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Regular Exercise Including Balance Training Reduces Fall Risk For Older Adults

Thorne Research
Sheena Smith, MS (Biol)
Category: Health & Wellness
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Significant associations were found between long-term exercise and reduction in risk of falling (12%) and risk of injury with a fall (26%).

Eggplant – Antioxidants & Anthocyanins

Designs For Health
Category: Health & Wellness
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Eggplant is extremely low in calories and carbohydrates and is high in fiber. An entire pound of eggplant comes in at around 100 calories, meaning that you could fill up on generous helpings of this high water content vegetable without racking up calories.

New case report demonstrates beneficial effects of intermittent fasting on type 2 diabetes

Designs For Health
Michael Jurgelewicz, DC, DACBN, DCBCN, CNS
Category: Health & Wellness
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In a recent case report published in BMJ Case Reports, researchers demonstrated the effectiveness of intermittent fasting to reverse insulin resistance.

How to Change Unhealthy Habits


Teri Goetz MS, LAC, ACC
Category: Health & Wellness
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How to Change Unhealthy Habits Unhealthy habits are something you can overcome with these 10 steps Do you ever find yourself standing at the refrigerator when you’re not hungry?

Study shows acetyl L-carnitine levels are decreased in patients with major depressive disorder

Designs For Health
Michael Jurgelewicz, DC, DACBN, DCBCN, CNS
Category: Health & Wellness
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Acetyl L-carnitine increases dopamine, which enhances focus and motivation.

The Science Behind Sugar Cravings

Thorne Research
Laura Kunces, PhD, RD (Thorne Staff, U.S.)
Category: Health & Wellness
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Do you crave a sweet treat after every meal? Or at the same time every day?

Hip Adductors and Low Back Pain

EnFuse Institute For Learning
Cassandra DeSimone, SPT, CPT
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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The hip abductors can be strengthened to assist in correcting normal knee alignment. If the knee joint is effected, the kinetic chain can be effected leading to hip and low back pain

Do Low Carb Diets Cause Birth Defects?

Designs For Health
Amy Berger, MS, CNS, NTP
Category: Health & Wellness
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As word spreads about the efficacy of low-carb diets for a multitude of different health conditions, not to mention weight loss, the nutritional “old guard” appears to be circling its wagons ever tighter

Ketogenic Diet: A Brief Overview

EnFuse Institute For Learning
Dr. Kaley Burns, ND
Category: Health & Wellness
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Individuals considering beginning the ketogenic diet should be medically evaluated to rule out any inborn errors of metabolism that could lead to a metabolic crisis.

How to Build a Balanced Meal

EnFuse Institute For Learning
Category: Health & Wellness
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Consuming quality protein with every meal is one of the keys to optimal health, especially its ability to regulate lean mass and body composition.

The ‘Odd’ Repercussions of Low Magnesium

Designs For Health
Category: Health & Wellness
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In a supplement industry awash in the latest “superfruits” and “miracle foods,” the long-time nutritional workhorses tend to get the short shrift.

Interpreting Nutrition Labels

EnFuse Institute For Learning
Category: Health & Wellness
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Sugar alcohols are also worth mentioning. A few of the most common include sorbitol, mannitol, erythritol, xylitol and maltitol. These are often found in products labeled “sugar-free.” While these are considered the lesser evil, you are much better off grabbing a piece of fruit to satisfy a sugar craving.

Astaxanthin: May help improve dysglycemia and blood pressure in patients with diabetes

Designs For Health
Dr. Michael Jurgelewicz
Category: Supplements & Nutraceuticals
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Patients with diabetes have more oxidative stress and inflammation; therefore, astaxanthin’s positive effects on these biomarkers are through antioxidant defense mechanisms that scavenge free radicals and provide protective properties.

Intermittent Fasting and Cardiovascular Health

EnFuse Institute For Learning
Category: Health & Wellness

One study found that fasting not only lowers the risk of coronary artery disease and diabetes, but also leads to significant positive changes in serum cholesterol levels.2

Fructose: The influences on our brain and body

EnFuse Institute For Learning
Category: Health & Wellness
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A high fructose diet promotes weight gain because, unlike glucose, it does not suppress the release of ghrelin and only promotes the release of small amounts of insulin, GLP-1 and leptin into the blood.

