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How the Coronavirus can be fattening and what to do about it

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If you’d rather watch this post instead of reading it, click the video below. Otherwise, scroll down below the video and read to your heart’s content! And remember how important getting your daily dose of Vitamin X is to your immune health! The Coronavirus (aka COVID 19) is creating quite the disruption, to say the…

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X Gym Coronavirus COVID 19 updates and links

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Hey X Gymers – Here’s Our Current Status Page *Please click your browser refresh button now in case a status update just came through* X Gym Eastside (the Kirkland club) is OPEN starting Monday, June 1st! X Gym Online is also OPEN, normal hours, of course, and always will be, as long as the internet…

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Exercise Boosts Immune Function

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Have you ever noticed that fit people get sick less, but out of shape, sedentary people seem to catch most of the bugs that pass through the area? It’s true and there are good reasons for this. Your gut microbiome is 80% of your immune system. If you have a balanced, diversified, and healthy gut…

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The Hardest Ball Ab Routine You’ve Never Done!

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Ball crunches are great because you are able to work through a larger range of motion than when you are on the floor. This makes it harder and more effective because we all know that harder is usually better when it comes to Xercise! This routine will also teach you the X Gym key principle…

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PJ’s Favorite Five meal delivery services

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You’re busy. I get that! So am I. It’s hard to find time to shop, prep and cook, but processed “convenience” foods are a killer and eating out of bags and boxes is the fastest way to get fat and come down with some nasty ravaging disease. So if you have to have someone make…

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Three simple steps to eating a smaller meal while enjoying it more

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Thanksgiving! Christmas! New Year’s Eve! Office parties! Holiday parties! Leftovers! Alcohol! Result: 7+ lbs. of extra weight each holiday season. Halloween candy is actually what starts the seasonal binge cycle and for most people, the candy gets into the house in September when the stores start selling it. So how do we break this cycle?…

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X Gym’s Xscream Machine Xperiments

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The X Gym is the best place for high-intensity workouts, but it is also known as the safest gym. Most high-intensity gyms have a high injury rate, so many people think gyms that offer this type of workout are also high risk. That certainly is true of many Crossfit gyms and other traditional training gyms,…

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How to be a budget biohacker

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Many people have asked me this question when I describe myself as a biohacker. For those of you who aren’t fans of reading, here’s the shortcut (“hacked”) definition from the dictionary: biohacker \ ˈbī-​ō-​ˌha-​kər  \ noun, plural biohackers. Somebody who uses science and technology to make his or her body function better and more efficiently. Now you know! And for those…

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Rahim Gets Wedding Ready in Less Than One Month!

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Rahim came to the X Gym in a rush to get ready for his wedding, and normally, when someone comes to PJ with that kind of request, he says, “Well, I wish you had come to me three months ago, but if you are willing to follow my health and nutrition guidance 100% and commit…

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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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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

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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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