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Kettlebells vs. Free Weights: Which Is Better?

Training with a kettlebell, a large iron ball connected to a handle, may seem like a relatively new way to exercise – but there is nothing new about kettlebells. 19th century strongmen such as Arthur Saxon, Eugene Sandow and Ivan Poddubny used kettlebell to build lean, powerful, lightning-fast physiques that allowed them to perform incredible feats […]

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Insulin Resistance & How It Affects Skin

The skin is also surprisingly insulin responsive. You may have heard that diabetes causes skin issues—people who have diabetes tend to have extremely dry, itchy skin; are prone to frequent skin infections, and can have trouble healing wounds. Insulin resistance is characterized by the inability of the cells to respond to insulin, resulting in poor […]

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7 Healthy Dip Recipes for Weight Loss

by Jenny Hunter Be it a savoury veggie dip, sweet fruit dip, or a zesty dip for chips, dips are the perfect appetizer to serve your guests. Everyone loves a great dip and these healthy dip recipes will ensure your family and guests can enjoy them guilt-free. 7 Dip Recipes 1.   Roasted Garlic White Bean […]

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Tips to a Thinner Thanksgiving

As we all know, the holidays are approaching. During this time, excuses regarding weight gain arise, and we all have to resist those holiday treats coming into the office daily! Well, this is our chance to say NO, and get ready to keep the weight off this season. Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy yourself […]

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Are Carbs Good for You?

If you want to eat a healthy, balanced diet, it’s important to provide your body with the three macronutrients: protein, fat, and carbohydrates. Remember that carbs are our body’s most important energy suppliers: they support brain function and also our muscles and organs. In this article you’ll learn everything you need to know about this macronutrient.  […]

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Women in Tech: Support Through Mentoring

We believe in the importance of closing the gender gap in tech. Therefore, we joined a student mentoring program aimed at supporting young females studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) to have a career in the field. Read more to find out why supporting mentoring programs is so crucial and to learn about the […]