Cardiovascular Health: Five Supportive Supplements To Consider

EnFuse Institute For Learning
Category: Health & Wellness
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A good supplement plan is a great addition to a heart-healthy lifestyle. Here are a few items to consider adding to your regimen.

Cardiovascular Disease: Labs, Risk Factors, and Prevention.

EnFuse Institute For Learning
Category: Health & Wellness
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Analysis of a blood sample can provide important information regarding our heart health and there are a number of different tests clinicians use to assess a patient’s CVD risk. While the standard lipid panel is helpful, digging deeper into your physiology can further guide prevention and treatment strategies.

Cardiovascular Disease: Brief History, Gender Disparities, and Nutrition.

EnFuse Institute For Learning
Category: Health & Wellness
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Every 34 seconds someone has a heart disease-related event. The more you know about your heart health, the more empowered you will be to stay healthy.

Glucose Metabolism

EnFuse Institute For Learning
Category: Health & Wellness
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There are numerous dietary changes that have been shown to mitigate metabolic syndrome.

Safe and Effective Agents to Improve Immune System Function

EnFuse Institute For Learning
Category: Health & Wellness
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Arabinogalactan – This compound, derived from the bark of the larch tree, enhances natural killer cell and macrophage activity, two types of cells in the first line of defense against an infection.

The Infraspinatus

EnFuse Institute For Learning
Category: Anatomy
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The infraspinatus is most commonly known for its role as the primary external rotator of the GH joint.

Landmark Study Suggests Efficacy of Autoimmune Paleo Protocol

GreenMedInfo
Category: Health & Wellness
Ali Le Vere, B.S., B.S. - Senior Researcher-GreenMedInfo

Many people following the autoimmune paleo (AIP) protocol witness objective measures of improvement, but now we have a bonafide clinical trial revealing its efficacy in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Lemon Rx: 12 Evidence-Based Reasons Why It is A Powerful Medicine

GreenMedInfo
Category: Health & Wellness

Twelve reasons why lemon deserves respect as a cutting-edge medicine and not just something found in refreshing beverages.

Safe and Effective Supplements to Improve Glucose Metabolism and Insulin Sensitivity

Institute For Learning
Category: Health & Wellness
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Every cell in our body requires glucose and keeping blood sugar levels balanced is important for overall health.

Core Isometrics

EnFuse Institute For Learning
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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The core is the unseen weight belt that we use when our trunk needs bracing for an activity. It is responsible for stabilizing our mid-section when performing everyday movements like sitting upright, walking, and running.

Benefits of Walking on Bone Health, Mood, and Cardiovascular Health


Category: Health & Wellness

In a previous article, we reviewed the benefits walking had on low back and joint pain. Now we will focus on the benefits walking has on bone health, mood improvement and overall cardiovascular health.

Walking to Improve the Health of your Lower Back and Joints

EnFuse Institute for Learning
Category: Health & Wellness
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Research has shown that walking for a half hour or greater, three to four times a week, helps increase the health of your low back and joints, improve mood, strengthen muscles and bones and improve overall cardiovascular fitness. For this article we will specifically focus on the benefits walking has on your low back and joints.

Five Clinically Proven Benefits of Drinking Water

EnFuse Institute For Learning
Category: Health & Wellness
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Drinking enough water can assist with weight management because water both increases satiety and boosts the resting metabolic rate.

Shoulder Isometrics: Strength & Rehab

EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Because the shoulder is extremely mobile, there is always an inherent risk for injury even with the most basic of movements insight or outside the gym; that is why we always urge our readers/clients to invest time and energy into thoughtful preventative strength training.

Top 5 Reasons Never To Use Splenda

Sayer Ji
Category: Health & Wellness

The allure is plain to see: a sweetener made from sugar, that tastes like sugar, but has zero calories.

