12 Most Common Treadmill Mistakes

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The treadmill is one of the most common fitness machines, both at the gym and at home. Using a treadmill correctly will help you to burn more calories, use proper muscles, and avoid injury. To help you out, we have compiled a list of the top 12 most common treadmill mistakes, and how to avoid them. Hopefully after reading this you will be able to … [Read more...]

10 Best Benefits of Stretching

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Stretching isn’t as popular as it should be in the fitness world. But you may want to re-evaluate if stretching ranks among the lower priorities on your fitness list. To convince you to include stretching as a regular part of your workouts, we have compiled a list of what we feel are the top ten benefits of stretching. The benefits range from … [Read more...]

Popular Pins: May

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1. How To Make Sobo's KILLER Fish Tacos How could you pass up these colorful tacos?  We certainly couldn't!  That's why they've made our list as one of our most popular pins.   Texas born chef Lisa Ahier moved to Canada to open a food truck against the advice of many around her.  Now she's a great resource for all those looking to spice things up … [Read more...]

Vibram Shoes Involved in Lawsuit

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Are you one of the millions of Americans who bought a pair of Vibram barefoot shoes? If you are, then its time to get yourself a refund! According to Runner’s World, the company made false claims about the health benefits of its five-fingered footwear, causing the it to settle a lawsuit. Vibram claimed the shoes could reduce foot injuries and … [Read more...]

Will Skipping Meals Make You Fat?

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We all have those busy days when we replace meals with higher priorities.  You may even feel like it’s helping to keep your stomach in check.  After all, skipping a meal means fewer calories, and fewer calories means the less fat, right?  While it may seem like a good idea the consequences of skipping a meal or two may be more detrimental than … [Read more...]

Popular Pins: April

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  1. 10 Satisfying Lunches that Aid Weight Loss from Pop Sugar When you're on a weight-loss journey, lunches out every day isn't part of the program, but there's nothing worse than putting in all the effort to pack a lunch only to feel famished just an hour after eating it.   Pinterest is a vast world of knowledge for helping guide you to … [Read more...]

How Exercise Can Help You Live Longer

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We know that exercise has many worthwhile benefits, and many consider longevity as part of that package.  A healthy lifestyle can and will improve so many areas of your life, including extending it.  Incorporating as little as three miles a day of walking can mean the difference in years!  Let's take a closer look at some studies that prove daily … [Read more...]

Popular Pins: March

Beach Body Dinner Choices

1. Beach Body Dinners under 500 calories With Summer right around the corner it's no surprise this article, written by fitnessmagazine.com, was a huge hit!  By highlighting delicious meals promising to "shrink your waist and lose inches," how could we not share it?  Each of the recipes featured are under 500 calories, and not difficult or time … [Read more...]

6 Steps to Achieving your Fitness Goals

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The first time I remember being told to construct a goal was at 12 years old.  I'm sure there were even earlier goals set and obtained, but the first one I remember was as a pre-teen.  We were encouraged at school to write down what we wanted to be when we grew up, and then to research out the top three choices.  The next day we were taken to the … [Read more...]

The Addictive Nature of Junk Food

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We have all seen the line at the local fast food chain (and let's face it, we've all probably been in it too.)  And according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the number is only growing.  Not to mention candy sales as consistent as growing gasoline prices.  So what makes junk food so addicting? A couple weeks ago we … [Read more...]