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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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Didn’t Your Mother Tell You to Eat Your Damn Vegetables? Here’s the REAL Reason Why

My diet used to be absolute piss poor. There is not the slightest chance I will try and throw a curtain over my pre-collegiate habits. After 90% of highschool days, religious rides to McDonalds or the deli for a mayo slathered hard roll sandwich. To even throw more fuel in the fire, that could be… Continue reading Didn’t Your Mother Tell You to Eat Your Damn Vegetables? Here’s the REAL Reason Why

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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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The EASIEST Way to Increase Your Fitness, Health, & Longevity (without a gym membership)

https://youtu.be/JCC3UTyhSdk What's better than a little Mr. Bean to get you up and groovin' this day?! Although those moves won't win 'So You Think You Can Dance', did you notice the exercise he was doing in order to increase his longevity, health, and joint health? He Loosely Moved His Body in Many Different Directions As… Continue reading The EASIEST Way to Increase Your Fitness, Health, & Longevity (without a gym membership)

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iSorry… Your Phone is Destroying Your Wrist and Hand Health; fix your pain, stiffness or discomfort RIGHT NOW

https://flic.kr/p/5aSoAT Your hands and fingers were designed for freedom of movement for countless physical tasks. But recently, societies are becoming more and more prone to hand, wrist, and elbow injuries. You could say it is from weight training, family genetics, or a stupid injury from when you were young. While all of those still may… Continue reading iSorry… Your Phone is Destroying Your Wrist and Hand Health; fix your pain, stiffness or discomfort RIGHT NOW

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Just Focus On One Thing In the Moment: Habit Forming Advice to Make Them Stick

Everday on your social media news feed is a new diet fad or nutrition hack, but I urge you to avoid the buzz and take miraculous claims with a grain of Pink Himalayan Sea salt. Trying to flip your habits and behaviors a 180º (nutrition, fitness, lifestyle, ect.) there is always some blowback. I understand… Continue reading Just Focus On One Thing In the Moment: Habit Forming Advice to Make Them Stick

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Why is it So Hard to Lose Weight During the Winter? (Your Genetics are Guilty)

2018  is in full effect, and with that, the steam from starting your New Years Resolution goals are ready for another boost of motivation and vigor. By definition, a resolution is, "A FIRM DECISION TO DO OR NOT DO SOMETHING; THE ACTION OF SOLVING A PROBLEM, DISPUTE, OR CONTENTIOUS MATTER".  Eating healthier, starting to exercise,… Continue reading Why is it So Hard to Lose Weight During the Winter? (Your Genetics are Guilty)

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Strengthen Your Posterior Chain With Slideboard Curls

This is a piggyback post from last weeks blog, How to ACTUALLY Perform a "Simple" Glute Bridge; Free Exercise Coaching (If you missed that video-blog - or vlog as the hip kids say - improve your back and glute strength by watching that video linked above) This supine lying hamstring curl is a hip dominant… Continue reading Strengthen Your Posterior Chain With Slideboard Curls

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6 Questions Every Smart Should Trainer Know About Their Clients

Reps, sets, and exercises used to be the most important parts of a personal training routine...but the business of fitness is changing in a more empowering direction. Yes, knowing that 8-12 repetitions are an ideal range for muscular hypertrophy where the muscle is in a hot spot of stimulus between strength and endurance training is important.… Continue reading 6 Questions Every Smart Should Trainer Know About Their Clients

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“The Link Between Sugar & Cancer” An Article Summary

I was provided this article by a medical colleague of mine, and after glancing it over realized I needed to share this easy-to-digest information with all of you! Cancer affects many of our lives, directly or indirectly through loved ones, family or friends. But over the last few decades, research to treat and overcome this disease… Continue reading “The Link Between Sugar & Cancer” An Article Summary