Is HIIT Better Than Cardio, Weights, and…Everything Else?

is hiit better than cardio

There are “superfoods” but there’s also a “super-exercise”: HIIT! But is HIIT better than cardio at a lower intensity? Today, my mission is to coax you over to the HIIT side…😉 The most common exercise is of course “steady state” cardio — basically meaning that the intensity of the exercise is pretty consistent the whole […]

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Shakeology – What’s it All About?

Shakeology

One of the critical pieces of the 21 Day Fix puzzle is Shakeology. As I’ve mentioned in past blogs, Shakeology is Beachbody’s protein shake that you can use as a meal replacement. That’s the simple description – in reality, it’s a lot more than that. First and foremost, Shakeology contains NO artificial sweeteners, flavors, fillers, […]

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Is Fasted Cardio Safe? Will It Make You Lose Muscle?

So working out while in a FASTED state (8 – 12+ hours after the last time you ate) is becoming more and more popular. But is fasted cardio, fasted weightlifting etc. SAFE? People seem to be worried that if they don’t fuel up right before their circuit training or their morning run…they’ll end up feeling […]

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How to Do a Pull Up, in 6 Months!

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Any woman who’s getting serious about strength training has probably wondered how to do a PULL UP because it’s honestly not that easy. Maybe you’ve even been hanging from the pull-up bar before and tried to do juuuuust one, thinking it looks simple (because it really does!!). But then you try, and nothing’s happening, and […]

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What to Do When Keto is NOT Working

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There was a point for me where I was trying SO HARD to make keto work, but just couldn’t help but repeat over and over to myself, “Keto is not working. Keto is NOT working.” So I quit! Ha ha. Just kidding about eating junk instead!! What I’m trying to say is, there’s an EASIER […]

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About The 21 Day Fix Food List (2019 Updated)

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Today’s post is going to be an ICYMI because there are lots of new items to talk about when it comes to the 21 Day Food List. Autumn Calabrese stays on top of current nutritional values of foods and most recently updated the list in March 2019. At the end of this article I have […]

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Could Water Farms End World Hunger? (Hydroponic Farming)

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Now, when I say “water farms,” I’m referring to something called hydroponic farming. Basically, it means you’re growing plants indoors and they’re grown in WATER with NO soil!     Isn’t that crazy? I hadn’t heard of this until recently, but apparently it’s been done since 600 BC in the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Nowadays there’s more […]

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“Millionaire Fastlane” Review: Does This Book Have the Secret?

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I just read the book Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarco! His story is pretty similar to mine… By now many of you know my story of incredible success through Beachbody that allows me the freedom and flexibility to do what I want when I want. So maybe you’re wondering what my Millionaire Fastlane review is! Will this book […]

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Put Collagen Powder in Your Coffee!

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  Heard about collagen powder? I’m so excited about this supplement because it’s pretty NEW to the scene and yet there’s a growing body of research about how this powder can pretty much singlehandedly keep you young and healthy! All ya gotta do is add it to your coffee.   (First things first: if you’re […]

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Are Squats Good for Runners? YES, Incredibly So!

are squats good for runners

Some people act like cardio and strength training are bitter ENEMIES. But despite all the arguing, I know they’re COMPATIBLE! So now I want to answer the question: “Are squats good for runners?”     The answer’s yes!! Especially for people new to cardio, strength training can MEGA AMPLIFY your running ability. And, you wanna […]

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