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Does Erythritol Have Calories? Is it Safe?

Does Erythritol Have Calories? Is it Safe?

Some sugar substitute claims seem too good to be true--erythritol is one example. Does it provide the body with calories? It’s marketed as a zero-calorie sweetener. Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 635 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. I should also...

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Tuition Hacks: Pre-K, College & Summer Camp

Tuition Hacks: Pre-K, College & Summer Camp

How We Made $100/Hour Working at the YMCA By: Christopher Pascale Hacking tuition allows you to save thousands, which is cash you don’t have to earn, so you don’t get taxed. This concept of everyday saving came up repeatedly in the work of Dr. Thomas Stanley, who...

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What is the Optimum Heart Rate for Burning Fat?

What is the Optimum Heart Rate for Burning Fat?

I’ll start with the bottom line: fat loss is a complicated process. There is no guarantee that working out at a certain heart rate will lead to fat loss. I’ll explain, but first, I need to explain target heart rate… Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode...

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DB Pension Hacking

DB Pension Hacking

Stacking old fashioned pensions can be done! By: Christopher Pascale “The old economy with careers and benefits and pensions is gone.” -Chris Sacca The quotes throughout this piece entail the common wisdom of the day. Old fashioned defined benefit (DB) pensions are...

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Are Fitness Trackers Accurate and Worth It?

Are Fitness Trackers Accurate and Worth It?

Just the other day, one of my friends (who happens to be really into fitness) came up to me... well, more like ran up to me, because she was so excited to show me her new Smart Watch fitness tracker. She was showing me how it tracks nearly every movement--from...

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Wife on F.I.R.E.

Wife on F.I.R.E.

Financial Independence Is Easy When Your Spouse Is on Board By: Christopher Pascale Around the same time I set my kids on F.I.R.E., I showed a video to my wife. A few minutes in, her reaction was, ‘yeah, I bet they had no kids.’ She was right. The speaker was Pete,...

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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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Minimalism Tips for Family Cheat Sheet

Minimalism Tips for Family Cheat Sheet

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