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Macro Alphabet Soup-BMR, TDEE, RMR, and WTF?

BMR, TDEE, RMR, CIA, FBI, WTF. The world is full of acronyms. Sometimes I wonder what people do with all the extra time they save by abbreviating their words. I mean, why can’t we just type this sh*t out? All joking aside, the fitness and nutrition...

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How to lose weight for your body type

If you’re reading this article, it’s very likely you’ve heard about body types. You’ve probably heard the terms mesomorph, endomorph, and ectomorph. If you haven’t, I’ll give you a brief description of how the fitness community tends to define these terms:...

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Overcoming Binge Eating

I’d like to preface this article by saying that I do not have a degree in psychology, psychiatry, neurology, or anything related to the study of the human brain and human behavior. The information I’m going to present can easily be found with a simple...

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Starvation Mode

If there was one myth I wish I could make a dollar from every time it was mentioned, I would have to strongly consider starvation mode as a candidate. In people’s defense, I can totally understand why they would believe starvation mode exists. The...

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How to lose fat and build muscle.

How do you set your goals? When you find yourself entrenched in the world of fitness and dieting, there is no shortage of things to feel overwhelmed about. It’s tough enough to sift through all the information out there, let alone to try to do research on...

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What is a diet break?

So here’s the thing: dieting is stressful. Anyone who has successfully dieted down and been in a calorie deficit for a prolonged period of time will testify to that. It’s stressful both mentally and physically. Fortunately, there are things you can do to...

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What is the Best Exercise for Weight Loss?

So, what is the best exercise for weight loss? I’m just going to come right out and tell you what I personally feel is the best exercise for weight loss: any of them. You see, strictly speaking in terms of weight loss, it isn’t nearly as much about the...

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8 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

The title of this article is a great example of a headline that grabs your attention and makes you wonder. Who wouldn't want 8 simple reasons why you're not losing weight laid out for them? This is clickbait, because it hooks your attention and then you...

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Intermittent Fasting

What's the deal with Intermittent Fasting? If I had a list called Most Frequently Asked-About Topics in the Fitness and Nutrition World, I would probably have to rank intermittent fasting as #2, with keto at #1.   Much like the ketogenic diet, there are...

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