Health & Fitness Blog

Life changing circuits 101!

By Urban Athlete | May 4, 2015

Life changing circuits? Sound a bit bold? Circuits have the power to eviscerate unwanted body fat; tone, shape and yes, even build lean muscle. The can spike your growth hormone levels (that’s the body’s fountain of youth) and a cascade of other positive, feel good hormones and endorphins that control everything from mood to energy …

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Think Thin

By Urban Athlete | Mar 2, 2015

How an empowering mindset can make you leaner. Are you looking for that key ingredient, that one distinction that will help drive you towards success? To help you stay the course with your nutrition and training and reach that leaner waistline you know you deserve? If so, read on. I may have the answer for …

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Ditch the Detox

By Urban Athlete | Feb 3, 2015

A detox diet of only juice is not the answer to a healthier, slimmer body Commercial cleansing, or “detoxing,” is often promoted as a way to lose weight and improve health through ridding the body of “toxins.” It typically requires a rigid diet, an expensive kit and the willpower to endure hunger and headaches. Is …

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Got Fat? How to burn it off fast!

By Urban Athlete | Jan 7, 2015

Burn up to 9 times more fat in less time! Let’s face it, most of us are busy. Really busy. We all want to use our time as effectively as possible and get the most from the efforts we put in. What if I told you there was a way to dramatically increase the amount of …

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No More Mindless Munchies

By Urban Athlete | Jan 5, 2015

Nine Ways to be Mindful on How You Eat Do you ever notice that you eat the same thing day in and day out, without really paying attention to how or why you are eating? Have you ever felt overstuffed, or finished a large popcorn at the theatre just because it was there? These are …

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The Truth about the IT Band

By Urban Athlete | Dec 6, 2014

What we know about the IT Band and what we don’t. Information about health and fitness changes constantly. What we consider true or false about our bodies is only as accurate as the most current research, and, sometimes, even then, health professionals question what we have been taught and what we think we know, as …

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Think you know post workout nutrition?

By Urban Athlete | Dec 6, 2014

Why the rules change after great workout… If you’re reading this, you are probably already well aware of the important role nutrition plays in a healthy lifestyle.  Whole food choices like lean, high quality protein, low GI / complex carb selections, quality fats (monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids like olive oil and EFA’s) and of …

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Trick or Treat

By Urban Athlete | Nov 4, 2014

How a biological imperative can mess us up Well another Halloween has come and gone. For many of us that may include the temptation of a left over bowl of mini-chocolate bars by the front door or covert dips into our kids’ Halloween stash while they’re at school. Walking past the half full box of …

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