Best Stretches for Women

The Best Total Gym Stretches for Women

As a dancer in my teens, I was introduced to the power of stretching, as it was a mandatory requirement to do everything else my body needed to do in class and on stage. Stretching has been ingrained in me along…

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5-Week Metabolic Makeover – Week 3

We are now into week three. For many of you, you are well on your way to forming new habits and feeling the difference in your waistline, hunger levels, energy and strength. For some who have had some stumbles, it’s…

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Total Gym Endurance Workout Week 1

Endurance Building Workout: Week 1

Feeling the need for speed? Condition and train your body by increasing your stamina and endurance with movements that will step up your athletic game and help your body achieve great overall results in the process.   Endurance training is…

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Why Cook with Adzuki Beans?

Adzuki beans are red, dry beans known to have a sweet nutty-flavor that are quite common in Japanese and Chinese dishes. Adzuki beans are often cooked, puréed and mixed with sugar to make a bean paste, which is then used…

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3 Ways to Take Your Push-Ups to the Next Level

Push-ups are one of the best exercises ever created and could very well make the case for the best ever!   Push-ups have been around as long as the idea of exercising has, and one of the best reasons that…

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5-Week Metabolic Makeover – Week 2

  Week 1’s post outlined exercises to help jumpstart your metabolic makeover. If you missed it, or just want a refresher, click here to read week 1’s post.   The following is an attempt to rationalize the subject of eating….

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Should I Eat Pre- or Post-Workout?

Many fitness enthusiasts and workout aficionados often wonder whether they should eat before or after a workout in order to get the most out of their exercise routines. The short answer to this question is both – you can eat…

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Intro to the Metabolic Makeover – Week 1

How do we lose fat, increase lean muscle tissue, and get stronger and healthier? We CHANGE our metabolism! What is metabolism? Though most people don’t realize it, what the majority of people engaging in exercise and diet really want is linked…

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