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Where to Find Good At-Home Workouts

Have you ever made plans to go to the gym, but you never went because you didn’t want to go, you got distracted doing something, your Netflix show got too good to leave, or you didn’t want to go alone? You're not alone. There is a solution! There are other options than just going to the gym. You can work out for home! There are so many platforms that have workout classes, or if you own a workout machine; there are many workouts that are possible for you to do on that machine. With technology evolving many platforms have home workouts; either with no equipment or with equipment. One platform that you can find great workouts is on YouTube. Many channels...

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Healthy Snacking Alternatives

The majority of people like to snack. Whether it is watching movies, doing work, going to the library to do assignments, or going on a long car ride. Snacks are a necessity for some people. They quickly grab a bag of chips each time they want to snack. A bag of chips each time a person snacks isn’t the best for them. There are healthier choices and we are going to explore those options. A healthy option for a breakfast snack is a thing called monkey toast. What you will need to make this is peanut butter, banana, honey, bread, and chia seeds. It’s a very simple snack to make. First, you want to toast the bread; it can be...

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The Versatility of Zucchini

Zucchini is one of the most versatile veggies there is. It can easily be thrown in the pan while sautéing a quick dinner, baked for the perfect side for lunch, air fried to make zucchini chips, blended into a morning smoothie, and even added as a healthy addition to a sweet chocolate cake. It is a great low-carb addition to many different recipes. Here are some of our favorites! Keto Taco Zucchini Boats INGREDIENTS   4 Zucchini 1 pound Ground beef 1/2 cup Bell Peppers, mixed Red & Yellow, finely diced 1 tablespoon Chili Powder 2 teaspoons Cumin 1/2 teaspoon Salt 1/4 cup Water 8 ounces Cheddar cheese, shredded 1/2 cup Salsa INSTRUCTIONS   Preheat oven to 400°F Prepare your zucchini by trimming off the stem end. To do this I just gently round the end of the zucchini...

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Dorm Room Workouts

Are you trying to stay in shape at school? Is the school gym just too far away or too intimidating? A lot of students feel like that! Luckily there are some pretty easy workouts you can do in your dorm room to keep in shape. Squats Are Your Best Friend If you stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, and sit your hips until your legs are at a right angle, you can increase the strength and tone your calves, thighs, and butt! Remember to keep your chest up, bending it forward doesn’t help you and makes the workout less difficult. If you cheat a workout you only cheat yourself out of results! Squats are pretty standards so doing 10 reps...

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You Can Train and Diet like the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Too!

With the FIFA Women’s World Cup in full swing, you’ve probably seen a highlight or two of the latest game these amazing women have won! It’s got us thinking, “How do they do it?!” We went digging for some advice, and we found a few articles that their High Performance Coach, Dawn Scott, weighed in on.Nutrition Mission                One thing to keep in mind is that these women are traveling and on the road for so long, so sticking to a diet isn’t exactly easy. Scott has said that with 23 players they optimize the buffet style of serving. Scott likes to offer the team a variety of options so the cravings for junk food are kept at bay.                Their menu...

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