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10 Easy Tips To Flatten Your Tummy

Have you always dreamed of a flat stomach, but have feared that it’s outside of your reach? If you feel as though you’ve been working out and getting no results, then it’s time to change things up. The process involves more than a good fitness regimen. It’s also about the lifestyle that you lead to help support your efforts.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Tips to Help Reduce Your Risk

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Tips to Help Reduce Your Risk

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we decided to share some tips that may help you stay healthy and reduce your risk.

Staying Healthy During The Fall

With fall, days get shorter. This can result in people spending more time indoors. Longer evenings spent indoors can result in increased caloric consumption. Instead of succumbing to eating more and exercising less, consider exploring one or more of the following tips to stay active and make healthier eating choices.

    10 Easy Ways To Cleanse Your Arteries

    Did you know that the number one cause of death in Americans is heart disease? Due to the typical American’s diet, many people are at risk for stroke and heart attack due to blocking blood flow. While this trend may seem alarming, precautions can be taken to reduce one’s risk through diet modifications. In fact, slight changes may help decrease the changes through natural cleansing processes. Consider adding one or more of these artery cleansing foods into your daily diet.

    Fitness Myths Debunked

    There are many common exercise myths that lead many exercisers to hope for results that they may or may not obtain. Let’s take a look at some common fitness myths that instructors wish would be verified. Paying close attention to these myths can potentially prevent frustration in and out of the gym.

    Which Protein Powder is Right For You?

    Not all protein is one and the same, and with thousands of different products available to you, it becomes quite difficult to make a choice. Should you buy whey protein isolate, concentrate, or casein?

    All are good choices, but it solely depends on what you want to implement into your healthy diet regimen. Let’s take a look at these various protein powder categories, and help you make the right choice before any money is wasted during the process of trial and error. 

    Gut Bacteria Changes with Weight-Loss Surgery

    Weight loss surgery is medically referred to as Bariatric Surgery, which is an invasive procedure used on patients who normally are obese or want to get rid of excess body fat. Recent studies conducted in Sweden suggest that gut bacteria found after bariatric surgery encourages further natural weight loss potential. According to the study, patients were able to not only get rid of the fat physically with external equipment but also may possibly have “good” bacteria fighting away any fat trying to return back.

    Breakfast Recipe: Vanilla Chocolate-Chip Pancakes

    Breakfast Recipe: Vanilla Chocolate-Chip Pancakes

    Protein pancakes can put a fun twist on your breakfast. Protein pancakes give you the opportunity to consume one of your favorite foods without feeling guilty about extra calories. This vanilla-chocolate chip recipe is used to provide your body with the healthy proteins, carbs, and dietary fats it needs. These macronutrients allow you to possibly focus better throughout the day, to have the energy to work proficiently and to repair any muscle cells that are sore from last night’s training program.

    Say Goodbye to Summer Weight Gain

    Summer weight gain is a common occurrence for most of us. It happens to fall into the season of barbecuing and having good laughs with a tasty alcoholic beverage or two. The downfall to these summer activities are that the foods contain higher amounts of calories, and alcohol is no stranger to containing empty calories, which means they are not used for anything by your body.

    Fitness Motivation To Stay On Track

    Whether you haven’t worked out in years or are just getting back in the swing of exercising after a vacation, fitness can sometimes be challenging to stay on track with — especially when you haven’t exercised in a while. With hectic schedules, it can be very easy to miss a day at the gym or your favorite pilates class. What can be even more frustrating is having friends that never miss a workout and are always raving about them. The good news is that everyone can become just as motivated as your friend who can’t seem to stop smiling about being fit. Here are some tips that will get you smiling before and after your workouts.