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4 Ways to Eat Better Without Going On a Diet

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: September 11, 2021

When it comes to improving your diet you might always try to do a complete overhaul. You revamp the foods you eat and the behaviors and rituals you have around eaten. Then you get busy or life gets in the way and you’re right back to square one. Rather than try to do a full ...

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Trust the Prescription

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 2, 2021

You know that little 5 minute speech that the coach gives at the beginning of class? When they talk about the workout and how it should feel. That’s a pretty important part of planning out your workout for the day and will help you select the weights you use, reps you shoot for, and how ...

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Rising Above Doubt

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 29, 2021

Rising Above Doubt by Allison Caswell Growing up I was always surrounded by sports. I was encouraged by my parents to play a different sport each season- having the opportunity to play tennis, soccer, track, basketball, lacrosse and hockey (hockey was definitely not my calling). I grew up playing on co-ed and boy’s sports teams ...

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Why Carbohydrates are Important As an Athlete

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 2, 2021

Nutrition is one of the most important components of training for performance. The largely held belief that sugar and carbohydrates are bad for athletes has been debunked! Many studies show that carbohydrates are one of the best ways for an athlete to replenish glycogen stores in the muscles.If an athlete doesn’t have enough glycogen stored ...

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The Top Three Supplements for Healthy Digestion

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 31, 2021

How do you judge your gut health? Do you base it on having a stomach ache or not? A stomach ache isn’t the only identifying factor that sheds light on digestive issues. Discomforts are only a piece of the pie when it comes to having a healthy digestive system. So why should you care about ...

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4 Tips To Help You Get Started

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 5, 2021

Most of us have no problem once we’re at the gym, on the trail, or biting into a salad. An object in motion tends to stay in motion. But getting to that point. Doing the “healthy thing” or the “hard thing” that we know will benefit us. That can be a bit trickier. There is ...

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The 4 Best Lateral Movements to Include in your Training Regimen

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: December 29, 2020

Lateral movements often get overlooked, but these kinds of movements are actually the best way to prevent injuries and increase your athleticism. Lateral movements are the side to side movements you see in sports and are key to a healthier you. Things like running, walking, cooking, weight lifting-these all happen forward to backwards. This is ...

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Finding YOUR Workout of the Day

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: December 16, 2020

Most basketball players always end their practice by making a shot. Some great players will even commit to making 10 shots in a row before hitting the showers. This helps them develop a winning mindset and lets them leave on a good note. Oftentimes when it comes to fitness however we take the opposite approach. ...

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The Top 3 Hacks For Healthy Eating

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: December 7, 2020

Not every “fit” person follows a diet. Not every person who struggles with their body composition lacks self control. Finding the right foods, ratios, and quantities to optimize the way you look and feel is an ever evolving process. Your body is in a constant state of change. Cells are dying and regenerating. The body ...

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Why you should love the Lunge

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: December 4, 2020

Lunges, split squats, and other unilateral leg movements are tremendous tools for building a strong, functional, and balanced body. Yet they tend to take a backseat to the more popular lower body exercises like squats and deadlifts. Let’s explore some of the benefits of lunges, common faults, and some popular variations so you never miss ...

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