Scale it Back! The number on the scale doesn’t hold much weight.

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Scale it Back! The number on the scale doesn’t hold much weight.

Attention all you compulsive weighers and anyone else obsessed with the scale. You can now breathe a sigh of relief. Because you know that number it displays every time you step on? Well, it doesn’t actually hold that much weight. Some of us step on the scale every morning without so much as a single […]

5 Vitamins to Aid Muscle Recovery

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5 Vitamins to Aid Muscle Recovery

When you exercise, your muscles lose glycogen which is a stored energy reserve made out of glucose and carbohydrates. That combined with micro tears in the muscle tissue results in post-workout muscle soreness. Once it sets in, you’ll have a hard time maintaining the exercising routine. It will even be hard for you to get up in the morning. Even though the pain can be quite strong there is no need for you to resort to painkillers. There are better ways to help your muscles recover.

Meal Prep 101: 9 Tips To Help You Prep Like a Pro

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Meal Prep 101: 9 Tips To Help You Prep Like a Pro

Meal prep is an essential part of many busy fitness fanatics’ lives. However, the usual grilled chicken and broccoli made on a Sunday and eaten five days in a row can get hideously boring and uninspiring. Thanks to Winnie of Winnie’s Balance, here are 9 meal-prep hacks to take your meals from blah to brilliant. […]

6 Tips for Starting a Gym Routine

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6 Tips for Starting a Gym Routine

People are slaves to their habits and that’s why it can be really hard to break your daily routine. Even though it seems hard and intimidating, you should try adding some gym time to your schedule. It is very healthy, and it will give you a sense of accomplishment when you reach your desired fitness level.

Diet & Nutrition

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Diet & Nutrition

There is so much to say and learn about Nutrition and Healthy eating.  

We’re never going to claim to know anything close to everything about nutrition, eating health, or dieting but we’ve talked to (and continue to talk to) experts and influencers in healthy eating and nutrition.  

10 Things to Always Keep in Your Gym Bag

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10 Things to Always Keep in Your Gym Bag

Sure, you’re eager to get to the gym and hit that deadlift platform, but in order to be fully prepared for your routine, you need to take a moment and sneak a peek into your gym bag. One of the biggest killjoys is finding out that you forgot your headphones, and how on Earth will […]

5 Reasons Short Term Fitness Programs Often Fail

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5 Reasons Short Term Fitness Programs Often Fail

For a lot of people this is our greatest weakness. When we want something we tend to want it now. It’s all or nothing in our minds, including the way we work on ourselves. If the changes aren’t quick they’re seen as worthless.

5 Minute Breakfasts for When You’re on the Move

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5 Minute Breakfasts for When You’re on the Move

Do you regularly rush out the door in the morning without grabbing a bite to eat? If so, consider this your wake-up call: Skipping breakfast is the ultimate nutrition no-no, a rookie mistake that could hinder your fitness and weight loss goals. Eating a healthy breakfast first thing in the morning turbo-charges your metabolism and […]

10 of Our Favorite Health Food Blogs

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10 of Our Favorite Health Food Blogs

We Sweat Journalers love our healthy foods, but for most people, eating healthy is a chore. When the world is filled with glorious pastas, the cheesiest of pizzas, and layers of cake, why in the world would you ever bother eating a salad? Well, fellow gluttons, it’s because not only is it a good idea […]

Coffee Break! 5 Ways Caffeine Enhances Your Workout

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Coffee Break! 5 Ways Caffeine Enhances Your Workout

Despite all the fancy and pricey pre-workout supplements on the market now, scientific studies show that the best “sports supplement” is not only FDA approved, it’s also the most affordable: coffee. A large body of research shows that coffee has many health benefits (our own independent research shows that coffee keeps us from killing our […]

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