The Ultimate Take-It-Anywhere Workout!

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Are you traveling out of town? Can’t make it to the gym today? With a couple of pieces of equipment stashed in your suitcase, it’s easy to get in a workout without leaving your hotel room. Two basic items to pack are exercise bands and a jump rope. They weigh next to nothing and take…

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AV 037 -How to Be Your Own Personal Trainer!

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  LISTEN NOW! [powerpress] What should I do for a workout? We get this question at least once a day, and I’m sorry to say that we don’t have the perfect answer for everybody. As much as everyone is hoping for that magic tip and solution to this question I am afraid to say “there…

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Gym Hacks – Assisted Pull-up

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Most of us go to the gym with a plan. We have an idea of what exercises we are going to do, how they should flow and the weights or machines we will use. However it doesn’t always pan out . The other day Nik & I got to a super crowded gym with limited…

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Take Your Butt From Flat to Full Workout

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This workout challenge is designed to tighten, tone, lift and reshape your butt. Is this challenge easy? “No”. Will your behind be sore? “Probably”. Will it be worth it? “Definitely”. How much time will I have to dedicate to this challenge? “16 minutes or less 2-3x week”  What you’ll need for this challenge: water, a yoga…

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Your Guide To Plant Based Protein Powders

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This is a very common questions we get from our readers and clients. Before I get into this post let me mention that both Nikki and myself are firm believers in striving to get most of our nutrients from real, wholesale sources and keep supplements to a minimum. However let’s face it.  Most of us live a…

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Top 5 Workouts to Beach Volleyball Abs

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The season of change is just a spring away, which means those dreams about having toned abs need to become a reality. To get the fittest abs in the fastest amount of time, look no further than the workouts of beach volleyball players – the ones who are constantly showing off their sports skills and…

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12 Exercises You Can Do Without The Gym

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Who needs a gym when there’s the living room floor? Bodyweight exercises are a simple, effective way to improve balance, flexibility, and strength without machines or extra equipment. From legs and shoulders to chest and abs, we’ve covered every part of the body that can get stronger with body resistance alone. 1. Burpees: are one of those…

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10 Min High Intensity Workout

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AMRAP stands for As Many Rounds/Reps As Possible. In these workouts, you’ll set a timer for a fixed amount of time and go through the sequence as many times as you can. The goal behind AMRAP’s is to take a short period of time, a challenging set of exercises (generally 2-6) and to work at…

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Fat Assault Workout

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This workout is 18 minutes long and it’s made up of bodyweight exercises. I didn’t use any fitness equipment except of my Gymboss Interval Timer (click the blue link for more info on the timer) which I set for 9 rounds of 10 seconds and 30 second long intervals (6 minutes total). Your goal is to do…

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Want Flat Abs? Here is the Secret

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The big myth about getting a flat, jelly-free belly is that you have to do crunches and plank exercises day in and day out. It’s unbelievable how many different devices have been created just to target the mid section – ab rollers, ab glider, ab circle…..all claiming to “melt away the pounds”. The truth is …. no matter what…

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The Ab Attack Workout

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Hey Guys, Recently we have received a lot of requests to put together a workout routine that would target the midsection. From my experience working in the fitness field the six pack and love handles seems to be the most common concern for people when it comes to physical appearance. Unfortunately crunches alone are NOT…

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Where do I get iron if not from red meat?

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We’ve heard from a lot of you that your goal for the year of 2014, is to adopt a 100% plant based diet, part vegan, or just truly focus on including more veggies in your daily meals. We want to help. Nikki and I made a plethora of mistakes on our journey to living a plant…

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5 Healthy Substitutes for Guilt-Free Baking

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Baking is one of my favorite part of the holiday season. Whether I am making home made chocolates, pies or cookies, the holidays mean you will find me in the kitchen more often than usual. And tasting more frequently too 😉 I put together several tips for healthier holiday baking that really do work –…

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WOW #10 – THE PAINSTORM

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This week Nik and I challenge you to stop doing the same old workouts that haven’t gotten you any results for quite some time and give this metabolic bomb a try 🙂 As we discussed in our latest podcast “12 Crucial Keys To A Successful Fat Loss”  in order to get lean and ripped you…

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