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Is it Safe to Exercise when Pregnant?

True or False:   It’s not safe to exercise in pregnancy.   True or False:   It’s not safe to start exercising in pregnancy if you never exercised before.   True or False:   Pregnant women should only take part in low-intensity exercise.   New research says False!  ...

Where Are You Getting Your Nutrition Advice?

Does your personal trainer focus on form in the gym and leave out advice on the other 23 hours of your day?   Have you tried the 21 soup day diet, 7 day veggie diet, 48 hour cleanse, 1 hour fast?   Are you confused about whether to go with high fat, low carb or high...

Why You Need to Add L-Glutamine for Recovery!

Do you love working out, but hate the soreness that comes with it? What if you could take a simple 1 ingredient dietary supplement that would decrease soreness and recovery time? Sound too good to be true? A study examined the effect of a single amino acid on soreness...

Optimal Protein, Optimal Results, Right Now!

Are you hoping to improve your physique? Does it matter how much protein you eat? Does it matter if you wait until your next milestone birthday before finally stepping into the weight room? A recent study answered the question: What is the relationship between total...

Fitbits: Fashion Accessory or Health Tool?

Fitbits are a popular wearable health technology. They promise to give you real time data to keep you motivated to improve your health. You can keep track of your activity, exercise, food, weight and sleep. But how accurate are they and should you get one? A recent...

Recovery, Strength Training and The Four Pillars

You’ve made it through another intense work-out!  Pat yourself on the back and strut to the change room! The best part of your training program is next- Rest and recovery! Don’t leave out this important step between strength sessions! Read on to learn about the 4...

5 Ways to Cope with Stress Without Gaining Weight

Ever feel stressed and reach for ice cream? Find yourself grabbing a whole sleeve of cookies after a fight? Do you swear you’re eating the same amount as usual, but blame your weight gain on a major life change? Stop blaming stress - instead blame your fork! You may...

Metabolic Syndrome Reversal with Aerobic Activity!

Do you have extra weight around the middle?   Are you a woman with a waistline 25 inches (89 centimeters) or more?   Are you a man with a waistline of 40 inches (102 centimeters) or more?   You could have metabolic syndrome!   What is Metabolic Syndrome?   Metabolic...

Busy Becoming an Addiction? Sound Familiar?

Friend: How’s it going? You: I’m insanely busy. You know the usual, kids, family, work. Friend: Yeah, me too. You: It’s nuts, I can’t even remember the last time I took a real vacation! Friend: Well, at least we are busy, right?   Does this conversation sound...