Tag: Wellness

What You Need to Know About Building Muscle

Are you looking to build lean muscle? There are different ways this can be achieved. But understanding how to do so in an efficient, effective, and safe way is most important. In the following, I will discuss the basics of muscle building, what rep ranges to aim for, and how to structure your programs. Your…
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Cardio, Good for Weight Loss?

Is cardio the best option for weight loss? There is a common misconception that cardio is the best option for weight loss. This is far from the truth. Sure, cardio is indeed important for overall health but not necessarily the best option for a weight loss journey. In the following, I will discuss the importance…
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Mindfulness Prescriptions; The Mind-to-Muscle Connection (Volume III)

As I continue to pursue the idea of the “mindfulness prescription”, I want to draw some attention to its origin. I’ve always been a strong advocate for the “mind to muscle” connection, but when I first heard of this concept, I wasn’t quite sure what to think of it. Initially, it sounded like a “buzz-phrase”:…
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Mindfulness Prescriptions; Unraveling the Connection (Volume II)

Our journey towards bridging the gap between physical and mental health continues this week as we do a deep dive into the body’s systems. Researchers have long been interested in understanding a direct pathway between our organ systems and our brain. The hope is that we can develop a better understanding of how our body…
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Why Fad diets don’t work

Why Fad diets don’t work, and how they actually are making us sick and fatter.   Too many “Fit” Influencers with alluring advertisements and immense followings sell “get fit quick” programs that put trainees on protocols that emphasize more training and less food.  Problem is: there is no such thing as a “get fit quick”…
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