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Open Up Your Squat Range of Motion with these 2 Mobility Movements

I'm not one to speak in ultimatums, but here is one thing that you MUST DO EVERY SINGLE DAY. And that is Move Your Body Joints in their FULL range of motion If you don't use it, you lose it… so rejuvenate your ranges of motion with these!

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6 Tricks & Tactics to Slowly Eat Your Way to Fat Loss

Week 3 of the Orca Nutrition Games is all about SLOWING IT DOWN! The benefits of slow eating include better digestion, better hydration, easier weight loss or maintenance, and greater satisfaction with our meals. Meanwhile, eating quickly leads to poor digestion, increased weight gain, and lower satisfaction. The message is clear: Slow down your eating… Continue reading 6 Tricks & Tactics to Slowly Eat Your Way to Fat Loss

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Why Holding on to Negative Emotions is Ruining Your Life

This is a guest post from my mentor, and founder of Orca Empire Fitness Academy, Ken Stabler. His philosophies and level of introspection have led him to be Raw & Honest with himself, his students, and his community to create a platform for growth. Enjoy! Have you ever heard people say: “You are either a… Continue reading Why Holding on to Negative Emotions is Ruining Your Life

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Want Whiter Teeth? Start by Rubbing Black Dust All Over Them (you’ll be amazed)

Clean Your Teeth by Getting Them Dirtier Than Ever! What if I told you that your current toothpaste is not the best way to brighten your smile, would you believe me? There is a secret trick that involved smearing your mouth with something you would NEVER expect, but I'll give you a hint... it's the… Continue reading Want Whiter Teeth? Start by Rubbing Black Dust All Over Them (you’ll be amazed)

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“Holy Wow, My Muscles Sore!” You should Foam Roll to Recover Faster & Workout Stronger

I don't know about you, but if I was able to get a weekly massage, my body would feel 1000% better. Getting a massage is a great way to: Relieve stress held in your neck and shoulders Provide pain relief to really tight muscles Speed up recovery time after a tough workout Improve flexibility and… Continue reading “Holy Wow, My Muscles Sore!” You should Foam Roll to Recover Faster & Workout Stronger

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The 3 Exercises EVERY Desk Jockey NEEDS to Do!

If you enjoy reading these blogs, wouldn't You like to carry them with You at any time? Oh Snap, You can!! Grab your very own Compact Fulfillment Guidebook: a fancy little book by Me, for YOU!... or don't, it's your Lifestyle Choice (e-book, paperback, kindle) The average U.S. adult sits 9-10 hours Each Day Working, Watching,… Continue reading The 3 Exercises EVERY Desk Jockey NEEDS to Do!

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It’s Not Just About the Exercise, It’s About the Entire Experience:

If you follow me on any social media, you may have seen that Journaling is a staple in my daily routine to keep me grounded, my pinball thoughts at bay, and a safe space to open up and think. Every now and again, I flip back through the pages to previous entries; there is a… Continue reading It’s Not Just About the Exercise, It’s About the Entire Experience:

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3 Ways to Protect Your Most Vulnerable Joint From Injury (#3 is my All-Time favorite)

What if I told you that stretching and mobility is not the best way to improve shoulder health; would you believe me? At the same time, neither is excessive strengthening or doing handstands every day. Since the shoulder can be so powerful, yet fragile, it goes a bit deeper than your usual strengthen-&-stretch routine in… Continue reading 3 Ways to Protect Your Most Vulnerable Joint From Injury (#3 is my All-Time favorite)

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Tight Shoulders? Poor Neck Posture? Well, You May Have Upper Cross Syndrome (it is fixable)

Sorry to disappoint you, but there will not be my usual fancy-schmancy "set the tone" introduction for this post; we are getting right down to business! What is Upper Cross Syndrome Upper Cross Syndrome (UCS) is initially seen as a forward head posture with rounded shoulders, even while attempting to stand tall. Before you WebMD yourself… Continue reading Tight Shoulders? Poor Neck Posture? Well, You May Have Upper Cross Syndrome (it is fixable)

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14 Bodyweight Movements to Spice Up Your Warm-Ups

The most important part of the workout is the one most often skipped! It can feel like pulling teeth if it is too slow of a pace, or not preparing you for the what lies ahead in your training session. Yet, without a warm-up, the chances of injury skyrocket, performance potential decreases, overall preparedness for… Continue reading 14 Bodyweight Movements to Spice Up Your Warm-Ups