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Tweet Valentine’s Day can ruin anyone’s nutrition and fitness goals. Here’s some ideas from Maria Bertrand of The Beachbody Blog to help make your love day more fun and less “filling” and more “fulfilling!”  The original article appears here. Dating game got you feeling, and looking, a little sluggish? Instead of heading out for another […]

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Tweet Watching the Big Game this Sunday? Then take part in this #BigGameWorkout! Use the hashtag and follow along with others who are doing it too.

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Tweet One of the questions I get asked the most is about cheat meals. Great article from Denis Faye over at The Beachbody Blog. The Short Answer: It’s absolutely OK to have a cheat meal! If the rest of your diet plan is tight, there’s nothing wrong with cutting loose once or twice a week. […]

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Tweet Chances are, you probably kick off each week with every intention of eating healthy, home-cooked, veggie-packed meals. Then reality happens, and the next thing you know, you’re grabbing fast food on the way home from work or staring into your empty fridge until you give up and polish off a bag of pita chips […]

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Tweet Just returned from three days in Anaheim at the Natural Products Expo West show. My first reaction to the show is, WOW. It’s huge. I’ve been to many a convention in my previous life as an entertainment marketing professional but I must say this thing blew away any convention I’ve ever attended…including CES. Lots […]

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Are Cheat Meals OK?

by David Samra

Tweet The Short Answer: It’s absolutely OK to have a cheat meal! If the rest of your diet plan is tight, there’s nothing wrong with cutting loose once or twice a week. In fact, the shift in calories may help you avoid plateaus. Also, it keeps you sane. After all, life is too short not […]

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Tweet Few topics boggle the minds of dieters and fitness enthusiasts the way sugar does. Is this simple carbohydrate the key to unlocking elite sports performance? Or is it the chains that drag our country deeper and deeper into the obesity epidemic? Annoyingly, the answer is “both.” Great article on Denis Faye from the P90X […]

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Slim 9 Review

by David Samra

Tweet I’m always looking for new ways to help me when it comes to losing weight. Usually when I plateau a bit I need that extra boost or “shock” to my system to get me to my goal weight. This year a friend of mine turned me on to Slim 9 and I’m amazed and […]

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Tweet “Think globally, act locally” isn’t just for bumper stickers anymore. This grassroots politics–type slogan has become an important way of thinking about where your next meal should come from. But the implications here are far more than political. Buying local—as well as organic—foods allows you to protect your family by feeding them in the […]

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Sugar Addiction Detox 101

by David Samra

Tweet Sugar, sweet sugar—a delightful minute on the tongue in exchange for what feels like a lifetime on the hips. But weight gain isn’t the only consequence of eating too much sugar. Ready for the not-so-sweet truth? Great article on sugars from Debra Pivko courtesy of the P90X Newsletter. Over consumption of processed sugar can contribute […]

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