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David Williams

Lead Fitness and Nutrition Writer

A diet and fitness enthusiast, David Williams is an ex-Army Airborne Ranger and Infantry soldier with decades of fitness and wellness experience. A West Point graduate with a degree in engineering, he focuses on technical research related to fitness, nutrition, and wellness.

A natural endomorph (higher body fat), he has experimented with many diets and juice plans over the years, so his opinions and positions are rooted in real world experience, not just theory.

He loves the beach and working out, and spending time with his wife and daughters.

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Posts by David Williams

Treadmill Speed to mph
Cardiovascular Workouts
David Williams

Treadmill Speed to mph

Converting treadmill speed to mph is easier than you think.  The reason? On most modern treadmills, the treadmill speed setting is the miles per hour

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Healthiest Quinoa
Superfoods
David Williams

Healthiest Quinoa

What is the healthiest quinoa? And is quinoa really a superfood? Perhaps you want to add more healthy foods to the mix, so you’re thinking

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What's a HIIT Workout
High Intensity
David Williams

What’s a HIIT Workout?

Have you ever asked yourself, “What’s a HIIT workout?” Perhaps you’ve come across the popular acronym and have some idea of what it stands for.

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Tricep Dips at Home
Home Workout Routines
David Williams

Tricep Dips at Home

Are you looking for a simple and effective way to do tricep dips at home? Maybe you’ve tried them before but couldn’t find a good

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Best Quad Stretches
Stretching Routine
David Williams

Best Quad Stretches

Knowing the best quad stretches is vital to your upper leg health. And performing these stretches on a routine basis will not only keep your

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Steady State Cardio
Low Intensity
David Williams

Steady State Cardio

Steady state cardio has a place in everyone’s fitness routine, even the top pros! In today’s fast-paced world where our schedules are always full, the

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Cardio vs Weights
Cardiovascular Workouts
David Williams

Cardio vs Weights

Deciding on cardio vs weights, and which workout will help you reach your goals, can be challenging. Some of us want to lose weight, burn

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Stages of Intermittent Fasting
Intermittent Fasting
David Williams

Stages of Intermittent Fasting

You’ve probably heard of intermittent fasting, but do you know what the stages of intermittent fasting are? While it may appear overly-simplistic at first glance,

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Intermittent Fasting Rules
Intermittent Fasting
David Williams

Intermittent Fasting Rules

Intermittent fasting has become increasingly popular over the last decade. And intermittent fasting rules have become a must know in many diet circles. These days,

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