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Calorie Burn 101: Active Calories vs. Total Calories

When you’re on a mission to shred, seeing how many calories you’ve burned each day can be satisfying (if you have an Apple watch or other gadget that tracks your burn, you know what I mean!). Sometimes you may notice on your calorie-tracking apps or watches different categories of calories, namely Active Calories and Total…

How to Burn Belly Fat

“How to burn belly fat” is likely (don’t quote me on this, but I can only imagine) one of the top-searched terms on Google related to fitness and health. And for good reason. After all, who doesn’t want to lose fat, especially around the belly area? The reason so many of us have this question…

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

After a wild year, most of us are looking to get back on track with our diets … and possibly even checking out new diet options to reach our resolutions. One popular option that many are curious about is the Mediterranean Diet. We can gather from the name that it has something to do with…

Best Ways to Lose Weight

It’s no surprise that “weight loss” and “how to lose weight” are some of the most-searched terms on the internet. And, when you look at the results that come from that search, you may be tempted to believe there are many, many paths to weight loss. I mean, look at the amount of diets out…

How to Accomplish Your New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions written down? Check. Kicking them off on the 1st? Check. Two weeks into the New Year, and still sticking to that resolution? … if you’re having a hard time saying “Check” or “Yes! I’m steady making progress on my resolution!” … you aren’t alone. In fact, most people fail to keep their…

The Challenge of the (New) Year: 300-Rep Challenge, with Prizes

If there’s one thing we can all agree on in regards to 2020 … is that it’s been a hell of a ride. Am I right? So, when you hear me say it’s time to start thinking “New Year, New You,” I’m not saying that lightly. Because if 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that…

What Does Pre-Workout Actually Do?

Have you ever thought of trying a pre-workout … but you’re not exactly sure what it actually does? It’s common to see many people in the fitness industry downing pre-workout before a session, so it’s natural to be curious what the benefits are. “Pre-workout” is the term that refers to various types of supplements that…

The Best Foods for Weight Gain

There are probably more than a million pieces out there on what foods to eat to help you lose weight (am I right?!) … but what if you actually want to gain? It might seem like an unpopular desire, but you’re definitely not alone if you’re looking to put on weight or muscle. After all,…

How to Manage a Busy Schedule

Most of us know the reality of a packed schedule. From sun-up to sundown, the day is filled with to-dos. If you’re lucky, you’ll get a few moments of rest in the evening, which by that time, you’ll be ready to simply relax and perhaps prepare for the next day. While this description sounds like…

How to Break Out of Your Comfort Zone

Throughout life, we’re always in one of two zones. The first is the one we refer to when we say we’re “in the zone,” aka: extremely motivated or pushing for success. The second is the Twilight Zone version of that zone … … the Comfort Zone. Let’s face it: we’ve all been there. It doesn’t…

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