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6 Tricks & Tactics to Slowly Eat Your Way to Fat Loss

Week 3 of the Orca Nutrition Games is all about SLOWING IT DOWN! The benefits of slow eating include better digestion, better hydration, easier weight loss or maintenance, and greater satisfaction with our meals. Meanwhile, eating quickly leads to poor digestion, increased weight gain, and lower satisfaction. The message is clear: Slow down your eating… Continue reading 6 Tricks & Tactics to Slowly Eat Your Way to Fat Loss

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The 3 Exercises EVERY Desk Jockey NEEDS to Do!

If you enjoy reading these blogs, wouldn't You like to carry them with You at any time? Oh Snap, You can!! Grab your very own Compact Fulfillment Guidebook: a fancy little book by Me, for YOU!... or don't, it's your Lifestyle Choice (e-book, paperback, kindle) The average U.S. adult sits 9-10 hours Each Day Working, Watching,… Continue reading The 3 Exercises EVERY Desk Jockey NEEDS to Do!

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Finding Fortitude: The True Test of Strength

Each day presents the opportunity to enhance your lifestyle in more ways than one. Meaning that, unless your main objective is to run a highly competitive marathon, triathlon, mud run, or fitness competition, you should perform a variety of types of activity as often as possible. Appreciating the human body and its enhancement is what… Continue reading Finding Fortitude: The True Test of Strength

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14 Bodyweight Movements to Spice Up Your Warm-Ups

The most important part of the workout is the one most often skipped! It can feel like pulling teeth if it is too slow of a pace, or not preparing you for the what lies ahead in your training session. Yet, without a warm-up, the chances of injury skyrocket, performance potential decreases, overall preparedness for… Continue reading 14 Bodyweight Movements to Spice Up Your Warm-Ups

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Just Focus On One Thing In the Moment: Habit Forming Advice to Make Them Stick

Everday on your social media news feed is a new diet fad or nutrition hack, but I urge you to avoid the buzz and take miraculous claims with a grain of Pink Himalayan Sea salt. Trying to flip your habits and behaviors a 180º (nutrition, fitness, lifestyle, ect.) there is always some blowback. I understand… Continue reading Just Focus On One Thing In the Moment: Habit Forming Advice to Make Them Stick

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Did You Commit To Yourself 100% Today?

I love to journal. As in I LOVE to journal every day with or without structure behind why I touched my pen to the page (yes pen, no pencils here). Sometimes, a stream of thought takes control of my pen and I simply cruise along for the ride, letting my hand feel guided by the… Continue reading Did You Commit To Yourself 100% Today?

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6 Questions Every Smart Should Trainer Know About Their Clients

Reps, sets, and exercises used to be the most important parts of a personal training routine...but the business of fitness is changing in a more empowering direction. Yes, knowing that 8-12 repetitions are an ideal range for muscular hypertrophy where the muscle is in a hot spot of stimulus between strength and endurance training is important.… Continue reading 6 Questions Every Smart Should Trainer Know About Their Clients

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Enjoy Yourself, It’s the Best Company You’ll Ever Have

Parents offer special advice whether we listen closely or not. Their insight and wisdom stems from experiences their children may not have been exposed to yet. Depending on how this lesson is presented to us can influence the reaction, and ultimately our receptiveness to that wisdom. Since I am not yet a parent, I can… Continue reading Enjoy Yourself, It’s the Best Company You’ll Ever Have

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Move + Breathe – Stress = Freedom (Part 2)

Welcome back for Part 2 of; Move + Breathe - Stress = Freedom. Last time, you learned how simple and soft movement can totally overhaul your feelings throughout the day. Now, you have the second part of this powerful equation to reduce your levels of perceived stress, while boosting your overall life force and ability to… Continue reading Move + Breathe – Stress = Freedom (Part 2)

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T³ #012: Failing to Prepare = Preparing to Fail (Not Anymore!)

This Week on Trail Tip Thursday… After a short break for the holidays, welcome back to this weeks T³! I hope after last week, you made the inexpensive yet powerful investment in a foam roller to prepare your body for a run or training session. Or maybe you have used one to speed up recovery… Continue reading T³ #012: Failing to Prepare = Preparing to Fail (Not Anymore!)