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Active vs Passive Recovery, Why They’re Important

While a consistent, disciplined, and progressive weight training program can be great for muscle development, endurance, and overall health (not to mention having a fitter looking body), it can have consequences. This is especially true if you consistently execute in the gym without giving your body a chance to recover. Not taking enough time to …

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An Overview of Vitamins: An Essential Part of Good Health

Vitamins are often overlooked. The western diet is notorious for being void of actual nutrients, after all. In fact, studies suggest that nearly 1/3 of the American population is at risk of various vitamin deficiencies. That leads to a whole host of issues by themselves such as higher risk of various disease, immune disorders, and hormonal issues. …

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The Benefits of Functional Fitness in Your Everyday Life

If you are looking to improve your everyday life in a practical way, then functional fitness might be just what you need. Discover what functional medicine is, its benefits, and how it can improve your everyday life. What Is Functional Fitness? Functional fitness is a type of strength training that improves how your body moves. It prepares …

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How To Have The Proper Strength and Endurance training Mindset?

You probably already know that the mental aspects of strength and endurance training are just as important as the physical. But, did you know the mentality you build during physical exertion can be even more crucial for the fight or flight response. When your body is preparing to either fight or flee, the mental state …

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The Importance of Protein in Your Diet: A Closer Look

Approximately one billion people suffer from protein deficiency worldwide. You may not realize it, but there’s evidence for the importance of protein in everything you do. Without it, you wouldn’t have the energy or strength to do even menial tasks.  In this article, we discuss how food protein can help you meet your fitness goals. We also …

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Hate Squats? Strengthen Your Lower Body With These Movements

Strengthening Your Lower Body With movements that Aren’t Squats Hate squats? Mobility issues? Knee problems? Don’t shudder at the thought of doing them as part of your regime of lower body exercises. While squats are considered the king of lower body exercises, and compound lifts in general are far more effective, there are a ton …

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