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Functional Fitness Workouts

Being jacked has its perks: you can likely bench some impressive weight, and probably squat the same on the squat rack.  However, does this strength actually translate into “real life” strength?  What I mean by this is that you can pump iron all day long and build impressive muscles with traditional weightlifting exercises, but this …

Does Intermittent Fasting Work?

If you’ve been looking for strategies to shred (and stay shredded), you’ve no doubt come across suggestions that you try out intermittent fasting (IF).  There are a lot of mixed opinions about fasting – it might sound like an extreme to some and perfectly reasonable to others. So it begs two questions: 1) is intermittent…

The Best Post-Workout Snacks

You showed up to the gym, put in the work, and now that you’re done, you’re starting to feel like you need a little refuel. So that can only mean one thing: it’s snack time!    When you’re working out hard and gunning for results, you can’t forget how big of a role your diet plays…

Fasted Cardio: Does It Work?

When you’re looking to get shredded and cut body fat, it’s common knowledge that getting in cardio is the way to go, due to its ability to tap into your fat stores and start the burning process! However, there’s another trendy player in the fat loss and cardio game: fasted cardio.  As you can probably…

How Being Fit Affects Your Personal Life

It’s no secret: being fit is, and probably always will be, in. Getting fit comes with so many different physical perks. Once we start working out and eating right, we start to notice that we’re developing a ton of strength, have energy to spare, and can rest easy at the end of the day knowing…

How To Warm Up For A Workout

While many of us are tempted to slack off on warming up properly for a workout (trust me, I’ve been guilty too!), I can’t stress how important it is for your safety and progress. Warming up gets your blood pumping to your muscles in order to prep them for movement, while also lubricating and prepping…

The Worst Foods To Eat If You Want To See Results

We’ve seen article after article on the “best” foods to eat if you want to shred, make gains, or just be healthier in general. And, don’t get me wrong: these are awesome. However, as great as these lists and foods are, I want to let you in on a huge secret to health most people…

Good Morning Habits For Success

The more we read about the habits of the world’s “most successful people,” the more we will notice that success is habitual. To be more specific, we can see that success is truly a compilation of good habits that have been repeated over and over again in someone’s life, until they eventually reach what we…

What Is A HIIT Workout?

If you’ve been in the game for a bit, you’ve probably heard of HIIT and wondered, well, what the heck it is. Chances are, you’ve probably done a HIIT workout before, without realizing it (if you’ve ever done sprints on-and-off, or any type of interval/circuit training, you most definitely have dipped your toes in!). This…

How to Manage Your Time Better

Ah, time. That slippery thing that always seems to slide through our grasp! How to actually get a grip on it? Well, the first thing we need to consider is motivation and discipline, because these play a big role in procrastination and “lost time.” In other words, is time slipping away due to lack of…

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