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Want to lose weight?

…some research proves a big breakfast is the first step. In reality, it is a very individual thing. For the most part, yes, eating a high protein breakfast with some complex fiber-rich carbohydrates from veggies and fruits and some whole grains will pretty much help you start off on the […]


Why are you sitting there reading this???

History Projects and Protects the Future I learned recently that my dad was a big hippie when he was younger. It doesn’t surprise me from what I know of him and that actually makes my heart smile. My Pop is definitely the one who instilled the great things I am passionate […]


Rice is nice but the shell will help give ’em hell

Battle of the Endosperm Maybe you are not into the weird idiosyncrasies of all things food and training as the #fitfam are (ya I DID just use that hashtag :P) , but there has been a back and forth on rice for quite a while. If you think arguing about rice […]


A special spice that helps your muscles recover!

I am here to tell you about a special spice that is an anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory which means reduced swelling of muscles and joints, as well as reduced sore muscles! This wonder spice is TURMERIC! My friends at ABS Protein Pancakes have found turmeric to be a perfect addition to the […]


Getting F.I.T.T Wastes Your Time

Life’s Funny Little Lessons Life forces us to live by some kind of rules, guidelines, principles, or be punished. In fitness, which leads to living a better life, so get on it, there too are these antecedent models. Think about when you were starting your first day at a new school or […]


Advice From a Boston Marathon Winner

When someone asks me to share content that may help my readers improve their health and fitness goals, it is not a difficult choice. The piece was written by Amby who is a winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon and completed the Manchester Thanksgiving Day Road Race 51 years in […]


Seriously! How bendy do you need to be?

Ladies, seriously how bendy do you need to be? This is not in any way me saying that stretching, yoga, pilates, barre etc. are ‘bad’ because not only do I think those things are very useful, but I feel there is a use for just about every type of modality […]


Stress eating theories to help you understand you

There are many theories as to the causes of stress eating and it is increasing prevalent in North American societies in all genders and backgrounds (it does not discriminate and neither should you). For many, it is not (yet) as much of an issue, but for others, it teeters them […]


Non-Dairy Calcium-Rich Food Sources

Non-Dairy Calcium-Rich Food Sources I am not poo-pooing milk or dairy foods by any means BUTT (get the hilarity in what I just did there lol) there are some people that either cannot actually poop well, get sick or bloated from these foods. The primary reason that milk is drank […]