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Why CBD Quality Matters

It’s pretty obvious that CBD is all the rage. And, because of its awesome benefits, it’s clearly here to stay. However, before you grab your next CBD product to cash in on those benefits, you should know that not all CBD is the same. In the same way food has varying levels of quality based…

Top 9 Benefits of Using a Sauna

Working up a sweat has been used to improve health in cultures around the world for thousands of years. However, we’re not talking about exercise-induced sweat (although we all know how important that type is!). This sweat session is much, much hotter. And, as it turns out, offers an unbelievable amount of benefits. Welcome to…

Your Holiday Survival Guide: Staying Shredded This Season

“At first, creating a habit is unbearable; then it’s uncomfortable; if you are consistent, it becomes unbreakable.”Justin Su’a, Mental Performance Coach for the Tampa Bay Rays Ah, Tis the Season: The Season of family gatherings, amazing food, counting blessings, counting gifts, and (the unfortunate reality for many of us) counting a few extra pounds after…

Healthy and Hearty Holiday Recipes

‘Tis the season … for some of the best food options of the year (in my opinion, of course!). We’ve got pumpkin, we’ve got turkey, we’ve got winter squashes and rich, savory stews. We’ve got, well, cozy-yum. However, we’ve also got our gains and health to consider, which will have many of us re-thinking our…

Protein 101

Protein shakes, protein bars, protein packs. Do you ever wonder why almost every workout product is so heavily focused on protein? Or, have you ever just wanted to know more about protein and it’s benefits? Well, you hit the perfect spot, because I’m breaking it down here. To begin: Your body functions on three macronutrients:…

How to Diet to Help Lower Cholesterol

The cholesterol – diet debate has been ongoing for … well … decades for some of us. We’re all pretty familiar with the old ways of trying to reduce cholesterol through diet, which included swapping butter for margarine, red meat for lean meat or vegetarian fare, etc … This old way of attempting to cap…

How-To: The Proper Kettlebell Swing

Cardio. Strength. Mobility. Mental power. More specifically: working the hip hinge, targeted core work, and improved overall athleticism. These are the results of kettlebell swings.  Being able to achieve these results simultaneously from a single exercise is remarkable, and makes Kettlebell Swings one of the most effective and efficient exercises there is. Powerful stuff there,…

Does Creatine Make You Gain Weight?

Creatine is a supplement that boasts a lot of muscle-gaining perks. But before we dig into the why’s, what’s and when’s of this power substance, let’s start at the beginning.  What you put in your body is just as critical to what you do to your body to gain muscle mass and strength.  Obvious, right?…

The Pillars of Success

Have you ever wondered what the path to success looks like? Before we get down to “the optimal path,” I want you to try something for me: Google “what does success mean?” According to Wikipedia, success is the state of meeting defined expectations, or, simply, “the opposite of failure.”  TED talk speaker and famous marketer…

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