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How to Eat Baked Goods and Still Lose Weight

January 16, 2019

Can you eat your cake and still lose weight? Our answer is, yes. While most baked treats are high in calories, it’s important to begin learning how to balance eating food you want in order to help you from binging your cravings later on. If you can learn how to enjoy your cravings without going…

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How to Switch Up Your Workout Routine for Winter

January 9, 2019

Even as the cold creeps in and the season changes, keep your winter workout plan hot and fresh. Each new season brings an opportunity to set different goals and allows you to measure new areas of success. Switch up your usual workout routine and stay excited about your fitness goals. Keep your eye on the…

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Diet Trends Dominating the New Year

January 4, 2019

While you may be hoping this is the year dieting ends forever, it doesn’t seem like the healthy eating trend is going anywhere soon. The start of the new year is one of the most popular times people strive to make healthier resolutions and promises of living a more active lifestyle. These predictions of what’s…

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How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

December 31, 2018

As the holiday season starts, the new year quickly approaches without warning. Don’t let the year start without seizing the opportunity to make and meet new goals. New Year’s resolutions are usually thought of to be a trend you follow, instead of a concrete opportunity to improve yourself. Treat this year more seriously by taking…

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The Truth About Body Fat Percentage on Home Scales

December 26, 2018

Believe it or not, your home scale may be lying to you. It’s essential to weight loss to weigh yourself regularly, but for those who also count on the body fat percentage count on a home scale, the whole story may not come from the home scale alone. Take the Body Fat Scale’s Accuracy as…

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What Types of Fat Do I Have in My Body?

December 20, 2018

Believe it or not, the fat you want to lose isn’t the only type of fat you have in your body. Fat fills a number of roles in the processes that keep us alive and ticking, but you don’t see all those types of fat on a regular basis. The fat we’re most concerned with…

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How Many Calories Per Day Are Too Few?

December 18, 2018

Your weight loss goals may actually be compromised if you decide to eat too few calories per day. It’s more effective to find a balance between reducing your calories and meeting energy needs to keep your fitness optimized. Be sure you continue to cut calories, but also take some time to learn why consuming too…

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The Healthy Fall Feast

December 13, 2018

As the cool weather of fall begins to seep into the season, endless options for fresh produce are now in their prime. With the holidays around the corner, unhealthy eating is easy to overcome with the variety of healthy fall foods and desserts. Beat overeating this fall by preparing foods ahead of time that are…

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Stretch Before Bed for Better Sleep

December 11, 2018

For many people, waking up rested with a great night’s sleep sounds like a dream that’s too good to be true. Sleeping can sometimes consist of constant tossing, turning, and eagerly waiting for your restless mind to calm. Stretching, meditation, and yoga can all be very effective at helping you get and stay asleep quicker.…

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Best Foods to Eat that Improve Circulation and Blood Flow

December 4, 2018

A healthy circulatory system with proper blood flow is essential to overall health and can assist in weight-loss goals. Proper circulation is imperative and can improve exercise performance and recovery, especially helpful for those trying to lose weight. Poor blood flow can cause a variety of unwanted symptoms such as pain, muscle cramps, and digestive…

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