Protecting The Lower Back: The Effects of Tight Hip Flexors

EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Due to the origination of the psoas muscle on the lumbar spine, this muscle pulls the lumbar vertebrae forward and downward creating slight extension in the lumbar spine.

Struggling with Weight Loss Resistance?

Dr. Kaley Burns, ND
Category: Health & Wellness



Protect Your Lower Back: Exercises & Considerations

EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Exercises and considerations to help support and protect the low back.

What's Stalling Your Weight Loss?

EnFuse Staff
Category: Health & Wellness
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What is Isometric Training / Exercise?

EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Headline Shenanigans: Is a High Fat Diet Dangerous During Pregnancy?

Amy Berger, MS, CNS, NTP
Category: Health & Wellness



5 Common Kitchen Foods to Reduce Inflammation Naturally

Tara Thorne, R.H.N
Category: Health & Wellness

Our kitchens may hold the keys to combatting inflammation in a safe, natural, and effective way.

Could Tight Hip Flexors Be The Cause Of Your Low Back, Hip or Knee Pain?

EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Avoid the “quad stretch” where you are standing and grabbing your ankle. This places increased stress on the patellofemoral and tibiofemoral joint and can actually cause increased knee pain.

The Powerful Aspirin Alternative Your Doctor Never Told You About

Sayer Ji
Category: Health & Wellness



Stretching (Posterior Chain): Calves and Gluteal Muscles

EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Zesty Roasted Garlic Hummus

EnFuse Staff
Category: Recipes
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Vitamin K2 Effective in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. Michael Murray
Category: Health & Wellness



Decreased Mobility in the Thoracic Spine: Protecting Your Upper Back, Neck, and Shoulders

EnFuse Staff
Category: Health & Wellness
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Improve the health of your upper back, neck, and shoulders.

If I were able to satisfy this desire, would I?

EnFuse Staff
Category: Food For Thought
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Why I End Showers With Cold Water

Dr. Kaley Burns
Category: Health & Wellness

Although a cold-water rinse will wake you up, a shot of cold water actually has a number of health benefits.

Adriana's Super Simple Kale Chips

Adriana :D
Category: Recipes
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Super simple kale chips! Gluten Free, Paleo, Vegen

For Migraine Relief – Cut Out the Carbs?

Dr. Michael Jurgelewicz
Category: Health & Wellness

Gluten-free diets may improve a host of physical and psychological ailments, but for many people, going gluten-free might not be enough.

Gluten-free Fearmongering – Coming Around Like Clockwork

Amy Berger, MS, CNS
Category: Health & Wellness

some people simply feel better when they avoid gluten. Those who prefer to follow a gluten-free diet—whether or not they have celiac disease—shouldn’t be alarmed by fear-mongering research suggesting they’re putting themselves at risk for cardiovascular disease.

Static Stretching (Posterior Chain): Erector Spine and Hamstrings Complex

EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Muscle tears are not uncommon and many times are the result of a loaded stress on the musculature, such as sprinting, when it does not have the elasticity required.

Adriana's Spinach & Mixed Berry Shake

EnFuse Staff
Category: Recipes
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Gluten, Dairy, and Soy Free / Paleo / Raw

Why Most Doctors Are Dead Wrong About Osteoporosis

Sayer Ji
Category: Health & Wellness

The reality, however, is that falling and not low bone mineral density are the primary reason why fractures occur.

Proper Lifting Techniques- Protect Your Back

EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Roasted Summer Vegetables with Chicken Arugula Salad 

EnFuse Staff
Category: Recipes
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Roasted Summer Vegetables with Chicken Arugula Salad- Gluten, Dairy, Soy Free (Paleo)

Sinus Health, the Immune System, and Lymphatic Drainage Massage

EnFuse Staff
Category: Health & Wellness
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LDM quiets the “flight or fight” response and stimulates the “rest and digest” branch of the autonomic nervous system to promote relaxation, optimize immune function, and maintain health.

Self Myo-Fascial Release: Basic Techniques & Concepts

EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Trigger points are a single, localized region in a muscle that is experiencing extreme tightness. Often, it can radiate pain to broader areas, in many cases quite distant from the trigger point itself.

