The low down on Low Carb diets - which one is right for you?

For many years conventional wisdom led us to believe that the largest portion of our diet on the food pyramid should come from 3-5 servings of starchy grains.  The science behind the effectiveness of Low Carb diets is based on the concept that decreasing carbohydrate consumption results in lowered insulin levels and decreased appetite.  Low Carb diets come in many forms so I'd like to share some information on the more popular ones.

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Dave Kunes
Summer is coming - How to get beach body ready

It's that time of the year again.  Weddings, vacations, and more sunshine usually mean that we'll be wearing a lot less clothes in the coming months.  If you've gone off the deep end with your diet this winter and want to shed a few pounds before beach season, here's some easy ways to get started...

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Dave Kunes
10 Minute Meals - How to eat healthy on the go

Let's be honest.  Cooking at home can often be a time consuming, tedious process.  Believe it or not, there's a way to make robust, flavorful meals using a only handful of mix and match healthy ingredients you can find at the grocery store that can be prepped in under 10 minutes.  Not only that but you'll save some serious bank.  When you don't have time to prepare lunch or dinner (or you're just not in the mood), here's a few fast healthy foods to make life a little easier... 

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Dave Kunes
How to build a better booty

While I would argue that the sum of a well rounded physique is greater than its individual parts, one of the most frequent questions I get asked is "what are some good butt exercises?"  Below are the best exercises to help build a strong, well defined booty with a few added bonuses.   

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Dave Kunes
How to lose weight without a gym membership

While I'm a firm advocate in using exercise as a tool for weight loss,  it's unfortunately not the most solely effective one.  The truth of the matter is that you don't need to sweat your life away in order to look good in a bathing suit. Some of the best tools for losing fat are available without a gym membership.  Here's some easy, research based methods for losing pounds without lifting a single dumbbell.   

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Dave Kunes