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What Kind of Exercise Gear Do I Need to Start Exercising?

During the past few months, most of us have been stuck at home with excess time and little to do other than binge another Netflix show. Unfortunately, staring at the television doesn't do any favors for your waistline or overall health. The bright side of having all this time to kill is that we can use it to actually improve our health and fitness levels - we have ample opportunity to exercise, after all. But,...

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Easy Meatless Recipes in the Time of Covid

These last two to three months have been challenging, to say the least. COVID-19 has changed the entire societal landscape for us from grocery shopping to restaurants to entertainment, probably forever. Forced quarantines, social distancing, and your favorite local businesses temporarily shut down all have combined to create a massive shift in how we do life. One area where we all feel this shift is in how we do our food shopping and manage our...

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| Food, Nutrition

5 Exercises You Can Do At Home to Stay in Shape

The past few months have been a bit of change for most Americans. Ever since the outbreak of COVID-19, many people find themselves stuck at home due to forced quarantines and social distance policies.  Sports are on hold.Many businesses are temporarily closed.Churches are empty and online. And, oh yeah, gyms are closed too!  So what’s a guy or gal to do when they want to stay in shape but have no access to treadmills, stairclimbers,...

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| Food

Diets that Naturally Detox

Now that it’s Spring, you might find yourself spending more time researching diets and cleanses in an effort to purge your body of toxins and anything else that may discourage the reduction of body fat. These “detox diets” often claim to eliminate toxins from your body, improve health, and promote weight loss. They can also involve the use of laxatives, diuretics, vitamins, minerals, teas, and other foods thought to have detoxing properties. But does this...

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| Nutrition

A Beginner’s Guide to Weight Maintenance

If you are like many people who’ve shed a few pounds by starting a diet and working out, when you reach your target weight, the obvious question is this:  NOW WHAT? Let’s be honest, if your goal was to lose 15 pounds, and now you’ve done it, you can’t keep doing the same thing or eventually you will waste away to nothing. On the other hand, you can’t just halt these healthy practices you’ve incorporated...

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| Tips, Weight Loss