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Cassandra

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My 5 Favorite Ab Exercises That Are NOT Crunches

Crunches🚫. If you know me, you know that I am not a fan of the "crunch". Most people do NOT do them correctly which negates the core strengthening potential of a crunch. Ideal form for a crunch maintains neutral alignment of head/spine, and engages the deepest abdominal muscles that draw abs inward. Most execute a crunch with outward pressure to both…
June 12, 2021
Nutrition

The Secret to Protein

Protein is a key component to a healthy diet, but many people overlook or underestimate its importance. Much of the confusion revolves around getting “enough” protein and choosing the “best” sources. But there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to protein consumption. That’s because: Getting “enough” protein is relative. A person’s ideal protein intake depends on their individual body, goals, and preferences. The…
June 7, 2021
Fitness ChallengesMindset

This Mom Hated Exercise Her Entire Life… Until Now. Here’s What Happened.

Throughout her entire life, Katie hated exercising.  Growing up, she struggled with emotional eating and saw her weight fluctuate dramatically.  When she tried to be physically active, Katie would often get winded quickly and was later diagnosed with exercise-induced asthma in her late twenties. Now the mother of a 3.5-year-old daughter, Katie reached a turning point one month ago and…
May 23, 2021