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Will Power versus Why Power

We all have heard of Will Power right?  It’s that phrase that so many of us have used to rely upon when we want to make a change in our lives.  Here we are specifically talking about a change from a health and fitness perspective, but my point will apply to ANYTHING in your life […]

Benefits of Shakeology

Benefits of Shakeology

4 Key Benefits of Shakeology Of course, I have probably mentioned the many benefits of Shakeology in the past, but I thought I would compile a list of the top 4 and highlight them in an article. I have been drinking Shakeology for over a year now and it is one of my favorite supplements. […]

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When Should I Eat Carbs?

When Should I Eat Carbs Many of you consistently hear that carbs have a negative impact on your results and then you find yourself asking: “When Should I Eat Carbs?”  The good news is that while you don’t “need carbs”, they aren’t going to kill you or affect your results.  That is, unless you aren’t […]

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Body Beast Schedule

Download Body Beast Schedule Getting ready to start Body Beast, but need the Body Beast Schedule?  The Body Beast Schedule has two different tracks;  HUGE and LEAN.  The HUGE schedule is for those who only care about getting big and gaining some serious mass!  The LEAN schedule is tailored to the group of people that […]

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Are You Experiencing Overtraining Symptoms?

So, how do you know if you are experiencing overtraining symptoms?  Many of you have been busting your butts this year, perhaps a little too much.  If you have been pushing your body to it’s physical limits with little or no recovery, you may be overtraining.  Sometimes referred to as “overtraining syndrome“, this is pretty common to […]

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Insanity Challenge Pack Savings!

Insanity Challenge Pack Savings For the entire month of June 2014, you can save over $110 on the most popular Challenge Pack!  Insanity is now $35 cheaper than previously available ($205).  The new price is $160.00, but only for a limited time! What is great about Insanity is that is requires no extra equipment.  It is just you and […]

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What is a Team Beachbody Coach?

Back in 2009, when I started on my journey, I was randomly assigned a Team Beachbody coach, but not once was I contacted by that “coach”.  Now unfortunately, this happens from time to time as some coaches are not as engaged as others are and/or should be.  Which is fine, but for the unlucky members […]

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#1 Asked Question This Week: Is BBQ Healthy?

Is BBQ Healthy? Not All BBQ is Created Equal If you are trying to make sure that you keep your diet in check this coming holiday weekend, you are probably asking yourself; “Is BBQ Healthy?” Be sure to check out a related article:  Surviving Summer Parties. The quick answer:  That Depends! The term “BBQ” means different […]

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How to Read a Nutrition Label

Have you ever look at the labels on the food you buy?  Do you know how to read a nutrition label? In today’s hurried, harried world of food shopping, many people take the claims on the fronts of food packages -“healthy,” “low carb” or “low fat” – as the final word on nutrition. But by […]

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Bonus Ab Routine

While I love the ab routines that are part of the P90X, P90X2 and P90X3 programs, I am always looking for some ways to mix things up a bit in the Ab department.  We all know that if were to stick with lifting the same weights in the gym every time, our bodies would hardly change. This is […]

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Are You Getting Enough Calories?

Think you are getting enough calories everyday? How many think of you might be taking in too many or too little? Consider Your Goals Depending on your goals, you need to make sure that you are taking in the proper amount to keep your body moving in the direction you desire.  If that means losing […]

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Tips for Dieters: Surviving Summer Parties

Warmer weather means smaller clothes. Swimsuits, shorts and tank tops can be your worst enemies if you haven’t been getting regular exercise for a while. So now is the time, with days being longer and temperatures milder, to start working out in earnest. However, summer also means parties, socializing with friends and family, and food. […]

Energy and Endurance Pre-Workout Formula

Energy and Endurance Pre-workout Formula Review

Beachbody release a new pre-workout supplement, Energy and Endurance Pre-workout Formula.  This supplement is intended to improve your energy, endurance, strength, and focus with this NEW pre-workout drink. Its proprietary blend of advanced nitric oxide boosters, amino acids, natural energizers, electrolytes, and essential B vitamins can help you power through and maximize your workouts. I […]

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Not All Calories Are Created Equal

Think a calorie, is a calorie, is a calorie? WRONG! In this article I am going try and explain and graphically show you how not all calories are created equal. IIFIYM – If It Fits In Your Macros = Basically eat anything you want as long as your macronutrient goals are met.  This is rather […]

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New Workout Room Digs!

At the Coburn household there have been many new projects initiated this year.  One of those was a bit unexpected to be honest…  A makeover of my existing workout area! Before Like many of you, I had just been working out in a underutilized area of our home.  It was actually our formal living room/dining […]