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Hamstring Training 2.0

A lack of hamstring strength is very common even for people who come to the gym regularly. Achieving proper hamstring strength improves back and knee health. The hamstring has two major functions: knee flexion and hip extension. In today’s circuit we combine exercises that address both of these functions so that you get the most…

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The Hurts to Laugh Ab Workout

This ab workout is exactly as the name sounds. When combined into one workout, you will effectively train all of the core musculature including: Rectus Abdominis, internal and external obliques, transverse abdominis and the psoas. This workout works great on its own or after any training session. Since some of these exercises have a touch of…

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3 Recovery Methods to Optimize Performance

Any CrossFitter will tell you it’s the intensity of the routine that separates him or her from the pack. But research shows that doing CrossFit too frequently without making some key adjustments can have undesired consequences. Training consisting of a lot of volume and intensity produces substantial amounts of lactic acid — a compound created by the breaking down…

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7 Signs You Need More Magnesium

Magnesium is an essential micronutrient required for optimal health and peak performance. It is classified as one of seven essential macrominerals and is a cofactor in more than 300 enzymatic reactions in the human body. Blood pressure, heart rhythm, insulin sensitivity, blood inflammation markers, and nervous system regulation are all directly linked to magnesium levels….

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Gain Back Ten Years In 10 Minutes

It’s inevitable that as we age a decrease in flexibility and mobility becomes very noticeable. In fact, many experts agree that flexibility declines much faster than strength. Remember when squatting or lunging down to pick something up off the floor was an elementary task that happened without hesitation? Now you might really have to prepare…

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Golden Milk

By now, we all know the amazing anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric. The challenge is incorporating it into our daily routines in a delicious and comforting way. Golden milk is the golden ticket.

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Hormonal Imbalance: 5 Foods That Wreak Havoc

Hormones such as estrogen, testosterone, thyroid, cortisol, and insulin are invaluable chemical messengers that affect many aspects of your overall health. The glands and organs that make up the endocrine system, including the thyroid, adrenals, pituitary, ovaries, testicles, and pancreas, are in charge of secreting and controlling these hormones, and if just one part of…

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Maca & Cocoa Truffles

Looking for an easy and delicious way to add one of nature’s most powerful adaptogens, Maca, into your diet? We’ve found it with this snack! Maca grows in South America at higher altitudes than any other plant in the world, anywhere between 7000-11,000 feet. No wonder the root of this plant translates into more mental…

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Quinoa and Grass-Fed Beef Bowl with Chipotle Lime Dressing

Our Quinoa and Grass-Fed Beef Bowl with Chipotle Lime Dressing is overflowing with superfoods and super flavor – see what we did there? We start with a base of nutty quinoa and add roasted poblano peppers, sweet organic corn, diced cherry tomatoes and farm-fresh organic baby spinach. But you may be asking yourself, “Where’s the…

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