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Should You Go Gluten Free?

Excuse Me Is That Gluten Free?   Ah, the trendy, sexy, gluten free diet. You’ve heard it before and you’ve always wondered if going gluten free could be the key to a ripped up mid section. Like everything I try to promote and talk about, there must be context around answering this question. It’s not just a simple, yes or …

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6 Ways To Reduce Your Caloric Intake

No matter what side of the fence you are on regarding calories in vs calories out, if you want to lose weight you have to reduce your caloric intake. It sounds very simple but the average person underestimates their caloric intake by 10%-40%. If you are eating 2000 calories that means you could actually be eating 2200 – 2800 calories. …

How To Enjoy Eating Greek Yogurt

I’ll be honest. I’m not a huge fan of plain greek yogurt. It tastes bland and doesn’t excite me one bit. That said, greek yogurt has amazing benefits and if you aren’t lactose intolerant, you should be eating it daily. Here are a few reasons why… It’s a great source of protein Has a decent amount of probiotics Good source …

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Weight Loss vs. Fat Loss

It’s relatively important that you understand the difference between weight loss and fat loss. In certain cases these terms are used interchangeably and it’s most likely because individuals don’t fully understand the difference. I don’t know if it’s just me or if other trainers experience the same issue but I wanted to touch on it today because of its importance. …

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How Fitness Results Happen

Today I have a special guest post from a pal of mine, John Romaniello. He’s been a major influence in my career because of his plethora of fitness knowledge and his ability to teach and educate. He is spot on with this blog and that’s why I MUST share it with you. Have you ever wondered why you weren’t getting …

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How To Survive Eating At Chipotle

I go to Chipotle, a lot. I love it. Best of all, it can be incorporated into your diet without ruining any of your progress. It’s good for someone looking to bulk, and it’s also a quality post workout meal. The big knock on it would be the high sodium levels so below is the best way to minimize that …

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Pondering A Detox? Read This First

Hindsight is always 20/20, so it’s easy to look back at trends that have popped up through the decades. Many people remember the low-fat trend in the 80’s, Atkins diet of the 90’s, and today gluten free, grain free, bullet proof everything just to name a few. You could probably name five more each decade. Being in my line of work, …