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What's a Deload Week and Why Do You Need It?

A deload week is when you take a break from working out. It can literally be 7 days or shorter. This week of no working out or lower exercise volume can offer several benefits for both physical and mental recovery.  Think of it as a pit stop in your fitness journey. Any fans of F1 here?If you are, you know that it’s the pit stop strategy that can make or break a race! Here are four benefits and outcomes of deloading: Reduces the risk of injury: Regular exercise puts stress on the muscles, joints, and other tissues in the body, which can increase the risk of injury over time. By taking a break from working out for a week, you...

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What Wellness Is Not

Wellness is not just about physical fitness or looking thin, it's a holistic approach to taking care of your mind, body, and soul. Wellness is not only about achieving a certain weight or body shape, it's about being confident in your own body. Wellness is not a destination, it's a daily practice of self-care and self-improvement. Wellness is not something that can be bought or sold, it's a state of being that comes from within. Wellness is not just for the privileged, it's a fundamental right for every individual to have access to resources that promote well-being.

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Is Alcohol Sabotaging Your Fat Loss Progress?

There are many reasons why someone might choose to quit alcohol. Some may have struggled with alcohol addiction or dependence, and may have decided to quit in order to improve their health or relationships. Others may have experienced negative consequences as a result of their drinking, such as job loss or legal trouble, and may have decided to quit in order to regain control of their life. Still others may simply have grown tired of the effects of alcohol on their mood and behavior, and may have decided to quit in order to feel better overall. One important reason one may want to quit alcohol is to make progress on fat loss. Ultimately, the decision to quit alcohol is a...

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