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Top 5 Healthy Fats for Losing Weight

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A lot of people still have the misconception that healthy fats will make you fat. Believe it or not, this is the exact opposite. You should actually try to incorporate healthy fats into your diet on a daily basis not only for fat loss, but overall health benefits. According to Grinnell, writer for Muscle and Fitness, our bodies need the right amount of fats to support metabolism, cell signaling, the health of certain body tissues, immunity function, hormone production, and the absorption of may nutrients. With so many different options of healthy fats out on the market and in found […]

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Top 5 Leg Exercises

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Alright ladies, we are half way through with summer but that doesn’t mean our workouts should be slacking – especially when it is still bikini season. One of my favorite body parts to train is legs and this has been a constant progression for me. When I first started working out a few years ago, I would stick to machines and never really branch out into different workouts. Not that there is anything wrong with machines, I still use them to this day, but today I wanted to share a few of my favorite leg workouts that are great for […]

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Basketball Court Agility Workout

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Now that spring is upon is, I’ve been trying to make an effort to take my workouts outside. With the weather being just the right temperature, I’m able to break a good sweat, but not overheat. Before hitting a workout, I personally love to prepare a meal that’s made with a combination of healthy fats, like coconut oil, carbohydrates, and protein. Coconut oil is great to consume before a workout because the medium chain triglycerides that are found in coconut oil end up being used directly for energy – talk about fueling your body! Check out my recipe for a […]

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