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Recommended Snacks

Sometimes the space between meals can seem like forever. We want you to eat when you are hungry within certain parameters. Two to three snacks per day can help you stay on track of your meal plan. We recommend that snacks be high in protein, low in carbs, and medium in fats. Snacks should also be kept under 200 calories. A few recommendations are: 1% Fitness Protein Bar 1% Fitness Protein Cookie 1/2 Cup Low Fat Cottage Cheese Almonds 1/4 cup Cashews 1/3 cup 3 Oz Turkey Jerky Fruit Unlimited
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Alec’s Story

You’re One Choice Away from A Different Life 345 days and 200 lbs ago, while on a family vacation, my older brother asked me what my goals were. At the time, I was a tig welder, working night shifts. I was severely overweight and had been miserable for the last five years. When my brother asked me what my life goals were, I could not help but think of the of the one thing that had been a goal of mine since I was a little boy. I wanted to
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Meal Prep Service Testimonial: Shawnee Collins

At 1% Fitness, we love helping our clients change their lives. No matter where you are at in your fitness or health journey, we can help. One of our clients, Shawnee Collins, recently shared her story with us: “A year ago, I was preparing to go on a trip with two friends to Costa Rica. They’re very active and I was nervous about holding them back. When it came to food, I had all the excuses: I travel for work. It’s hard to cook for one person. I’m too busy.
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How a Single Father Transformed His Life and the Life of His Daughter

Everyone’s weight loss journey is different. Some spend years trying to overcome hurdles while others understand the challenges and accept them early on. Since the journey doesn’t take a one-size-fits-all approach, it is truly inspiring to see people find what works for them. Arthur Bowyer is a 1% Fitness client that did just that.   In January of this year, Arthur decided to try 1% Fitness after years of struggling with his weight. Arthur had always been a “bigger” guy, but when the scale reached over 300lbs., he knew that enough was enough.
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Common Questions About Meal Prep Companies

Why use a meal prep company Life goes fast and it’s no secret that what we put into our bodies plays a major role in our quality of life. Our attention is diverted in many different directions and the to-do list is always growing. It’s no wonder many of us have a hard time reaching our health and fitness goals. What do we do about this? Say we will start on Monday? Hurry and look up the newest fad diet to try to get rid of those extra pounds we
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What Does it Mean To Eat Right

What Does it Mean To Eat Right

To eat “right” is to consume foods that nourish the body. There is technically not one right way to eat but there are definitely ways of eating that can cause harm to the body. Consuming an excess of processed foods and sugar, as well as oils; such as canola and vegetable oil can wreak havoc on the body over time. If it doesn’t make you feel good, more than just in the moment, then it probably isn’t the right thing to be eating. Why should we eat right? We should
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How to Stay Motivated When It Feels Like You Can’t

We have all been there. It could be day three, week four, month five, or even year six, but we all lose motivation every once in a while. It happens to every single one of us. It’s that inner quitter in us that wants the easy way out. That sneaky son of a gun wants to push aside all of your best intentions for a big dose of your old unhealthy habits. So, how do you stay motivated in the face of this inner evil? Here are some of our
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Easy-to-Follow Workout Tips You’ll Love

Are you ready to start a fitness program that you can actually follow? If you are like most of us, you go to the gym not knowing beforehand what you will do. Sure, going to a workout class takes the pressure off of you, but you could be missing out on the specific benefits your body needs to reach peak performance. If you want to start getting the most out of your fitness regimen, there is one major tip that you should follow—set goals. Meet Your Workout Goals Creating a
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