Weight Loss

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7 Habits for staying effortlessly slim

1.) Don’t count calories  Eat when they’re hungry and don’t obsess about food. In the beginning of any weight loss journey tracking your calories and nutrition is a good idea, it gives you a chance to evaluate your diet but after a month or so you should have a good idea nutritionally what’s what. Eating shouldn’t [...]

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Is Intermittent Fasting the Key to a Healthy Weight?

Contrary to popular belief, intermittent fasting is not an extreme or dangerous form of “dieting.” It’s actually  a very healthy practice that’s loaded with a number health benefits. What kind of health benefits? Everything from reducing risks that are associated with obesity, reversing diabetes, to possibly assisting in killing cancer and more. What Is Intermittent [...]

Recipes

smoothie

Almond Butter & Chocolate Smoothie

1 large majool date 1 cup almond milk large handful of spinach 1/2 scoop Vega Vanilla Protein Powder 1 tsp vanilla 1 tbsp almond butter

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Glowing Green Smoothie

1/4 cup mango 1/2 banana 1/4 cup pineapple 1/2 inch chunk ginger 1/2 inch chunk tumeric 1.5 cups almond milk 1 tsp spirulina 1 handful kale juice of 1/2 a lime  

Work Outs

high intensity interval training

Your Guide to HIIT

What is High Intensity Interval Training? Over the last several years, researchers have slowly but surely reached the consensus that high intensity interval training (HIIT), which is characterized by relatively short bursts of intense exercise followed by periods of rest, far outperforms conventional aerobic endurance type exercises. Not only does it beat conventional cardio as [...]

Fitness & Yoga

Learn to do a Handstand- 3 mods to build up strength

I’ve been practicing headstands for a while now but have yet to master a handstand. Handstands are amazing at building strength throughout the entire body but more specifically they really work the core, shoulders, arms and chest. The good news is you don’t need to be able to actually do a handstand before you start [...]

Healthy Living

healthy holidays, fitness, health

Holiday Feast Damage Control

Use these tips to keep your weight in check during those…
October 19, 2015/by admin
detox hacks

7 Painless Detox Hacks

1. Ditch Fake Sugars
If you haven't already come off added sugars,…
June 10, 2015/by admin
pegan diet, paleo, vegan

Eat like a Pegan- Combine Vegan & Paleo for the best of both worlds.

We now know that food is medicine, perhaps the most powerful…
May 31, 2015/by admin
eat fat for weight loss

Eat Fat to Lose Fat

The Results Are In...

If you're trying to lose weight on a…
April 27, 2015/by admin
simple guide to eating clean

What does it mean to eat clean?

The Guide to Clean Eating
1- What qualifies as processed food?
Additives-…
April 6, 2015/by admin
fitness tips

10 Fitness Tips from North Americas Top Trainers

1. Follow the 80-20 rule, Eat whole unprocessed health food 80%…
March 28, 2015/by admin
tips for taking vitamins

How to take a vitamin and actually absorb it

Get your vitamins and minerals from a healthy diet...If you…
November 25, 2014/by admin

Cooking Grains: Cheat Sheet

When I first started preparing my meals at home from scratch…
November 17, 2014/by admin
high protein snacks

6 High Protein Low Cal Snacks

Simple 2 ingredient high protein low calorie snack ideas, great…
November 14, 2014/by admin

5 Guidelines for Eating that I know are true… for sure.

With every new piece of dieting advice comes a new contradiction,…
September 17, 2014/by admin

How to Keep your Gut Healthy

As you may or may not have heard the gut is now considered the…
September 17, 2014/by admin
grass fed beef

Why you should buy grass fed beef

Why You Should Buy Grass Fed Beef

If you are considering purchasing…
August 14, 2014/by admin
environmental impact of livestock farming, environment meat production

How livestock farming effects our environment.

Our over consumption of animal protein does have a negative…
August 12, 2014/by admin
is milk healthy, dairy, dairy diet, milk,

Dairy, do or don’t?

Dairy & Your Diet

I wanted to go a bit deeper into the…
August 7, 2014/by admin
hidden sugar in your diet

5 “Healthy” Foods that are Crazy High in Sugar

Tons of food companies are using the words “natural” or “organic”…
August 7, 2014/by admin

How Artificial Sweeteners will make you Fat

Artificial Sweeteners & Weight Gain

Recently Aspartame…
August 7, 2014/by admin
summers worst food offenders

Top 5 Worst Food Offenders of Summer (and how to clean them up!)

Summers worst offenders,  I'll show you how to clean them up.

1.…
July 31, 2014/by admin