The Ultimate Superfood

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Nutrition |

Sure, it’s been called a “hipster food” and has been denounced by “real” chefs everywhere who are sick to death of the leafy green that they consider only garnish. But despite the recent rise in consumption of kale, this superfood has always been around and always been good, no great for you. So get out there and steam up a heaping pile of kale today. It’s a miracle food!    ...

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100 Days of Push-Ups

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Motivation |

There are certain bodyweight exercises that just deliver results, that are tried and true, and that take some effort to master. One of our favorites is the push-up. A classic exercise you probably learned in gym class as a kid. And as you probably know, push-ups are hard. They simultaneously work your shoulders, arms, pecs, back, and core. For Estella Gong, push-ups were difficult from the get-go. But after working on her push-up form and...

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Food Rules to Live By

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Featured News, Nutrition |

Sure, nobody likes rules, but these food rules will ultimately make you feel healthier, happier, and freer. Too many folks are trapped by their addictions to food, their fears of food, their body image issues all wrapped up in food. Corporations make billions off of this unhealthy relationship with food. All of that can be changed. Follow these food rules (or adopt your own) and you’ll be healthier and happier than you ever imagined. The...

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Michael Pollan Explains, “How Cooking Can Change Your Life”

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Nutrition |

Michael Pollan is widely known for his food activism evident in such acclaimed books as “In Defense of Food”, “The Omnivore’s Dilemma”, and “The Botany of Desire”. For the past twenty-five years, Pollan has been writing books and articles about the places where nature and culture intersect: on our plates, in our farms and gardens, and in the built environment.┬áIn his latest book, “Cooked”,...

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Foods to Avoid for 6 Packs

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Nutrition |

6 Packs Are Made in the Kitchen No matter how hard you crush it at the gym, if you aren’t eating for fitness, you are doing yourself a disservice. Sure, indulging now and again is okay. But 80% of the time, you should be packing in foods to promote and activate your fitness lifestyle. Here are some foods to absolutely avoid if you’re working on sculpting your 6 pack. Six-pack stoppers Alcohol – Moderate consumption of alcohol...

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