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Reverse Dieting: How To Overcome Your Fears and Obstacles

Upon first appraisal, the concept of reverse dieting – eating more now to improve your subsequent weight loss efforts – seems to defy logic. This doubt allows a host of insecurities and fears to creep in. It is completely normal to fear gaining weight, to become impatient with the process, or even to feel uncomfortable with the amount of food you are …

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Reverse Dieting: When is it the right time?

Now that you’ve learned the basics of what reverse dieting is, let’s distinguish if and when it’s appropriate for you to complete a reverse diet. Your fitness journey will go through many different phases (e.g. fat loss, reverse, maintenance etc.). Take into consideration both short-term and long-term fitness goals when evaluating your nutrition plan. For example, if you want to “gain muscle and lose …

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The Basics: What Is Reverse Dieting?

There is a common myth that surrounds weight loss – this idea that some of us are cursed with a “slow metabolism” that keeps us from eating as much as our naturally thin friends. We often blame genetics when in reality, our cultural obsession with fad diets and food restrictions are likely what damaged our metabolism in the first place. Here’s …

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Drink This Not That: Easy Swaps To Save Calories

If you’re like most people, it’s easy to unintentionally “drink your calories” throughout the day. The majority of drinks at restaurants and fast food chains are loaded with sugar and fat, not to mention very high in calories. The good news is that there are easy substitutions you can make to order drinks with the same great flavors you love, …

Best 5 Foods To Add To Your Summer Diet

Not everyone loves fruits and veggies, but they are incredible sources of micronutrients (i.e. vitamins and minerals) that our bodies need to stay healthy. Some of the best fruits and vegetables are only available for a limited time, so don’t miss out on these ripe choices while they’re still in season. Add these five must-try summer foods to your diet today! Watermelon Not only is this sweet fruit refreshing …

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Why Most Supplements Aren’t Worth It.

Dietary supplements are a 30+ billion dollar industry that preys on the gullibility of millions of consumers who seek quick fix solutions to their fitness goals. The truth is, most supplements are a surefire way to burn through cash, not calories. Here’s the quick rundown of what you need to know to choose wisely. Key questions to consider when purchasing a supplement: …

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The Skinny Tea Scam

“Detox” or “skinny” teas have been widely touted as miracle weight loss products on social media, counting the likes of Kylie Jenner and other Insta-famous influencers among their fans (though their endorsement is likely in exchange for a hefty paycheck). There are a variety of different brands on the market, but the basic premise of each tea is essentially the …

Got Water? 3 Tips For Better Hydration

Got Water? 3 Tips For Better Hydration!

Staying hydrated is something a lot of us struggle with. When you’re on the go 24/7, it’s easy to forget about adequate water intake – this is especially true on vacation (we’re talking to you, spring breakers!) There are also times that water is simply not what our taste buds are craving, but it is what we NEED. Water is …

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Eating Out: How To Count Macros And Stay On Track

There is a lot of information to learn when you first begin your fitness journey. It is easy to feel overwhelmed, especially when you are new to the practice of balanced intake (i.e. flexible dieting) and all the nutrition jargon seems like a foreign language. Tracking your daily macronutrients may be difficult and time-consuming at first, but we promise it …