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The Powerful Pomegranate

by Kimberly Hays December 11th, 2019| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
The pomegranate season runs from September through February, so this is the perfect time to advantage of this wonderful superfood that can be found in most grocery stores this time of year. Many have believed for centuries that this fruit holds super-powers. This may be in part to the
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Helping Your Body Fight the Cold

by Bea December 4th, 2019| Diet Strategy, Workout Fuel
While fueling yourself properly is imperative for every workout, it becomes especially important when you exercise in the cold. As our bodies are made up of over 70% water, being in freezing conditions means that your body is going to be less elastic and more stiff. Have you ever
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The TLC Diet

by Kimberly Hays November 27th, 2019| Diet Plans, Diet Strategy
The TLC Diet is similar to the DASH Diet and the Ornish Diet. It was designed to be a cholesterol lowering diet, but research has shown that it is also a good diet for heart health, for helping with diabetes, and weight loss and maintenance. It is considered a

CBD Oil – How It Works in Our Body

by Editorial Team November 21st, 2019| Healthy Eating





Since it came into the limelight ten years ago, CBD has quickly gained popularity due to the numerous benefits associated with it. Researchers have so far discovered a lot about CBD and they continue to enlighten people about the benefits. However,

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Move Over Brown Rice! Black Rice is Better!

by Kimberly Hays November 20th, 2019| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
Black rice has only recently gained popularity. Honestly, I had never heard of black rice, but noticed it in the grocery store and did some research on how it is different than the white and brown varieties we are used to seeing on the grocery shelf. What I found
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Coconut Water as a Substitute for Water

by Bea November 13th, 2019| Diet Strategy, Workout Fuel
Are you nuts for drinking coconut water? There are so many different types of recovery drinks out there, but one of the more natural ones that you might want to get into is coconut water. Note, we will be chatting about coconut water here, not coconut milk, which is
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The Step Diet: No Calorie Counting, More Moving

by Kimberly Hays November 6th, 2019| Diet Plans, Diet Strategy
This diet plan sounds simple enough in theory – there is no counting of calories, forget about counting carbs, too. This is more of a lifestyle change than a diet. In addition to adding exercise, you just learn a new way of permanently changing your eating habits without a
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Cardio and Leg Training

by Jessica B. October 30th, 2019| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
There is no shortage of exercises you can do to help tone up your legs and improve your leg strength while building your cardio, but it can be tricky to find a type of cardio exercise that won’t also risk causing repetitive injuries and overuse injuries if you don’t
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Inexpensive Superfoods

by Kimberly Hays October 23rd, 2019| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
When I discuss superfoods with people, it seems the most popular reason why they say that they don’t add them to their grocery list is because of cost. There are some, that when they are not in season, can be a little pricey, but none are really that expensive
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Do You Really Need More Protein?

by Bea October 16th, 2019| Diet Strategy, Workout Fuel
Some people say that athletes need more protein. Okay, so that is true, but it is a little misleading. Athletes need more protein, but just as much as they need more carbohydrates and fat. This is because more calories are burned. So, before you go ahead and chug those

3 Secrets to Being a Successful Personal Trainer

by Editorial Team October 11th, 2019| Fitness Expert





Are you an aspiring personal trainer? Perhaps you already own a personal training business? As anyone who works in the health and fitness sector will tell you, in order to get ahead of the competition, it is essential that you are continually

Help Reduce Varicose Veins With Exercise

by Editorial Team October 9th, 2019| Body & Image

When it comes to varicose veins, regular exercise is key. Not only can it prevent some vein issues in the first place, but it also can alleviate the pain associated with the condition if it does occur. The important tip to keep in mind, however, is that not all exercise is equally effective. If you have varicose


All health and fitness information is provided for educational purposes. Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise regimen.