Do you find yourself overeating on the regular? Your hunger and fullness cues are probably out of whack

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Eat when you’re hungry. Stop when you’re full. It shouldn’t be so difficult, should it? Oh, but it is. Often times it’s because we lose the ability to to know when we’re full, or we confuse various sensations with what we think…

2019 Dirty Dozen fruits and vegetables: Time to start growing your own kale

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The dirty dozen list changes every year: Its put out by the EWG (a nonprofit environmental organization) and tells us which fruits and vegetables have the most pesticide residues. Read more here: (https://www.produceretailer.com/article/news-article/2019-dirty-dozen-and-clean-15-lists-released) This…

From building Facebook to building sleep boxes: Mark Zuckerberg might have the solution to your sleep problems

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Sleeping with our phones is so common these days, sleep texting has become a thing! Kind of like sleep walking, only people are actually sending (usually non-sensical) texts as they remain asleep. Even if you’re not yet sleep texting, chances…

Why all ‘cardio’ is not created equally: Understanding energy systems

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We’ve talked before about how each training session has an intended stimulus, meaning some workouts are meant to be long and at a low-intensity, others are meant to be intense and fast, and others still are meant to be build strength. Today…

6 Steps to becoming a master at the meal prep, and two meal prep ideas to get you started

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Whether or not people are truly as “busy” as we advertise, we all seem to like to talk about how busy and crazy our lives are… For some of us, it might actually be true. Often times, the result of our business is that our intention…

What research says about our need to compare ourselves to others, and how it might be affecting your happiness at the gym

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Competition is a strange thing: It’s natural and it’s healthy. Until it’s not. It’s healthy when I see clients pushing themselves a little harder at the end of a rowing workout to keep up with the person next to them. It’s less…

Maximize your performance through a perfectly planned pace

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One of the biggest mistakes athletes make—especially inexperienced ones—is mis-pacing their conditioning workouts. They go out too hard and hit a wall. It’s painful for the athlete, and almost as painful for the coach to watch.  The…

The Carbonated Water CRAZE is in Full Effect: Is it Healthy?

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Perrier and Club Soda used to dominate the carbonated water market. But in recent years—probably because we are now more convinced than ever that sugar is evil—new brands of carbonated water have slowly been taking over the shelves, one…

How to ensure your seafood is “Sashimi Grade”

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Sashimi Grade is the gold standard, a gauge that lets you know whether seafood is safe to eat raw, right? That’s what I used to think, too. I assumed sashimi grade was some kind of regulated and measurable label, like Extra Virgin Olive…

Why You Don't Need More Discipline

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World renowned strength coach Charles Poliquin, who passed away in 2018, was always full of controversial ideas, such as his theory about vegans having a lower IQ. But he also had a ton to teach others about strength training, and life in…