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Posted on Oct 21 2014 - 2:42pm by somayar
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While in school, I used to be an athlete.  I had coaches who helped me become better and better through daily practice and showing me that I can overcome any challenge.  I had teammates who would push me to be the best I could be. And I had those athletes with whom I competed against, testing my limits on a weekly basis. But what happens when high school and college...

For the past year or so, I have incorporated treadmill HIIT routines to my workouts.  No more will I run for an hour on a treadmill at a steady pace with no real results. My treadmill workouts now have a variety of movements to keep me excited and my body wanting more. So, what is HIIT? HIIT is High Intensity Interval Training, which basically means you go hard...

Drinking enough water on a daily basis is a challenge for most people. Trying to stay within the means of adequate water intake is tough. Most people guzzle fruit juices and soda with no problem but when it comes to water, UGH the struggle is real. Truth is, the body needs water to thrive. Depending on your body weight and daily activities, the amount of water each...

Posted on Oct 11 2014 - 7:24am by somayar
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While I know nothing will taste exactly like a soda, I urge you to think about trying out these alternatives. Soda is beyond bad for you for a number of reasons that I would write a serious of book about that particular subject! The sugar alone isn;t event he reason, it will kill you from the inside and you won’t even know it. I’ve never been a soda...

Many of you have heard that when you lead an active lifestyle, adding more protein to your diet is very necessary. But rarely do we hear about the specific reasons why protein is important.  So what’s so great about protein?  Well, for starters, protein is contained in every one of our cells, which helps to aid in growth, supports our immune system, metabolism,...

Well the answer should be pretty obvious, NO! Kind of.  So here goes. The problem with an injury is that you don’t want to further damage it. If you can workout without your injury hurting then you are ok. But the reality is, that probably isn’t the case. Then you say…..But I just started working out and now i’m injured??? Forget it, i’m...

I know you hear it all of the time, “To get your butt back into pre-pregnancy shape, you have to do squats.”  So, blindly we start doing squats without really knowing the true benefits of how they can change our bodies. Yes, our glutes will get nice and tight, but what else? There are 5 key benefits of doing squats: 1. Increased Strength Squats work...

I hope you were able to get a few ideas on how to eat healthy at fast food restaurants from Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. I have a few more suggestions that may help you stay on the right track when eating out while running errands or hanging out with the kids. Sometimes you have to lose your buns. No matter what fast food restaurant you go to, you always have...