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5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Workouts

Few things are more frustrating than seeing little progress after starting a workout routine—and sticking to it—no matter how many gym sessions you log or sweaty laundry loads you do. It’s so frustrating, in fact, that it might even tempt you to quit. But before you start slacking, know the simple mistakes that could be … Continue reading 5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Workouts

WARNING: One Bowl of Rice is Equivalent to Two Cans of Soda

D If you’re diabetic, have prediabetes, or are simply worried about your sugar intake, you may be overlooking a certain mainstay in your cupboards. White rice is a food typically considered a staple in most diets; this is certainly true of American culture, but even more true among Asian demographics. With this in mind, it … Continue reading WARNING: One Bowl of Rice is Equivalent to Two Cans of Soda

Better Body By Bk On the Job Workout Tip:

Still standing! Sure, standing around isn’t exactly traditional exercise, but research shows it’s got more than a leg up on sitting. After all, long periods of sitting are linked to increased risk for diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease, whereas standing significantly increases your daily caloric expenditure Stand whenever you can, and consider roping in other … Continue reading Better Body By Bk On the Job Workout Tip:

Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Mini Blender Muffins

The muffins are gluten-free, grain-free, soy-free, dairy-free, oil-free, refined sugar-free, and they’re under 100 calories each (66 calories if you omit chocolate chips).

8 Food That Are Surprisingly Good For Weight Loss

Click the link below to listen to my Podcast, Fat and Figuring It Out: https://anchor.fm/fatandfiguringitout/episodes/8-Foods-That-are-surprisingly-Good-for-you-e2orup Losing weight doesn’t always have to be about deprivation and denial. In fact, it shouldn’t be. Successful, sustainable weight loss is far more attainable when you focus on the quality of food rather than the quantity. Eat wholesome, nutritious, (and even calorie-filled) … Continue reading 8 Food That Are Surprisingly Good For Weight Loss

Motivation Monday: 8 Common Side Effects of Weight Loss Nobody Talks About

When we begin a weight-loss journey, we often have a vision of what our body and life will be like when we reach our goal weight. But the reality is typically different.

What to Drink When Water Isn’t Enough

We all know hydration is key. Yet it seems like the whole country is on an H2O hiatus. After all, who needs regular old water from the tap when you can chug coconut water?

8 Things Trainers Wish Everyone Knew About Weight Loss

IT’S BETTER NOT TO HAVE WEIGHT LOSS AS YOUR PRIMARY GOAL
You might be thinking, “What? How can this not be the goal if it’s why I’m training?”

Wisdom Wednesday: What Makes a Person Successful at Achieving Their Goals?

What makes someone successful? In 2006, Carol S. Dweck, PhD,  published 30 years of her research answering the question: What makes someone suc­cessful? She theorized people contain two mindsets: the fixed mindset and the growth mindset. Choosing one over the other alters the success you find in life. In the book “Growth Mindset for Athletes, … Continue reading Wisdom Wednesday: What Makes a Person Successful at Achieving Their Goals?

Find the Workout that Matches Your Personality

There may be no “best” workout for getting fit, but there definitely are right and wrong options for everyone. With so many gyms and boutique fitness studios opening around the country, how do you know what workout fits your lifestyle best?

12 Fun Facts About Exercising

Are you in need of work out motivation? Well you’re in luck because here are 12 fun facts about exercising that are sure to inspire you. 1. Music improves workout performance             Listening to music while exercising can improve work out performance by 15%. 2. Exercising improves brain performance   … Continue reading 12 Fun Facts About Exercising

Happy #MLKDay2018

Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American civil rights leader.

How to get your babe to workout

If your goal is to get your honey to lay off the “honey” and hit the gym, the worst approach you can take is a blunt one. No one wants to be told they need to work out, especially if they’ve put on a few “love” pounds over the years.

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