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How to Motivate Others to Exercise

How to Motivate Others to Exercise

As a fitness coach or even friend, it can get frustrating when working with those that don’t share the same enthusiasm for exercise, or even their own health and wellness. And that’s ok… it’s taken me a while to realize this but you, as their health and fitness coach,...

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Is Honey Better Than Sugar?

Is Honey Better Than Sugar?

This whole business of sugar: added vs. natural, sugar alcohols, syrups, molasses, honey, and so on is very confusing. Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 530 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. Don't Attempt to Eliminate Sugar From Your Diet I first...

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How to Develop Your Chest Muscles If You’re Not Seeing Results

How to Develop Your Chest Muscles If You’re Not Seeing Results

Normally, I get a lot of questions about building ab muscles like “How do I get a six pack?” or “How do I get cut like the guys from the movie, ‘300’?” Let's talk about another vanity muscle: the chest. Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 525 of the...

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How Much Rest in Between Sets and Workouts is Best?

How Much Rest in Between Sets and Workouts is Best?

We all know we need some rest between workouts, but just how much rest do you need? Do you need rest between sets? And do you need rest days? Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 520 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. I will address rest in between sets...

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How to Keep Weight Off After Losing It

How to Keep Weight Off After Losing It

If you're looking for a way to keep weight off after losing it, I must congratulate you on the fact that you are able to lose the weight in the first place. Many are not successful at reaching their goal weight. Be sure to congratulate yourself on your ability to...

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Sitting at a Computer All Day Tips

Sitting at a Computer All Day Tips

We are finding through survey data that for those of us in the U.S., we are working longer hours at our jobs, sitting at a computer all day, and taking fewer breaks. And the breaks that we do take do not usually entail going for a walk. Instead, it’s usually related...

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Partial FI = Substantial Freedom

Partial FI = Substantial Freedom

I went partial FI at 26. I didn’t mean to, nor knew what FI was. By: Christopher Pascale Following 5 years in the Marine Corps, I was 60% disabled. My severance in 2008 with a wife and 2 kids was $1,200 every month forever, with adjustments that have gone up since....

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Lowering Cholesterol Naturally Through Diet and Exercise

Lowering Cholesterol Naturally Through Diet and Exercise

Cholesterol is made naturally by the body, but we can also get it from foods. How is that possible? About 75% of the cholesterol we find in our bloodstream comes from our liver. This is a good thing. Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 500 of the podcast...

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