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Brittany Lewis
May 13, 2019

Precision Nutrition

Need help eating better, improving your health, and getting the body you want? If so, you’re in the right place.  We now offering a coaching program to men and women who want to look and feel their best. We help you to get into the best shape of your life… and stay that way for Read More »

CATEGORIES: Nutrition & Health
Charles Gibson
May 10, 2019

The Beginner’s Guide to Boxing Wraps

Boxing a great cardiovascular workout — you can also burn up to 900 calories in just 30 minutes of intense boxing, turning you into a fat-burning, muscle-gaining machine. And it also happens to be a fantastic stress-relieving workout. There’s just something so therapeutic about punching something to release pent-up aggression. Before you jump into the ring with just Read More »

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Brittany Lewis
May 09, 2019

A Shocking Number of Women Avoid the Gym for Fear of Being Judged

It’s not uncommon for a little anxiety to creep into your gym time. Am I doing this right? Are people staring at my sweat stains? If you’ve ever felt intimidated walking into a weight room, you’re certainly not alone. According to a new survey, gymtimidation does more than just cause a little anxiety—it’s keeping a shocking Read More »

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Steve Levert
May 03, 2019

12 Free Ways to Improve Your Mental Well-Being

Happiness shouldn’t have to come at a price — at least, not always. Therapy, medications and gym memberships are powerful coping tools, but fortunately there are a number of free mental well-being tactics out there that also do the trick when you’re struggling. There’s nothing wrong with asking for help or turning to outside resources for support. That’s Read More »

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Bill Brown
May 02, 2019

The Beginner’s Guide to Weight Training

You’ve decided that it’s time to put on some muscle and chase that superhero body you’ve always wanted. And that’s led you down a very specific path in the gym: You’re now about to start lifting weights. Welcome to the world of weight training. There are several ways to add the muscle, size, and strength Read More »

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Brittany Lewis
May 01, 2019

8 Benefits Of Barre Class That Will Make You Want To Add Some Pliés To Your Workout

While the ballet-inspired fitness trend has quickly taken over, it isn’t without reason that many people are heading to the barre for their workout. With small, isometric movements and a focus on the core, the many barre class benefits go to show that this popular fitness option isn’t just a meaningless fad. And with so many fitness boutiques Read More »

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Aron Layman
Apr 30, 2019

6 Reasons Why You Should Add Deadlifts to Your Workout

We don’t know a more epic way to show off your strength than picking up a stacked barbell from the weight-room floor. The classic strength exercise engages one of the most innate human movement patterns (hinging forward at the hips) and works everything from your glutes and hamstrings to your core, lats, and shoulders. It also lets you move more pounds than Read More »

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Brittany Lewis
Apr 25, 2019

10 Science-Backed Strategies to Lose Fat and Keep It Off

At its core, it’s about math. Calories in, calories out, right? Not so fast. About 50 percent of women say that within six months they gain back any weight they’ve managed to ditch. And more than a quarter have dieted so many times they’ve lost track of the number. So what’s up with the yo-yoing? Read More »

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Brittany Lewis
Apr 24, 2019

Not All Body Fat Is Bad: Here’s What You Need to Know

Over the years, body fat has become demonized. So much so, that it seems to only be associated with negative emotions and thoughts. But what you might not know is that some types of body fat, in healthy amounts, are actually good for you! Here’s what you need to know about body fat — the good, the Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog
Brittany Lewis
Apr 17, 2019

Counteract Too Much Sitting With This 5-Minute Trick

A sedentary lifestyle, which often means sitting for long periods of time, isn’t good for your overall health and may increase your risk of heart disease or diabetes. This isn’t particularly welcome news if you have a desk job where you typically spend 8 hours a day sitting at a desk in front of a screen. Fortunately, Read More »

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