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Beginner Tips for Counting Macros

Have you heard of the new dieting strategy called “counting macros?” In reality it’s not new, in fact it’s the way many in the fitness industry have been eating for years, acknowledging that not all calories are created equal. Macro, … Continued

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NPTI Mythbusters: The Truth About Paleo Diet

What is a Paleo Diet? Dr. Loren Cordain, professor of health and exercise science at Colorado State University and author of The Paleo Diet originally coined “The Paleo Diet”, in 2010. A Paleo diet is based on the hunter-gatherer eating … Continued

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Guide to Working Out In The Heat [Infographic]

Tips for staying healthy and hydrated during summer workouts. While summer may be the perfect time to take your workout outdoors, the summer heat can be a problem particularly in areas with extreme heat and humidity. Exercising in warm weather … Continued

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Best Summer Fitness Vacations

Summer is here, have you planned your vacation yet? Everyone needs some rest and relaxation, but the ideal summer vacation is not universal. While some people enjoy lounging around soaking up the sun with a sugary cocktail in hand, for … Continued

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NPTI Mythbusters: Is Organic Food Healthier?

Once only found in specialty health food stores, organic foods are now sold regularly at most major supermarkets. While organic foods have become a popular trend, navigating and understanding organic food labels, claims and benefits can be confusing. On one … Continued

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What is Muscle Memory?

Common sense tells you that if you have been actively lifting weights and working out and then stop for a couple months, you will lose the muscle and progress you have made. But did you know that if you start … Continued

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