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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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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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