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Lauren, Author at Sexy Strong Fit

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Healthy Breakfast Ideas You’ll Get Out of Bed For

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Breakfast arguably the best meal of the day? Breakfast can help kick-start metabolism and improve cognitive performance, but only if you provide it with the right nutrition. Struggling to determine what that should be? Here are a few breakfast dos and don’ts, as well as five healthy breakfast recipes to get you on your way.

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5 Steps to Fit Meal Planning

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Want a fit body? Simple use these five steps to fit meal planning! Contrary to popular belief you do not have to starve yourself to get a fit curvy body, it just takes following the right steps to fit meal planning. I will admit when I first started working out and eventually competing in fitness, I did not know how to eat right for the body I wanted. I had no idea what amount of protein was appropriate, or if one type of carbohydrate was better than another, let alone how many calories I needed.

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Healthy Holiday Guide: Enjoy the Holiday Season Without Sabotaging Your Diet!

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It’s that time of year again! The holidays are just around the corner; the time of year we get to spend quality time with family and friends, but it’s also the season we tend to be too busy to maintain our healthy lifestyles – including making room for the gym or for that matter making healthy food. Socializing, eating, shopping and traveling can take precedent over a healthy lifestyle when it comes down to the holidays. If you want to avoid holiday weight gain this season, stick to your diet and evade making another dreaded weight loss resolution come this NYE, try using this healthy holiday guide.

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How to Stay Fit Over Forty

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A woman’s body goes through changes in her forties – most if not all of these changes are related to one key factor – hormones. As the body changes they begin to affect the chemistry of the body. Our metabolism takes a hit, fat burning slows down; our perky boobs start to drop and our once tight skin begins to become saggy and dry! Staying fit at forty is vital to keeping fit for the long run.

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Lauren Jacobsen

Do Weight Loss Supplements Even Work?

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Feeling overwhelmed and confused by the sheer amount and abundance of weight loss supplement options? With that abundance comes plenty of misconceptions on their effectiveness and use. If you’re looking for the ‘magic bullet’, here are a few common weight loss myths, truth behind these misconceptions and even a few weight loss supplements you should consider using!

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How to Build A Protein Power Bowl

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Eating healthy doesn’t mean it needs to be boring or the same every day! What you eat should be colorful, inspired, fresh and nutritious. There are endless combinations of healthy meals— you just need to be creative and have some imagination. The ultimate protein power bowl will combine protein, carbs, fresh veggies and healthy fats. A macro mix of ingredients selected to your taste and liking! Use these easy steps to build your very own healthy protein power bowl to help meet your nutrition needs – fuel your muscles and maintain a healthy and sexy lean body!

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Lauren Jacobsen

Best Foods to Eat Before and After Your Workout

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When it comes to getting a fit and lean body, we all know working out is an important part, but what about what you eat? The food you eat before helps fuel workouts, while the food you eat after helps accelerate the recovery process. It’s no longer acceptable to just grab anything before or after your workout and hope for the best. There’s some supporting research that shows the benefits of proper nutrition and your workout results. Here are a few tips on the best workout foods you should eat before and after your workouts to stay energized, build lean muscle, lose weight, and speed up recovery!

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Why Exercise is Better than Xanax

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Exercise is perhaps one of the best things you can do for yourself next to eating healthy, when it comes to improving your mood – feeling happy and energetic. Forget about popping pills, exercise has both short and long lasting mood and cognitive boosting action on the brain. Here’s how exercise is better than xanax; and how to get the most out of your exercise plan.

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