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Top 75 Workout Songs: Legendary Edition

Top 75 Workout Songs: Legendary Edition

Brought to you by the Mus­cle Fac­tory. Music is such an impor­tant part of almost everyone’s fit­ness rou­tine. Whether the tunes get you off the couch or give you the extra boost needed for that extra rep, they make a ...

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College and Coffee: Why You Should Too

College and Coffee: Why You Should Too

Cham­pi­oned By: Nancy Nevin-Folino, MEd, RD, CSP, LD, FADA Co-authored by: Nevin Cof­fee: You Can Sleep When You’re Dead Cof­fee and the caf­feine are prob­a­bly the most talked about drinks and anti-sleep reme­dies. Black cof­fee has gone in and out of health favor over the last ...

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The Lady in Red has a Fitness Challenge for You!

The Lady in Red has a Fitness Challenge for You!

Get fit with me and help fight child­hood obesity! Who doesn’t want a body your dream girl couldn’t resist? I am team­ing up with the Mus­cle Fac­tory to give you guys a New Year’s Res­o­lu­tion chal­lenge to help out the ...

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Exercise and Eating: 4 Rules to Maximize your Efforts

Exercise and Eating: 4 Rules to Maximize your Efforts

Writ­ten by: Nancy Nevin-Folino, MEd, RD, CSP, LD, FADA Can exer­cise and eat­ing really be paired together? Yes. Quite con­ve­niently, actually. It’s tough enough some­times just mak­ing time to go to the fit­ness cen­ter in col­lege. With all the school oblig­a­tions, pos­si­bly work or extracur­ric­u­lar activ­i­ties, ...

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10 Ways Eating can Boost your Brain Power

10 Ways Eating can Boost your Brain Power

By: Nancy Nevin-Folino, MEd, RD, CSP, LD, FADA I… Need… More… Brain Power! Is it pos­si­ble to eat a meal of brain power food before an exam or impor­tant inter­view to “ace” it? Well you can make cer­tainly your­self more alert, which in turn will likely increase ...

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Are Carbohydrates Good or Bad?

Are Carbohydrates Good or Bad?

Are car­bo­hy­drates good or bad? Here are some points to pon­der when think­ing of car­bo­hy­drates, just saying: Are there good carbs and bad carbs? What is the dif­fer­ence between net and total carbs Can I lose weight or buff up by lim­it­ing carbs? What ...

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Gym Etiquette: Your Quick, 6-Tip Guide

Gym Etiquette: Your Quick, 6-Tip Guide

By: Nevin Gym Eti­quette This is the day. You’ve set aside the time and tes­tic­u­lar for­ti­tude to make a gym trip. If this is your first time in a while, you’re anx­ious, ner­vous even. But it’s bet­ter late than never! Even ...

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What’s the Big Deal, Health Status?

What’s the Big Deal, Health Status?

What’s the Big Deal, Health Status? When was the last time you had a con­ver­sa­tion with a doc­tor and had your blood lab­o­ra­tory val­ues assessed? Ide­ally, the con­ver­sa­tion will go like this… You — “How are ya, Doc?” Doc­tor — “Just fine, ...

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5 Diet and Nutrition Guidelines

5 Diet and Nutrition Guidelines

Reli­able Diet and Nutri­tion Guidelines Now that you have made a com­mit­ment for bet­ter nutri­tion health, where do you search for reli­able and help­ful infor­ma­tion? When I Googled “Nutri­tion for Health”, I got 534,000,000 results! Here are some guide­lines in ...

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The Legendary Homemade Smoothie

The Legendary Homemade Smoothie

Alas, the most deli­cious meal-replacing, home­made smoothie you’ve ever had! Even bet­ter, you can whip this mas­ter­ful con­coc­tion up as your post-workout pro­tein shake (49g of pro­tein) as we fre­quently do. The best part? Most of the ingre­di­ents are likely ...

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The Muscle Factory

The Muscle Factory

The Mus­cle Factory It’s sim­ple, folks… we believe in tak­ing care of our­selves, through fit­ness and a healthy lifestyle. In a day and age where being exces­sively over­weight has been clas­si­fied as a dis­ease due to epi­demic, we are look­ing ...

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Legendary Nutrition — Evaluating Your Status

Legendary Nutrition — Evaluating Your Status

Eval­u­at­ing Your Nutri­tion Status To improve your nutri­tion and start your com­mit­ment to a healthy mind and body, I advise doing some read­ing on nutri­tion needs for your age and sex. The URL here is from the USDA (United States ...

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Legendary Nutrition — Introduction

Legendary Nutrition — Introduction

You have heard the old adage “you are what you eat,” and it is as sim­ple as that. Your mind and body are your most valu­able asset and should be treated like a Lam­borgh­ini! The most com­mon stum­bling block is ...

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