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Carbohydrates Chatter – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on November 28, 2019 Carbs are all around and in both healthy and unhealthy foods. Carbohydrates appear as a buzz word in diets. Some people say they are not eating any carbs, while others work on a plan of depleting carbs. There are simple and complex carbs. Complex carbs are comprised of sugar molecules that are long “complex” chains. These take longer to break down in the body and produce more lasting energy than simple carbs. Both types…

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Food to Beat the Blues – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on November 15, 2019 How many times have you run to your favorite comfort foods when you are down? Bags of chips, cookies, or ice cream sound like some of the things you use? The big problem is that the fried foods or packaged foods you might have or want could make you feel worse because they are higher in omega-6 fatty acids. Particular foods can be mood boosters. Mood Foods Pumpkin SeedsThese yummy seeds are loaded with…

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Picking Apples – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on October 30, 2019 Apples are a favorite fall fruit for many people. Is it crunch time year-round at your house? Fall In the Fall, there are many farms that allow you to pick your fresh fruit from the trees. Stores are active with a variety of apples with some special pricing in the right seasons. They seem to be all around and used in many restaurant’s unique recipes. You may see apple pancakes, apple salads or apple…

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Plate Some More Power Foods – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on October 23, 2019 How about another round of power foods to put on your plate to help you with your health and fitness journey? More good stuff that will satisfy your hunger and benefit your body. That’s right three foods that you may not be eating that could make a difference and may help you with your goals. Beef Steak and SpinachHaving a steak and some leafy green spinach is an excellent way to pack an iron…

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What’s Bok Choy? – Single Dad, Parents Article

Have a recipe or friends talking about bok choy and you are not sure precisely what they are talking about and you don’t want others to know? Are you lost at the store and no idea what it is, what it looks like, or what to do with it? Some bok choy talk here will help you get to know more. Bok choy The vegetable bok choy (sometimes labeled bok choi) is considered a staple of Asian cooking. It has…

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The Moon Milk Mystery – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on October 4, 2019 Moon milk has been making splashes on social media in the twilight hours. Many people use it as a way to wind down their day. The trend has increased because people have been able to use this to promote better sleep on busy days. How about a mug of moon milk? What is Moon MilkMoon milk is a warm drink for night use derived from Ayuverdic (a system of natural healing) traditions. Most often…

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The Chicken or The Egg Choice – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on September 17, 2019 One of the oldest questions in our society that always creates an interesting debate is which came first, the chicken or the egg. Well since we cannot come to a consensus, let’s change the question a little. Which is more impactful to our nutritional plan, chicken or eggs? Just about everyone has watched “Rocky” down some eggs while in training mode and almost every muscle building nutritional program has chicken breast somewhere mixed in,…

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Super Snacks that Burn Fat – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on September 6, 2019 Snacking is a part of the day for most people. A lot of times this happens at work or after school for kids. Instead of heading to the vending machine it would be cost-effective and beneficial to you if you have a snack with you that helps you reach your health goals. Here is a list of 5 snacks that help you by burning fat! Apple – Apples contain flavonoids which are known for…

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The Grocery Shopping Choices – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on August 29, 2019 Finding the best places to shop is essential to many people. Sometimes we do a one-stop-shop and get everything at a single location. It is in our interest to have information about where we can go for the best prices. Here is a strategy: Warehouse Clubs like Sam’s Club or Costco These big stores have great prices when you buy large sizes or multiples of a product. There is a benefit to the discount…

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Pet Safety in the Heat – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on August 21, 2019 Higher temperatures are rough on the family and that includes our four-legged friends.  These weather hazard times are hard on our pups and we need to be sure to help them survive the heat. Here are a few ways to help your pets. WalksOn hot days it is essential to try and walk earlier in the morning. Temperature and sun exposure are lower at that time. Dogs can become overheated so the signs to…

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