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Mat Lecompte, CPT
About eight years ago, Mat Lecompte had an epiphany. He’d been ignoring his health and suddenly realized he needed to do something about it. Since then, through hard work, determination and plenty of education, he has transformed his life. He’s changed his body composition by learning the ins and outs of nutrition, exercise, and fitness and wants to share his knowledge with you.

Starting as a journalist over 10 years ago, Mat has not only honed his belief system and approach with practical experience, but he has also worked closely with nutritionists, dieticians, athletes, and fitness professionals. He embraces natural healing methods and believes that diet, exercise and willpower are the foundation of a healthy, happy, and drug-free existence.

My Head Hurts When I Cough: Causes and Remedies
If you’ve ever said to yourself, “I wonder why my head hurts when I cough,” you’re certainly not alone. Cough headaches are an uncommon form of primary headache that may not signal a larger health problem. However, secondary cough headaches... Read More
The Benefits of Mint Leaves – Plus Nutrition Facts and Recipe
A cool, refreshing flavor is one of the most pronounced mint benefits, but it certainly is not the only one. Aside from helping freshen your breath and cool your mouth, other mint leaves benefits could include: Allergy treatment Symptom relief fro... Read More
Knee Replacement? Try These Helpful Tips to Control the Pain
Whether you’re waiting for knee replacement surgery or have already undergone the procedure, you’ve likely experienced a great deal of pain. Not only that,  the diminished quality of life can be worse than the pain itself! The sitting and wait... Read More
Low-Carb Diet Plan: What Exactly Is It and Does It Work?
It’s seemingly common knowledge that eating fewer carbs or adopting a “low-carb” diet is essential for slimming down. But in my experience, most people have no idea where they learned this information, or what even constitutes a low-carb diet... Read More
Want to Effectively Manage Stress? Try These Stress-Busting Tips
How do you manage stress? Imagine one day you’re walking down the street and you see flames roaring from your neighbor’s home. You start sweating, and fumble for your phone to call the fire department. Then, you just stand there in nervous awe ... Read More
High-Protein Diet: Can It Do More Harm Than Good?
Credit: iStock.com/Bet_Noire You may have read reports last week about a young mother in Australia who died because of a high-protein diet. Well, I’m here to tell you that you probably won’t meet the same fate. Meegan Hefford, a 26-year-old moth... Read More
Fitness Routine: 4 Foolproof Tips to Help You Reach Your Workout Goals
Credit: iStock.com/Liderina Last weekend, a friend confided in me that he and his wife wanted to join a gym, but they were struggling with where to start—a dilemma shared by many. You may have found yourself in the same predicament, and it can put... Read More
4 “Healthy Eating” Myths That Could Put You in Danger
Credit: iStock.com/CharlieAJA The idea of “clean eating” has swept the nation. And countless myths about what “healthy eating” looks like have emerged that could put your health at risk. If I hear someone talk about clean eating one ... Read More
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