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The Truth About Fats
Fats may have a bad name, but every one of our cells is surrounded by fat. Our cell membranes are made up of fat-derivatives like phospholipids and glycolipids. An imbalanced fat diet therefore can lead to weak cell membranes, which leads to the cell
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How Much Rest Between Sets?
How long you rest between sets depends on what you’re after. Looking for muscular growth? Try working up in weight with every set for three or four sets. When you increase the weight for every set you’ll need to rest longer to recover enough strength
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Fiber And Weight Loss
Looking for a different approach to weight loss? Something healthy instead of harmful? Consider fiber as a weightloss tool. Fiber can be a powerful ally in the weight loss war, even better than the common prescription drugs that many employ to try to
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Heat Training To Improve Your Performance
Most people are familiar with the positive effects of altitude training or altitude living on endurance performance. However, not commonly discussed is the benefit of using hot environments to gain the same edge. Altitude training uses modifications
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Processed Meat
Are you a gambler? You may not realize it, but you are gambling with your health every time you eat processed meat. And the more processed meat you eat, the more risk you are taking. Eat too much and your luck may run out. A study presented by the Wo
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POWER & FUNCTION
You don’t want to bog yourself down with a workout scheme that overloads you too much. Putting together just the right routine, however, is tough to do because it isn’t easy to be concise yet also address the multidimensional needs of your body. You
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Elimination Diet
You’re doing all the right things. You exercise regularly and have a relatively clean diet. So why aren’t you losing weight? Hidden food allergies may be the reason. When most people imagine food allergies, they think severe allergic reactions like h
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Guidelinestoan Ultra-fitness Level
Whether you’re a husky person or string bean in decent shape, packing on muscle requires consistency, hard work and smart training. And when you’re not scoring any gains, there are typically numerous reasons to explain this. The following are ten of
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The Health Benefits Of Whole Eggs
Some years ago, whole eggs were maligned in literature to the public and the medical community as being high in cholesterol and thus, harmful. Sadly, even today some hospitals still exclude whole eggs on their menus for cardiac patients. The inaccura
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Wave Loading
Have you encountered a plateau with muscle gains? Are you bored with your regular weightlifting routine, or getting frustrated? Serious about taking your strength to the next level? Wave loading may be for you. Wave loading involves lifting and/or pr
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Recommended Daily Intake Of Protein
With all the hype surrounding nutritional supplements today, it’s difficult to determine the correct products to buy. Protein is a very necessary nutrient that must be added to your diet. Walking into a health food store or gym to buy protein can jus
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Escalating Density Training
Whether you want to increase your fitness gains or add muscle mass, escalating density training is a method that will deliver. Escalating density training is a fourday workout program based on the concept that you can shed fat and build muscle mass v
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The 5/2 Diet
The United Kingdom has provided the U.S. with a variety of fads, everything from the Beatles to David Beckham, and the 5/2 diet, which has gained some traction stateside. The 5/2 diet is a system built around five days of eating normal amounts of foo
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Alternative Core Workouts
While the old training maxim, “Great abs are made in the kitchen, not in the gym,” may be true, you still need to work your abs hard for them to look and function their best. Looks aside, abdominal muscles have a critical function. Your core muscles
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The Barbell Challenge
Whether your training to be a bodybuilder, a powerlifter, or just simply trying to keep fit, there’s no turning your back on the importance of a time-honored means of building muscle and strength, the barbell and compound lifts. Many serious lifters
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Vascular Occlusion
Results in fitness are often hard to come by, but no matter what anyone says, we think we can all agree there are many different paths to the same destination. Lately, we have been hearing a lot of talk about workout programs being ineffective or dan
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The Shape-shifting Workout
It’s amazing what you can do to your body by adding a bit more muscle and at the same time melt off fat. This dynamic combination changes the shape of your physique fast. If you want quick results right now, the shape-shifting routine is the way to g
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Depression In The Age Of Covid
Rates of depression have exploded in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic. A September 2020 study from Boston University found that about a quarter of the adult population is mildly depressed, and fifteen percent is moderately depressed. This compar
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Breaking The Rules With Compoundworkouts
Metabolic conditioning breaks all the rules of fitness, completely integrating cardio and weight training into one workout. Here are five new metabolic conditioning workouts for bigtime results. In this workout, you use the large cardiovascular stimu
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Techniques For Building Triceps
If the biceps are the glitzy, glamour side of muscle, the triceps represent the blue-collar aspect. They do most of the work and support the size of your upper arms. And even when you flex your biceps, your biceps arc lies on top of the bigger arc of
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How Exercise Can Fight Off Disease
Most people think about exercise in terms of how it prevents disease. But the power of exercise goes beyond that. While it’s an unappreciated fact, exercise not only can prevent disease, but it can treat depression as well. The impact of exercise on
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Integrated Protocol Fitness
We are in the midst of a fitness revolution. Over the last twenty years, exercise protocols have morphed from one-dimensional cardiovascular regimes and tried-and-true weightlifting protocols to tools and techniques that blur the lines and break the
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Your Back Muscles
Injury and prevention are closely tied to core strengthening exercises. Most people think of the abs as the core; however, many deep back muscles are truly the core strength of your body. We’re all familiar with the large muscles of our back, but the
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Let’s Start With Nutrition
While many people understand the connection between nutrition and health, only a few are aware of nutrition’s connection to depression. Depression is typically thought of as emotional or biochemical. Nutrition, however, plays a major role in the reas
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Concurrent Workouts
As a fitness enthusiast, you have undoubtedly asked the question, “Should I do my cardio before my weights or vice versa?” If you’re like most people, you may feel there is an exact answer. The most frequently cited answer is, “Do your weight trainin
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Specific Adaptation To Imposed Demands
Even if you always train at the perfect intensity level, it doesn’t guarantee results. “Specific adaptation to imposed demands” explains that various types of training will each result in specific adaptations. A single workout can improve multiple as
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How To Combat Sleep Disorders
For optimal physical and mental health, most people need a routine of six to nine hours of sleep every night. But many people find sleeping difficult. There’s a connection between sleep problems, particularly insomnia, and depression. We frequently f
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Foot Injuries
According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, both professional and amateur athletes are at extremely high risk for injuring their lower limbs during play. Whether athletes perform hairpin turns on artificial turf or take part in a powerfu
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High-intensity Intervaltraining And Your Heart Muscle
High-intensity interval training usually takes a back seat to traditional aerobics in heart health. There is no doubt aerobic exercise is extremely powerful for cardiovascular disease prevention. The impact of high-intensity interval training is less
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