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Nutrition & Lifestyle

Recipes and strategies.

No, the title doesn’t refer to a cheesy ‘50s Sci-Fi film. I’m talking about a real threat to you and your health today. So let me explain just what is a crab person and what they could do to you today. It Must Stink to be a Crab When fishing for crabs, you can just...
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People always ask me what they should eat. That’s a loaded question that can get complicated based on a person’s goals, biochemistry, allergies, intolerances, and personal tastes. But, for many of us, I have one helpful tip to remember when it comes time to answer that age-old question “What’s for dinner?” Ready? Here it is…...
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Have you ever heard the term, “overtraining?” In the fitness world, it means exercising too much, getting injured, fatigued and burned out. In short, moving backward rather than toward your goals. This situation is real, but I prefer to think of it as “under recovered” instead. Recovery is the Bodysmith’s second Foundation of Health, and unfortunately,...
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If you remember, last week I said over the next three Thursdays I was going to outline my 3 Foundations of Health and Fitness. Today I am going to begin by discussing the most important of all the foundations, nutrition. Nutrition is the cornerstone of body transformation and health. If you are not at your goals, then...
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Welcome to part one of a four-part series! Okay maybe it’s not that exciting, but I’m always jazzed to talk health and fitness. I’m such a nerd that if you buy me a beer, I will talk about it all night. 🙂 To be clear, I won’t take offense if you never take me up...
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Nutrition can be very complicated, especially if you have tried to follow “diets” in the past. Oh and how the fitness industry loves making things complicated. From over restrictive, take-all-of-the-fun-out-of-life plans to completely vilifying a whole food group, it seems like someone is always trying to sell you on “their plan.” Now carbohydrates are bad....
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Food can be a pleasurable experience. In fact, I think it’s ok to eat with this in mind about 10% of the time. You will still see results if you ate those nachos Saturday night during the game. The critical thing to remember is to get back on track with your very next snack or...
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I wanted to take a moment and speak to you about something really important. Your habits. Habits are our behavioral autopilot. They shape much of our lives, both good and bad. Bad habits might be cutting people off mid-sentence, texting while driving or biting your fingernails. Good habits include brushing your teeth before bed, putting...
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I already wrote about the importance of an exercise program in achieving your goals but if you really want to make changes in your body, you can’t forget about nutrition. At the Bodysmith, we believe that nutrition is the most important component in body transformation whether your goal is fat loss or muscle gain. Truth...
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If you’ve heard the word Kaizen before, chances are you are a student of business, or at least business literature. Kaizen is a Japanese word that means “continuous improvement,” and it has been often cited as the key to Japan’s competitive success in the decades after World War II. The principles of Kaizen call for operations...
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