Recipes High-Protein Snacks: How to Make Protein Popcorn

High-Protein Snacks: How to Make Protein Popcorn

One of the most common obstacles my clients have to overcome is snacking and sweet tooth struggles. Since very few can go cold turkey with their snacking, I’m always looking for healthier, high-protein (another common obstacle) alternatives. One thing I’ve always recommended is low-fat popcorn for its crunch factor and higher volume for satiety. But …

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Recipes Under 5-Minute Meal Prep: High-Protein Slow Cooker Fajitas

Under 5-Minute Meal Prep: High-Protein Slow Cooker Fajitas

If you’re new around here, you should know that I like to keep things simple. I realize that most people can’t or don’t want to spend hours on end in their kitchen each day. So, I aim to keep ingredient lists short and prep times even shorter. These slow cooker chicken fajitas, for example, have …

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Fat Loss 3 Reasons Your Scale Isn’t Moving: Common Pitfalls When Starting a Diet or Training Program

3 Reasons Your Scale Isn’t Moving: Common Pitfalls When Starting a Diet or Training Program

You started a diet and have been eating better, exercising, drinking more water, and doing all the right things for a few weeks. Yet, the scale isn’t moving and you’re growing more frustrated by the day. And you begin to think: “Maybe I’m not destined to be fitter, leaner, or healthier.” “Maybe it’s my genetics, …

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Fat Loss Best Foods for Fat Loss Eating Challenge: Eating 10 Pounds of Food for Less Than 2,000 Calories

Best Foods for Fat Loss Eating Challenge: Eating 10 Pounds of Food for Less Than 2,000 Calories

When it comes to fat loss, calories and energy balance matter more than anything. If you’re eating fewer calories than your body needs, it will begin to pull stored energy from body fat and other tissues to create the energy and sustain its vital functions. This is how fat loss and weight loss occurs, extremely …

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Nutrition Nutrition for Kids: How to Teach Kids About Nutrition, Healthy Eating, and Body Weight Management

Nutrition for Kids: How to Teach Kids About Nutrition, Healthy Eating, and Body Weight Management

I know this goes without saying, but nutrition for kids starts with you, the parent. Leading by example with your eating habits and food choices, cooking and shopping, and overall healthy living is the best route to setting your kids up for a healthy life. But like many things, that’s easier said than done. Below …

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Fat Loss How to Choose a Nutrition Strategy and Four Tips for Tracking Nutrition and Flexible Dieting

How to Choose a Nutrition Strategy and Four Tips for Tracking Nutrition and Flexible Dieting

This is a guest post from Hunter Munch, a Little Rock-based fitness coach and a regular contributor to masonfit.com.   Progress is rarely linear and tends to leave even the most resilient frustrated and doubtful that they’ll achieve their fitness goals. In turn, this doubt casts a shadow on our capabilities and confidence. This can be …

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Nutrition How to Make Healthy Food Choices at Fast Food Restaurants Without Spending a Ton of Money

How to Make Healthy Food Choices at Fast Food Restaurants Without Spending a Ton of Money

Where do you stand on fast food in terms of it being a healthy option or including it in an otherwise healthy diet? Most people assume that fast food and healthy living are like oil and water, unable to blend. The basis for this assumption could be the glorification of unprocessed, whole food sources. Most …

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Fat Loss What’s the Deal with Heart Rate Monitors? Should You Use One and Which Kind Should You Buy?

What’s the Deal with Heart Rate Monitors? Should You Use One and Which Kind Should You Buy?

This is a guest post from Hunter Munch, a Little Rock-based fitness coach. Hunter works with Orange Theory Fitness Little Rock, which if you’re not familiar, tracks heart rate during every training session. As a data nerd, I thought it would be interesting to get Hunter’s take on heart rate monitors during training sessions. Check …

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Fat Loss 12 Books You Should Read If You’re into Health & Fitness

12 Books You Should Read If You’re into Health & Fitness

Reading changed my life. I loved to read as a kid but replaced books with games and other hobbies as I grew older. In my early 20s, however, I slowly became a voracious reader. I owe most of that to fitness, as my reading obsession began with scouring fitness and nutrition blogs and articles. Eventually, …

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Nutrition Stop Overpaying for Organic, Almond Butter, Fancy Ice Cream, Protein Powder, and Other Healthy Food

Stop Overpaying for Organic, Almond Butter, Fancy Ice Cream, Protein Powder, and Other Healthy Food

The food industry is a booming market thanks to our increased awareness of nutrition and its effects on our health and appearance. With one product placement from a social media influencer, your product(s) could be in the hands of millions of consumers in the blink of an eye. For better or worse, new products and …

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