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The Courage To Eliminate The Nonessential

My college soccer coach said that he would rather have us undertrain than overtrain while in-season. By undertrain, he meant that: we finished practice with a bit more left in the tank. we'd take a few more water breaks. his coaching points lasted a bit longer. the...

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Owning Up To A Poor Choice In The Moment

True Texans pay attention to their country music roots. And Chris Stapleton is bringing back the old-school twang we grew up with (or that turned you away in the first place). Throughout his song "Nobody to Blame", bad things happen to him as a relationship goes south. The true wisdom is repeated...

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Want a healthy and sustainable lifestyle to be simple?

I'm owning the fact that this is a naive and simplistic thought: I don't know why everybody wouldn't want a healthy and sustainable lifestyle to be simple.   By simple, I don't mean the extreme and intense programs you see plastered on social media and gossiped about with your friends.  It's not about...

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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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How to get away with working out less

Without an "off" there's technically no "on". Professional athletes have off-seasons to recover to perform at their best in season. We schedule vacations to recharge our batteries so we can thrive when we return. If your workout plan follows mainstream media, you'll feel that not crushing 110% is...

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Should You Double Your Workout Time?

We're halfway through 2018 and the mid-year slowdown is when most begin to question the fitness journey they are on. Am I doing enough? What if I added another day working out? Should I try that new diet everyone else is doing? This questioning leads us down a path to: ...

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The Most Underrated Tool to Living Fit

Sleep is the most underrated tool you have in your wellness arsenal. When you neglect your capacity to get quality, restful sleep, you disrupt your ability to live a truly healthy life. Not getting enough sleep? You are probably dealing with: Weight Gain Problems Losing Weight ...

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Secret to a Better Nights Sleep: Foam Rolling

What is one thing we always need more of but never seem to get enough?  Sleep! With a 2 month old, I can say I did not realize how much I appreciated a full nights rest until now.  So, what little precious snooze time we do get...

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