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Squats are a simple exercise for all fitness levels. Here are some tips to ensure you are practicing the correct technique when you work out.
Try this tasty green protein smoothie: Ingredients 2 cups (60g) baby spinach, lightly packed 1 cup (240ml) water 1 1/2 (225g) cups pineapple chunks, frozen 1/2 small banana, frozen 1/2 cup (122g) 2% Greek yogurt 2 teaspoons honey Directions Puree spinach and water in a high-power blender. Add frozen fruit, yogurt […]
Fall is here bringing cooler weather and beautiful scenery for an outdoor workout. Here are some exercises to enjoy outdoors that are fun and effective. Running along a Trail This is a great alternative to running in place on the treadmill. Build your cardio, balance and core strength with a challenging run on a trail. […]
Ranked as the #1 diet in the country in 2018, try implementing the fresh and delicious foods from countries around the Mediterranean to your diet. Here is the order of diet categories moving up the Mediterranean diet pyramid. 1. Physical activity and social connections emphasized at the foundation of the pyramid. 2. Fruits, vegetables, […]
These six tips may change the way you think about your fat-burning strategy: 1. Strength training- Resistance helps build muscle and cut fat by increasing calories burned at rest. 2. More protein- Suppresses appetite with less calories while supporting muscle mass preservation. 3. Sleep to success- Decreases risk of weight gain by minimizing appetite and […]
Try implementing this list of 20 high-protein food options when trying to build muscle: Eggs Nuts Protein shake Full-fat cottage cheese Chickpeas Lean beef Rotisserie chicken Lentils Salmon Fermented dairy products Scallops Chia seeds Plain Greek yogurt Brown rice Tuna Pork tenderloin Beans Almond butter Quinoa Turkey REFERENCE The Editors. The Top 30 Muscle-building […]
Sleep for weight loss When your body is deprived of quality sleep, it responds the same as if it were experiencing physical stress. Lack of sleep causes your body to release chemicals telling your body to quickly refuel, leading to sugar cravings. Look good, feel good Sleep is essential for more than just fighting […]
Eating the right bedtime foods will help you fall asleep quicker, build lean muscle while you snooze and keep you satisfied all night long to avoid morning hunger and next-day junk food cravings. Here are some nutrient-packed snacks to benefit your body before bedtime: Greek yogurt – High in protein and low in […]
Implementing healthy eating habits can be a challenge. Keep these four easy eating tips in mind to help you lose fat, build muscle, and improve your overall health. Boost your protein with omega-3s – Along with lean meats consider fish as a healthy protein. Fish contain omega-3 fatty acids linked to improved heart, bone, […]
Post-workout pain can creep up on you when trying a new exercise or pushing yourself a little too hard. While these effects can linger for 2 to 3 days, there are ways to help prevent body aches. Here are 7 ways to avoid muscle soreness. Stretch – Lengthening tight muscles helps mobility and thorough […]
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