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Living Healthy

Living healthy and responsibly can be difficult, inconvenient and won’t always make you the most popular person at parties, I know, lol. Ultimately, though, it is those healthy decisions that will prove to be wisest because what you ingest as well as your actions literally alter your body, state of mind, emotions, and consciousness (good and bad).


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Push Your Boundaries

Sure, it may be comfortable to push play to the same workout routine or hit the same ol’ circuit at the gym, but comfort is so overrated. Choose to consistently test your limits and force yourself out of that comfort zone. Pushing yourself to new limits is what will get you to your goal, not staying within the confines of comfort.

So go ahead, go find pleasure in the new difficult exercises, the unfamiliar, the ones that truly test your grit!


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Shaun T Week

New Shaun T Workouts Are Coming to Beachbody on Demand Shaun Week

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If you’re a fan of his functional fitness programs like INSANITY and FOCUS T25, then you’ve most likely been waiting for more of Shaun T’s legendary workouts. Well, the wait is over — Shaun Week: Insane Focus is coming exclusively to Beachbody On Demand, starting June 12th! No fancy editing, no high-falutin graphics, no fanfare — what you see is what you get: Shaun uncensored. If you want one week to challenge yourself and get back on track, this is it.

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When is the best time to exercise?


When’s the best time to exercise?

The time of day you workout gets a lot of buzz but how important is it? Let’s take a look at how the time of day can the outcome

When you WILL actually exercise!

Plain and simple, exercising is better than no exercise. So schedule your workout during a time you know you can complete a workout.

When you feeling BEST
Are you a night owl? Work out at night. Are you a Morning, person? Work out first thing in the morning, etc. Any time you pick that you can push yourself is the best time. The most notable physiological advantages happen when you push yourself further than you’ve ever pushed before. There’s a reason the Insanity Fitness program’s mantra is “Dig Deeper.” The more you drive yourself to 100% effort, the more you push your body into an adaptive state, which is exactly what’s needed for significant changes to occur.

If you exercise in the morning in a fasted state, your body will be forced to utilize the fat stores for energy. Over time as you continue to do so your body becomes more efficient at burning fat, which is cool.

As a last resort, you can workout in the evening. However, unless it is the ONLY time you can work out or the only time you feel at peek to perform your best it is recommended to avoid it.
Working out prior to bedtime can affect your sleep in a negative way. Exercise disrupts melatonin production, the hormone that regulates sleep, among other things. This isn’t ideal because sleep is vital to recovery.

Bottom line, we all need to exercise, and most of us can eat better too. As a matter of fact many need to drop the evening cocktail! When ingested it completely halts the fat burning process. So. when it comes to getting your best possible results eat clean, workout and remember psychology often trumps physiology. Exercise when you can focus on your performance and form. Then choose your preferred workout time based on your results. It’s really that simple. Looking for more fitness tips visit: www.positivelydiesel.com/blog