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Upgrade Your Big Game Party with These Paleo Snack Recipes

February 03, 2018 Joshua Noerr

Upgrade Your Big Game Party with These Paleo Snack Recipes

The Big Game is right around the corner, and Americans will literally spend billions on food and drinks. Let's face it, the majority of them aren't exactly going to do anyone's waistline or blood sugar any favors. That doesn't have to be you, and the good news is, serving healthy snacks doesn't mean any less tastiness. In fact, a bunch of these recipes include bacon!! Here's 15 of our favorite paleo recipes collected from around the inter webs so you can upgrade your Big Game snack profile: 1. Bacon and Jalapeno Chicken Bites Instead of saving the best for last, we're...


A Guide To Sleep Hygiene: 10 Surprisingly Simple Hacks For Better Sleep

January 28, 2018 A Team

A Guide To Sleep Hygiene: 10 Surprisingly Simple Hacks For Better Sleep

Sleep is the cheapest and easiest form of recovery and self-care available. Sleep hygiene is the process of creating the right environment for good, restorative sleep. If you aren't sleeping well, you are operating impaired. Luckily, we've collected 10 simple sleep hacks for getting a better night's rest. How Much Sleep Do I Need? How much sleep you need as an individual depends on a variety of factors, but some guidelines are generally true. The National Sleep Foundation suggests between 7 and 9 hours for adults between 18 and 64. If you aren't getting the sleep you need, you aren't...


7 Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Foods

January 06, 2018 A Team

7 Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Inflammation is a hot topic these days. You've probably heard the term over and over again, but you might not have a good understanding of what it is. Put simply, when your body recognizes a foreign body such as a food, pollen, drug or microbe, an immune response is triggered. In the short term, this is a good thing. It protects your health and fights disease. One of the main problems with the modern diet is it fosters an environment where this inflammation persists. When there is no outside invader, we don't want our immune system acting as if there...


Nine Reasons Nutrition Plans Fail

September 12, 2016 A Team

Nine Reasons Nutrition Plans Fail

  When people get fired up to get in shape, there is usually a predictable trajectory.  They get a gym membership, maybe a trainer. They get a new wardrobe full of the flyest gym gear. They start drinking water all day, and they start “eating clean.” You can spot them pretty easily because they fill their social media feeds with #healthylifestyle and #cleaneating. A few months go by, and after seeing a little progress, they stall. Or even worse, they fall back into old patterns and things end up worse than when they started. It’s a maddening pattern we see...