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Step Fourteen- Consider Intermittent Fasting

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Xfactor Xplanation: Internal vs. Xternal Focus Does the “burn” ever distract you from finishing any of your Xercises? Do you feel like your brain is running out of fuel before your muscles do? Would you be interested in learning a technique that can solve both of those problems and more, while increasing your results by at…

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Kyle’s Kitchen and Cupboard Cleanout

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Every wonder what it would be like to purge your cupboards of unhealthy food? Or which foods would need to go? And why? Well, this is your luck day because here’s a video to watch of that very thing, with Laura Taylor, Personal Chef and PJ Glassey X Gym Founder making it happen, in an…

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Posture Problems- Preventing and Reversing “Text Neck”

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There is a pandemic of posture problems that have accelerated in the last 10 years, and the main culprit is the smart phone. You’ve seen it: everyone standing at the bus stop holding their phones at their chest and bending their neck forward and down in order to see it clearly. Our modern, first world society…

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Step Thirteen- Exercise Form

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Xfactor Xplanation: Form is Paramount! You have probably noticed how important Xercise form is at the X Gym. This is because proper exercise form is key to targeting the specific muscles intended for the particular Xercise you are performing. As you know, each routine you get, whether you are a personal training tribe member or a…

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Step Twelve- Stretching

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Xfactor Xplanation: What About Stretching? You may be wondering if stretching is a necessary supplement to the X Gym workouts. The short answer is no. For general health and fitness, it’s just not necessary. The X Gym workout is designed with Xercises that go beyond your normal range of motion and when you do that, you…

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Is Organic Worth It?

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I’ve claimed in other posts and some videos that I spend approximately 15% more on my food than people who buy from conventional sources. So the question here is really whether it’s worth that additional 15% . I say absolutely, but read on and decide for yourself. Admittedly, organic is not 100% guaranteed to be fertilizer and pesticide free, but organic food is…

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The Proof is in the Pudding…

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Did you know that the Big Climb stair race, up the tallest building in Seattle, is also the largest attended stair climb on the planet? 6000 racers turn out for this climb and nearly 300 teams compete against each other in this 69 story tower race. Did you know that tower racing is known as the…

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Is Running at Redline Killing You?

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Meet Fred, 58 years old, who: Eats the Standard American Diet (SAD). Has a desk job. Watches a TV show (or two) each day. Is usually too tired for exercise. Has “normal” blood work numbers (cholesterol, blood pressure, glucose, etc.) Is he just “lucky” or genetically “gifted?” Check out the video below to learn how Fred and millions of…

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Hydration is the most important healthy habit, it must be “clean!”

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Anyone who knows me, knows what a huge fan I am of hydration, but the type of water we drink is just as important. I only drink filtered water because what they put in our water is sick and wrong. And it ‘s making us sick, fat and dumb. Fluoride in the water is the biggest offender, so…

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New Xercise Record This Year?

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America is on the edge of a new record! This summer, Americans might set a new record in Xercise participation. Gallup surveys have shown a seasonal trend in exercise, with the peak number of workouts happening in the summer. In June 2015, 55.5% of Americans reported some form of regular Xercise, setting a record for recent years. As you can see in the…

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The Big, Huge Story on How Our Country Got So Fat

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I’m going to apologize ahead of time for this big-as* long post, but people have questions – especially those people with big as*es, who are doing everything “right,” according to following the US dietary guidelines and are frustrated as heck. This isn’t a short answer and the history has to be explained in order to understand…

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Getting Strong and Lean After Menopause

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Yes, it’s possible, even though it might not feel like it at times. In fact, many women feel like they are going backwards once menopause hits. They feel like they are getting weaker and fatter and there’s nothing they can do about it other than get some help from professionals like Advanced Gynecology to help…

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Organic, X Gym Approved Meal Delivery!

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Finally! An organic meal delivery company that creates meals within the X Gym nutrition parameters! I’ve been looking high and low to find a company to help busy X Gymers with meal prep and delivery, but until now, they either weren’t organic, weren’t fully cooked (maybe par-baked), or didn’t offer the right kind of macronutrient…

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X Gym Testimonial – It’s so much more than a workout studio!

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X Gym has changed my life in more ways than just getting strong, toned and fit…

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X Gym Dominates the Seattle/Portland Double Header Stair Race

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The end of January brings a unique double header stair race every year, which involves the 40 floor Seattle race on Saturday and then the 40 floor Portland race on Sunday in the same weekend. Portland is only a 3 hour drive (or 4 hour train ride) to the south of Seattle, so it’s a fun…

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