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Buddy Up: The Benefits of Training Partners

Multiple studies have demonstrated that runners experience an increase in motivation when training with another person or people, but that increase in motivation – often accompanied by an increase in speed – can depend on who the other person is, how fast they are, and even what they’re wearing.
July 24, 2016

Why we it:

We found the research around the benefits of training partners to be so interesting, particularly that not only are motivation levels higher, but performance is naturally enhanced

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Strength in Numbers: The Importance of Fitness Buddies

Exercise partners provide a powerful combination of support, accountability, motivation and, in some cases, healthy competition.
July 24, 2016

Why we it:

We think they said it best with the quote “[Exercise partners] can play the role of teammate, co-coach and cheerleader - all while working out”. We agree, too, that finding the right group or workout partner is the key to creating individual success

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The Pros and Cons of Group Training

From barbell bootcamps to dance-based classes, group fitness is exploding in popularity as a way for gym-goers to get in a great workout alongside friends and motivators. And why not?
July 24, 2016

Why we it:

We think that group training is a powerful tool and can inspire and motivate, particularly on days when you just want to collapse on the couch. We appreciate, however, that the article addresses some of the downsides to group training.

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Fasted Cardio: Is It Really All That Bad for You?

There are two types of exercisers in this world: those who must eat breakfast before a sweat sesh, and those that swear it's better to exercise sans fuel. So who's right?
July 17, 2016

Why we it:

Great explanation of how low intensity workouts burn more fat than higher intensity workouts during exercise BUT that higher intensity workouts give your body a metabolic boost that will keep your body burning fat long after the workout ended.

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Why Eating the Right Breakfast is so Important

Skipping the morning meal could lead to overeating later in the day.
July 17, 2016

Why we it:

Love the explanation that it’s important to keep glucose and insulin in the right balance for overall health and metabolism. Eating breakfast is critical to start increasing your glucose levels in the morning.

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Ancient Grains For Breakfast

I had already decided that this week I would play around with breakfast grains when I noticed that food manufacturers are also coming up with new ideas.
July 17, 2016

Why we it:

Ideas to spice up the flavor of your morning oatmeal while adding an additional nutrient boost.

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Learn to Love Breakfast

As a working mom with three kids at home, mornings are always hectic. Getting everyone up, fed, dressed and out the door takes precision timing and a level of organization that most businesses couldn’t match. And while I insist my children have a good breakfast every day, making sure I have something to eat before I start work is usually at the bottom of my priority list.
July 17, 2016

Why we it:

Simple and practical advice to help you understand why breakfast is so important and tips to help you make it part of your routine.

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5 Reasons to Eat Breakfast

A recent survey found that 31 million people—about 1 in 10 Americans – skip breakfast every day. But there’s no need to go all out with an over-the-top breakfast spread. All you need is a few quick and easy healthy choices to take full advantage of the benefits. If you’re STILL not a breakfast believer, these 5 reasons will have you re-thinking your philosophy.
July 17, 2016

Why we it:

5 no brainer reasons that breakfast is good for your mind and body.

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Hunger Crushing Breakfasts

"Breakfast suggestions" that promote recovery, leave you satiated and not have you reaching for snacks an hour after finishing breakfast. Try one of these four protein-packed breakfast ideas
July 17, 2016

Why we it:

Simple recipes to keep you energized all morning long.

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27 Easy Breakfasts You Can Make in a Crock-Pot

Given the choice between sleeping in later and grabbing a power bar on the way out the door or getting up to make a real breakfast, oftentimes the snooze button wins. And then you're left with a sad, prepackaged excuse for morning fuel.

But there's a way to buy a few more minutes under the covers and enjoy a warm, hearty breakfast: Meet the Crock-Pot.
July 17, 2016

Why we it:

We love letting our crock-pot do all the work overnight so we can wake up to breakfast all ready to go in the morning. We particularly love some of the slow-cooked oatmeal ideas.

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