Posts Tagged ‘fitness education’

Nutrition News-March 2018

A new analysis of scientific evidence from lead author Dr. Andrew Freeman evaluated medical evidence associated with healthy eating habits and current popular diet fads in the US. This months newsletter discusses two of the most popular fads and why you may want to think twice before trying them…

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How Do I Know if I Have a Leaky Gut?

“Leaky gut” is a popular topic in the health and wellness spheres these days. It’s been blamed for many symptoms and conditions that seem to be all-too-common. Allergies, intolerances, joint pain, even autoimmune diseases can all be linked back to leaky gut. But what exactly is leaky gut? What causes it? What kinds of issues…

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Getting Started With Fitness: Tips From A Personal Trainer

Contemplation is a place your mind goes when you are on the fence about doing something.  It’s not out of the ordinary to remain in contemplation for days, weeks and even months.  Perhaps one of the most common things people contemplate about is starting a new workout regimen.  As a personal trainer, let me assure…

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Mediterranean Diet 101

The Mediterranean diet is one of the most studied diets out there. It’s based on the traditional foods that people who lived around the Mediterranean Sea ate about 50 years ago. Back then, in the mid 20th century, researchers noted that people in Spain, Greece, and Italy lived longer and healthier than Americans. And they…

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Melt Away The Fat By Lifting Weights

Weightlifting is an activity that many people neglect when trying to lose weight. They believe that cardio will help them burn away body fat and lifting weights is only necessary if they want to build muscle. However, the truth is that lifting weights is just as effective as cardio when it comes to fat loss…

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Green Tea vs. Black Tea

Tea is said to be the most popular beverage in the world. It’s been consumed for thousands of years by millions, perhaps billions, of people. Tea has also been shown to have many health benefits. And some of these benefits are thought to be related to tea’s antioxidant properties. These properties are from its flavonoids…

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What Is Eccentric Training And Why You Need It

If you’re looking to ramp up the amount of weight you’re lifting, it is easy to experience some frustration when, despite all your efforts, you’re not seeing the gain in max results you desire. Many people are breaking through this barrier with eccentric training. This technique is very effective in helping you increase your lifting…

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Can’t Meditate? Here are 9 Other Ways to Break Free From Stress

I know! Meditation is the secret sauce to take your wellness up to the status of the elite gurus. It’s the “be all, end all” for the health of your entire mind-body-spirit. It’s the absolute must-do that is the only path to beating the infamous health-buster called “stress.” Don’t get me wrong; practicing meditation is…

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5 Effective Ways To Stay On Track With Weight Loss

Many people would love to lose 5 pounds, but there are those who need to lose, as much as 30, 50, or even 100 pounds. A journey like that is not short nor is it easy and often includes ups, downs, plateaus, and setbacks. So how can it be accomplished? You’ve seen the stories of…

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Nutrition News- February 2018

Most people know that consuming less sodium helps lower blood pressure, but the important role of potassium is often overlooked. Potassium relaxes the blood vessels so that blood flows through them more easily, with less pressure. Also, the more potassium you consume, the more sodium your body will excrete in urine. A review of the…

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