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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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Level 1 shares fat loss tips from Trainer Brandon Mentore

Level 1 Shares Fat Loss Tips from Trainer Brandon Mentore

There is a lot of misinformation in the fitness community about dieting for weight loss.  Thanks to a lot of fad diets promising miraculous results, many people are left feeling unsure about how to eat for fat loss. If this is you, you are in luck!
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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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3 Unique Strategies to Reduce Caloric Intake

If you went overboard eating goodies over the holidays, you can try the following tricks to reduce your caloric intake for the next week or two. With these ways to cut calories you’ll get back to where you started.
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Should You Exercise With A Cold?

The changing of seasons can bring about the onset of colds, viruses, and even flus. Some of these illnesses can last several weeks, sidelining your hard work. Myths from “sleep it off” to “work it out” are plentiful. What is the right recommendation? Does regular exercise help prevent such illnesses? This article will examine the […]
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