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A Peek Behind the Curtain at NUUN Hydration

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NUUN Hydration makes effervescent tablets that turn ordinary water into delicious and nutritious sports drinks. The Vlog interview below with Ashley Smith provides an insider peek into some of the science and culture that makes NUUN a dominating force in the fitness and human performance arena. Watch it today to learn more about NUUN and…

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PJ and Amber Make FIVE Flavors of Low-Carb Chocolate!

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Amber Kelley, cookbook author and YouTube sensation, came over to PJ and Bev’s kitchen to see how to make PJ’s Low-Carb Chocolate recipe. Check out the video below to learn for yourself how to make 5 flavors of low-carb chocolate: Dark chocolate and milk chocolate crunch Almond bark with goji berries Mint chocolate Chocolate covered macadamia…

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PJ Interviews the “Keto King”

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Click below to see PJ’s interview with Thom King (the Keto King), CEO of Stevivia and Icon Foods, a true pioneer in natural no-calorie sweeteners.   Click here for more health and fitness blogs, articles, videos, and other related resources from PJ.

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Posture Problems: Tips for Sedentary Workers

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Sitting really is the new smoking because we do it so much at work, at home, in the car, and more; all of which create posture problems. This problem, compounded with the added screen time of our phones, makes for atrocious posture problems, not to mention the effects of EMF’s, poor hydration, etc. Some of…

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Using your dishwasher for a home ab workout

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X Gym does it again with another Xcellent Xample of how your dishwasher can be an Xercise machine for a home ab workout. No more endless crunches or sit-ups! This one takes only a few minutes to get an Xtreme burn.  

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Traditional barbell squats VS the X Gym Quadraslide invention

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Traditional barbell squats, using the typical fast, ballistic reps, common to conventional training, can cause injuries to joints, create muscle tears, and develop repetitive strain injuries like tendonitis. X Gym has solutions! For this particular problem, the answer is the Quadraslide, invented by PJ, X Gym founder. See the video below for this demo and…

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Bus Stop Fitness Hack

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Pressed for time? No time to work out? Fitness hacks can be found anywhere if you keep your eyes open to them and set your Reticular Activating System on alert to notice new opportunities. Here’s just one Xample to get your own brain juices flowing.

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Walk and Talk Therapy for Productivity

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Did you know that walking while talking is an amazingly effective therapy? If someone is having a hard time, talking about it while walking will bring out more feelings, openness, and honesty because the brain lets down walls and feels more comfortable being vulnerable when it’s getting oxygen and outside stimulation. Walk and talk therapy…

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Fitness App: X Gym’s XApp

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All it takes is 21 minutes, twice a week, to achieve Xtraordinary fitness, using X Gym’s Xtremely safe and effective Xercise methods developed by PJ Glassey, X Gym founder and exercise scientist. Working out has never been easier, thanks to the new X Gym fitness app. Follow the pre-built workouts or build-your-own workouts from the…

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Sunday Funday At X Gym

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John is my main guinea pig because he’s an Xperienced Xgymer and always game for anything. We meet most Sundays for “Sunday Funday” where we experiment with new exercises and fitness approaches.  When the club is closed, we work together to Xperiment with Xercises and come up with new, Xtreme, and safe functional movement patterns.…

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Got NY Resolution Struggles?

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Here’s the NY resolution timeline and how they typically play out for most people. January 1st: Wonderful goals are set and NY resolution plans made to get healthier and fitter. January 3rd (after the January 2nd hangover wears off): To the gym! January 4th: “Wow, I’m sore!” January 7th (second workout): “This is a bigger…

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What to eat when fasting

By PJ Glassey / / Comments Off on What to eat when fasting

Yes, you can eat certain foods while “fasting.” The foods listed here are “negative calorie” foods (to a point) that won’t break your “fast” or interfere with the benefits of fasting. This list is also great for those times when you aren’t actually hungry but need to eat for “emotional” reasons (and we ALL have…

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POST IT to break your pattern and achieve a healthy mood

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An emotion is basically a pattern. Breaking your pattern can be enough to break a negative emotion or even a crummy state and achieve a healthy mood. When we are in a crummy state, we are rarely productive, and if we are productive in spite of that, it’s forced because we have to and therefore,…

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Beth’s Online Training Xperience

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Beth talks about her X Gym online training Xperience to design a travel Xercise routine for her vacation, with no Xercise gear or equipment needed! See xgym.com for more info on our Kirkland club, online training and Xercise phone App.  

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Fitness Diet: Moving From Can’t to Don’t

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People usually start their fitness diet out saying the word “can’t” when they begin a new diet or habit change, with phrasing like, “I can’t eat _____ anymore because I’m on the _____ diet.” That’s OK too, to get started, but the word “can’t” is restrictive in nature, so if it’s used for too long,…

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