Knowledge Base

Going Nuts About Coconuts: What’s the Truth?

A little over two weeks ago now, the American Heart Association published a report advising against the use of coconut oil. Naturally, the coconut oil-loving world went into a frenzy, ...
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Move of the Week: Resting Metabolic Rate

Do you know exactly what you need to burn fat, lose weight, and gain muscle? Take this test to find out. THE MOVE: Resting Metabolic Rate WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT: In ...
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Move of the Week: VO2 Max

Something a little different, but no less important for our weekly feature this week! THE MOVE: VO2 Max WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT: VO2 Max is one of the performance indicators we ...
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The Real Reason Why You’re Not Lean

Doesn't it always seem like you just can't lose those last 5-10 pounds? Well, you're not alone. Try as you might, those last 5-10 pounds aren't coming off. This might ...
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Feeding the Fitness Machine: RMR and Nutrition

With Thanksgiving and Christmas fast approaching, good fitness and nutrition habits tend to fall by the wayside. So how can we truly enjoy the holidays, without paying the price when ...
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Metabolic Testing: Should you know your VO2max?

VO2 Max, or maximal oxygen uptake, is one of the qualities we test for as part of our metabolic panel. We’ll be following up this post in the near future ...
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