Squat Mechanics- Considerations and Supplemental Exercises

EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Performed correctly, the squat can improve your strength, range of motion, level of independence, and long-term health of joints.

Spinach Lemon Chicken Salad

EnFuse Staff
Category: Recipes
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Simple Spinach Lemon Chicken Salad - gluten, dairy, and soy free!

ProtectZyme- designs for health

designs for health
Category: Supplements & Nutraceuticals
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ProtectZyme™ is formulated to enhance the digestion of problematic proteins and minimize the effects from starch consumption.

Stretching & Self Myo-Fascial Release: Basic Concepts

EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Never force a stretch and always maintain proper body mechanics. Stretching can be highly beneficial, but can also lead to injury if performed improperly.

Grilled Artichokes (vegetarian)

EnFuse Staff
Category: Recipes
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Grilled Artichokes (vegetarian) - gluten, dairy, soy free (paleo)

The Low Back Pain Epidemic- considerations and supportive options

EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Have you ever experienced low back pain so severe that it prevented you from participating in routine activities?

Mediterranean Zucchini Pasta

EnFuse Staff
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Mediterranean Zucchini Pasta - gluten free, dairy free, soy free.

Vitamin D: a science journalist and renowned naturopathic doctor

EnFuse Staff
Category: Health & Wellness
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“Up until two years ago, I worked to maintain my patient’s vitamin D blood levels at about 80 ng/ml. This is what my colleagues were doing and it’s what I had learned at medical conferences. Since then, took a deep dive into the research literature and I changed my tune.

Your Lymph System, Detoxification and Lymphatic Drainage Massage

EnFuse Staff
Category: Health & Wellness
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Core: Your Natural Weight Belt

EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Build a core that's as strong as it looks!

Grilled Garlic Cabbage

EnFuse Staff
Category: Recipes
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Try our heart healthy 'Grilled Garlic Cabbage' recipe, a healthy and tasty vegetarian dish.

Chicken Chopped Salad w/ Roasted Garlic

EnFuse Staff
Category: Recipes
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To make dressing, add olive oil, marjoram, oregano, onion powder, and apple cider vinegar; then, mix together.

Injuries of the “Weekend Warrior”: Plantar Fasciitis

EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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There are several methods involved in self-treatment of plantar fasciitis. First off, when beginning a new activity, one should ease themselves in to it.

Food Sensitivities and Weight Loss

EnFuse Staff
Category: Health & Wellness
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Chicken Avocado Roll - (low carb / gluten free)

EnFuse Staff
Category: Recipes
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Try a delicious low carb spin on a traditional sushi roll! Chicken, avocado, and asparagus wrapped in thinly sliced cucumber!

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & the Workplace

EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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While there are many methods to treating CTS, current research suggests splinting, nerve gliding exercises, forearm strengthening exercises, grip strengthening exercises, and intermittent activity breaks are most efficient in reducing the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome

Texter’s Neck: Upper Back, Shoulder & Neck Pain

EnFuse Staff
Category: Strength & Rehabilitation
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Have you ever left work after a long day suffering from what you thought was a migraine possibly due to stress, lack of food and water intake or maybe even from a caffeine deficiency?

Serotonin and Weight Loss

EnFuse Staff
Category: Health & Wellness
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Serotonin deficiency is an important consideration when it comes to your weight and wellness goals

Gazpacho – protein and fat enhanced


Category: Recipes

This variation on Gazpacho can serve as a quick and delicious meal replacement!

Very Berry Ice Cream - Dairy Free


Category: Video

Looking for a dairy free alternative to ice cream? Personal Trainer Tyler Pratt and his daughter Adriana shared how to make Dairy-free Very Berry Ice Cream.

Parasites and Weight Loss

EnFuse Staff
Category: Health & Wellness
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Parasites are a hidden epidemic that can trigger / influence weight gain, sugar cravings, anxiety, and sleeplessness

10 TIPS FOR MAKING MEANINGFUL CHANGE


Category: Article

This program will educate you on portion control, healthier food options, and offer nutritional aids to support your efforts.

