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Bored With Your Gym Routine? Sandbags Can Help!

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[ad_1] Chances are you’ve passed over the sandbags at your gym and I totally get it. If you haven’t used sandbags before, it can be difficult to understand how best you can incorporate them into your workout routine. I am here to change that! Sandbags are an awesome choice for improving both strength and coordination. […]

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Sliders Deserve Your Attention in the Gym, Here’s Why

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[ad_1] Sliders, they don’t look like much, but when used properly they will light up your core and help you work muscles you didn’t even know you had. You may not think much of the circular, slippery discs but once you give them a try—you’ll understand the hype. Sliders have the potential to turn average […]

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Are Pre-Workout Supplements a Must-Have or Just a Fitness Fad?

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[ad_1] You may think pre-workout is a relatively new trend, but you’d be surprised to find out athletes have been using supplements in some way, shape or form to enhance their workouts throughout history. While pre-workout has been popularized by career athletes, it can be a beneficial addition into your workout routine by kickstarting your […]

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9 Healthy Summer Recipes to Please a Big Crowd

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[ad_1] When you’re hosting a group or attending an event where you’re asked to help feed the masses, it can be tricky to know what to make. You also don’t want to monopolize your own precious time hiding in the kitchen! Use these quick and easy healthy summer recipes to please the crowds and even get them eating […]

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Summer of Strength Sweepstakes

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[ad_1] This summer, we are excited to bring you the Summer of Strength, designed to help you make the most out of your gym experience and try new things during your workouts. If you decide to join in on the fun, don’t forget to post a picture of your workout on Instagram using the hashtag […]

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Easy Blueberry Mini Tarts

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[ad_1] Mini Blueberry Tarts Ingredients (yields 4 tarts) Crust 1C raw almonds or 1C almond meal 2T butter, melted 2T brown sugar 1/4t salt Filling ~6T blueberry jam (homemade or store bought) ~1C fresh blueberries Method Preheat oven to 350F and spray tart pans with nonstick cooking spray. In a small food processor, process raw […]

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Red, White, and Blueberry Fruit Skewers

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[ad_1] It’s time to celebrate the Fourth of July! A holiday that comes with a ton of not-so-healthy food choices—where the buffet tables at barbecues and picnics aren’t the best place to find food that aligns with your healthy diet—and that’s not even mentioning all the fare at the deep fried-everything stands at our local Independence Day community celebrations. It’s almost like […]

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the Key to a Fun and Challenging Workout

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[ad_1] Grab a partner and a medicine ball! That’s all you need for this simple, effective core workout. Medicine balls come in a variety of weights and are lifted, thrown, and caught in a variety of ways for exercise. For this workout, it’s best if you pair up with someone of similar strength. You’ll want to grab […]

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4 Outstanding Reasons–and Recipes–to Eat More Blueberries

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[ad_1] Heads up: It’s peak blueberry season. And no doubt you’ve heard that blueberries are totally beneficial super foods with almost magical health benefits. Well, it’s true. They’re considered “brain food,” with the ability to fight toxic proteins, and can harness their crazy-good antioxidants to fight harmful molecules and potential infections (so long, UTIs!). With […]

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Why You Should Be Doing It and How to Get Started

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[ad_1] These days, strategies for meal preparation are seemingly everywhere! Endearingly known as meal prep (or #mealprep if you’re so inclined), the concept of preparing your food in advance has taken hold in the fitness industry, and it offers so many benefits that we hope it’s here to stay! Not only can preparing your meals […]