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Sleep Burns Fat, Fights Disease, And Keeps Us Younger
Sleep is one of the most basic physiological responses in the animal world. Everyone knows that you cannot function for long when you are sleep deprived. Sleep can be regarded as the physiological equivalent to the reset button on your computer. When
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3 Strength And Power Training
If you’re interested in getting both strong and powerful in the least amount of time possible, optimally configuring training load and volume are always important. There have been large investigations that have essentially reviewed all the studies (m
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Age Is No Excuse!
Are you hiding behind aging as an excuse for not going all-out when you exercise? Or do you use old age as a reason for low-intensity output? You can now officially toss those excuses away, as researchers just kicked the props out from under these as
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4 The Non-bench Press Chest Routine
The amount of weight a person can bench press is one of the few numbers that trainees are familiar with since they use it as a measure of strength. The bench press is indeed a measure of strength in your upper torso. That said, it’s easy to overdo th
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Functional Immunity In Space
As we walk the Earth during the COVID-19 pandemic, we may be feeling a little confined. Stay-at-home orders, social distancing, and mask-wearing encourage us to find refuge from crowds, but outer space presents us with another escape. Yet space also
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5 Power And Function
You don’t want to get bogged down with a workout scheme that overloads too much. However, putting together just the right routine is tough because it isn’t easy to be concise yet also addresses the multidimensional needs of your body. You don’t want
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The Elite Sport Of Spacewalking
Why would anyone want to risk their lives by pitting themselves against the extremely dangerous vast expanse of space? One must value the courage, discipline, and athletic ability required to go out and spacewalk in such life-threatening conditions.
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6 Interval Training Style
Outside of the development of a specific skill set, there are three things that enhance anyone’s capabilities for speed, power, and muscle strength. And these can be applied across the board, so they’re the most essential elements you can build into
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Why We Crave Bad Foods
In an effort to begin to curb and prevent cravings, it is important to first understand the pathology of how cravings develop. They manifest differently for everyone, from favorite foods to specific tastes or textures and even times of the day. Some
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Building Endurance
When most of us think about building endurance, we think of twenty-mile running slogs or fifty-mile bike rides. A steady diet of these will undoubtedly help build endurance. Sure, they are excellent training routines for competitive runners, bikers,
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Diet And Longevity
There are over a hundred diseases that are caused by or involve inflammation. These include heart disease, arthritis, Alzheimer’s, and certain types of cancer. The most common cancers all have one thing in common: inflammation. Research has shown tha
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Performance Tapering
A performance taper is a training time that transitions to a higher volume-load work needed to improve performance. For clarity, volume-load is simply the volume of activity — miles run, repetitions, and such — multiplied by the intensity; in other w
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A Better Breakfast
Breakfast needs to be jam-packed with nutrition to get your day started right. A breakfast loaded with simple carbohydrates is apt to cause sleepiness not long after. And some people ignore breakfast or just eat whatever highly processed cereal is av
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Tough-up Your Back Muscles
Injury and prevention are closely tied to core strengthening exercises. Most people think of their 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 t
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Cholesterol, The Good And The Bad
Cardiovascular disease remains a leading cause of death in the Westernized world, despite the prevalent use of cholesterol-lowering medications. While elevated cholesterol and dyslipidemia are risk factors for atherosclerosis (arterial plaque buildup
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Strength And Power
What is the difference between strength and power? Strength is the ability to exert a great deal of force into an object without regard to speed. Ironically, a great example of this is what we see in power lifting, such as bench press’, deadlifts, an
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Salt: Table, Sea, Or Kosher?
What type of salt do you typically eat? It isn’t as simple a question as you may think. The choice of salt is broader than just salt with iodine or without iodine. There are several options. Most people use the standard type of salt. This is actually
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Muscling Fat Away
There are various training tools that can be employed to burn off body fat, and some are better than others. Surprisingly, some commonly used approaches don’t rank in the top tier for fat loss effect. Some of the standard choices such as jogging and
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Fat Can Be A Good Thing
Everyone wants to avoid fat, right? Unfortunately, people have made some generalizations about fat that can hinder their physical progress. When it comes to fat, clear distinctions are far better than generalizations. One of the distinctions that nee
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The Power Of Rotating Exercises
If you have been resistance training for any period, you have eventually run into a wall in your gains. Gains in strength and mass seem to come to a halt. The question then is not, have you reach a plateau, but what to do about breaking out. There ar
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Curling builds biceps; we all know that. Ask anyone at the gym how much they can curl, and they assume you’re referring to there biceps, and, yes, there are many exercises that focus on bigger and stronger biceps. But curling exercises can also targe
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It seems like basic, caloric-restricted diets and diets low in carbohydrates have been two of the most talked-about topics in health and wellness for decades. Some might say these topics have been recycled too many times while people are always looki
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8-minute Full-body Workout
Do you have eight minutes? It’s possible to work your entire body in just eight minutes in a great way. How? By taking minimal rests and hitting large muscle groups. This workout utilizes bodyweight, so you don’t need much equipment. And this workout
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Is Aging All In Your Genes?
Perhaps we are all genetically determined to live a certain number of years — under unspoiled conditions. But by the time we get only three-fourths there, we’ve used up all those years on contaminated tap water, overeating, food additives, etc., etc.
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All The Right Proteins
With all the hype surrounding nutritional supplements today, it’s difficult to determine the correct products to buy. Protein is an essential nutrient that must be added to your diet. Walking into a health food store or gym to buy protein can just be
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The Fitness Fatigue Model
What should you base a training scheme on? There are a couple of solid training theories that should underride the structure of a training program. One such approach is called the fitness fatigue model. The fitness fatigue model is an extension of th
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Building Lean Muscle Mass Fights Aging
There’s an inverse relationship between muscle mass and aging, in that the more lean muscle mass you have, the slower you will age. One of the reasons for this is because the more muscle in your body, the faster your resting metabolic rate will be. T
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Nutrition And The Athlete
When it comes to training, athletes definitely have the correct formula. Their training regimen has led to better performance in their events. And it has a lot to do with nutrition? This is an area that may be overlooked and undervalued in the compet
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Stand Up Biceps Curl
It is no question that building lean muscular arms is a prime goal for nearly everyone looking to improve their physique. Of course, men desire this primarily, but most women strive to improve in this area. Even if you are genetically predisposed to
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