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Should You Choose Real Sugar or Artificial Sweeteners?   This is a highly debated topic in today’s world of health and wellness. There is still much research to be done and many of the affects of these artificial sweeteners remain unknown. What we do know is that the most used artificial sweeteners deliver a psychological response to our brains that is between 150 and 1000 times anything that can be found in nature like sucrose or fructose naturally occurring in fruit. To me, that fact alone is enough to assume these products are unsafe and not a long term solution...

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Using your muscles is one thing but having the ability to help them recover properly and mechanically operate correctly is another. A sore muscle is a muscle that has been used for a specific task whether it was carrying a couch down a flight of stairs or actually exercising in the gym. The inflammation is due to the concept of using your muscles to eccentrically and concentrically contraction to move weight. Volume, time under tension, and the load of the weight all ultimately play a part in how sore you will be. When you use a muscle and the resistance...

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  Bread, Pasta, Rice, Grains, Beans, Corn, Dairy. All of these foods have been consumed by many different cultures for thousands of years, how could they be bad for us? When we look to the past we see that many different cultures have been eating foods that just flat out are not good for us. Our brains have a way of justifying things to make us feel better about ourselves so when we don’t want to do something that’s difficult like changing the way we eat we look for excuses. One of the objections I hear all the time is,”[insert...

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#1 - Don’t set an unrealistic goal/know your capabilities  “Anything is possibleeeeee!” Until you tell yourself you want to make ten million dollars in one year with no real plan or know how. Aim high but don’t let the unrealism of your goal make you feel like it’s unattainable and eventually succumb to the lack of realism. If your goal is too big and you don’t progress as fast as you want to you will start to become discouraged. Even though you’re progressing, which is always a good thing. You may in fact start to throw in the towel. Have...

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We’ve all had those remorseful feelings of regret and guilt after finishing that last piece of cake, or polishing off that entire bag of potato chips. Many of us work hard to stay on track with our fitness goals and a huge part of that is the way we eat. For so many of us, we stay on track for a few days and then give in to these alluring cravings of cookies, cake, chips, and pizza, essentially undoing the hard work we have achieved over the previous days of a healthy diet and exercise. We’ve all had those remorseful...

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