Monthly Archives: November 2018

no-bake Fudgy Brownies Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free & Gluten-Free

These brownies are soft, sweet, chocolatey, chewy and healthy. They are super easy to make, and don’t require any cooking. They are also oil-free, gluten-free and dairy-free. If you want to make them vegan, just use maple syrup in place of the honey. You can also skip the honey and the maple syrup completely by […]

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Seniors: prevent falls & losing your independence

While a lot of people exercise mainly for weight loss, we all need to exercise to keep our bodies functioning at full capacity. Walking is great, but it’s not enough. In fact, if all you do is walk, you’ll become weak, more prone to accidents and broken bones, and being forced to live in a […]

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The perfect gift for the healthy foodie

The holidays are coming fast! I’m trying to get all my shopping done this week. Here’s a gift idea for that special someone who wants to eat healthy food and has a sweet tooth, but wants to stay away from sugar, flour, wheat, gluten and dairy. The difference between this and other dairy-free and gluten-free cookbooks, is that most […]

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stop doing partial reps

I never heard of partials until recently, but I’ve seen it a lot at the gym. It is when someone does a partial rep, instead of using full range of motion. Some examples are a bench press, where the person only lets the bar go down halfway, or part of the way down; or a […]

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3 popular stretches to stop doing

Stretching is supposed to be good for us, but if done before adequately warmed up, or done improperly, they can cause injury. Three popular stretches are the straight-leg toe touch, standing or seated on the floor, and the hurdler stretch, stretching one leg at a time. The problem with these stretches are that they “..can […]

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body type fat loss guide

There really is a shortcut to losing weight! We know that just because a specific diet works for one person, doesn’t mean it will work for everyone. There’s three different body types, I types, V types and O types, and each type does better in terms of strength, energy, and maintaining a healthy bodyfat ratio […]

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Vegan Pumpkin Soup

This warming soup tastes like a healthy, creamy pumpkin pie, with a bonus of protein from garbanzo beans; the chopped cashews give it additional sweetness and a wonderful crunch.  Pumpkin Soup 2 T lemon juice 2 T maple syrup 2 T tahini 15 oz can drained garbanzo beans 15 oz can pumpkin puree ¼ cup […]

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Exercising once a week is a waste

I don’t like to discourage people who exercise just once a week, but this small fraction of exercise is not going to give you the benefits you want, whether it be strength, more muscle, fat loss, or flexibility. There are seven granddaddy laws of training, one being the General Adaptation Principle, which states that a […]

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