Egg-tastic! Easter Egg Hunt & Workout!


Category: Video

Easter Egg Workout - a fun scavenger hunt / circuit workout for parents and children!

Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA) and Weight Loss


Category: Health & Wellness

Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA), a secret rock star in the weight loss world?

Push-up Series: Part 1- Mastering the Plank


Category: Video

Push-up Series: Part 1- Mastering the Plank

Heart Health: Lifestyle modifications that may help us improve it

EnFuse Staff
Category: Health & Wellness
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“Their lifestyle suggests that a diet low in saturated fats and high in non-processed fiber-rich carbohydrates, along with wild game and fish, not smoking and being active throughout the day could help prevent hardening in the arteries of the heart."

Garlic & Heart Disease- A few therapeutic benefits of garlic.


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, “Garlic is a powerful, time-tested, safe, affordable and easily accessible natural healing agent with dozens of documented side benefits (1)”

Green Tea: weight loss, improved memory, and anti-aging

EnFuse Staff
Category: Health & Wellness
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Study after study suggests that drinking green tea aids in achieving a healthy weight (weight- loss), staves off age related memory loss, and is fantastic for maintaining a youthful appearance (anti-aging)!

Zercher Squat- a great squat variation


Category: Video

The Zercher Squat is a great squat variation that is easy to learn, helps teach proper mechanics, and can challenge your entire body!

AD/HD: A Ritalin or Nutrient Deficiency?

Ryan Woods
Category: Article



Energy Drinks: Insomnia, Depression, and Stress

EnFuse Staff
Category: Health & Wellness
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Can consumption of caffeinated energy drinks have detrimental effects on our mental health related to stress, sleep disturbances including insomnia, and depression?

Magnesium: Anxiety, Insomnia, & Chronic Fatigue


Category: Article



Osteoarthritis- is Ashwagandha effective for pain management?


Category: Article



Get your balance & flexibility back!


Category: Video

Simple tips & tricks to improve your balance.

Simple posture improvement exercises (Mass Appeal)


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Amazing ab workouts


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Healthier tuna salad


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Homemade baby food


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Pump up your pecs


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Mango chia pudding


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Easy exercises to get strong, lean arms


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Booty building workout


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Strawberry lemonade smoothie


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Healthy Mother's Day brunch recipe


Category: Video



Technique & tempo in workouts (Mass Appeal)


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Cauliflower 'Rice' Stir Fry


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Healthy snacks: Kale Chips


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Cajun Pacific Salmon with French green beans


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Protect yourself from winter falls


Category: Video



Sous vide bistro steak (Mass Appeal)


Category: Video



Weight-loss tips for 2015 (Mass Appeal)


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Tips for better posture


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Benefits of deadlifting


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Key nutrients to optimize weight loss


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Healthy spinach lemonade


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Sweet potato pumpkin cookies


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Mass Appeal Squats: workouts for women


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Mass Appeal Healthy chicken Mediterranean salad


Category: Video



Mass Appeal How to keep kids active outside of school


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Strengthening Your Grip!


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Grilled Steak with Chimichurri Sauce!


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Easy Hamstring Workout


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Grilled Lobster Tails with Grilled Eggplant and Asparagus


Category: Video



Mass Appeal How to Improve Shoulder Strength


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Healthy Chicken Wings!


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Healthy Pecan Shortbread Cookies!


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Maximize Your Push-Ups!


Category: Video



Mass Appeal No-Carb Pasta with Chicken and Fresh Pesto!


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Mass Appeal Tips to keep your kids healthy


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Mass Appeal Get into Shape for Summer!


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Easy exercises to sculpt your abs at home


Category: Video



Mass Appeal Learn the Proper Way to Do a Split Squat


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Wonder Woman Contest November 24th - December 19th.


Category: Contest

Please share the story of a Wonder Woman in your life that has ignited, excited, and empowered you! Upload images and documents!

Special Coach Shoutout – Aimee Barnes of Tangram Fitness


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