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Not Just For Athletes: HIIT Exercise and Why You Should Be Doing It

The scientific consensus for the effectiveness of High Intensity Interval Training over conventional forms of exercise is growing.  Incorrectly considered a fad by many, both scientists and HIIT adher…

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6 Surprising Myths About Obesity

We hear all the time about the obesity epidemic in the United States. Fat is equated to sickness, obesity kills, the trappings of modern life are leading to an epidemic—you get the picture. But, hold …

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Diving Into Your Fear

The saying goes that when the Buddha was confronted with fear, he invited it in for tea. Fear is something we all feel at one time or another; for some it can be crippling, for others it is subtle and…

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5 Surprising Benefits of Music

Whether you're listening to your favorite pop playlist at the gym or lip-syncing during your commute, you may be surprised to learn that music can have some pretty amazing health perks. So put on your…

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Can Caffeine be a Healthy Source of Pre-Workout Energy?

The cultures and trends of fitness will forever ebb and flow, yet it seems that with the acceleration of technology today there is more information out there than ever about the “best” fitness strateg…

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4 Ways to Fit Fitness into Your Busy Life

Exercise isn’t all that time consuming. It only takes 4 to 10 hours a week, depending on your fitness level. However, for those of us with hectic schedules, it can be a challenge to prioritize those h…

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The Secret to Finding Your Perfect Energy Bar

Whether you’re an athlete, a parent on the run, or just trying to get through a long day at the office, most people pack an energy bar now and then. But, not all energy bars are created equal. Some ar…

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Super Summer Gazpacho

Perfect soup for a light lunch on a hot summer day or as a starter for an evening meal! It's very refreshing and has a little "heat" from the cayenne. Good with chips or on its own. This recipe is sim…

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Try this Double Whammy for Beating Low Back Pain

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide suffer from low back pain. Most folks turn to medications and/or surgery to help deal with the pain. Some are seeking out alternative therapies and getting mix…

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The 7 Ultimate Post-Workout Foods

Drop the Snickers! Toss out the potato chips! What you eat after a tough exercise session has a huge impact on your muscles and metabolism. If you're looking for something to replenish your body after…

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