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Brittany Lewis
Sep 21, 2019

Here’s What to Consider When Eating After a Workout

Always starving after you workout? You’re not alone. We’ve all been so hangry post-workout that we’d do just about anything for an RXBAR. While it may seem a little counterintuitive, eating after workouts—as soon as possible, turns out—is the best time of day to eat. Even if you’re not starving (which is normal, too), you should still Read More »

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Bill Brown
Sep 20, 2019

The 10 Best Ways to Keep Bones Healthy

Osteoporosis (“porous bones”) is by far the most common bone disease, marked by an increased risk of bone fractures due to weak and brittle bones. Although it’s often equated with postmenopausal women, men aren’t safe from osteoporosis. Approximately 4 percent of men over 50 years of age have poor bone health, and 38 percent of men Read More »

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Brittany Lewis

15 Reasons to Eat More Vegetables

Vegetables are a crucial part of our diets by providing us nutrients that meat doesn’t always have. Everyone should eat a little green every day! There are so many different ways to prepare vegetables that even the most picky eaters can find a favorite way to eat them. With these 15 reasons to eat more Read More »

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Bill Brown
Sep 19, 2019

Just 1 Soda A Day Increases Risk of Prediabetes 46%

“Everything in moderation” is a good guiding principle, but how do we know when we’ve stepped over the line? For example, how much soda is too much? Just 1 soda a day can’t be too bad. After all, your co-worker drinks 3 during the workday alone! Well, new research from Tufts University suggests that even one Read More »

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Bill Brown
Sep 18, 2019

The Effects of Nutrition on Muscle

There is a harmonious relationship between what you put into your body and how it grows. You must eat a healthy diet to cultivate this relationship to stay strong and healthy, and this becomes particularly important the older you get. You may have known the powerlifter in high school that ate a large pizza every Read More »

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Brittany Lewis
Sep 17, 2019

Take The Stairs

Health Fitness Revolution advocates being healthy and balanced. We realize that getting a full workout in every day is not realistic, but there are easy ways to incorporate being active in your day-to-day routine! It’s important to stay active during the day- by becoming more active during the day, you are supplementing your workouts and Read More »

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Bill Brown
Sep 16, 2019

How effective is treadmill running compared to running outside?

Running terrain makes all the difference in training. I have two little boys and I work from home. I try to get out of the house to run at least two or three times a week and train at home another two or three days. I have a treadmill and a Wii Fit. How effective Read More »

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Brittany Lewis
Sep 13, 2019

Should You Add Foam Rolling to Your Pre-Workout Routine?

Ah, foam rolling. After a challenging strength-training routine or long-distance run, nothing hurts so good like massaging your sore muscles with a firm foam cylinder. “Foam rolling can be a great stress reliever and post-workout cooldown, and it’s way cheaper than paying for a massage,” says Christel Oerum, a certified personal trainer and diabetes coach. Even better, the benefits of Read More »

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Bill Brown
Sep 12, 2019

What You Need to Do When You’re Not Losing Weight

Anyone who’s trying to drop some pounds knows it requires healthy eating, being active and … a lot of patience, dedication, commitment and perseverance. Sometimes it’s difficult to get things started — but, more often, initial weight loss occurs, only to be followed by a frustrating plateau. No matter how quickly you’d like to shed weight, it can Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog, Nutrition & Health
Brittany Lewis
Sep 11, 2019

6 Teas to Stock Up On and Their Health Benefits

For almost every ailment you can name, there’s probably a tea out there that suggests it’s the answer to your woes. Many popular brands have health claims stamped across them. However, it can be hard to know which teas make good on their promises. Whether you’re struggling to fall asleep or experiencing nausea and motion sickness, Bonnie Read More »

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