5 Tips for Eating Protein the Right Way

Protein is the most important part of a healthy diet, outweighing fats and carbs in importance for muscle and tissue repair, brain chemistry, energy and immune function. I like to call it “the currency of life.” Getting high-quality protein in your diet throughout your lifetime can be the key to a more energetic, healthful life. We have about four trillion cells that individually perform the same nonstop daily functions, including respiration, replication and elimination. Our cells use over 100,000 proteins to help build muscle, skin, neurotransmitters, organs, glands, hair and nails. Proteins are the structural materials of almost all tissues in the body. One way to think of your body is th

KIKBOXFIT: 30 minutes to a better body

KIKBOXFIT is a specialized fitness center for people who want a unique, fun, and proven workout that guarantees results. KIKBOXFIT offers a kickboxing themed fitness program that incorporates a functional, interval, cardiovascular, and circuit training regimens. The programs consist of a proprietary system of nine challenging workout stations developed by Muay Thai Kru Joe Chao. ​ KIKBOXFIT combines muay thai kickboxing training with HIIT interval training providing you with the most efficient way to exercise in the shortest amount of time. ​ HIIT is the fastest, most efficient way to get in shape so we can do other awesome things with our lives. So the idea of being able to work out for suc

Study: Schools with Bullying Prevention Programs Have More Bullying

In the last few years, it seems like one issue has been ushered to the forefront of education more than others: bullying. It’s easy to see why this has happened, for while bullying is something that no one likes to be on the receiving end of, many have experienced it at one time or another, as evidenced by the following chart recently published by NPR. Furthermore, bullying is an issue which everyone can get behind, regardless of political party, as the anti-bullying efforts spearheaded by the current and former First Lady prove. The question is, why does bullying continue to be a problem? Kerry McDonald, a senior contributor to Intellectual Takeout, addressed this question several months ag

5 Daily Habits to Live Longer

Sorry to break it to you. You're not gonna win the war against aging by just drinking a shot glass of some magical elixir from South East Asia. In fact, aging is best kept at bay by fighting off chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes, which accelerate the aging process and are the main causes of premature death. Although accelerated aging — and aging in general — is a complex process, you can fight it with five simple daily habits. Inactivity and the loss of muscle mass accelerate the aging process. The age-related changes in muscle quantity and quality that occur — even down to the cellular level — can be counteracted by just staying active. 1. Eat a Rainbow of Fruits a

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