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How to squat without knee pain. knee pain leg exercises squat Sep 13, 2021

If you've ever had a regular fitness routine chances are you've done a squat.

Squats are a great compound exercise that works all of your leg muscles, your glutes, and your lower back.

Squats are also an exercise that can be modified to fit the individual's needs. If your...

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Why a strong core is important. Sep 07, 2021

Core strength is arguably the most important thing to work on when you're starting a fitness program. Having a strong trunk can save you from some big injury-related issues down the road.

You have probably been told in the past why core exercises are important. Let's get into...

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Why stretching is important. stretching Aug 30, 2021

Do you stretch after every workout? If not you may be missing out on all of the health benefits it brings. I can honestly say I've been neglecting my stretching lately, and my body is starting to tell me so. Ouch!

 
Even if you aren’t working out regularly...
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Recipe: Turkey meatballs. Aug 24, 2021
Mmm, meatballs. One of life's great comfort foods. These meatballs are versatile because you can eat them on their own, in a salad, on rice, in pasta, or on a sandwich.
 
I figured out this recipe for these meatballs because I wanted an easy dish that I could make in a...
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Recipe: Citrus quinoa salad. Aug 17, 2021

This summer has been a HOT one! Chances are you haven't wanted to do a lot of cooking. I can raise my hand and say the same thing! At this point turning on the oven has been a major no-no!


If you're looking for a delicious dish that won't turn your house into an...

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Recipe: Thai lettuce cups. Aug 09, 2021

Here's a recipe that I can't wait to share with you! This has been a family favourite of ours for a while now and hubby always devours them whenever we make them.

I've also heard ringing endorsements about these low carb lettuce wraps. Clients have made them and now say...

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Recipe: Avocado chocolate pudding Aug 03, 2021
 
Who doesn't love dessert? Who doesn't love a dessert that's full of healthy fats and fiber that are going to keep you feeling fuller, longer?
 
Aside from the fat and fiber you get from them, avocados have a ton of health benefits!
 
Health benefits of...
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Are you planking properly? Jul 19, 2021

Any good fitness program will include a series of planks. While they aren't the most fun exercise to do, adding planking to your fitness regime is important for a number of reasons.

It's often joked about as the longest 30 seconds in fitness, but find out why you should be planking as...
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How to squat properly. Jul 19, 2021

The squat. It’s almost like nature’s perfect exercise. It’s a compound exercise which means it works more than one muscle at the same time. It’s a functional movement that helps you perform everyday activities.

We’ve been squatting since we...
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Why is bone density important? Jul 19, 2021
Our bones are our bodily support, give our bodies shape, and protect our internal organs. Our bone marrow helps produce red blood cells and they also act as storage for important minerals like calcium. 

When we're born we have 270 bones! By the time we reach the age of 25 we have only...

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What is DOMS? Jul 19, 2021
Have you ever felt REALLY sore a day or two after a workout? That's called delayed onset muscle soreness, or, DOMS.
 
DOMS is the result of micro-trauma in your muscles and leads to inflammation and swelling. It's temporary...
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Why proper form is important when resistance training. Jun 21, 2021

There are many benefits of resistance training. Adding resistance training to your fitness regime increases your metabolism, helping you burn body fat while resting, improves your muscle strength which can help reduce your chance of injury, and can help you maintain your...

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