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    As much as I love to educate everyone who will listen about the many ways we can be healthier, here is one simple proven quick tip you can do today to better your health.

    Drink 8 ounces of filtered water right now.

    Dehydration (even mild) is a stressor on the body and can lead to a slower metabolism, headaches, increased blood pressure and more.  Sip filtered water all day long to maintain adequate body water levels and optimum health.

    What part of your fitness routine deserves the most attention?  What could you be doing better to get more gains from your workouts?  Stronger?  Faster?  Quicker?  Fitter?  Leaner?

    It's....RECOVERY!!!  

    Are you doing the things needed during your recovery days to allow your body to get the benefits from your workout?  Heck, are you even taking multiple recovery days per week?  

    The goal of exercise is very simple:  challenge the body to do something that requires it to make a change so the next time you do it, it is easier.

    The body is always looking to adapt and make changes if it perceives something as difficult such as a workout.  It does not like to struggle.  Therefore, when you challenge the body and make it work harder than it is used to, your body looks to make the changes it needs so the next time you present it with the same challenge, it feels easier.  

    Examples of this are challenging your body to do as many pull ups as...

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