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The Do’s & Don’ts of Stretching for a Workout

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The rules and warnings about stretching are all over the map. Here’s what you need to know… One of the most crucial parts of your workout is the cool-down stretch. Stretching keeps your connective tissues elastic. It also helps your body flush out the lactic acid that accumulates in your muscles after exercise—the same lactic acid that contributes to aches and pain. Finally, stretching improves the range of motion in Read More

The Best Exercise to Get Rid of Cellulite

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Exercise is one component of weight loss— it’s a scientific fact. But that doesn’t mean your only options are weight lifting or marathon running. One of our favorite Fat Flushing ways to move that bod is rebounding! What is Rebounding? Rebounding is a form of cardio exercise that stimulates the lymphatic system. The up-and-down jumping motion on the minitrampoline (known as a “rebounder”) parallels the way lymph nodes function, opening Read More

7 Summer Party Tips to Stay on Track

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You’ve worked so hard to stay on track but as we plunge into BBQ season, new challenges come with the territory. Try these tips to keep your weight loss success rolling: 1. Be prepared. Bring your favorite Fat Flush-friendly dish to share so you know there will be something there you can snack on. Some fresh veggies coupled with some yummy Fat Flush Salsa are a classic that everyone loves! 2. Hit Read More

Fat Flush-friendly Pancakes

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Makes 1 pancake Save Print Fat Flush-friendly Pancakes Recipe type: Breakfast   Ingredients 2 eggs, whisked olive oil spray 1 very ripe banana, mashed 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, optional Instructions Combine all the ingredients in a bowl until thoroughly incorporated. Spritz a skillet with the olive oil spray and warm over medium heat. Pour in the mixture and let it cook until it is somewhat solid, about Read More

The Best Way to Store Your Homemade Broths

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Homemade broths and stocks are something you can make a big batch of and use for LOTS of different recipes. Don’t have the time to make a fresh broth every time you need it? Try making a big batch and freezing in ice cube trays! You can even measure each cube so you know exactly how much is in each— handy later when following a recipe. After the broth is Read More

A Beginner’s Guide to Freezing Food (And Saving Money!)

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Preparing double —or more— of a recipe and freezing the extra is an easy way to save money, time, and still have a delicious Fat Flush-friendly meal ready whenever you need it! Here are some tips to help you freeze foods properly from start to finish: 1. Select foods that are freeze-friendly. This tip takes some trial and error, but try to choose hearty recipes to freeze. All-inclusive meals such Read More

Stretching: 5 Myths and Truths

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Stretching is important to keep the body limber, relaxes the body and mind, keeps circulation going, and also helps release toxins. But with all the benefits, is there a “right” time and “right” way to stretch? Here are some popular myths and the truth behind them… 1. Myth: Stretching one particular muscle (or group of muscles) will only relieve that area, hence the reason for LOTS of different stretch moves. Read More

How to Make the Perfect Smoothie

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Smoothies are a convenient, delicious, one-stop-shop for a daily helping of essential vitamins and nutrients. (Not to mention all the time and money you save!) But it’s kinda like making a sandwich— there’s a strategy to making the perfect smoothie! Here are some of our most important tips: 1. Order counts! First measure your water, then add the ice, protein powder and fruit. Blend those until smooth, then add any Read More

10 Health Benefits of Cinnamon

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More than just a flavor boost that warms your taste buds, this spice carries multiple health benefits! Here are some of our favorites: 1. Just 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon a day can lower your LDL (“bad”) cholesterol. 2. It helps keep blood sugar levels in check and increases the amount of insulin your body produces. 3. The spice has antifungal properties, helping your body fight off candida overgrowth. 4. Cinnamon Read More

Top 10 Green Fat Flushing Veggies

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1. Asparagus High in potassium, low in sodium, and containing an amino acid called asparagine, asparagus is a veggie that helps fight water retention. The same trio also helps prevent fatigue by neutralizing ammonia, a substance that builds up in our bodies during the digestive process. Asparagus also contains a special carbohydrate called inulin that isn’t digested, but helps feed the good bacteria in the large intestine. This green veggie Read More