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How Shakeology Ingredients Work Together

Originally posted   March 15, 2019 | BY: Denis Faye, M.S. Do you want to lose weight, build muscle, or feel more fit? Join Beachbody On Demand, and get access to Beachbody’s world-famous programs, including 21 Day FIX®, 80 Day Obsession™, and P90X®. Don’t miss out on your chance for amazing results. Sign up today! “The whole is READ MORE

Best Foods for Post Workout

Best Foods to Eat After a Workout, According to Dietitians With an ideal combo of protein and carbs, these post-workout snacks will help you build muscle and restore your energy. Getting enough sleep, busting stress, and motivating yourself to exercise will bring you one step closer to your fitness goals. But here is one important thing you may READ MORE

5 Tips for a Successful Weight Loss Journey

In trying to blog more, I found myself with mouth opened, staring at the open document and was stricken with the dreaded “blank-page” syndrome writers get from time to time. I do want to know why Dr. Oz hasn’t talked about this on his show? All of a sudden I realized this is what happens when READ MORE

Food Mistakes Even Health Pros Make

Being healthy may seem pretty simple. If you eat a healthy, well-balanced diet, you should have no problems! While this type of eating should be the goal, there are a handful of mistakes that you might be making. Opting For Fruit Juices Having the occasional glass of orange juice isn’t necessarily bad for you. However, READ MORE

I’m Fat, Not Incompetent!

Being a plus sized woman is difficult in today’s modern world.  Society’s expectations are at a record high, and we have the need to meet those expectations of people we have never actually met, much less like.   I have never been much the PTA mom type.  It’s just not my thing.  It makes me want READ MORE

Negative Effects of Low Calorie Diets

One of the biggest health challenges we face today is losing weight. When asked what the best way to lose weight is, most people would tell you “cut back on calories,” or, “just eat less!” There however are many negative side effects of very low calorie diets!  As a result of this logic, many women are eating low calorie or restricted diets.   While you might think READ MORE

For the husband with a chronically ill wife

I’m sorry I’m not better. When we got married, we vowed to take care of each other In sickness and in health, yet we had no idea what we would be faced with as we started our path together.  Learning that I have multiple auto-immune diseases, muscular dystrophy, a lack of antibodies against most common READ MORE

Bad Habits Ruining Your Progress

Exercise is no joke. It’s challenging and requires extreme effort. After you’ve put in your hard work, you want to see results. Unfortunately, bad workout habits can slow down — or even stop — your progress. If you aren’t seeing the results you’ve wanted, chances are you’ve made one of these fitness mistakes. Here’s what READ MORE


I’ve taken a lot of supplements over the years, especially during my struggles with hypothyroidism, leaky gut syndrome and adrenal fatigue. Some worked great while others left me wondering if they did anything at all. Supplements can be a useful thing to incorporate into any diet, but deciding on which ones you need can be READ MORE

Everything You Know About Lactic Acid Is Wrong

For a semi-serious athlete, Jeremy Rosenberg is not unusual. The Los Angeles-based book editor is a weekend warrior on the city’s soccer fields, but says he pays for it after most games. “A couple of hours after I play I feel like what I imagine a whirling dervish does: A post-ecstatic mental state combined with READ MORE