Why Does my Weight Fluctuate?

By Shelby Nolan Maybe you were told to weigh yourself at the same time and under the same circumstances, but you’re not sure why. Maybe you have had to weigh yourself multiple times a week and noticed drastic differences and were confused. Maybe...

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Losing Weight & Gaining Muscle

By Shelby Nolan It is pretty regularly stated in the world of health, wellness, and fitness that calories play a huge part in both weight gain and weight loss. In terms of fitness, a common reason to gain weight, particularly muscle, is for a...

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Should I work out when I’m sick?

By Terri Ross It’s that time of year again. The kids are in school, the weather is changing and you have a cold. Your head is stuffy, you’re coughing, and you have a session scheduled with your personal trainer. What do you do? The general rule I...

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Mental Health and Exercise

By Shelby Nolan Elle Woods isn’t wrong (basically ever). Exercise does more for your mental health than you may realize. Now, maybe you’re thinking mental health is just about not being sad or, in Elle Woods’s law case, not shooting your spouse...

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Post-Workout Nutrition

Some gym stereotypes refuse to die, including the ideas that lifting weights makes you bulky, that the weight room is full of grunting bros and that if you strength train, you must chug a protein shake post-workout. Just as you probably won’t...

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My Whole 30 Experience

If you’ve tried it, great! If not, read my take on it, but definitely try it and make your own conclusions. I am a firm believer in moderation and making health and fitness a lifestyle, not a crazy, rigid, unsustainable plan. That being...

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