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5 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Belly Fat

5 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Belly Fat

When you set out to live a healthier, better life, part of your goal was to shed that belly fat that has plagued you all these years. However, try as you may, it sticks around like a bad habit. While extra belly fat is a deterrent to your self-confidence, it comes with an array of serious health dangers as well. From increased risk for cancer to heart disease to diabetes, unwanted belly bulge puts your life at risk every day. If you’ve been struggling to kiss it goodbye, it may be for one of these five reasons. Reason #1: Your

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4 Ways To Increase Flexibility

4 Ways To Increase Flexibility

You eat the right foods, drink the right drinks, and exercise regularly. In other words, you’re strong and healthy. There is only one hole in your overall good health. You’re as flexible as a piece of plywood. But there’s good news! You don’t have to stay inflexible your entire life. With the right steps, you can improve your flexibility, which will make life that much better. Ready to get started building a more flexible you? Here’s how. Roll Before For many years, it was common practice to stretch before working out. In recent years, folks have ditched that advice for

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7 Ways Strength Training Will Change Your Life

7 Ways Strength Training Will Change Your Life

You get married. Have a baby. Move across the world. Start going to night school so you can get a degree. All of these are life-changing events that make you a different person. But did you know your life can change significantly just by spending some time strength training? That’s right—if you’re willing to commit to strength training, your life will change significantly in seven ways. Here they are. Change #1: Toned This one’s obvious for anyone who has ever stepped inside a gym. When you add strength training to your routine, your body shapes up quickly. Working with me,

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7 Reasons to Hit the Gym in the AM

7 Reasons to Hit the Gym in the AM

For a rare few, mornings are the best time of the day. The birds are chirping, the sun is rising, and this the new day is invigorating. For the rest of the world, however, pushing out of bed and into the world of consciousness is no easy task. However, if you’ve wanted to take your lifestyle to the next level of healthiness, the snooze button needs to go. Wondering why you should kick your snooze button to the curb and get to the gym first thing in the morning? Here are 7 solid reasons… Reason #1 To Hit The Gym

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New Year…New You!

New Year…New You!

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, New Year’s resolutions are a good thing. If you struggle to believe that, it’s probably because of a history of failed resolutions. This year, however, you owe it to yourself to become the new person you want to be. Not in order to impress other people. You’re going to do it to remind yourself that yes, you can do whatever you put your mind to—you can become a better person. Ready to get started on the road to a new you? Keep reading to find out what you’ve got to do this the year to

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7 Secrets to Avoid Holiday Kilos

7 Secrets to Avoid Holiday Kilos

If you’re like most people, the holidays are a time of mixed emotions. You’re excited and anxious to spend time with family, and you’re dreading the extra weight that you know you’re bound to gain. Are these holiday kilos inevitable? Lean in close to catch these seven secret ways to help you fend off extra weight through the holidays. And once you’re done, don’t keep it a secret. Go tell somebody! Holiday Secret #1: Listen to Your Body It may not speak quickly enough all the time, but you know your body is constantly telling you things. Sometimes it tells

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12 Easy Steps For Beach Ready Abs

12 Easy Steps For Beach Ready Abs

Summer is around the corner, bringing with it the promise of warm weather to come. You know what happens when the weather warms up? People put on bathing suits. Are you ready to bare it all on the beach? If not, no worries, there is still time. Follow these 12 steps to get your abs beach ready:   Step One: Do Some Burpees. Can burpees really help flatten your abs? You bet. Incorporate a few minutes of burpees into your workouts to burn extra calories and tighten your core. Here's how to do a burpee: 1) Stand with feet shoulder

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5 Ways You Can Get a Butt Lift at Home

5 Ways You Can Get a Butt Lift at Home

What if we said you could have the total transformation of a butt lift…without the butt lift? You’d call us crazy, right? Butt lifts require surgery! Says who? You just need the right exercises and you can have a naturally toned booty in no time. We’ve picked 5 butt-toning exercises right out of our own workouts. These are exercises that you can do at home, at the studio, or pretty much anywhere. So why not give them a try? Let’s take a look. #1 – Single-Leg Glute Bridge No messing around here: this exercise will laser-target your glutes, which are

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3 Superhero Exercises You Can Do at Home (Workout Video Inside)

3 Superhero Exercises You Can Do at Home (Workout Video Inside)

Isn’t it weird how all the big blockbusters these days are superhero movies? But hey, those guys are in pretty good shape, right? Call us crazy, but we think they’re on to something. You should get in on the action with these 3 superhero exercises.  #1 – The Superman This move is great for strengthening your upper back, your lower back, and your glutes. There are plenty of exercises out there that focus on core muscles, but a strong core is no good if you don’t support it with a strong back.  To do the Superman, lie down on your belly with

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Meal Prep: Mean & Clean Burrito

Meal Prep: Mean & Clean Burrito

When it comes to on-the-go foods, it really is tough to beat the burrito. Burritos are compact, delicious, and best of all, versatile. Now you may be thinking that burritos are unhealthy, but hang on… Today’s meal prep is a nutritious, clean burrito that’s gonna make your week. Use the recipe below to make some yourself!   Ingredients 1 sprouted grain, flourless tortilla 1 Tablespoon hummus 1/3 cup of cooked brown rice 1/4 cup of cooked black beans 1/2 cup of cooked chicken, chopped (or baked tofu) 2 Tablespoons of fresh corn kernels 2 Tablespoons of chopped cucumber 1/4 cup

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