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Under appreciated facts about the calories you burn

There are three main ways your body burns energy each day: Basal metabolic rate (BMR) — energy used for your body's basic functioning while at rest; Thermic effect of food - energy used to break down food Energy used in physical activity. Some very under appreciated facts about the...

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Fitness standards don’t equate to healthy standards

To be considered "fit" in 2018, society has defined it on Facebook and Instagram as:  Running a marathon. Training like a Navy SEAL. Competing in an obstacle race. Rocking a 6-pack year round. Supporting long, lean muscles like a ballet dancer Crushing every workout, every day, never taking...

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There are no healthy claims in the produce section

Eatable food like substances shouldn’t be confused with real food. At the grocery story, it plays out like this: No healthy claims = Produce section = least profitable foods for farmers Endless healthy claims = Center isles = highest profitable foods for companies   As I flip through...

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How do you define a great workout?

A great workout is not about killing yourself. Exhaustion isn't a sign you crushed your workout.   Progressing and thriving through a lifetime of training is about:   pushing yourself but still feeling good sweating and working but you can still function at work and home training...

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Embracing change leads to a thriving lifestyle

Change is tough, especially if you're a routine person (aka: mix "old" and "routine" and you get that person who's "stuck in their ways"). When it comes to a sustainable and fit lifestyle, change is often the key piece of the puzzle we have face...

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No win in comparison

Comparison is the thief of joy. Comparing your journey, your body, your current season of life to others will only serve to make you unhappy. Why? Because you know all the dirty details of your situation but only the filtered and seemingly positive superficial information regarding them.  Instead...

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Not Getting What You Want?

If you're not getting what you want, you don't have to crush more calories, lift more weights or restrict more food (aka: redouble your efforts). When you've been consistently following all the basic steps: - sleeping 7+ hours - filling 1/2 your plate with veggies - training for 30...

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