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Tweet Some helpful tips from Rebecca Swanner from The Beachbody Blog. Original article here. When you’re a kid, your parents are bound to drag you to a least a few places you hate. On the top of my least-favorite-places shortlist was Syms Clothing, a now-defunct clothing store that made me feel like we were shopping in a […]

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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 The Beachbody Blog has some tips to help you stay motivated. Have you heard the one about the chicken and pig who want to make a bacon-and-egg sandwich for the farmer they liked so much? The chicken says, “I could provide some eggs.” The pig replies, “That’s fine, but while you’re making a contribution, […]

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Tweet Trying to figure out the best time to work out? Steve Edwards at The Beachbody Blog has some goo thoughts. The time of day you work out gets a lot of attention, but is it really that important? Is there a best time of day to exercise? Let’s dig deeper and take a look […]

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Tweet Sleep is a very important part of any weight loss program and most people take it for granted. Here’s a great article from The Beachbody Blog that addresses the importance of sleep. We all want to feel well rested in the morning. But, for the best sleep, it seems there’s an actual time you […]

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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 Thanks to Amy Ludwig at The Beachbody Blog for this great article. Original here. You’ve turned your living room, garage, bedroom, or office into your personal gym. But how can you help yourself think of it in that new way? With just a bit of arranging, you can create an organized, functional space that’ll […]

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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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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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Working Out With Your Pet

by David Samra

Tweet Anyone who knows me (and hopefully you’ll get to know me via this site) knows that I am a HUGE dog lover. I’m one of those people who will stop and meet any and every dog I come across.  The great thing about having a dog is they really do fit in with an […]

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