Recipe: Protein Balls

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If you tend to get very hungry between meals, eating more frequently may be a good solution for you. Nutrient-rich snacks keep your energy level up, satisfy your hunger, balance blood sugar levels and prevent overeating. This recipe for Protein Balls features chia and hemp seeds for protein, fibre and healthy fats. Chia Seeds: Chia is very high in omega …

Exercise with Music to Boost Your Intensity

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Sometimes the simplest solution is the best. When you hit a wall mid-workout, look no further than your playlist. Research by the American Council on Exercise shows that if you exercise with music it is both a welcomed distraction and a major motivator that can help you go harder, faster, and longer. You already know that good music makes your workout that …

10 Habits for a Healthier Life

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Your health encompasses overall well-being. That includes: Happiness Energy Ability to fall asleep Have manageable amounts of stress Reduced illness Have low or non-existent joint and musculoskeletal pain Be within the typical range of body fat for your height, body type, and genetics High nutrient load and quality within your system with a low toxic load When it comes to implementing changes …

Stay Motivated to Workout

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Have you hit the workout wall? Maybe you haven’t exercised in days and, although you feel kind of bad about it, scrolling through your Instagram feed and watching another episode or two on Netflix sounds much more appealing. You were doing so well; what happened? It happens to the best of us. You’re doing great in your healthy journey and all …

Exercise Can Help Reduce Stress

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Feeling a little stressed? Stress is something that we are forced to live with today, and even though too much can be a problem, both mentally and physically, not all stress is bad. Stress is an important part of life – you can’t achieve positive adaptations or muscle growth without it. It’s the continuous sources of stress that are the …

8 Ways to Keep Your Workouts Interesting

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You are committed to live a healthy and active lifestyle and are using the gym. It’s easy to feel lost or confused when putting together an exercise plan. This feeling can become discouraging and lead to you not using your membership. Instead, follow these 8 ways to keep your workouts interesting and you’ll stay motivated and on track with your fitness …

Avocado Chocolate Pudding

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Eat foods you love that also love you. Avocados may be high in calories, but they’re certainly not empty calories; they are one of the most nutrient dense foods around. One of the many benefits is that the majority of the fats are Omega 3s and monounsaturated fats, which give avocados the distinction of being heart healthy. They also contain …

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How To Keep Your Resolutions

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The start of a new year is such a fresh and exciting time; it’s a clean slate for anything you want to achieve in the next 365 days. With the flip of the calendar page enters a list of resolutions that you will do different this year. Health and fitness is usually at the top of this list. Maintaining your …

What You’ve Read: Best of 2016

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Taking a look back at the year, we’ve covered everything from group fitness classes to nutrition tips and recipes, from weird workouts to legs! Here are the top posts you have loved and the best of 2016. 4 Tips To Lose Belly Fat Are you one of many people who feel as though you have too much fat stored in the …

Overnight Oats For Healthy Breakfast

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You’ve heard it said many times: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Knowing that doesn’t always make it easy to wake up early each morning to cook. So what can we do? Meal prep is a huge help when it comes to ensuring that we eat well if we have a busy lifestyle. You can spend a …