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How to Beat Carbohydrate Addiction

Our bodies are designed to be attracted to all carbs because they are our premium octane fuel that is used for all brain function. The problem is that when we start eating highly processed carbs we’re sliding down a slippery slope
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Pumpkin Pie Parfait Recipe

Not only is this Pumpkin Pie Parfait recipe seasonally appropriate and suspiciously decadent, it packs an antibiotic punch as pumpkin is a superfood in disguise!
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peanut butter banana "ice cream" recipe

Peanut Butter Banana “Ice Cream” Recipe

From the blog ‘Pinch of Yum,’ we found a peanut butter banana ice cream recipe that tastes like ice cream, without the dairy or guilt!  Using frozen bananas, this frosty treat is just as creamy as your favorite Ben and Jerry’s.
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Fitness goals thoughts by Level 1 Fitness

Fitness Goals: How Your Thoughts May Sabotage Success

I have been a personal trainer for over five years and most of the clients that I see have a strong desire to alter their appearance by losing weight, building muscle, or both.  Over the years, I have observed ways in which clients can achieve their fitness goals, while others fall victim to negative thinking. […]
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Interview with John Goldthorp

A very common issue addressed by fitness professionals and physical therapists is muscular compensation. Muscular compensation refers to the process of a muscle becoming overactive or tight due to inhibition of another muscle.
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Fig & Nut Oatmeal Recipe

Fig & Nut Oatmeal Recipe This easy fitness recipe is the surprisingly delicious result of running extremely low on groceries. I had half a bag of almonds, some rolled oats, some dried dates, and coconut oil.
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