• Foods that Fight Fat

    When it comes to slimming down, more tools in your strategy box may just mean more pounds lost. Some tools are easy to identify. The ones we think of most often are exercise and diet. We all know the “move more and eat less” rule of weight loss, but what we may not think about […]

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  • Fiber & Fitness

    Food and fitness are linked very strongly together. If you are into fitness, regardless of how long you have been working out or how intensely you go about your workouts, you have goals. Your specific goals have food and diet guidelines. These guidelines help you attain your goals in safe, effective and quick ways. In […]

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  • Focus on Fitness With Your Valentine

    Every couple has their own way of being romantic, whether it’s on the national day of love, Valentine’s Day, or year round. It could be that your boyfriend or spouse loves to deliver a big bouquet of flowers to your place of work. Or, that he wines and dines you at your favorite French restaurant.  […]

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  • Cellulite – Make it Go Away!

    Cottage cheese can be good for you, but most people would agree it isn’t a good look on your thighs or bottom. Cellulite happens when fat pockets push against connective tissue. The result is small bulges that produce the dimpled effect we love to hate. If you have cellulite – and if you’re a woman, […]

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  • Power Training

    Sports require a lot of accelerating and decelerating movements. Depending on what sport you find yourself training for, these movements can be demanding. Power is necessary in most sports. In short, power can be defined as generating a large amount of force in a short period of time. The boring version looks like this: Power […]

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  • Your Hip Flexors Can Affect More Than Your Hips

    Your hip flexors aren’t just the group of muscles located along the abdomen and upper thigh. They are one of the strongest muscle groups you have, and when it’s not worked out properly, can result in knee pain, back discomfort and incorrect posture (among other things). Are your shins burning after a morning jog, or […]

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  • Maintaining Your Goal Weight

    You’ve sweated it out. You’ve burned calories. And, at last, you’ve conquered! You’re at your ideal weight and that alone deserves a medal. Whether it’s taken you weeks, months or years to achieve, finally mastering your goal weight is a huge accomplishment. So, now what? Now that you’ve arrived with a slim, trim and toned […]

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  • Your Exercise Motions – Are You Going Too Fast, or Just Fast Enough?

    Just as the President of the United States has to battle the health care dilemma, gym-goers need to ponder the ongoing question of the weight room. “Am I exercising too fast, or just fast enough?” When it comes to performing successfully in the weight room, it comes down to a matter of speed, and as […]

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  • Help Your Cholesterol With Exercise

    High cholesterol is no laughing matter. In fact, high cholesterol levels are one of the major contributing factors to heart disease. And, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are often no noticeable symptoms. Do you smoke? Do you live a sedentary lifestyle? Do you eat fast food more than you like […]

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  • Do You Know Your BMI?

    BMI, or Body Mass Index, is a great way to assess health risks. Various healthcare settings utilize this formula and measurement method to not only determine if your health may be at risk, but also to establish target weight levels. BMI provides a ratio based on the relationship between height and body weight. Do you […]

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