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Common Fitness Mistakes We All Make

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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, when in […]

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Essential Nutrients for Clean Eating

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With changing my lifestyle to eating clean and exercising regularly, I have had so many questions on how I’ve achieved my weight loss goals. The two key techniques that I have found to be successful for my body have been eliminating sugar and adding in healthy fats, such as coconut oil, into my diet. As a disclaimer, these methods are what work for me, but keep in mind that everyone’s body is different and responds to different methods of dieting. Brendan Brazier recently wrote an article on what a plant-based athletes shopping cart looks like, which was right on point […]

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Taming Trouble Spots

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Let’s face it – we all have trouble areas that are stubborn and the hardest to get in shape. Mine have always been the “saddle bags” on my outer thighs and even my inner thighs. Everyone is different, but I’ve found that working out consistently and keeping a clean diet has helped me a lot with improving these troublesome spots. Personally, sugar is what keeps the most weight on me, which lead me to cutting back to only one sweet on a cheat meal per week. There are certain foods that are an absolute must have in my diet to […]

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