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Eat, Hydrate, Sleep, Repeat

Eat, Hydrate, Sleep, Repeat

No, “eat, hydrate, sleep, repeat” isn’t another movie to rival “Eat Pray Love” that starred Julia Roberts. It should be a mantra for everyone that wants to be healthier. Fitness is more than just going through the motions of exercise. It means you live healthier. Living a healthier lifestyle includes getting adequate sleep, eating a […]


No Scale Lifestyle

No Scale Lifestyle

One of the problems faced by clients in Irvine, CA, and around the world for that matter, is the obsession with weighing themselves when they start a fitness regimen. While weight plays a role in your fitness goals, it’s not all about how much you weigh. If you’re muscular and weigh 120 pounds, you’ll look […]


The Benefits Of Enzymes

The Benefits Of Enzymes

Most people understand the benefits of enzymes on some level. The most obvious one is that they act as catalysts to encourage a reaction to digesting food. However, there are many different types of enzymes, not all of which are used in digestion and many of which are used in processing food. For the body, […]


Is White Rice Ever A Good Idea?

Is White Rice Ever A Good Idea?

Rice does not start out brilliantly white, like you find in the store. It’s highly processed and the husk and bran have been removed, making white rice not only less nutritious, but mostly carbs. That can be dangerous for diabetics, since it can cause spikes in blood glucose levels. Even rice milk may create a […]


Coffee Alternatives You Should Try

Coffee Alternatives You Should Try

You won’t have a problem finding coffee shops in Irvine, CA. They’re everywhere. Coffee pleases millions of Americans every morning and sometimes throughout their day. It provides a burst of energy from the caffeine and does have some nutrients, which include vitamins B1, B2 and B3, magnesium, niacin and potassium. However, for some people, it […]



What To Know About Weight Loss Patches

What To Know About Weight Loss Patches

Nobody is condemning you if you want a simple, quick way to lose weight. Isn’t that a dream of everyone that needs to shed a few pounds? The problem is, many manufacturers prey on that desire and come out with products that promise these miraculous results, but normally don’t deliver. The latest quick and easy […]


Where Should I Get My Omega 3s?

Where Should I Get My Omega 3s?

Clients at Next Level Fitness in Irvine, CA, often ask about the benefits of having a good balance of omega 3 to omega 6 fatty acids. While the ration should be approximately four omega 6 to one omega three, the average American diet is anywhere between ten omega 6 to one omega 3 all the […]


Best Gluten Free Foods

Best Gluten Free Foods

Not everyone should go gluten free. However, if you have a gluten intolerance or celiac disease, gluten free foods can help you return to good health. Unfortunately, gluten is often hidden in products you might not suspect, like ketchup or soy. Gluten is a protein in grains like wheat. While the higher amount of protein […]


Are Massage Guns Good For Sore Muscles?

Are Massage Guns Good For Sore Muscles?

While the best treatment for aching muscles is normally provided by a massage therapist, massage guns also can bring relief from sore muscles. These devices were first used by massage therapists to help increase circulation and bring aid for pain. They can provide deep relief at home that other types of vibrating machines and foam […]