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  • A Quick Shout About This Morning’s Workout
    on Apr 27, 2016 in Beach Body HIIT Weight Loss
    I’m in the middle of week 5 of 22 Minute Hard Corps. The workout this morning was ‘Resistance 1’. This was the easiest time I’ve had with any of the workouts thus far. I’m not saying it was easy, mind you. My heart got p...
  • One Month On Shakeology
    on Apr 26, 2016 in Nutrition
    I’ve been on green smoothies post workout for about six months or so. I already made protein smoothies after my workouts, and adding spinach, kale, or some other green was no big deal. The taste can be covered up easily. I just came to believe...
  • 4 Weeks In The Books- What I Think So Far
    on Apr 25, 2016 in Beach Body HIIT
    Saturday- 4/23/2016- ended week four of training using 22 Minute Hard Corps. That was officially cardio day on the schedule, and I’ve been mostly substituting running for the cardio training in the course. I’m training for a half marathon...
  • Week 2 : 22 Minute Hard Corps
    on Apr 4, 2016 in Uncategorized
    One week in on 22 Minute Hard Corps. The cardio and resistance workouts got a bit easier by the end of the week. Make Sure you do the “Cold Start” warm up before both, especially if you are a little older, like me. Or, at least, warm up u...
  • 22 Minute Hard Corps-Something Completely Different“22 Minute Hard Corps” should turn out to be a real kick in the pants. I turned 46 last October and had been working out my whole life it seems. It started with crappy concrete weights and a rickety ‘DP’ bench at home in my ea...
  • 8 Fitness Tip From Men Who Stay In Shape
    on Aug 26, 2015 in Fitness Health Lifestyle Men
    With busy schedules, pressures at work, and the general lack of enthusiasm for getting to the gym every single day, it can be difficult to stay in shape and maintain a healthy lifestyle, which is why we sought out and compiled advice from men who&rsq...
  • Is Cardio A Bad idea for fat loss
    on Aug 19, 2015 in Fat Loss Weight Loss Working Out
    Burn calories, lose weight is the common notion that is ingrained in our heads if we want to lose weight.A frequent plan when on the weight loss mission includes a fast track directly to the treadmill, elliptical machine, or other cardio devise. &nbs...
  • Boost your metabolism with these 10 amazing foods
    on Jul 28, 2015 in Metabolism Superfoods
    Imagine, if you will, that there was an aisle in the grocery store clearly labeled 'Metabolism Boosters'. What would you find there? Coke? I don't think so. Ice cream? Heck no! Brown bread? Umm... also a no-no.The following 10 foods could a...
  • 20 Super Foods You Need to Build Muscle & Lose Fat
    on Jul 27, 2015 in Uncategorized
     To build muscle & lose fat, you need a variety of proteins, veggies, fruits, carbs, and healthy fats. Eating protein helps building & maintaining muscle. But it also helps fat loss: protein has a higher thermic effect than carbs/fats.&n...
  • 12 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are
    on Jul 27, 2015 in Uncategorized
  • 50 Weird Facts About The Human Body
    on Jul 26, 2015 in The Body
    As long as we make efforts to take care of ourselves and live healthy, there is a good chance that our bodies will serve us well for a long time. Our bodies truly are amazing. You might be surprised at what your body is capable of after reading...
  • Build Self Confidence With These 10 Power Mantras
    on Jul 24, 2015 in Confidence Psychology Self Help
    Maybe you can relate: you’re cruising along in life doing the best you can, working on making things happen. And BAM, you’re stung by a negative comment, a judgmental friend or a rude stranger. Welcome to the hater zone!Haters seem to spring up w...
  • Is Late Night Eating Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?
    on Jul 23, 2015 in Tips Weight Loss
    “Don’t eat after dinner.” This piece of weight-loss advice is preached by many food and exercise experts, but is there really any scientific merit to it? Late-night eating has no clear-cut definitions, but is roughly defined as eati...
  • How Much Strength Training Do You Really Need?
    on Jul 22, 2015 in strength training Weight Training
    We know it can be tough to go to the gym when there’s a full queue on Netflix, Ben & Jerry’s in the freezer, or really, anything better to do with your time. Or maybe you’re a runner whose workout schedule involves running, running, an...
  • 6 Strategies to Help You Stop Overeating
    on Jul 21, 2015 in mindful eating Weight Loss
    It can be hard not to overeat. You eat a healthy meal at home, think you’re doing well, then you head out (to almost any destination) and are surrounded by junk food. You get hungry, and pretty soon you’re at the local burger joint,...
  • Making The most Of Life's Seasons
    on Jul 16, 2015 in Life
    I like to learn from the lives of others, and one of the things I’ve learned is that life consists of seasons. You don’t always live the same way. You don’t always do the same things. Instead, there are seasons in your life.&nb...
  • Top 5 Ways to Reverse A Negative First Impression
    on Jul 15, 2015 in Psychology
    First impressions are long lasting and hence it can be tough to shift someone’s view after you’ve made a negative first impression. Sometimes, first impressions are so bad that it becomes nearly impossible to recover from those. When you...
  • 3 IMPACT HABITS to Reach Goals Faster
    on Jul 14, 2015 in Goals
    By Nigel CookWe all want to reach our goals. We've got exciting plans, cool projects and important things we want to accomplish.Maybe you want to start a business, get skilled at something or get your finances under control. Or you might wa...
  • Five days of eating fatty foods can alter how your body's muscle processes food
    on Jul 13, 2015 in Body Fat Healthy Eating
    You might think that you can get away with eating fatty foods for a few days without it making any significant changes to your body.Think again.After just five days of eating a high-fat diet, the way in which the body's muscle processes nutrients cha...
  • Why It’s Hard To Break a Habit 
    on Jul 12, 2015 in Psychology
    Have you ever wondered why breaking a habit is so very difficult? Are you like so many of us who wake up and decide that today is the day to make changes to your lives. You either decide to quit something or include something new into your life.You a...