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Top 25 Most Popular Skinnytaste Recipes of 2019

I hope everyone had a wonderful Holiday season! So many of you have been asking me for this top 25 most popular list of recipes from the past year, so I am happy I finally sat down and compiled them. These are the most visited recipes created in 2019 according to google analytics.
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The Definitive Superfood Ranking

It seems like everything in the grocery store is labeled "super." We dove into which foods are actually proven, by science, to be good for you and which ones are all hype.
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Episode 0: Introduction to the Health and Wellness Journey

Welcome everyone, I am your host, Matt Quigley, and this is episode 0: An Introduction to my Podcast, the Health and Wellness Journey. In this episode, I'll tell you why I created this podcast, what my goals for it are, and what you should expect from listening to it.
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Printable Meal Planning Templates to Simplify Your Life

Odds are good that you plan your vacations in advance. You probably plan your budget, too. You plan birthday parties, weddings and family gatherings. But do you plan your meals? Meal planning is the most effective way to start building healthy habits, says Jenny Champion, Daily Burn Nutrition and Fitness Coach. “You’re so much more likely to stick to your goals when you’re not winging it on a meal-to-meal basis,” she says.
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7 Exercises Personal Trainers Wish You’d Stop Doing

Going to the gym with an exercise plan in mind is the best way to maximize your workout. But because there are so many strength exercises to choose from, things can start to get confusing. You may be familiar with certain exercises, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re going to get the best results from doing them. And, just because you see everyone else in the gym doing a specific exercise doesn’t mean it’s a good one or even safe for that matter. As a disclaimer, most of these exercises are fine if you are a beginner. For those who are in the more intermediate and advanced levels of fitness, the alternatives are what’s recommended.
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How to Strengthen and Rehab Your Knee After Injury

The knee is the largest joint in the body. People use it heavily every day as they walk, run, climb, or jump. As a result, it is also very prone to injury and pain. When these occur, a doctor may recommend exercises to help a person strengthen the muscles around the knee.
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Covid Protocols When Training

  • Hand sanitizer and disposable wipes are placed abundantly throughout the space for workers and customers to disinfect their hands and equipment before and after use.


  • Trainers are required to wash hands before and after each training session and sanitize frequently during each session.


  • All equipment must be sanitized between uses. No equipment shall be used by another customer or returned to the storage rack / container without being sanitized.


  • Clients are encouraged to use one piece of equipment at a time (e.g., limit circuit training or “super sets” with multiple pieces of equipment) in order to facilitate required sanitizing.


  • Clients must wear masks when entering and leaving the building.


  • During sessions, if a client is retrieving a piece of equipment for use, masks must be on.


  • While working out in their own personal workspace at a high level of intensity, clients can take the mask partially off to facilitate breathing then must put it back on. Immediately after exercising, that particular workspace must be immediately sanitized.