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A study was performed where a group of 24 adults did seven abdominal exercises, five days a week for six weeks, and they did not lose any belly fat, or fat anywhere on their bodies. Keep Reading

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Find Love in Exercising

by Rachelle on March 27, 2015

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What if a magic pill could replicate the effects of exercise? A way to get a healthy and toned physique without all of the blood, sweat, and tears. No more crowded gyms or grueling hours of work, and the only weight you’d have to lift would be a cool drink at the end of the day. Keep Reading

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Plyometrics are also known as “jump training” or “plyos”, in which muscles exert maximum force in short periods of time, with the goal of increasing both speed and power. This training focuses on learning to move from a muscle extension to a contraction in a rapid or explosive manner with repeated jumping. Keep Reading

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While eggs contain only 70 calories, have a good amount of folate, choline, zinc, iron, and pack a punch of 6 grams of protein per egg, they should only be consumed sparingly. Keep Reading

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Healthy Super Bowl Options

by Rachelle on January 30, 2015

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If you’re trying to follow through on your plan to eat healthier this year, Super Bowl Sunday might be one of the first times you’re tempted to throw up your hands and grab a slice of pizza, a plate of buffalo wings or handful after handful of tortilla chips. Keep Reading

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Stretching Those Hamstrings

by Rachelle on January 15, 2015

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It can often seem like there are two kinds of people in the world – flexible people and those who… well, aren’t. This distinction seems especially noticeable when you fall into the “not flexible” camp. Is it true that some people are just born stiff and tight? Keep Reading

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Getting a Flu Shot?

by Rachelle on December 4, 2014

The cold has arrived, the leaves have either started to fall, or already have fallen, and flu season is in full force. Your family doctor has possibly given you notice that it is time for that seasonal flu shot, but many people either don’t bother with getting it done for one reason or another. Maybe it will help to understand a little bit more about some misconceptions of the flu shot. Keep Reading

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We know protein is good for us, but are protein shakes as good as the real thing, and do they benefit our health? Ideally, it is best to be getting your daily protein allowance from natural sources such as meat, fish, nuts, milk, beans, cheese, and yogurt. However, people have investigated the way protein shakes effect our bodies, some reporting quite positive results: Keep Reading

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The months of October through December can be a very chaotic stretch of the year for most of us. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years can be a time of family gatherings, parties with friends and co-workers and extremely busy schedules. Keep Reading

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Pushing Through a Life Burnout

by Rachelle on October 31, 2014

When was the last time you felt burnt out? These days, it’s quite normal to be stressed, overworked, and saddled with too many of life’s responsibilities. It’s a small wonder that the modern western lifestyle is so predisposed to produce burnout in those who lead it. Keep Reading

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