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Hey, and welcome to Muscle For Life. I am Mike Matthews. Thank you for joining me today for another Q and A, where I answer a handful of questions that people ask me over on Instagram at muscle life fitness, come follow me. And I actually answer the questions on Instagram, in my stories, and then come here to the podcast and share more in depth answers. And so in today’s podcast, I’m going to be answering questions about cutting without counting macros and calories. Weighing food. When you wanna be very specific about your calories and macros, should you…

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This Fall, BDG Studios is partnering with VW to talk about our favorite Unwritten Rules Of The Road. From demonstrating an appropriate zipper merge to giving a friendly wave of recognition when a driver lets you cut in ahead of them, these rules (not laws) of the road are aimed at ensuring that all drivers make it to their scheduled destinations as safely and as harmoniously as humanly possible. Of the many roles parents play in their kids’ lives, chauffeur is one of the least glamorous but most important. Driving to school, playdates, extracurricular activities, and the million other places…

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WEEKLY MENU PLAN (#375) – A delicious collection of dinner, side dish, and dessert recipes to help you plan your weekly menu and make life easier for you! In these menu plans, I will be sharing some of our favorite recipe ideas for you to use as you are planning out your meals for the week. Just click any of the recipe titles or pictures to get the recipe. A little about how we plan our week and our menu plan: Mondays are soup and salad.Tuesdays we are bringing you delicious Mexican cuisine.Wednesdays are a taste of Italy.Thursdays are designed around yummy sandwiches, burgers, and wraps.Fridays are a…

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It’s easy to feel hopeless right now. From supporting others to taking action, here are five things you can do that really can make a difference The cost of living crisis is weighing heavily on many minds at the moment, and with the 24-hour news cycle that washes up story after story of frightening, stress-inducing, and draining news, it’s easy to fall into a pit of hopelessness and despair. Whether it be anger, confusion, or any other emotion, those feelings are completely justified. We’re living through a time of uncertainty – with barely a pause to breathe after the last…

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The slide in our relationship started subtly. Senior year of high school, conversations focused on dinner plans. Any of you with driving teenagers who also are involved in several activities at their school, who also have a good handful of friends, and who love “going for ice cream” 24/7 can understand that the family schedule becomes complicated, particularly when it comes to the family dinner. No complaints. I have always sucked at dinners anyway, but then I started paying attention to the pattern of texts I was getting each day. Was this the reason I couldn’t perform? “Mom — I…

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I had rolled my eyes at Disney World. If family vacations were sneakers, Disney was a pair of those sparkly light-up high tops with wheels. Shrug, smile, do it for the kids. That’s what I thought. Fast forward to the end of our first day at the Magic Kingdom, and you’ll see a photo of me with my hands in the air, disembarking Space Mountain with all the ecstasy of a toddler on his third Mickey Mouse-shaped chocolate ice cream — this is Disney World, anything goes — with sore arms from gripping roller coaster bars, lifting children for better…

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From connecting with nature to a film about a rock ‘n’ roll legend, and a podcast that’ll inspire you to make a change, try something new with our enriching suggestions 1. Page-turners You Need To Hear This: 365 Days Of Silly, Honest Advice You Need Right Now by Chronicle It’s the pocket-sized agony aunt you never knew you needed, and this trusty book comes with 365 pieces of advice, affirmations, and jokes for your everyday conundrums. It’ll help to keep you grounded when anxiety strikes, or just provide you with a chuckle when you need it the most. (Chronicle Books,…

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Many of us don’t make it out of our own childhoods unscathed (who does, really?), and — for better or worse — those experiences shape us. As parents, we all want the best for our kids… and it can amplify those feelings if you went through things when you were younger that made you believe you weren’t good enough or would never go anywhere in life. It’s probably made you painfully aware of how important it is to develop a healthy mindset at a young age. When kids discover what works for them to improve upon their skills, they feel…

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While the goal of parenting isn’t to “get” something in return from your kids, it sure is nice when a child is able to look out for their parents as they grow older. This is exactly what Damian Lillard, the point guard for the Portland Trail Blazers, did as soon as he signed his $13.8 million rookie contract with the NBA back in 2012. “First thing I did, all right, I’m a millionaire now so I went to my mom’s job and was like, ‘Quit,'” Lillard recently told ESPN’s Marc J. Spears for Andscape. “I literally went and helped her…

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Look, childcare is expensive. Like, really expensive. So it makes sense that many parents are looking for creative ways to cut childcare costs. But a new trend has emerged for parents looking to get some errands out of the way with their kids in tow: GameStop Daycare.Now don’t get excited — the video game chain does not ACTUALLY offer any type of childcare — but it seems that more and more parents are dumping their kids at GameStop for a couple hours while they knock off a few things off their to-do list. And GameStop employees, most of whom start…

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