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Common Fitness Mistakes We All Make

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Happy National Fitness Day!When I first started getting into fitness, I really had no clue what I was doing. From the dieting to workouts, I gained a lot of my knowledge that I have today from constantly reading fitness magazines and doing my research. There are so many diets out there and styles of training that sometimes it gets completely overwhelming. It took me a while, but going through trial and error, I’ve found a training style and diet regimen that I’m happy with.Going through the motions, I can’t express how many mistakes I’ve made thinking I was being healthy, […]

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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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