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Exercise

7 Exercises Personal Trainers Wished You’d Stop Doing Pt. 2

Heading into the gym with a solid workout plan is a surefire way to have a successful, efficient sweat session. But figuring out exactly what strength exercises to do can get a little tricky. While certain exercises (think biceps curls and crunches) seem like easy, familiar choices, they’re not always the best bet for seeing results. In fact, just because everyone’s doing a certain move, doesn’t mean it’s even safe.

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Clean Eating

The Top Diet Trends of 2019 Explained

Diet fads are a dime a dozen and there’s always a hot new one around the corner with promises of trim waistlines and a cure for whatever ails you. Yet the reality is that there are so many diet plans out there because, well, most of them don’t work

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Diet and Nutrition

Nutrition For Dummies: Key Nutrition Terms Explained

As well as sharing tips and suggestions, I believe it is part of my responsibility as a trainer to provide education too. So today, I want to help you learn more about a topic that is VERY important for your overall health — nutrition.

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Clean Eating

Healthy Lunch Ideas For The Working Mother

We all have those really busy days when finding the time to make healthy lunches can be a challenge.

Sticking to your health goals can seem harder when you’re feeling time-poor, but there are lots of options when it comes to easy healthy lunch ideas for work — it’s just about making time for meal prep so you’re all set for those busy days!

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