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4 Ways to Silence Your Inner Critic

4 Ways to Silence Your Inner Critic

You are your own worst critic! We are constantly talking to ourselves, and most of what we say isn’t very pleasant. We can be really hard on ourselves. It’s no wonder we struggle more than we need to. The culprit? Your inner critic. One of the most common ways this shows up is not feeling … Continued

Tapping for Pain Relief

Tapping for Pain Relief

The American Academy of Pain Medicine says that around 100 million Americans, and many more around the world, suffer from chronic pain, even after following conventional pain treatments that range from physical therapy to costly pharmaceuticals, even surgery. If you read my article titled Use Emotions to Combat Disease you will have discovered the impact that our … Continued

The Myth About Cardio and Muscle Building

The Myth About Cardio and Muscle Building

12 or so years ago, when I first set foot on the weight room floor, I was 125 pounds of what-am-I-doing-here. At that juncture, I had been a distance runner for over a decade and I felt much more at home on the pavement than I did on the rubber mats. However, I had decided that … Continued

Protein Power: 5 Great Sources

Protein Power: 5 Great Sources

In my previous post, How Much Protein Do I Need, I discussed the growing assertion that the USDA guidelines for protein consumption were, at best, outdated.  In the United States, adults are encouraged to get 10% to 35% of their day’s calories from protein. That’s about 46 grams for women and 56 grams for men.  … Continued

How Much Protein Do I Need?

How Much Protein Do I Need?

It seems like consuming protein-packed foods is just one of the latest trends in dieting. You can’t  walk the aisles of the supermarket without seeing colorful packages boasting “good source of protein.” Gym Rats and Bunnies have long been targets of the these marketers, but today the scope has broadened to encompass everyone, even those that … Continued

The Squat: 5 Fab Varieties

The Squat: 5 Fab Varieties

Warning: For those of you that have read a few of my articles, this opening paragraph may feel a bit repetitive. I am continuing my series about bodyweight exercises and as part of that, I need to expound the many virtues they hold. So—deep breath— here goes nothing Bodyweight exercises are perfect for travel as … Continued

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