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Gain Energy and Avoid Midday Slump I The Glycogen Priming Method

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: You start your work day strong. You’re feeling productive and it seems like you’ve got plenty of...

Pre-Workout Supplements You’ve Never Heard Of

Pre-Workout Supplements You've Never Heard Of When I was 22 and working at my first corporate gym in Phoenix AZ, I would do some stupid...

What’s Causing Me To Hold Belly Fat? | Take The Belly Fat Quiz HERE

Visceral abdominal fat is the first to show up and the last to go. It's also correlated with heart disease, diabetes, and even cancer.  Science shows that...

The Fact the Fitness Industry does NOT Want You to Know

Your body is the result of your past 7,665 meals All of the cells in the human body are rebuilt at least once every 7...
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Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss: Does It Work?

Let’s talk about intermittent fasting. What is it, exactly? Well, it isn’t really a diet, because it’s not about restricting what you eat. Intermittent fasting...

ELi5: Caffeine

Caffeine can be used to improve your fitness level. It can also be abused which can halt progress. Caffeine is called an "ergogenic aid", which...

Shelby Starnes

Some AM wisdom from Shelby Starnes; nutritional coach. ...
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Stop Drinking Bulletproof Coffee I Drink This For Optimal Morning Energy

Every day, thousands of people across the US start their day with coffee. For many people, this becomes a ritual filled with sugar, creamer, and...
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Best Low Calorie Sauces | Eat Healthy, Not Boring

Sauces can make or break your diet. If you're trying to buckle down and eat bland egg whites and boring oatmeal 4 meals per day,...

The 30 Second Detox Solution

“My friends call me Z.” He stuck his hand out, and I could see my disdainful expression reflected back at me off the top of...

Difference Between MCT Oil and Coconut Oil? | Which Should I Use?

What’s the Difference Between MCT Oil and Coconut Oil? With the rise in popularity of Optimal Body Coffee, I’ve been getting a lot of questions...
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White Rice vs. Brown Rice – Which Is Healthiest? Should You Care?

Pop quiz time! In the brown rice vs. white rice contest, brown rice wins, right? Choosing white rice crosses the fitness “party line” ...doesn't it?...
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Weight Loss: Weight Loss Calculator

How much weight loss is enough? How much is too much? Should you even try to lose weight at all? Here’s What You Need to...

I Am Not A Fitness Model

I went to Vegas this weekend and drank beers, ate ice cream, and loved every minute of it. Now I'm back home and I look...
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Can You Drink Alcohol and Still Lose Weight?

Alcohol. It’s part of our culture. On Sundays we watch football and drink beer. On New Year’s Eve, we drink champagne. On Cinco de...