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The Best Shape of Our Lives

Posted by David Hoff on March 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)


According to conventional wisdom, a man’s mid twenties and early thirties are a time of superlatives. How often one hears from the cheerful twenty-something: “Listen, I’m in the prime of my life,” or, “It really won’t get any better than this.” Included in “this,” according to the Internet’s latest

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Fad Diet Friday: Cotton Ball Diet

Posted by Lee Golden on August 2, 2013 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)


There is so much pressure that models face when attempting to obtain and maintain an ideal figure that’s socially accepted. It is instilled in their mind that they must have a skinny body with little to no fat. Some of these models are even prepared to take part in the most disturbing diet routines such as the baby food diet or the sleeping beauty diet. But, this recent fad die...

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Fad Diet Fridays: The Baby Food Diet

Posted by Blaize Stewart on July 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)


There are several qualities that people love about babies: their adorable faces, infectious giggles and chubby little bodies ooze ample amounts of cuteness that easily keep most people mesmerized. Perhaps that is why celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson introduced The Baby Food Diet to the world; if adults love babies so much, why not give the food that fuels them a try?


The ide...

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Fad Diet Fridays: The Air Diet

Posted by Blaize Stewart on July 12, 2013 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Think of food; what makes it appealing? The taste and feeling of fullness are great characteristics of course, but those only come after the food has been found. Sure, a meal can look mouthwateringly good but there is something else that draws a hunger person in before they see it: the smell. Nothing compares to a delicious scent slowing making its way into your nostrils, virtually filling yo...

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Tuesday Trainer: What To Do When You Hit That Plateau

Posted by Blaize Stewart on July 9, 2013 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)


It’s halfway through the summer and hopefully going to the gym and eating a proper diet have become part of the normal daily routine. By this point, there should be some visible progress and workouts should start becoming easier to handle. While this signifies there is advancement occurring, it also means the dreaded plateau could be right around the corner.


Hitting a pl...

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Fad Diet Fridays: The Sleeping Beauty Diet

Posted by Blaize Stewart on July 5, 2013 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Apparently Sleeping Beauty had the whole diet thing all figured out. The only thing she had to do to maintain her figure (her imaginary, cartoon figure) was sleep. This fabled character was meant to inspire imaginations, but she also inadvertently instigated a movement to the fad diet known as The Sleeping Beauty Diet.


The reasoning behind this diet is simple; if someo...

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Fad Diet Fridays: The Five Bite Diet

Posted by Blaize Stewart on June 28, 2013 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)


One of the biggest misconceptions people have when it comes to weight loss it that the amount of calories eaten in a day is the only thing that matters. Caloric intake is an important part of maintaining a healthy diet, but focusing exclusively on that factor is not the way to go. It encourages crash diets that are not healthy and could possibly lead to eating disorders like anorexia.

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Tuesday Trainer: Maximize Results With the Right Diet

Posted by Blaize Stewart on June 25, 2013 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Everyone knows that getting into shape takes time at the gym; lots of time. Success is not measured in hours or days but weeks, months and years. With this kind of timeline, being healthy has to be more than a fad or hobby; it has to be a way of life. This means the work doesn’t stop after the gym.


For those dedicated to their health, a healthy diet is just as...

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Fad Diet Fridays: The Apple Cider Vinegar Diet

Posted by Blaize Stewart on June 21, 2013 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)


The idiom “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” has long been a playful way to promote healthy eating for youngsters who are opposed to eating fruits. The logic is easy to follow and turning a rule into a rhyme is a great way to motivate people to eat healthily; especially if it means they can avoid the dreaded doctor’s office. However, there is one fad diet t...

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Fad Diet Fridays: The Blood Type Diet

Posted by Blaize Stewart on June 14, 2013 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Seeing as vampires are quite trendy in today’s entertainment industry, The Blood Type diet could be construed as something quite grotesque; but never fear, it is just another fad diet. According to the science behind The Blood Type Diet, a person should eat specific foods based off of their blood type.


It is the brain-child of Dr. Peter D’Adamo, whose book

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