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Bodyweight Training at Home

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What is Bodyweight Training Training is essentially a course of physical exercise for an event or individual goal. You may have overheard the term “train” before, probably from a few avid gym-goers. While training can refer to any exercise that “trains” the body, people often refer to it in association... Continue reading ›

Does Hot Yoga Help You Lose Weight?

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In recent years, hot yoga has become more and more popular in the fitness world for those wishing to try something new.  Individuals can find themselves in rooms up to 100°F stretching and holding poses they didn’t know they could perform. While the first practices of hot yoga date back... Continue reading ›

Is Celery Juice Really Good for You?

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Celery has been all the rage lately. You may have seen celery on social media such as Instagram, or read about it from the widely popular Medical Medium author Anthony William. He is seen as the originator of the Global Celery Juice Movement. The trend has people drinking celery juice... Continue reading ›

What’s the Paleo Diet?

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The paleo diet, also known as Paleolithic or the caveman diet, is based on the idea that eating foods that our ancestors ate will enhance optimal health. It is based on the principle that processed foods like table salt and refined sugar are detrimental to human health, and dieters should... Continue reading ›

Creating Your Own Impasta

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Pasta lovers face a big dilemma every time they think about eating the delicious dish. On one hand pasta is processed, calorie dense, and full of carbs, but on the other hand it tastes delicious. More often than not, people will choose pasta. But what if there was a way... Continue reading ›

Is Skipping Breakfast Bad? Myth Debunked?

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You have probably heard the saying “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”. It’s one of the biggest sayings that we hold true without giving much thought. However, many of us still skip breakfast. According to the NPD group, 31 million Americans skip breakfast every day. As children,... Continue reading ›

What to Eat at Night When Hungry

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We try everything to get a good night’s sleep. Whether it’s keeping the phone away from the bed or changing your mattress, one thing we can’t control is our hunger. It seems like our body is craving food late at night on purpose. Like it’s testing us. No matter how... Continue reading ›

What is a Complete Protein?

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It’s all about protein. From steaks to tofu, we all love eating protein. Whether you are trying to put on muscle or lose weight, you eat a good amount of it as well. However, it seems many individuals are getting the facts on protein twisted. Let’s take a quick trip... Continue reading ›

What Are Refined Sugars and How to Avoid Them

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In the past decade, Americans have increased their sugar consumption by a ton. 2009 saw Americans consuming roughly 9.9 metric tons of sugar and in the past year that number rose to 11 tons. Excess sugar consumption can lead to a myriad of health issues such as obesity, type 2... Continue reading ›

Protein Shake Before or After a Workout?

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If you work out then you have certainly seen people chugging protein shakes at the gym. Some of these individuals drink their shake and proceed to workout. On the other hand, I have seen people mix their shake immediately after their last set and chug it. Ask anyone at the... Continue reading ›