6 Amazing Benefits of Sleep (Energy, Fat Loss, Hormones)

You already know that sleep is important for mental health, but did you know that having good sleep habits is essential for your physical appearance as well? While most people focus solely on diet and exercise, sleep is the biggest underutilized factor for fat loss and physique enhancement! Numerous studies have linked inadequate sleep to […]

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Running on empty – Does exercising in the fasted state burn more calories?

“There’s actually a lot of research that supports skipping eating before exercise to maximize your fat-burning potential,” claims FitDay.com. True…as far as it goes. Which isn’t very. In small studies in active young men and women, those who did  moderate-intensity aerobic exercise before breakfast—that is, while fasting—burned more fat while they exercised than they did […]

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The Calorie Deficit Sweet Spot

The Calorie Deficit Sweet Spot

You’re setting your calorie deficit all wrong. This could be leading to: Unnecessary muscle loss Provoked binges Very slow fat loss And probably many other things but regardless, your calorie deficit, depending how you set it up, could be inappropriate. Often I find people either use a % deficit or they select an arbitrary amount […]

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Four challenging core exercises for girls (and boys!).

When most people think of the core, the first thing they automatically think of are the superficially located ‘’six-pack’’ muscles. After all, infomercials, magazine covers, many social media fitness “pros” and other media sources absolutely glorify the six-pack. If you’re not looking beyond six-pack abs, I have news for you: there’s a lot more to […]

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Some alternative insight for long term fat-loss

The year Hopeful Innocence was ceremoniously drowned in the blood-dimmed tide of Change. When Facebook supplanted the mainstream media as the source for “news,” from politics to pedophile pizza parlors to what really happened to Kimye in Paris. And so it goes. I’ll remember 2016 for a different reason: the year I had my ass handed to […]

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THE BEST TRX REHAB EXERCISES

TRX and other suspension trainers are one of the most versatile pieces of equipment for the physical therapist, chiropractor, or other rehab professionals to use in the treatment of injuries. The exercise variety and ease of quickly altering the load of the exercise makes it great for individuals of all fitness levels. I’m thrilled to […]

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