Oatmeal is Great in So Many Ways!

by Wendy on February 27, 2015

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Eating a bowl of oatmeal each morning is the perfect way to start your day off right. The oatmeal discussed here is not the instant kind that comes in the different flavors — these are full of sugar. Keep Reading

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Post image for The Best Plyometric Workouts for Your Body

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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The name Achilles is said to be a combination of two Greek words that together mean “grief of the people.” The injury that bears that hero’s name, in honor of his only weakness, which certainly afflicts many runners, with Achilles tendinitis accounting for around 10% of running injuries. Keep Reading

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Post image for Replacing Eggs with a Healthier Substitute

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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Some of us love butter. We put it on a piece of toast, it is used to bring out flavor, and helps with keeping ingredients together in baking. Unfortunately, butter is a dairy product that is made from the fat content in milk. Keep Reading

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To achieve a lofty athletic goal you usually have to be selfish with your time. This is easier when you are young and have nothing to lose and nobody to look after but yourself. Keep Reading

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Replacing Buttermilk in Your Diet

by Jackie on February 6, 2015

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Buttermilk is often used to tenderize meat, add moisture to baked goods, and to add creaminess to sauces and soups. The problem with buttermilk is that it contains 152 calories, and just over 8 grams of fat in one cup. Keep Reading

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Refined sugar is considered to be as addictive as a drug, and potentially as detrimental to your health. Long term over-eating of refined sugar can lead to substantial weight gain, and the possibility of diabetes. 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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Post image for These Bad Habits are Hurting Your Workout

Most of us know what habits to avoid if we are looking to stay injury free and perform our workouts. But what we don’t realize is that there are little things that some of us do each day that can stress and strain our anatomy, impede our workout progress, and even set us up for a future injury. Keep Reading

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