Let’s face facts: nutrition and fitness don’t come easily to everyone. Healthy meal prep comes its challenges and sometimes there’s not enough time to exercise every day. It’s very difficult to balance health and fitness with your work schedule and personal life. Whole Intent was founded on the simple principle of making fitness and nutritional expertise widely accessible. To support that principle, our personal trainer and nutrition coach put together some handy tidbits of health advice.

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Today, America is facing an obesity epidemic. Nearly 40% of all American adults were obese in 2016 and the numbers have just gotten worse since then. There are many culprits behind this nationwide phenomena. People like to point to a lack of physical exercise as the main driver behind our obesity problem. But, that is not the only factor. Overeating is a major concern in American culture and many people struggle to control both their hunger and their appetite. To support that control, our nutritionist in Denver compiled some thoughtful advice on overeating.

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Weightlifting isn’t easy. It takes serious work to build muscles and improve your physical fitness. Many exercises may seem simple, like the bench press, but they are often harder than they look. Before newbies tack on weight and challenge themselves, it’s important to nail down the basics of the bench press. As a part of our ongoing Weightlifting 101 series, we’ll go over the fundamentals of the bench press, the significance of this exercise, and variations you should include in future workouts.

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You can try to fight the urge to dance to popular songs like “Don’t Stop Believin’” or “Lose Yourself,” but for a lot of people it’s impossible to avoid. And for good reason! Dancing, just like music, is an ingrained element of not just in our culture, but of our DNA as well. Many researchers believe that dance has been essential to our survival as a species. It’s a vital element of who we are, so why not just embrace dance in our everyday lives? You’d be surprised what kind of health benefits a dance workout in Denver can offer you.

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Sticking to a fitness regimen can be hard, especially when you’re doing the same exercises over and over again. One of the best ways to adhere to your fitness goals is by mixing up your workouts and trying new exercises. So, why not try something new on leg day? In weightlifting, squats wear the crown, but that doesn’t mean you have to do the same traditional squat exercise with every leg day. Here are some squat variations that can drastically change your leg day.

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At long last, Colorado’s warm weather has officially returned to the state. Spring is in full swing, with rejuvenated plants bursting back to life, and now is the best time to get back into your fitness regimen. Every fitness coach in Denver will be sure not to let this weather go to waste, and neither should you! To help you gain momentum going into this summer, our Denver fitness trainer put together a list of useful fitness tips that will ensure you get the most out of your warm spring and hot summer.

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