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Even 5 MORE Benefits to Being Active

Even 5 MORE Benefits to Being Active
Exercising, working out and being active is not just for managing your weight! Watch the last part of a 3 part series where I talk about 5 health benefits to being active. This includes anything from walking, biking and swimming to more intensive activities such as weight training, boxing and running. Here are links to both part 1 and part 2 if...

5 MORE Benefits to Being Active

5 MORE Benefits to Being Active
Exercising, working out and being active is not just for managing your weight! Watch the second part of a 3 part series where I talk about 5 health benefits of being active. This includes anything from walking, biking and swimming to more intensive activities such as weight training, boxing and running. Here is a link to part 1 if you missed it...

5 Benefits to Being Active

5 Benefits to Being Active
Exercising, working out and being active is not just for managing your weight! Watch the first part of a 3 part series where I talk about 5 health benefits to being active. This includes anything from walking, biking and swimming to more intensive activities such as weight training, boxing and running.1. Weight Loss & Lean Muscle MassThis f...

5 Excuses to Get A Massage | Health Benefits You Don't Know

5 Excuses to Get A Massage | Health Benefits You Don't Know
Many people think a massage is a great way to waste money. But I'm here to tell you 5 health benefits that you get from a massage that might make you reconsider that thought. 1. CirculationHaving a massage increases your circulation and since blood is the primary transportation system in the body, it carries all the nutrients, vitamins and miner...

How to Run FASTER | 10 Tips

How to Run FASTER | 10 Tips
I have 10 tips that will help you run faster, farther and more efficiently! Often, the quality of our running is affected by our motivation. So as I was running one day, I wondered what helps me stay motivated while running. So I came up with these tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your runs. 1. Running ShoesIt's important to have...

9 Reasons Why FAT is Important | And Why You Need More of It

9 Reasons Why FAT is Important | And Why You Need More of It
Many people think that fat's only job in the body, is to act an energy reserve. And while that maybe be true, it has 8 other functions that are much less known. Interestingly, some of these are even vital to keep us alive. 1. Energy ReservesAs already mentioned above, the body does use fat, along with other source of nutrients, in periods of st...

Amino Acids, Complete & Incomplete Proteins | MEATLESS Sources

Amino Acids, Complete & Incomplete Proteins | MEATLESS Sources
The best source of protein is a big juicy steak, right? Not exactly. All food has protein, but only certain foods have all 9 of the essential amino acids your body needs. Protein comes from a greek derivative that means "of first importance" and that is appropriate considering how important protein is in our body. It has often been called the b...

“Why I’m NOT a STRICT Vegan” | 2 Reasons You Should Know

“Why I’m NOT a STRICT Vegan” | 2 Reasons You Should Know
Being vegan is great, but here are some things to consider. Welcome back to MyHolisticStrength. My name is Sandro and this post is actually a follow up to our "Why I'm a Vegan" post from last week.If you haven't watched that yet, I'm going to go ahead and link that here.Go check that out. No, go ahead. We'll wait. Good, you back? Did you catch ...

“Why I’m Vegan” | 3 REASONS for going GREEN!

“Why I’m Vegan” | 3 REASONS for going GREEN!
Vegans don’t eat bacon, ice cream or cake? Why? Let me give you 3 reasons why someone decides to become a vegan. Welcome to MyHolisticStrength, my name is Sandro and I'm a vegan. (Mostly*) Definition Let's go ahead and define the word "vegan" Veganism is a branch of vegetarianism. Both vegans and vegetarians don't eat any meat. The difference i...

How to Develop Healthier Habits! 3 Tips

How to Develop Healthier Habits! 3 Tips
Are you FINALLY ready to kick THAT NASTY habit? Let me show you how! There are in fact two different types of habits. Good habits, like getting up in the morning to go for a run. And there are bad habits, like eating a bag of chocolates after getting upset at a friend.These are things we fall back on, on a day to day basis, and can end up defini...

Bee Pollen | Everything YOU NEED to know!

Bee Pollen | Everything YOU NEED to know!
Today we are talking about Bee Pollen. Maybe you've heard of it. Maybe you've seen it at your local health food store. But have you ever wondered what it actually is? What are it's benefits? And should you be taking it? WHAT IS IT? Bee Pollen is actually made by worker honeybees, who go out of the hive foraging pollen from other flowers. When th...