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  • Building Your Workout Wardrobe

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    So you’ve decided to start going to the gym. First off, yay you! Starting a healthy habit is difficult, but, if you stick to it, it can change your life.

    Though I am the first to say it doesn’t matter how you look at the gym but how you feel, the truth of the matter is, sometimes how you look affects how you feel. I remember when I started working out when I was a wee glasses-wearing Cheetos-eating teenager. I decided to venture out of my friends’ basements where we would waste days playing Dungeons & Dragons and into the real world, getting healthy being my #1 priority.

    Why I made this change is another story. The reason I bring it up now is because of the difference having a proper training wardrobe made. Continue reading

  • Why We DON’T Set New Years Resolutions

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    Another year around the sun is upon us. This is a time when we all look back upon what we did (or didn’t) accomplish and make plans to “do things better this time.”

    Because the new year is a new start, right?

    I’m sorry, but it’s not. It’s just a number we’ll all incorrectly write for a while when we date things.  Yes, I’m being harsh. If you want to take a moment to grumble at me, go for it. You done? Good.

    But there is a light at the end of this pessimistic tunnel. Ready for it: It’s that EVERY DAY is a metaphorical “fresh start” for all of us. You are contently in the position to change, grow and thrive… all the god damn time. #truthbomb

    So instead of offering you a blog on how to set a new year resolution or about how this is your shot for a “fresh start”, I am going to offer you tools on how you can keep yourself in a continual state of striving, so this time next year 2017 won’t feel like anything other than a timeline for your accomplishments.

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  • How Sh*t Works: Fuelling Your Body

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    Your body is one energy burning machine. That is, when you fuel it properly. But this blog isn’t about how to fuel properly, it’s about how your body breaks down fuel to be used as workout crushing energy. Why should you care about how your body gets the job done? Because it’s freakin’ cool, that’s why!

    So, stick with me. Continue reading

  • Everything Pumpkin: Good and Good For You

    image03It’s finally pumpkin spice latte season, which makes it the perfect time to learn why pumpkin is such an important dietary staple for the fall.

    “Though pumpkin alone is rich in potassium and chock-full of the antioxidant beta-carotene many pumpkin-flavored foods are a dieter's worst nightmare,” writes Christine Mattheis at Health.

    So ditch that Starbucks cup and make room for this delectable little squash.

    High in fiber, full of vitamins, and easy to roast, bake, or stew, pumpkin’s about to become your new fall BFF. (You didn’t think we’d let you get away with just drinking lattes, did you?) Continue reading

  • Spin, Run, Row, Swim - What's the Best Cardio?

    image03Steady-state. HIIT. Low-impact.

    Suffering from cardio think-piece burn-out?

    We hear you.

    Discover your perfect cardio routine for once and all with our ultimate guide: Continue reading

  • Kris Gethin talks "Calorie Counting"

    Some people like to get obsessive with their kriscalories and macros, weighing everything out and others like to eye ball the food they’re eating. There’s only one optimal way to do things and that is by tracking everything, anything else is just guessing which means you won’t be doing things as perfectly as you could.

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  • Get Real: It's #AllAboutTheBOOTY

    A 6-pack and the “ab crack” might be creeping up a bit as the most “liked” in social media rw-dmaks-pic-collagerankings – but (at least for now), a sculpted, toned backside remains the headlining story across platforms. We are obsessed with the booty…however, many of us are still wondering exactly how to get that booty – and I’m talking the real deal without Photoshop or the doctor’s office. Not to mention that it can get confusing because so much of what’s right - gets lost in the minutiae of the wrong stuff crowding our social media timelines.

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  • More Than Squash: Include These Fall Veggies at Your Next Meal

    image02If you’re tired of leaning on the same tried and true veggies each dinner, then it’s time to think big.

    Fall’s the perfect season to explore fresh produce - there’s a reason they call it the “harvest,” after all!

    From dark leafy greens to root vegetables galore, there’s more to a fall menu than squash puree and mushy peas.

    Read on for your new shopping list - and how each of these fall staples can help you crush it in the weight room:

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  • 5 Ways To Stay Motivated In The Gym

    We are beings of emotion. It’s one of the things that make us human. Some of us are more emotional than others, but at some point we all feel happiness, love, sadness, and depression. Our feelings will have a big factor on our motivation in the gym and overall health progress. When talking to new training clients at my gym one of the biggest factors holding people back from their fitness aspirations is a lack of motivation.

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  • Heart Rate Explained: Why You Need to Keep Track

    image02According to Men’s Health, “If you have a desk job, you’re twice as likely to contract cardiovascular disease than people with standing jobs.”

    It’s a scary statistic, we know.

    Enter the ever-popular FitBit and the much-ridiculed standing desk.

    Whether or not you’ve jumped on the office fitness bandwagon, tracking your fitness progress - and your heart rate - is one way to make sure your heart stays healthy.

    But how do you process all the information it’s tracking each day?

    Learn more about how to keep your heart happy - and what your heart rate can tell you about your fitness level - below: Continue reading

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