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Fitness, Nutrition,

What is the Best Protein Powder?

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Whether you are new to the fitness industry or you have been visiting supplement shops for years, you have likely gone through the search for the best protein product out there.  If you check out online websites and vitamin shops, you will find that not only is there a variety of brands but also a variety of types.  This can make choosing the right protein for you a little more difficult.  Couple that with the fact that there is a lot of conflicting information out there when you search the internet, and you can see that you may never find

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Nutrition,

30 Low Carb Foods that Taste Great

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With the popularity of low carb dieting (ketogenic, paleo, low carb, etc.) on the rise the search for low carb foods that taste great is also on the rise.  These foods can consist of low carb swaps for some of your favorite starchy or sugary foods or simple single food items that are low in carbohydrates.  Check out this list of 30 of the best tasting low carb foods out there! 1. Bacon Of course, we are starting this list out with one of man’s favorite foods. Bacon! Bacon can be used in many different dishes and or just ate

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Brain,

10 Nootropics to Make Your Brain Perform Better Everyday

There is a lot of information out there on Nootropics.  It’s even debated what makes a substance fit into the nootropic category.  The broad definition is anything that enhances cognitive ability and increases the ability of your mitochondria.  So essentially nootropics are substances that allow you to rock whatever it is you want to rock. Below is a breakdown of nootropics to take to bump up your brain’s ability to perform and your mitochondria’s ability to make your brain and body perform better.  And no, this isn’t an all-encompassing list of everything; it is simply the quick and dirty of

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How 10 Minutes of Meditation Can Greatly Benefit You

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Meditation? Not your forte?  Not even just 10 simple minutes of meditation? Is improving quality of life and not dying early your forte?  I thought it might be, so let’s chat about meditation. All I am asking for is 10 minutes here. Speaking of minutes, there are approximately 1,440 minutes in a day, 10,080 in a week, over 40,000 in a month, and 525,600 in a year.  Now that’s a lot of time!  Or at least it sounds that way. However, our reality (since perception is reality) seems that from the moment we wake up, to the time we lay

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Fitness,

How To Lose Weight Fast and Simple

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Contrary to common belief, there are actually many ways to lose weight fast.  However, that does not mean that there are many easy or healthy ways to lose weight fast.  What’s more is some strategies that target rapid weight loss leave an individual prone to rapid weight regain following completion of the intervention.  It is important to note that if you take the time to dive into the research a bit then you may find that there are some effective strategies for dropping weight quickly, easily, safely, and allow yourself the ability to maintain that weight loss. Don’t Keep It

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Brain, Lifestyle,

The Amazing Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

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Fasting is becoming a popular dietary protocol despite it having nothing to do with eating food at all. Contrary to common belief, fasting is no novel approach. In fact, fasting has been around as long as man has and there have even been references to this practice in the bible. Ben Franklin was even quoted saying, “the best of all medicine is resting and fasting.” This is because the art of fasting can not only be healthy but also therapeutic. Let’s start at the beginning. What is Fasting? Fasting is the avoidance of food and in some cases liquid for

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Fitness,

20 Ways to Stay Fit With Minimal Effort

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Getting fit is not an easy task. It can take weeks or even months of hard training and paying attention to what you eat. Staying fit can be even harder. It is very common to see people meet their fitness goals and then quickly fall off their new healthy lifestyle leading to them reversing all of that progress that they worked so hard for. While staying fit can be hard, there are little things we can do to make the process easier. Try some of these tips for maintaining your fitness level with little effort! 1. Fasting Fasting is the

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Nutrition,

Why You Should be Eating Grass-fed Beef vs Grain-fed Beef

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The World of Beef I have grown up in an agriculture community all my life and around here beef equals dinner and money. I have come to learn that not all beef is created equal though. Different breeds and breeding stock were all I used to think was what made them different. However, as with humans, diet and lifestyle play a huge role in the final outcome. To better understand the products you are purchasing and consuming, based on quality and health, this three-part article series will go into what beef labeling means, why you should choose grass-fed beef over

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Nutrition,

7 Bad Habits You Should Break to Burn Fat

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Burning off everything you eat and staying lean was easy when you were a kid but as you age, this can become a bit more difficult! When it comes to burning off excess body fat, the same can be said. However, we make many choices throughout our day that affect our ability to be efficient fat burners. Try breaking these 7 habits today to improve your fat burning! 1. Carbs For Breakfast That side of toast you like to consume with your breakfast may be hindering your ability to burn more fat. Research is starting to demonstrate that consuming carbohydrates

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Fitness, Lifestyle, Nutrition,

10 Truths About Water That Everybody Should Know

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Water, your resource for life! Two simple hydrogens and one oxygen put together to create the elixir of life. Absolutely magic! Not only is it something that keeps us alive, it also keeps us healthy. We as humans are drawn to water and for good reason. And here are 10 of those reasons now: Top 10 Truths About Healthy Drinking Water: Just hearing, seeing, or touching water can drop our blood pressure a few notches. Think soft murmuring brook, gentle wash of the ocean waves, or the feel of a warm summer rain falling on your skin. More relaxed and