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Protein Powder 101: Scoop the Best One for You

By Christine Fitzgerald, Regional Director of Nutrition at Leisure Sports

 

Protein powder is a quick and effortless way to get high-quality nourishment, it's ideal for a post-workout recharge, and it's obviously a great way to boost protein intake. But choosing the right protein powder can be a task daunting enough to be the next installment of Mission: Impossible.

 

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Female Fat Loss Secrets

By Christine Fitzgerald, Regional Director of Nutrition at Leisure Sports

 

Ever feel as if your weight loss efforts read like a meme? "Work out five days a week for at least one hour, eat healthy — still can't lose weight." "Try absolutely every workout and diet under the sun — still can't lose one freakin’ pound!" Why is it so darn difficult to lose weight?!

 

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Nutritional Fuel: Lean Green Smoothie Recipe

Christine Fitzgerald, Director of Nutrition at Leisure Sports

 

Become a lean and mean fitness machine with this Lean Green Smoothie recipe. Easy to make and even easier to drink, this special blend of greens, fiber, healthy fats, and protein work together to help you melt away fat, detoxify your body, and build muscle. It also delivers that crucial dose of energy you need before or after your workout.

 

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Lack of Sleep Is Wrecking Your Weight Loss

By Christine Fitzgerald

 

The alarm blares. It's your cue to wake up only, only you don't want to. You hit the snooze button to get an extra 10 minutes of much-needed Z's. The alarm booms again, only this time it's with an ultimatum: Get up or risk being late. You feel tired yet get up, get ready, and head off to a day full of to-dos, all through which you feel exhausted. It all comes down to a terrible night's sleep, one which puts into motion a train damaging effects on your body and weight loss efforts.

 

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DETOX FOR FAT LOSS: 6 SIMPLE TIPS

By Beth Gillespie, NC, MS

 

In this day and age, exposure to numerous toxins including chemicals and heavy metals is inevitable. Over 80,000 chemicals are registered with the Environmental Protection Agency for use, and over 3,800 of those are high-use chemicals. These chemicals are found in the food we eat, the water we drink, and the air we breathe.

 

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