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Breaking Down High Intensity Interval Training

High Intensity Interval Training, also known as HIIT, is mentioned a lot right now, and I mean a lot when you are searching for ways to roast calories and fat and drop some pounds, not just during the work out itself, but in the hours following your HIIT work out as well. Sounds amazing right? But, is it true? First …

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Protein Pancakes

Ah, pancakes! Whether made with fruits, or chocolate chips; doused in maple syrup or with peanut butter, pancakes sure are a delicious breakfast food. Unfortunately, they lack in the nutritional department. They are high in sugars and fats, but lack luster in many other categories. Luckily, there are variations that taste delicious and are contain a variety of beneficial nutrients. …

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Açai Superfood Bowl

Who says breakfast has to bland? This açai superfood bowl is a fresh and flavourful way to start off your morning (or even throughout the day)! Not to mention it’s loaded with an abundance of healthy ingredients – from fresh fruit to hearty nuts and seeds. This vegan, gluten-free recipe is certainly one to try!   Ingredients (Makes 2 Servings) …

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Vinson Smith

Vinson Smith comes across as a normal guy. The High School football coach from a small town in North Carolina is laid back and easy to talk to. You get the sense that this is a man who abounds in low key confidence and is incredibly comfortable with who he is. It would be hard to believe that that this …

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Sesame Butterflied Chicken

Looking for a light and flavourful chicken dish? Look no further. This sesame butterflied chicken recipe by Jamie Oliver is high in protein, low in saturated fats, full of flavour, and the best part – you don’t have to be an award winning chef, like Jamie, to make it! Ingredients (Serves 2) Fine rice noodles           …

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Hot and Sour Soup

  When it comes to comfort food, you can never go wrong with soup! Whether it is a cold day, rainy day, beautiful day, or even just a relaxing day, a nice bowl of soup is certainly something to enjoy. Lisa Borden, Owner of Borden Communications & Design, shared her delicious recipe for hot and sour soup. This soup is …

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Should You Add Yoga to Your Work Outs?

Yoga is actually an all encompassing term that includes religion, philosophy and physical practices; but, let’s face it, we are a fitness blog, and what we strive to do is help people discover new ways that they can take steps forward in their fitness journey.  For those reasons we will mostly be avoiding the religious and philosophical elements, except where …

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Buda Juice

  What are some of the health benefits of drinking your fresh juices? All the same (can’t say all as it doesn’t have fibre) health benefits of eating 5lbs of fresh organic produce! We maintain a complete cold chain of 4 degrees celsius throughout our entire process to ensure the maximum amount of nutrients make it to you. We also never add any …

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Protein Popsicles

Personal trainer and Pilates specialist, Kathleen Trotter loves Fudgesicles, but unfortunately, they aren’t the healthiest snack out there. She decided to create something similar in taste, but a lot healthier! These protein pops are low in calories, free of artificial additives, and are great for a post workout snack (or when you feel like snacking!) Ingredients Ice       …

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Giving Can Help You Live Longer

Helping feels good, we all know that. That is to say, anyone who ever donates their time or money to a charity, knows that there are a lot of positive feelings that come along with it. Well, a new name has been given to that feeling and there are also some other positive side effects that go along with it. …