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5 Fitness Apps That Help You Reach Your Goals

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Apps make life easier, supporting you in various aspects of everyday life from the convenience of your smartphone, tablet or even computer. And the fitness arena is no different – fitness apps can provide immense support to help you reach your health goals. If you choose the right one, it’s almost like having a personal trainer or other health professional walking around with you, helping you make the right decisions. This compilation gives you some helpful app options that are related to fitness. Even if you already rely on fitness apps for a little guidance and motivation, you might find a

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4 Reasons You Might Need Nutritional Counseling

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While looking at old family pictures, you realize something troubling. You’ve been trying unsuccessfully to lose weight for a long time. While you attempt to eat healthy and exercise regularly, you always seem to fall short of your intended mark. Because you understand you must be doing something wrong, you’re thinking about enlisting professional help. If you can relate to this common scenario, consider the following four reasons you might benefit from nutritional counseling. (more…)

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Fitness Tip of the Week: When to Cut Some Slack In the Gym

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We are inundated—especially in the fitness world and throughout social media—with images of near-perfect bodies, intense workout plans and the latest fitness trends. And while these messages and images can be motivating and positive, they also can make it difficult for us to take a break or a step back from our normal fitness routine. (more…)

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How to Lose the Last 10 Pounds

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You've been working out like a boss, losing weight, and transforming your life. At some point, that hard work stopped paying off and the number on the scale has been stuck for weeks. What's going on? If this sounds familiar, you might be stuck trying to lose the last 10 pounds. Learn why you're not losing the last 10 pounds, and what you can do to shred that weight for good. (more…)

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Fitness Tip of the Week: Add More Fiber Into Your Diet

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Let’s face it: Fiber is typically associated with increased trips to the bathroom. And this association typically is true. Fiber does help with regularity. But there are also many other health benefits, such as a significant reduction in chronic disease and medical issues such as stroke, heart disease and high blood pressure. It also helps with digestion, keeps you fuller between meals and reduces the painful side effects of constipation. (more…)

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Fresh Vs. Processed Foods

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People who are interested in regaining their health through exercise and positive lifestyle changes must take a good look at the foods they eat. Diets full of processed and manufactured foods often lack any nutritive value and only serve to slow down the body's metabolic processes. For an athlete, that can spell disaster. Those who want to make positive changes must first begin to include fresh, wholesome foods that offer the nutrients the body needs. (more…)

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