Observations From An International-Traveling Newbie

Reading Time: 5 minutes Lessons from an international-traveling newbie.

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Abstaining From Moderation

Reading Time: 8 minutes When should you relax on your diet? How frequently should you include your favorite junk foods? This article covers a new approach to nutrition that will increase both adherence and success of a weight loss diet.

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3 Fat-Loss Myths – Debunked

Reading Time: 4 minutes Have you ever tried losing weight, thought you were doing everything correctly, and still didn’t see the progress you wanted? Sure, there are a number of reasons why you weren’t seeing the results, but what if the changes you made to your diet weren’t actually that helpful–or even downright useless? There are numerous myths surrounding…

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How To Build An Unstoppable Mentality

Reading Time: 7 minutes How can you develop an unstoppable mentality to dodge when life tries to hit back? Find out in this article about overcoming fears, facing life’s challenges, and beating the odds.

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Is A Calorie Just A Calorie?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Are all calories created equal? Does 300 calories of cookies affect you the same way as 300 calories of broccoli? Total calories consumed is the most basic variable to be considered when striving to lose weight. Quite simply, you can’t lose weight unless you consume fewer calories than you burn. However, does it really matter…

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Quit Overeating By Defining Your Happiness

Reading Time: 10 minutes What is the secret to combatting emotional eating and the shortcomings of willpower? Start by defining who you want to be.

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How To Convert Your Loved Ones To A Healthy Lifestyle

Reading Time: 3 minutes What is the single biggest risk factor for being overweight? Being surrounded by other overweight people. This includes friends, family members, and spouses. In fact, the strength of this “social network” risk factor is in that particular order—with an increase in the likelihood of being overweight by 57%, 40%, and 37%, respectively.1 How many times…

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Have Lofty Career Goals? Fitness Can Get You There Faster

Reading Time: 4 minutes Exercise is good for more than just improving your health and your waistline. In fact, regular exercise is what’s known as a “keystone habit,” meaning the benefits extend far beyond the physical ones. Exercise has been shown to improve mood and brain power too.1,2 In addition to the physical and mental benefits of exercise, did you…

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[Audio] Why You’re Hardwired To Avoid Change – And How To Fix It.

Reading Time: < 1 minute “Change is the only constant.” – Heraclitus Have you ever realized how hard it is to make better food choices and adopt a regular exercise routine? You aren’t alone. In order to effectively grow and reach your goals, you will have to adopt behaviors and do things you don’t normally do—much of which will be…

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[Podcast] Increase Motivation and Adherence With Morning Workouts

Reading Time: < 1 minute I was stuck in the car on the way to Toronto this past weekend, and with no service on my phone I thought what better way to spend my time then record some new content! Let me start by saying that any time you can complete your workouts is going to be beneficial. If you…

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[Video] Insider Look At Alex’s Online Fitness Coaching ‘Strategy Sessions’

Reading Time: < 1 minute I’ve recently entered the online fitness coaching market. However, unlike many online personal trainers, I don’t only provide workout templates and nutrition plans. I create custom workout plans based on the needs and lifestyle of the client, I track nutrition via food logs online, and most importantly I complete 20-min Facetime “strategy sessions” with every…

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Fitness Secrets Revealed: Why Is Fitness Easier For Some Than Others?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Why does fitness seem to be easier for some than others? Find out the truth in this article!

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Does Caffeine Boost Exercise Performance?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Caffeine is the most widely used drug, with 90% of U.S. adults consuming at least one caffeinated meal or beverage every day. Many people use caffeine to help stay awake in the early hours of the morning, or to help stay focused when their attention starts drifting at work. Caffeine is a stimulant, which means…

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Chess, Not Checkers: Long-Term Thinkers Make Healthier Choices

Reading Time: 3 minutes We’re faced with a tough choice: To eat the cookie or not to eat the cookie. Part of us is aware that we shouldn’t because it is not conducive to our fitness goals, but another part just wants to taste the deliciousness and experience the enjoyment it brings us in the moment. Alas, you give…

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