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4 Reasons Why Skipping Meals or Calorie Restriction Isn’t a Fast Track to Weight Loss

[fa icon="calendar'] Wed, Jan 10, '18 / by Krista F. posted in weight loss, healthy lifestyle

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It’s simple math when it comes to calories, right? Eat less, lose more. Nope. It’s not that simple. Unless you are on calorie restrictions by way of a doctor-created plan, skipping meals regularly or severely restricting calories is not the key to healthy weight loss and management. Here’s why…

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3 Healthy Holiday Sides (That Will Please the Kiddos, Too!)

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Dec 19, '17 / by Krista F. posted in healthy alternatives, side dishes

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Serving a holiday meal that pleases everyone can be a bit tricky. But, there are ways to tweak traditional side dishes to make them good tasting nutritional dishes for all.

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Try These 7 Tips for Healthy Eating When You’re Dining Out

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Dec 5, '17 / by Krista F. posted in nutrition tips, dining out

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Eating out should be relaxing. Someone else does the prep, cooking and clean-up for you. All you have to do is order and chow down. Easy peasy, right? Maybe. But, if you’ve been striving to meet certain dietary needs, a meal away from home might be stressful.

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Battle the "Sweet Treat" Season with Festive Fruit

[fa icon="calendar'] Fri, Dec 1, '17 / by Krista F. posted in fruit, treats, healthy

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The Sugar Plum Fairy is near. Don’t fear. You don’t have to get all Rat King on the cookie plate in order to stick with your wellness plans. However, it might help to whip out a nutcracker and create some treats with a little more nutritional value to enjoy this holiday season. Get out your sword…err knife.

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Why You Should Incorporate MORE Active Rest Days Into Your Training Plan

[fa icon="calendar'] Mon, Nov 27, '17 / by Krista F. posted in rest, training, recovery

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If you want to reap the benefits of your training, you’ve got to get serious about active rest and recovery. While your recovery started the minute your last workout stopped and will end when you initiate your next intense workout, sometimes that lay-over is not enough.

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5 Reasons to Start Working Toward Wellness Today Instead of Waiting for the New Year

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Nov 14, '17 / by Krista F. posted in workout motivation, beginner

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Why put off until the New Year what you can start today, especially when it comes to your health and wellness? There’s nothing about starting a new commitment on January 1st that makes it more likely you’ll stick to your plan. In fact, wintry weather, flu season and other post-New Year obstacles can stymie your efforts to meet a wellness goal. 

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5 Essentials for Your Rainy Outdoor Workout

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Nov 7, '17 / by Krista F. posted in exercise, workout, outdoor

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Cold rainy weather doesn’t have to drown your outdoor workout plans. Investing in a handful of waterproof must-haves can keep your training on track when fall weather turns foul. Before you head out into the rain, assess what you typically carry when you exercise outside. You’ll want to choose gear that fits you and your accessories.

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Rethink 2 Out-Dated Things About Health

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Oct 17, '17 / by Krista F. posted in fitness tips, health

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Old habits (or in this case, old ways of thinking), die hard. Science and health developments have made leaps and bounds in just the past few years! Some of the info we’ve been taught may not line up with what modern scientists have proven to be true. Let’s get a little update.

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Commit to Whole30 and Find Support at HealthSPORT!

[fa icon="calendar'] Thu, Oct 5, '17 / by Krista F. posted in Community, nutrition, whole30

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Are you ready for a refreshing food reset?  Take a look at Whole30.

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A Strong Core = A Solid Body: How Often Should You Work Out Your Middle?

[fa icon="calendar'] Wed, Sep 6, '17 / by Krista F. posted in fitness tips, core

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How much is too much when it comes to core work? That’s a tricky answer. You’d be hard-pressed to do a workout that doesn’t involve your core in some way. That’s because the core is your body’s powerhouse. Your “core” includes the muscles that lie below your chest and above your knees (abdominals, back, quads and hamstrings). Your core allows you to balance and execute intense cardio and strength movements. Many people tend to focus on just the abs. That’s a mistake!

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