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Coming Out…

It’s not something I aspired to. I didn’t get out of bed one morning and decide, yeah, today’s the day this is going down. It just happened – slowly, progressively – happened. It’s consumed 23 years of my life. It’s all I know. It’s who I am. My name is Read more…

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Top Three Reasons Women Don’t Lift

Guest post written by: Jim Laird Over the last 10 years I have counseled thousands of women about their fitness goals. During these conversations I often times must cut through misconceptions and long held beliefs about losing weight and “toning.” Even so, their motivation is loud and clear. Women want Read more…

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A Few Good Snacks…

So last week was Halloween and let’s face it – some of the ‘treats’ that may have found (or are still finding) their way into your mouth are downright scary.  Did you know that there are 25 ingredients in Plain M&M’s, 19 in a Snickers bar and 28 in an Read more…

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Consumed By Food…

There are these two guys. I LOVE THEM. They never ask me to bring them a beer or steal the remote control. They make me feel good and comfort me when I’m having a bad day. They are both totally cool with each other; in fact they’re even in business Read more…

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Fire Your Gym- Quick Book Review

Hey there, just wanted to take a few minutes to tell folks about a book that I think many people will both enjoy and find useful (I’ll get to that in a moment) but I also wanted to give you a quick update on things. I’ve been working like crazy Read more…

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Fight or Flight

Guest post by: Tyler Minton I woke up on the cold bathroom floor. I knew I hadn’t fallen asleep, but couldn’t remember exactly at what point I had pulled myself out of the tub filled with hot water and epsom salt. After taking a minute to climb to my feet, Read more…

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Is Your Inner Coach a Moron?

Written by: Sarah Strange   Sometimes we do really idiotic things to ourselves that we wouldn’t ever wish on anyone else. I think we do it unconsciously; feeling like it’s totally normal and reasonable until someone else points it out to us, or we look at it in a greater Read more…

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The Shelves Overfloweth With New Paleo Reading (and Cooking) Material…

Remember when the only paleo books on the market were “The Paleo Diet” and “The Paleo Solution”? It was a time before iPads and smart phones, back when we still had to read books with pages… Honestly, I’m not entirely sure how we survived… Well, lucky for us we are Read more…

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90/10, 80/20, 40/60… What’s Your Paleo Percentage?

Conversation overheard at the gym: Ripped dude with six-pack abs and biceps that would shut down any military gun show: “Yeah, you know, I’m not like 100% paleo. I’d say I’m probably about 90/10.” New guy with pony-keg abs, wearing Velcro tennis shoes: “Cool, so you can still have beer Read more…

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The Female Athlete Triad

As a dietitian, I’ve worked with a variety of individuals (ranging from those with eating disorders to  neurological conditions) improve their health through nutrition and other lifestyle modifications.  Often times when I meet with clients, the desired goal is weight loss, but when it comes to women that can come Read more…

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