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It’s Your Choice

It’s a choice to shop for and have good food in the house. It’s a choice to start every morning with 25 pushups and jumping jacks. It’s a choice to focus on getting more from less. It’s a choice to stop judging yourself (and others). It’s a choice to bike more around town. It’s a […]

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30 Awesome Quotes On Simplicity

For those who have been around the site or followed me on Twitter & Facebook, you probably will recognize many of the quotes on simplicity below. I am a big fan of keeping things simple (but not overly simplistic in substance). It is more about reducing the clutter and noise, so you can do less and […]

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The No Breakfast Plan…from 1900

As Intermittent Fasting (IF) takes off more into the mainstream (2 new IF  “diet” books just came out), it’s probably inevitable that people start calling IF a “fad diet”. That’s just how things go in the mainstream. Start small, builds up a following and then is launched by others as the “newest and revolutionary” diet. However it […]

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30 Things To Buy Other Than A New Treadmill

It is that time of year, when the gyms and sports/fitness stores are all excited. This is the time of year right after New Years in which people come out to spend money on something to help them lose that weight finally! I’ve seen it over and over again having worked in this industry for […]

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My 2013 Resolution…Improving on Silence

Don’t speak unless you can improve the silence. ~ Spanish Proverb (Click to Tweet) I’ve been writing here at the IF Life since 2008, and have enjoyed spreading info and helping people from the beginning. Sadly though I ran into a bit of a writer’s block in the last year, as I felt I had […]

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Trainer Tells All – Volume 4

Image CC credit: Claudio Brisighello This is another volume in the popular “Trainer Tells All” series (Vol 1, Vol 2, and Vol 3 seen here). So here’s some more small bits of “wisdom” with less “noise” for you. Sometimes I just like writing these so I can go back and re-read myself…as we all need those […]

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Coconut Oil Use #3: Oil Pulling

With all the talk about using coconut oil, people have told me I just need to start my own line already. Now I’ve got another use for you. If I were to say my #1 use for coconut oil, it’s in my coffee (as I refer to often on Facebook and Twitter). My #2 use […]

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Calorie Restriction Does Not Promote Longevity??

So there I was yesterday, enjoying my day and skimming the headlines on Twitter…when one in particular caught my eye. Calorie Restriction Doesn’t Prolong Life I could almost hear the collective voices of all the anti-aging proponents saying “What??!!”. After all, the biggest benefit touted for a CR (Calorie Restriction) lifestyle was “longevity”. Now they […]

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Coconut Oil Coffee: Burn Fat, Be Alert and Unleash Your Superpowers!

What if I told you there was one simple way in which you could help your body burn more fat, allow you to be focused and alert, energize up your workout performance and potentially give you random superpowers? OK, maybe I am stretching it on the superpowers but I am serious about the other benefits. […]

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Bacon is Out to Get You!!…Kevin Bacon that is.

You may have already read all the headlines this week. You have been warned. Your mortality is in danger. You need to be on the lookout…for Bacon. Yes it’s true. Apparently Kevin Bacon is pissed and not going to take it anymore. Maybe it is all those degrees of separation people use that have finally […]

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