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    Join The War on Soda Right Now: What You Need to Know

    With the holiday season behind us, I thought this would be a great post to lead into the New Year, especially since all of us most likely consumed more sugar then usual over the holidays.Now, I didn't have a pop/soda over the holidays and I haven't had a soda in over 10 years.  However it wasn't always like this.  Prior to 10 years ago I would normally drink 3 to 4 cans of Coke every day.   Read More...

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    3 Reasons Why HIIT Training Is the Best Workout You Will Ever Experience

    If you’re like most people, you’ve probably been searching for the best workout. There are so many options that it can easily get confusing. Not only that, everyone seems to have an opinion regarding which workout is really the best. I’ve tried a number of these workouts over the years since I retired from hockey.   Read More...

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    Hello There, Popeye! Muscle Growth and Definition: 10 Foods That Will Make You Look Amazing

    Popeye has been an icon of strength since 1929. This tough yet lovable sailor always gave credit where credit was due, too. When it came time to knock out anyone who was messing with his beloved Olive Oil, he’d bust out a can of spinach, eat it in one quick gulp, and then, like magic, his biceps would grow and he’d be able to take out a guy that was at least twice his size.Why do I admire Popeye?   Read More...

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    The Shocking Truth: Toxic Chemicals You're Probably Using Every Day

    Home and personal care products—you’d think that the things we use on a daily basis wouldn’t prove detrimental to our health. After all, they are for our care. But just as with the food we eat, so it is with our home and personal care products: many of them are toxic and pose a threat to our health and life. I’ve written before about some of the toxic chemicals that can be found in food items, and why organic is always the best choice. Just this past week there was a report released by...  Read More...

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    The Cold Shower Challenge: A Simple, Powerful Way to Boost Health

    Health hoaxes—they’re everywhere, and they’ve been around forever. Some of the older ones we tend to refer to as “old wives’ tales,” while others, though disproven, still seem to mesmerize a ton of people into trying them. When a new health craze comes into existence, I’m always a little bit skeptical—interested, but skeptical. I try to make sure and do as much research before I try anything new, which is what led me to do some research on the cold shower craze. Cold showers have been ...  Read More...

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    3 Important Facts About Protein Powder You Need to Know Right Now!

    “A high quality protein powder is essential to any healthy diet, especially if you’re active.”  Or, so the claims say.Is protein powder really “essential,” or is it more of a marketing gimmick? If you talk to the powder companies, supplement stores, or athletes (particularly weight lifters), the consensus is that most of us are protein deficient. We need these powders in order to build muscle, increase energy, and to improve our overall health. There are others, however, who quest...  Read More...

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    Finish This Year Feeling Fantastic: 5 Foods High in Vitamin B12

    It recently dawned on me that 2016 is rushing toward the finish line. Can you believe it's Halloween today????  Boooo! :-)The holiday season is almost upon us, before we know it, we’ll be ringing in the New Year.   Read More...

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