Month: September 2016

Understanding The Role of Your Heart Rate

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For overall fitness, it pays to get your heart pumping. When you elevate your heart rate for at least 10 minutes at a time, you reap the benefits of aerobic exercise, boost heart and lung health, and fight illnesses. If you’re trying to lose weight, aerobic exercise (also called cardio) can be your best friend. Running […]

Fitting in Fast Food

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You know the drill. You wake up late and are rushing off to work without grabbing a healthy breakfast, or you only have a 30 minute gap between the end of the meeting you’re in and the beginning of the next one across town. You have to eat something to sustain your energy, but the only options along […]


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Prep time: 1 hour 15 mins Total time: 1 hour 15 mins Serves: 10 Ingredients 1 cup bulgur wheat 1 1/2 cups boiling water 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (2 lemons) 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp kosher salt 1 cup minced scallions, white and green parts (1 bunch) 1 cup chopped fresh mint leaves […]

10 Tips for Dealing with Failure

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Failure is something we often take personally, especially if we put our hearts into achieving a goal only to have it remain out of reach. Instead of letting failure beat you down, however, there are ways to bounce back from it. Here are 10 tips for dealing with failure. Find the Reason There is always […]

Golden Age Building Routine for the Beginner: The Mesomorph

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This article goes hand in hand with our previous article: Golden Age Diet Plan for the Beginner: The Mesomorph Here’s the second installment in our beginner routines. At first glance this make look a little daunting, and you’re right. This is an original Pumping Iron days workout. It got a little intense back then. If […]

Cantaloupe Breakfast Bowl

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There are a lot of easy and fast ways to get your breakfast in without having to sacrifice nutrition. The key is to find those foods that deliver a combination of nutrients. Breakfast is the meal your body has been waiting for since dinner. And it needs a well-rounded combination of foods to recharge. This quick […]

Water: Drink it. There are No Excuses

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Water is one of the most important ingredients to the survival of the human body. For starters, over 60% of our bodies are made up of water – brains 70%, lungs 90%, and lean muscle tissue 75%. Blood, which carries oxygen and disease fighting cells and diffuses waste, is almost 83% water. We need to […]

Everyday Nutritional Guidelines

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You already understand you need to eat right to manage your weight, fend off cardiovascular disease, and help fight diabetes, but how to navigate your diet alone after the program is over? If you’re overwhelmed by it all, you’re not alone.  Just follow these basic guidelines to stay healthy. Go Whole Refined foods are stripped […]