Best Body Weight Exercises

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in Featured News, Fitness |

Convenient and inexpensive, bodyweight exercises combine cardio and strength training for incredible results. In each exercise, the major and minor muscle groups must work simultaneously. This increases intensity, which burns more calories and more fat, more efficiently. Workouts are shorter and more intense and never boring. Everyone can find bodyweight exercises that work for them, and every exercise can be adapted for beginners. 1. Plank...

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The Fat Chance Cookbook by Robert Lustig

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in Featured News, News |

Last week we reported on the damaging effects of sugar. Responsible for a host of chronic illnesses as well as a national obesity crisis, sugar invades nearly every processed food product on the shelves. One cup of pasta can contain as much sugar as a poptart. (Not to mention the obscene sugar levels in pasta sauce: 1 cup can contain up to 23 grams of sugar.) But one man is on a mission to do something about this epidemic–Dr. Robert H....

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25 Superfoods to Build Muscle & Lose Fat

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014 in Featured News, Nutrition |

Curated & Adapted from: To build muscle & lose fat, not only do you need to bring the intensity in your workouts, you need to fuel on a variety of proteins, veggies, fruits, carbs, and healthy fats. Eating protein helps build and maintain muscle, but it also helps fat loss: protein has a higher thermic effect than carbs/fats, keeps you feeling full longer, and curbs cravings for other fats and sugars high on the glycemic...

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Scrambled to Poached – How to Perfectly Cook Eggs

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

“Probably one of the most private things in the world is an egg before it is broken.” ― M.F.K. Fisher We all love eggs. Eggs provide essential proteins, are inexpensive, and can be prepared in a myriad of delicious ways. Eggs make life easier. But too often, the delicacy of an egg is mistreated or simply misunderstood. When in the wrong hands, eggs can become slimy, wet, greasy, rubbery, or worst of all, bland. When in the right hands, eggs are...

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You’ll Never Eat Sugar Again

Posted by on Feb 20, 2014 in Featured News, Nutrition |

Curated from: Original Author: Brooke Mclay The Problems with Sugar We all love a sweet treat now and again, but sugar causes a host of health problems you may not even know about. The key to banishing most sugar from your lifestyle is banishing processed food products. Notice I didn’t say processed food. That’s because food doesn’t need a label. You shouldn’t need to google search the ingredient list on a...

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7 Day Juice Cleanse

Posted by on Feb 3, 2014 in Featured News, Nutrition |

“The Monday Morning” Ingredients: Apples – 3 medium Celery – 4 stalk, large Ginger – 0.25 thumb Lemon (with rind) – 1/2 fruit Orange (peeled) – 1 large Spinach – 5 cup Directions: You don’t have to peel the lemon, but make sure you peel the orange. The orange skin is very bitter and can ruin the flavor.   “Muscle Head” Ingredients: Apple (granny smith) – 1 large Beet...

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