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A Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting

A Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting

FacebookemailTwitterPinterestTumblrRedditLinkedinIntermittent fasting is one of the hottest and trendiest weight loss methods in the health and fitness community. In a most basic definition, intermittent fasting occurs when you separate your day into two windows, one shorter window for consuming calories while the other window is strictly for fasting. One of the most common methodologies that employ intermittent fasting is the 16/8 protocol, 16 hours of not eating leaving the other 8 hours to fulfill your daily food requirements. This is…

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Holistic in Houston: 5 Clean Eating Habits for 2019

Holistic in Houston: 5 Clean Eating Habits for 2019

FacebookemailTwitterPinterestTumblrRedditLinkedinAh January, when the gym is packed and the line at the salad bar is longer than usual. So many people set goals to be healthier and fitter for the new year, but according to US News, 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February. The problem, in my opinion, is that their resolutions are not practical. Cleaning up your diet doesn’t have to be complicated. The best resolutions, when it comes to your health, are simple, easy to adhere…

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How Much Is Your Health Costing You & Everyone Else?

How Much Is Your Health Costing You & Everyone Else?

FacebookemailTwitterPinterestTumblrRedditLinkedin“Eating healthy is expensive!” I’ve harped about this plenty in previous blog posts, but one of the most common excuses people make for not eating healthy is how costly they think it is. Do some critical thinking for a bit. What do you think costs more long term, eating healthy for life or years of medical expenses, pills, and surgeries especially in the latter years of your life? In this week’s post, we’ll go over how being healthier will save…

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My First 10K Experience

My First 10K Experience

FacebookemailTwitterPinterestTumblrRedditLinkedinEvery once in a while, you have to push yourself, so why not run a 10K? If you’ve followed me via social media over the last few months, you’ve probably noticed yours truly training for a 10K. And by the my definition of “training”, what I thought was needed to perform optimally on race day. Well that day Sunday, October 28th, came and went, with results being: Not too shabby if you ask me. I think I did pretty well…

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The Power of the Nap

The Power of the Nap

FacebookemailTwitterPinterestTumblrRedditLinkedinWhat is something that Google, Ben & Jerry’s, Zappos, and Uber all have in common? All of these companies have installed dedicated nap stations in their work environment. After about 16 hours without sleep, majority of people will start to feel tired. To combat this, 1/3 of U.S. adults nap on any given day. But where does a nap’s bad rap come from? No studies have been able to conclude that naps themselves cause a low quality night’s sleep. Most…

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The Keto Diet & My Personal Experience

The Keto Diet & My Personal Experience

FacebookemailTwitterPinterestTumblrRedditLinkedinA few months back, a social media follower asked on their Instagram story for any general tips or advice about following a Keto diet. I gave that her my two cents and went on about my day, but realized this would make a great blog post! Now, to be honest and straightforward, I only did a two-week Keto trial back in my studious collegiate days, so I’m no experienced expert on the subject. But, I decided to dig deeper into…

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