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Can You Really Gain Muscle While You Sleep?

A good night’s sleep can lead to great things: improved memory, sharper thinking, and feeling refreshed and being ready to take on the day. According to a recent study, it appears we can also add increasing muscle mass to the list of benefits that gained from a solid rest. A group at the University of

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Transformation Tuesday: Gregory Lost 78 Pounds with P90X!

Gregory had always struggled with his weight, but he was inspired to make a lifestyle change after his family lost their home. He committed to P90X and lost 78 pounds and 12 inches in two rounds! Read his story in his own words here: I’ve always been bigger, but the weight was starting to become

ESPN Releases the 2015 Body Issue

ESPN Releases the 2015 Body Issue

Get ready to have your week rocked: ESPN just released their 2015 Body Issue and I couldn’t be more in awe. Sure, Sports Illustrated has their Swimsuit Issue, but I’m way more excited about ESPN’s celebration of all of the different kinds of athletic bodies out there. No sport is the same, so why should

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Stay Healthy By Eating the Colors of the Rainbow – Summer Edition

When it comes to healthy eating, so much advice seems to center on what not to put in our mouths that it’s easy to forget that there’s a whole world of foods out there that are great for you! One group of such foods are those rich in phytonutrients (“phyto” meaning “plant”), naturally-occurring pigments that lend color

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Meal Prep Mondays – Week 24

From starting the morning off on the right foot with a hearty breakfast of yogurt and fruit, to a clever new way to snack, to a hearty dinner of chicken sausage “pasta” our fitness fanatics are feeding themselves well! Each meal can be prepared in advance, so they can be on their game even when they’re on-the-go. We think

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Enter The #IceCreamFIX Contest For A Chance To Win Cool Prizes

Smooth, creamy, cool, and sweet – who doesn’t love a delicious scoop of ice cream or a popsicle on a hot summer day? With July being National Ice Month, there is no better time to indulge in frozen treats. We all scream for ice cream, but the sugar and fat in many traditional ice cream recipes will have you screaming,

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Breathe Easier This 4th of July

Summer is in full swing with BBQs, beach days, and…well, pretty much any excuse to soak up the sun. The prediction for this holiday weekend? All of that, plus fireworks!   Whether you’re kicking off celebrations today or waiting until Saturday, there might be one more thing you to consider this weekend: air pollution. We’re

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How Carbs Can Help You Get the Most Out of Your Workout

Contrary to popular belief, carbs are not the enemy. In fact, if you’re looking to improve your athletic performance, they’re a potent ally. Along with fat, carbs are fuel. Fat provides the long-burn source; carbs, the short burn. The body stores both, but can store glycogen (the resident energy of carbohydrates) in far less quantity.

15 Helpful Grilling Tips

15 Helpful Grilling Tips

Now that it’s summer, it’s time to give your oven a vacation and break out the barbecue! These tips will help you improve your skills whether you’re new to grilling or you’re a pro at cooking over fire. 1. To make cooking easier, clean your grill thoroughly before and after each use with a sturdy

7 Patriotic Recipes for 4th of July

Patriotic Recipes to Celebrate the 4th of July

No Independence Day is complete without a few red, white, and blue treats! Celebrate America’s birthday with some of the patriotic recipes below.  They’re all easy to make and will make your partygoers ooh and ahh almost as much as they will over the fireworks!   Independence Day Fruit Tray No recipe needed for this

Seven Great New Traditions to Start This 4th

Seven Great New Traditions to Start This 4th

This year, it’s time to try some new traditions for Independence Day! Here are seven that could make your 4th of July even more fun. All You Can Eat Every year, Nathan’s on Coney Island hosts a hot dog eating contest. We don’t recommend partaking in this, but what about a watermelon eating one? Line

7 Healthy Burgers to Try This Summer

7 Healthy Burgers To Try This Summer

There is something so satisfying about a good burger! That’s why we created seven tasty burgers for you to try this summer, made with everything from beef or turkey, to savory veggie options. Get the recipes.

Star Spangled Fruit Salad

Star Spangled Fruit Salad

This Star Spangled Fruit Salad is so easy to make—simply cut watermelon into ½-inch thick slices and then cut with a small star-shaped cookie cutter. If you have a couple different sizes it looks even better! Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: None Total Time: 15 Minutes Yield: 4 servings, about ½ cup each Ingredients:

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