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Dealing With Roadblocks On Your Fitness Journey

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” I recently polled fans on the KPxFitness Facebook page about their biggest fitness questions. James wanted to learn about getting through mental blocks when starting a fitness routine and dealing with failure along the way. Thanks for your question, James! I hope you find…
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Don’t Fear the Fat

Why “fat” in your diet doesn’t (necessarily) result in body fat   The last few years have been rife with media coverage of the benefits of fat – TIME even published a beautiful picture of butter on its cover. So don’t worry that fat is the “evil” macronutrient that it was made to be in…
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The Weekend Survival Guide

Wooh! It’s Friday! You worked hard all week at the office, crushed it in the gym, and suffered through the salad buffet. Time to enjoy the weekend, right? I’ve seen this mentality with many of my coaching clients before, and I’ve fallen prey to it myself. The problem is, being “good” all week can be…
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How Making The Bed Changed My Life

This may seem like a bold claim, but allow me to show you how one simple task – making my bed – helped me to become more productive, and ultimately, happier with my life. I used to wake up and automatically hit snooze. It was a terrible habit. I had to set several back up alarms…
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The BEST And WORST Foods For Weight Loss

What Foods Should You Eat To Optimize Weight Loss? While the major focus of most weight loss plans is exercise, diet is usually more important. We all know what “healthy” foods are, but there’s often confusion because of clever food marketing tactics that try to convince us about the benefits of some new weight-loss superfood.…
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Pre- And Post-Workout Nutrition

Do You Need To Drink Pre-Workout And Protein Shakes? “Bro, did you forget your protein shake? Don’t you know? There’s only an hour window to get your carbs and protein after a workout, or you’re going to lose all your gains!” Common “bro-science” knowledge is that you must consume a protein shake within an hour…
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My #1 Rule For Weight Loss

Want to know my #1 rule for losing weight and keeping it off? It’s simple, and I’ll tell you.   But first, a rant Before I explain my number one rule for losing weight and keeping it off for life, I have a bone to pick with the fitness industry, the mass media, and the…
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5 Ways To Make The Most Out Of A New Gym Membership

With the New Year approaching, you may be contemplating joining a gym. Here’s how to make the most of it!   You probably decided you need to sign up because you want to lose the extra weight that you’ve put on this year. Maybe you used to work out and liked how you felt back…
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Master Meal Prep To Eat Healthy With Less Effort

Eating Healthy Can Be Hard. Here’s How to Make It Effortless. Your alarm goes off too early, and whether you pop out of bed on cue or hit snooze a couple times, there never seems to be enough time to eat breakfast. Maybe you have a minute to grab coffee on the way out the…
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Become A Nutrition PRO In 3 Simple Steps

Nutrition information is everywhere, how do you know what to believe? Not only is information everywhere, it tends to be complex and contradictory: Eat low-carb; eat low-fat. Eat all the bacon you want, it’s good for you. Whole grains are heart healthy. Don’t eat grain, gluten is evil. Eat the “rainbow” of foods. Breakfast is…
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