Does Psyllium Husk Break a Fast? Fiber & Fasting 101

psyllium husk and intermittent fasting

Can you take psyllium husk when you’re intermittent fasting? The answer is… it’s complicated. Psyllium husk falls into the “grey area” when fasting. Some think it instantly breaks a fast, while others believe it doesn’t. The truth is it depends on who you ask and what goals you’re fasting for. Psyllium husk is a type …

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Does Bulletproof Coffee Break a Fast? Keto Coffee and Intermittent Fasting

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Can you drink Bulletproof Coffee while fasting or will it break your fast? There is a lot of grey area regarding Bulletproof Coffee and intermittent fasting that you need to know about. Bulletproof Coffee has been popular over recent years with benefits claiming it can help with weight loss, boost energy, improve mental clarity, and …

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TRX Suspension Trainer Review

TRX review

I’m going to give you my personal TRX review on this popular suspension trainer. Soon you’ll know if it’s worth your money. There are a lot of pros with the TRX, but there are also a good amount of cons. You’ll need to know about all of them before deciding to buy one. I’ll be …

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Are Vibram FiveFingers Really a Ripoff?

vibram fivefingers

When wearing the FiveFingers shoes by Vibram in public you have to be willing to tolerate some strange looks. They look bizarre on your feet and pretty much categorize you as a weirdo not unlike those who wear Google Glass also unaffectionately referred to as “Glassholes.” Vibram, the company behind FiveFingers has gotten into some …

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7 Reasons Why You’ll Always Be Fat

Undoubtedly, there’s something special that separates those who achieve greatness from those who are merely average. Some think they’re just born that way, but they live by a set of principles that guides them towards greatness each and every day. Most people who are fat don’t want to be fat. They say the “should” lose …

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The UGLY Truth About Splenda

Splenda bad

Have you ever ripped open one of those little bags of Splenda and poured it into your coffee thinking it was better for you than regular ol’ sugar? We all know that sugar is bad for us and if we don’t stop putting it into our bodies then it’ll make us fat, stupid and it’s …

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5 Simple Ways to Get More Energy

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Ready for a handful of simple ways to increase your energy levels throughout the day so you can actually do the things you want along with the stuff you should be doing? I’ll be the first to admit sometimes I don’t always stay on top of things like I should be. Yeah I’m eating clean …

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How to Lift 500 Pounds

500 pound deadlift

Today I did something I’ve never done before. I deadlifted 500 pounds. I’m not saying this to brag, but to share with you how I did it. For the longest time I was stuck around 400-450 pounds, and just couldn’t make the leap to 500 pounds. Something was holding me back, and I’m pretty sure …

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Overtraining Is A MYTH

Overtraining myth

I was at the gym today working out when I overheard somebody nearby complain they thought they were overtraining so it would be a good idea to take a week off of working out. I did a double take like I just saw Erin Andrews walk by when I heard this. In fact, I snapped …

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The Best Butt Exercise

I have a confession to make. I like big butts. One of my mentors in the fitness industry is Mike Boyle and he believes the glute (butt) muscles are the most important muscles in the human body. Unfortunately, most people are suffering from inverted booty syndrome. You know, when their butt is so small is …

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