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6 Things Successful Dieters Do Before Work

winning the morning

In the field of success coaching at this idea of ‘winning the morning’, using a variety of habits and actions that help develop razor sharp focus on personal goals, and set the mind and body up for a busy day

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Q&A: How do I calculate calorie and macronutrient needs?

Do you find figuring out the whole calories and grams of protein, fat and carbs confusing? In the dark about how much you should really be eating? You’re not alone. I was in the gym the other day having a

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#1 IIFYM Magazine column

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This is the full unedited version of the Men’s Fitness column covering my one year journey. This month: If It Fits Your Macros …  A long time ago in a bodybuilding forum far, far away someone asked a question about eating

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#3 Warrior Diet… in 100 words


An occasional series aimed at the A.D.H.D. reader, these will describe each diet I am doing in 100 words. credit: One of the first modern ‘health and fitness’ intermittent fasting diets. Warrior’s based around a high frequency, usually daily,

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#2 Paleo… 5 Things Right With Paleo

I don;t always eat paleo

Paleo certainly has it’s haters, but what usually annoys the more well read nutrition folk is not the diet itself but the attitude of the people following it. The paleo zealots often treat it like a exclusive club or cult,

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Diet #2 Paleo… Example Day’s Menu


What does a day of ‘paleo’ eating look like? Well, at it’s core it’s pretty simple. Here’s the ‘paleo’ version of the US MyPlate   Meat, veg, fruit, nuts and seeds. Pretty simple Simple doesn’t always mean easy though.  When

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Diet #2 PALEO… One Myth Leads to Another

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There’s a few myths that surround the paleo diet. One in particular is very irritating as it stands in the way of proper discussion of the diet and also spawns others, because what many of the myths have in common

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Diet #2 PALEO: Results

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So, MONTH TWO done and dusted. For me, paleo on the whole was pretty easy to stick to, … although I did miss the booze. I guess there’ll be a lot of missing that this year. From the perspective of

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Diet #2 : Paleo… Getting Started INFOGRAPHICS Edition

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The Paleo lot are a pretty tech-savy bunch, more Silicon Valley CrossFitters than suburban muscle heads. This means there’s a lot  of online info, much of which is helpfully boiled down into these info graphics Click on the pics below

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Diet #2 Paleo … Its Context & History


Given that most of the food we eat today are non-Paleo I foods – in other words foods based on grains, dairy or legumes, and/or highly processed – it seems a little bit contrary to eat paleo and if we’re

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