

Tips From Female Fitness Competitors: Buff is the New Black

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Imagine that you are in a warm weight room with the sound of iron pumping and intensity surrounding. Sweat beads are beginning to accumulate on your brow line, muscles are hard at work tingling with energy, and your endorphins are at an all time high. Now imagine that you are a woman in a room […]

Want to Gain Muscle? Eat Your Carbs!

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Repeat after me: Carbs Aren’t Evil! Carbs tend to get a bad rap, but there is nothing intrinsically wrong with them. Rather, “carb abuse” or loading up on low-quality carbs morning, noon and night is the real problem. Along with eating the right carbs, it’s important to eat your meals at the right times throughout […]

You Can Do It! 12 Steps to Eating Healthy at Restaurants

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You’ve been pondering the menu all day, determining the perfect dish that will satisfy your appetite without any miserable morning-after regret on the bathroom scale. With all that focus, you realize you’ve forgotten to eat and arrive at the restaurant ravenous. As you await your friends while sipping a glass of pinot noir, the waiter […]

Why Juice-Fasting Is Good For You

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Many people claim that our bodies are designed to do intermittent fasting to release toxins, be healthier and live longer. If you want to fast, but find that fasting is too hard for you to stick with, then intermittent juice fasting may be the answer that you have been looking for. Why Juice Fasting May […]

4 Fun Ways to Exercise on Your Way to Work

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Lack of time, work, and life’s daily commitments are all common excuses people use for skipping their workouts. Well those won’t work anymore! Here are 4 fun ways to exercise while you’re on your way to the office. 1. Bike to work Although 41 percent of commute lengths are under a 5-mile distance, less than […]

The Worst Fast Food Concoctions of 2012

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Do you remember a few years back, when most people cared at least a little about their health? Fast food chains tried to keep up, adding healthier menu items and substituting fries with salads and apple slices. The gimmick worked – for awhile. But with the recent public paranoia over both the nutritional content and […]

What You Should Eat to Fuel your Workouts: Carbs, Fats, Protein

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The human body, like any machine, needs high quality fuel in order to function at its very best. For athletes, whose bodies may be the most fine-tuned and remarkable machines on the planet, this requirement is especially critical. Without proper nutrition, an entire season of exercise and training can be entirely wasted, and competitions can […]

How to Be Fit Like an NFL Player

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Whether you’re a pro athlete, lawyer, doctor, or office jockey, we all can struggle trying to be fit and healthy. Even with my level of experience, I need to work hard and stay dedicated to my routine to get the results I want. But at the end of the day, reaching your fitness goals comes […]

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