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Are you new to foam rolling? Or maybe you’ve used a foam roller before, but you’re not clear on the benefits? Foam rolling is a type of self-myofascial release. Self-myofascial means releasing the tension within your fascia (the tissue that connects all of the muscles in your body) by yourself. Top 4 Benefits to using Read more…

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hockey player on the ice

If you have collegiate or professional hockey aspirations or even if you’re just a recreational player, chances are you’re looking for ways to level up your game. Along with proper strength and conditioning, there are certain nutritional principles that hockey players should follow. Check out the hockey nutritional guide below and pick up some great Read more…

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A Different Approach to Goal Setting Anyone who knows anything about football knows about the halftime huddle: The team takes a breather and gathers around the coach. Together they review the first half of the game– what went well? What didn’t? What did they learn about their opponent? Next, they use that knowledge to make Read more…

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maintain fitness-based lifestyle

Have you ever declared to yourself to finally jump on the health and fitness wagon once and for all, only to fall off after a night or two of indulgence, call the whole thing off, and begin the cycle again the following week? If so, you aren’t alone. The good news is that a few simple Read more…

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There’s a lot of information about what a healthy diet looks like. We can agree there’s no shortage of advice on this topic, and it can easily become overwhelming and confusing! But first and foremost, it’s important to know that maintaining a healthy diet does not imply depriving yourself of the foods you love or reducing the Read more…

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Nutrition Plate

Movies and popcorn, picnics and sandwiches, campfires and marshmallows; the right activity and food combos can really enhance the experience. The same goes for fitness and nutrition. Getting the right nutrients is key to taking your fitness results to the next level. Want to know what to eat depending on your workout type? Check out Read more…

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Muscle Soreness

Let’s pretend it’s the first week of January. The holiday memories from the past few weeks drift away as you get started on your New Year’s resolution: a weekly exercise program. You’ve already completed (and dominated) your first workout and you’re excited for the next one. Yeah, you feel tired, but you’re sense of accomplishment Read more…

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Fitness Pose

If you’re new to fitness, it may feel like there are so many barriers to working out, developing a fitness plan, or hitting a weight loss goal: I don’t have time; I don’t know how to get started; I’m unmotivated; I’m afraid of looking ridiculous. If any of these challenges sound familiar, then it’s helpful Read more…

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workout equipment

Weight loss is a simple formula: You lose weight by reducing fat, and you reduce fat by burning more energy (calories) than you consume. Even though it’s as simple (notice we didn’t say easy) as that, there are ways to work out that will help you burn fat and gain muscle more efficiently. Your personal Read more…

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Friends Eating Healthy Together

There’s a lot of buzz about the benefits of clean eating. You’ve probably heard that it helps you lose weight and improves your overall health — that’s what grabs headlines and social media likes. But what exactly is clean eating, and how can (or why) should you do it?

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Healthy Food on a table

There’s no mystery to weight loss. It’s a simple formula. The problem is that simple doesn’t always equal easy. While specific foods aren’t magic pills, here are five power eats that can aid in weight loss.

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We have the best facts about running for you. Each day, millions of people from all around the world go for a run. Some run marathons, some go out for a jogging session…

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