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    3 Tips To Get Back On Track by April Imholte

    3 Tips To Get Back On Track by April Imholte

    I get comments all the time from people as to why they "just can't" focus on their nutrition right now. Usually it's because they don't have the time, or they will start when they start working out🙃, after xy or z trip, when my kids are older, etc etc etc.

    I get it. Making changes can be hard. And life always seems to "get in the way." But it doesn't have to be an all or nothing approach. It doesn't have to be complicated. In fact, I would argue that it would be best to start with small steps versus diving all in which can be overwhelming for most.

    You don't have to start working out in order to start dialing in your nutrition. Why is it that you see people in the gym day in and day out but they never seem to make progress or change? It's likely because they aren't investing enough energy into the aspect that is the most important. NUTRITION! 🍎

    Here are some simple tips I've personally used to get back on track that would be a great place for you to start.

    1). Increase daily protein intake.

    If you eat animal products, some examples would be chicken, fish, lean ground beef, eggs, etc. Plant based? You can up protein through sources like lentils, chickpeas, nuts, seeds, nutritional yeast, etc. Because protein seems to be the toughest to get in (for me anyways) I rely on ICON Meals and my plant based shakes to ensure I always have a healthy protein source ready to go.

    2). Eat more soluble fiber containing foods.

    Think about the colors of the rainbow 🌈 and foods that come from the Earth. For example, more fruits and veggies. Increasing fiber may improve your sensitivity to insulin which can help improve the body's reaction to a rise in blood glucose.

    3). You probably guessed this next one? 🤓 Yes, Increase WATER 💧intake.

    I feel like a broken record every time I bring this up but it really is THAT important! Our bodies are made up of about 55-60% water so it's no wonder that if we don't consume enough of it on a daily basis things start to malfunction. Simply increasing your water intake can significantly increase your progress and overall feeling of well being.

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    5 Tips To Stay On Track This Thanksgiving by Shaun Standridge

    5 Tips To Stay On Track This Thanksgiving by Shaun Standridge

    Thanksgiving is around the corner and for many, this time of year is an opportunity to enjoy tasty food with friends and family.

    For others, this time of the year can be difficult to stay focused on their goals and a time full of guilt and anxiety.

    It doesn’t have to be like that!

    Here are 5 tips to help you enjoy your Thanksgiving while staying on track!

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    It’s All About Priorities by Diva Richards

    It’s All About Priorities by Diva Richards

    Everything seems like it’s getting in the way—life; family; business meetings; oh, and the now infamous Zoom calls. We know a strong mind equals a strong body, and how we fuel our bodies affects our performance in every aspect of our lives. Sound nutrition and a consistent lifestyle are the keys.

    We are all here because we want to change. We either wake up to win or to learn. The process of becoming better starts with you and only you.

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