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Protein Cookies: Can You Snack Your Way to Good Health?

It’s official: you can now eat your cake and have it too. Well, if by cake you mean cookie and if by the rest of it you mean protein. That’s right y’all: protein cookies are here! And not just any protein cookies: gluten-free protein cookies. Naturally I had to do some noshing research on your behalf and report back. Right now our culture is pretty protein-obsessed. And for good reason!…

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31 Days Abs Challenge!

HAPPY 2018 EVERYONE!! Getting fit is a common new year’s resolution. So common, in fact, that I’ve decided to help you get started with a free 31 DAY ABS CHALLENGE. It’s quick, it’s (pretty much!) painless, and it’s something that beginners and gym rats alike can do. Do it alone or add it to another workout routine. Heads up that it starts “easy” and definitely increases as the month goes…

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8 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

December is finally here! Which means that my Spotify is set to play carols non-stop, festive lights are going up and holiday goodies are everywhere. Grocery stores, farmer’s markets, our workplaces – everywhere we turn there are temptations that are just too good to turn down! This gauntlet of goodies would be enough to maneuver on it’s own, but December has a slew of stressful aspects. There’s the temperature drop…

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#NoExcusesNovember

Well folks, we’re officially well-into fall. And toward the end of fall comes holiday season…. Between the sweets, the celebratory meals and the constant festivities, many people end up shrugging their self-care and fitness routines to the side. That’s part of why so many New Year’s resolutions inevitably end up relating to health and fitness e.g. “getting back to the gym” “eating better”. Unfortunately, according to an article by Business…

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How To Up Your Plank Game

Oh heyyyy plank pose – I see you! Or, more likely, I FEEL you. Abs shaking, shoulders tired, booty wanting to call it a day and lift into downward facing dog. All that challenge equals one heck of a workout though – it’s no wonder planks are the go to workouts of celebrity trainers, pro-athletes, models and more! Unfortunately plank is easy to avoid (Netflix, anyone?) and easy to mess…

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An Exercise for Every Emotion

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Emotions happen. And for some of us, these emotions can hit hard. When that happens it’s no surprise that exercise is often the last thing on our minds. But sometimes, a little movement is exactly what we need for whatever it is we’re feeling. That’s why I’ve compiled a list of exercises you can do … whatever your emotional state may be! Scroll down so see what might be a…

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Learn to Love Napping: The importance of Rest Days

While the title of this post may be a smidge – a snore??- too literal, I tend to take rest days very seriously. For many of us, taking time off isn’t something that we’re naturally good at or comfortable with. After all that effort at the gym – and all of the natural feel good hormones we’ve come to expect post-workout! – rest days can be downright challenging. Then again,…

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Introduction to Basic Fitness Types

It’s every gym newbies nightmare: opening a list of gym class schedules or training options, only to be faced with a menu of written in an alien language. HITT? LISS? TUT? What’s with all these acronyms anyway?! For some beginners, it’s enough to close the book – literally! – and skip the workout altogether. In this article, we’ll go through some of the most common fitness class types (and their…

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Why I Eat Sugar

At this point, most of us have heard it – repeatedly – throughout our lives: sugar is bad for us. That’s why many trainers and health gurus choose to eliminate or minimize it in their – and their client’s – diets. It’s also why magazines promising to improve our lives via slimmer waistlines dish us up recipes with big doses of guilt and sugar alternatives. It’s clear that sugar –…

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