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Full Reps vs. Partial Reps

Full Reps vs. Partial Reps

On any given day, if you really take a moment to notice what everyone else is doing in the weight room, you will find folks performing a variety of routines, using different numbers of repetitions and sets, different exercises, and different form, like full reps vs....

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How to Encourage Loved Ones to Eat Better

How to Encourage Loved Ones to Eat Better

I know it can get frustrating when loved ones are not on the same page when it comes to their own health and wellness. And that’s ok… it’s taken me a while to realize this. You, as their loved one, may feel more invested in their health than they do! That’s ok because...

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How to Lose Belly Fat

How to Lose Belly Fat

As we get older, belly fat seems to be ever-present and overstaying its welcome. Well, I don’t know if it was very welcome in the first place. I noticed that once I crossed the big 3-0 birthday milestone, it seemed as though my belly began magically crossing the...

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Jenn Im Sharing Optimal Living Daily

Jenn Im Sharing Optimal Living Daily

The amazing Jenn Im talks about why she's obsessed with Optimal Living Daily in this video. If you're new here, it's super easy to listen for free! You can listen with any free podcast app on Android or iOS (iPhone, iPad) and even on Spotify. Simply search for Optimal...

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Low Potassium: What to Eat

Low Potassium: What to Eat

Potassium assists the body with a number of different functions. Its main functions are to: Help maintain the right balance of fluid within our cells Help with the body’s electrochemical conduction system Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 590 of the...

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What is VO2 Max and How to Improve It

What is VO2 Max and How to Improve It

VO2 max is term commonly used in the fitness industry. It’s an abbreviation for “volume of O2 max”, where O2 refers to oxygen. Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 575 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. If you're wondering why oxygen is referred to as...

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How Alcohol Affects Sleep

How Alcohol Affects Sleep

Whenever I discuss sleep, I like to use pets as an example. Picture a dog putting itself to sleep. Well, first, let’s be honest... it has to sniff around the room a while to find the perfect spot--that oh-so-perfect place where there’s just the right amount of sun....

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Teleworking: 12.5 Nights More Sleep

Teleworking: 12.5 Nights More Sleep

1 more hour of sleep is completely changing my life. By: Christopher Pascale I was recently approved to telework 2 days a week. At first, I was reluctant, but after hearing a podcast from within the FI community about how it can save money, I gave it a chance. Saving...

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Personal Finance: Make It Personal

Personal Finance: Make It Personal

This is a guest post by Nikki "The Crazy Asian," who posted the original article on her blog. I used to live life striving to be in the black-or-white zones. You know what I mean: the world of the “absolutes”: You must do this. You must NOT do that. And while that is...

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