How to Overcome Your Sedentary Lifestyle (10 Tricks for Couch Potatoes and Office Junkies)

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Let me guess. Chances are you are reading this while sitting down. How long have you been sitting there? Okay, okay. Relax. I am not one to tell you what to do. I am sitting as well! Yes. And that’s okay too. What I want you to think about is how often do you sit down and not get up. In your office, on the couch, at the dining table, and in your car. Waiting for your bus, or in class, scrolling through your phone – most of the day practically! How can you overcome a sedentary lifestyle and implement more movement into your already busy days?

How Low Heart Rate Training Can Benefit Your Health

 

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How often do you go to the gym and think “Well, I should do some cardio today”? Does “cardio” mean torturing yourself on a treadmill? Does it involve the Stairmaster AKA Death machine?

To be honest with you, many of us are brainwashed (or cardio-washed?) by the media that hardcore cardio is the way to go. And it is true, cardio is fantastic for burning fat, building muscle, feeling great, and pumping your heart. Hey, even cleaning up your house can be a good cardio workout. In fact, low heart rate workouts can be very beneficial for your health. The problem is…many people don’t know the difference between cardio and the metabolic effects of it on our bodies. Why is it a problem?

How To Build Muscle on a Primal Lifestyle

How To Build Muscle on a Primal Lifestyle

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Do you really need carbs to build muscle on a primal diet?

Now, this is a primal blog, so technically we should only weight train for 30 minutes twice a week, otherwise, we’ll stress ourselves too much and be in a constant state of overtraining. While this is a great approach for some, others like to be a little more hardcore. CrossFit anyone? We all know about numerous benefits of weight training, from improved bone density to increases in overall health and longevity. But let’s be honest here. Some of us just want to achieve an aesthetically pleasing athletic body with toned legs, perky butts, rounded shoulders, and V-tapered backs. Whatever the reason for building muscle, many probably wonder if it’s possible to achieve while on a lower carb primal diet.