August, 2016

3 Tests to Gauge Core Stability

3 Tests to Gauge Core Stability

Your core is a complex series of muscles that extends far beyond the abs and is incorporated into nearly every movement pattern of human kinetics. The core’s primary function is to transmit power from one extremity to another, as well as isometrically and dynamically stabilize the spine. There are several aspects of core stability including […]

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5 High Protein Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

5 High Protein Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast has been long known as the most important meal of the day, and all though this may be a controversial topic, having a high protein intake to start the day will have several benefits such as inducing muscle protein synthesis, increased thermic effect of protein, increased satiety, and decreased cravings later on in the […]

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Top 4 Healthy Grocery Stories in Phoenix

Top 4 Healthy Grocery Stories in Phoenix

Eating and cooking healthy can be a difficult task for many people for a variety of reasons—lack of time, lack of knowledge and lack of availability of healthy food options. Fortunately, Phoenix and the entire valley area is a hub for healthy grocery stores and places to find organic, non-GMO, and free range food options. […]

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Back to School Nutrition Tips for Parents

Back to School Nutrition Tips for Parents

As back to school season begins, it’s important for parents to monitor what their children will be eating throughout the day. While you may not be able to control every aspect of what foods your child is exposed to, these tips from Scottsdale nutritionist Lucas James can help you monitor your child’s nutrition and dietary […]

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6 Morning Workout Motivation Tips

6 Morning Workout Motivation Tips

The best time for exercise ultimately depends on your schedule, but waking up early and getting active can set a positive tone for your day that will leave you feeling energized and motivated to be productive. Use these expert tips and tricks that actually work to get your fitness on at the break of dawn. […]

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3 Mental Preparation Tips for Weight Loss and Fitness

3 Mental Preparation Tips for Weight Loss and Fitness

According to the 2011 Food & Health Survey conducted by the International Food Information Council Foundation, 77 percent of Americans are trying to lose weight or avoid gaining weight. Despite their efforts, nearly 70 percent of Americans are overweight or obese. This is due to a variety of factors, but for many, it comes down […]

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3 Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Summer

3 Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Summer

Along with summer comes heat, which can put a damper on your fitness goals if you like to workout outside. Try these summer-inspired smoothie recipes to cool off after a workout and get the protein and antioxidants you need for recovery and health benefits. Vanilla Peach Protein Coconut Smoothie Serves: 2 servings INGREDIENTS 1 cup full-fat coconut […]

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5 Luxury Scottsdale Resorts to Get Your Fitness On

5 Luxury Scottsdale Resorts to Get Your Fitness On

There are many ways to stay active and have fun while on vacation so that you don’t lose the results you have been working hard to achieve. Here are 5 of the best luxury resorts in Scottsdale to get your fitness and relaxation on. Sanctuary on Camelback Ranked in the Top Hotel Spas Overall & […]

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