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Success Factor #1 – Tracking

There are 3 Success Factors that are critical for reaching your own health and fitness goals.  These are the 3 most important factors, in my opinion, to ensure success and achieve the results you are after.  It doesn’t matter if your goals are to lose 100 lb. or to add 20 lb. of lean muscle, these […]

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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Your Cheat Sheet To Eating Healthy

One of the most common questions that people have when it comes to nutrition is; “What kind of foods should I be eating?”. Most people know what they should NOT be eating, those types of foods are easy to point out. However, when it comes to finding a decent list of food sources that will promote […]

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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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#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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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. […]

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Coach Chris Check-In!

Hey Team! Who’s ready for Thanksgiving?  Or better yet, who’s ready for Black Friday?  I’ve never been a big Black Friday shopper to be honest, a bit too crazy and crowded for my liking.  I like to do most of my shopping online and avoid the craziness that can sometimes ensue at the stores…  While […]

Fall Fruits and Vegetables

5 Foods to Stock Up on this Fall

Fall is Upon Us Fall officially started on 9/22 this year.  Here is in the Midwest, the temps have cooled, the grass and greened back up and some of the trees are starting to turn and most importantly…it’s football season! Fall is definitely one of my favorite seasons of the year. If you are fortunate […]

Chocolate/Vanilla Shakeology Combo Box

New Shakeology Options

Chocolate/Vanilla Shakeology Combo Box Since the launch of Vanilla Shakeology in June, many of you have been begging for a combination box featuring BOTH Chocolate and Vanilla Shakeology. And you’re in luck – the time has come! Read the FAQ below to learn everything you need to know about the new combo box, how to […]

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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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Arctic Zero Review

Arctic Zero Review I am always on the look out for some healthier options when it comes to satisfying my cravings for sweets, chocolate in particular!  I heard some great things about the Arctic Zero “ice cream” recently and was on a mission to give it a try for myself and see if it might […]

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P90X2 / Asylum – Results and Review

In early February, several of the guys that I interact with daily from a fitness perspective were trying to figure out what we were planning to do next.  We had all been doing our own things; everything from classic P90X to Les Mills Combat.  Many of us had either just finished up a round of […]

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Grilled Turkey Burgers

Grilled Turkey Burgers Grilling season is in full swing and this is a great alternative to your run-of-the-mill ground beef burgers.  The combination of the green peppers and onions really kick this recipe up!  You could even opt to add some spicy peppers based on your preferences. You’ll notice in the photo below, I elect […]