Video: Prepare to Press with the Kettlebell Halo

Fitness // Oct 24, 2016 // By Luke Propst

Luke Propst, MS, CSCS, The Diet Doc Training Director, demonstrates the kettlebell halo for warming up the shoulders in preparation for pressing exercises.

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Shoulder Warm-Up Drill: Teacup Rotations

Fitness // Oct 17, 2016 // By Kori Propst

Luke Propst, MS, The Diet Doc Training Director, demonstrates how to move smoothly through the spiral pattern of a teacup rotation to wake up the stabilizers of the shoulder and prepare them for enhanced control during pressing movements.

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Restaurant: Not Impossible!

Health // Oct 10, 2016 // By Kori Propst

The average person eats restaurant food one of every three meals. If we’re going to eat out, and we have intentions of losing weight and living a lean life, how about we learn how to eat out better! If we feel more competent, we’ll feel more motivated!

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I Know What to Do, I Just Don’t Do It: Low Motivation or Lack of Skill?

Inspiration // Sep 26, 2016 // By Kori Propst

What if our resistance to move forward with an action aligned with a goal was less about a lack of motivation and more about skill?

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Fat Part 1: The Misunderstood Macronutrient

Health // Sep 19, 2016 // By Kori Propst

Which Diet is better at Reducing Cardiovascular Risk: Low-Carb or Low-Fat?

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Motivational Metabolism- Part VI: How to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Anything

Inspiration // Sep 12, 2016 // By Kori Propst

Successful people are goal-driven, determined, persistent, and motivated by internal drivers. Learn the key practices for staying motivated and accomplishing anything!

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Courage in the Chaos: Why Asking for Help Doesn’t Indicate Weakness

Health // Aug 31, 2016 // By Kori Propst

Admitting that you want to be the best you can be but don’t know how, can make a person uncomfortable. But asking for help is not admitting weakness—it’s demonstrating courage.

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Health Hacks: Ways to Wander Without Wandering from Your Goals

Fitness // Aug 29, 2016 // By Kori Propst

Can you stay on track with your diet if you travel all the time? Many ‘no-can-do’s’ exist for the traveler staying healthy, but are they really true? There are ways to wander, without wandering from your goals!

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Your Motivational Metabolism- Part V: When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

// Aug 22, 2016 // By Kori Propst

When we internalize a goal, we weave it into our values! Sticking to behaviors that will bring us closer to the outcomes we desire is easy when we view them as a part of who we are and desire to be.

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Carbohydrates Part IV: High-Carb Diets Win

Health // Aug 15, 2016 // By Joe Klemczewski

High-carb diets have been shown to be more effective than low-carb diets to achieve fat loss, health improvement, and successful weight maintenance.

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