Top 6 Exercise Excuses and How to Beat Them

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Exercise Excuse No. 1: ‘I Don’t Have Time.’ “How much television do you watch?” asks Walter Thompson, PhD, professor of kinesiology and health at Georgia State University. During your shows, use resistance bands for strength training, or walk in place. You could also record your shows and watch them later, skipping the ads; use that […]

The 16 Most Surprising High-Fiber Foods

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Despite its popular association with trips to the restroom, fiber is no joke. The benefits of an efficient bowel aside, a high-fiber diet can also reduce the risk of stroke, hypertension, and heart disease. Unfortunately, fiber consumption is currently at an all-time low, with less than three percent of Americans meeting the recommended intake . […]

How Long Does it Take to Get Fit?

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If you’re spending a lot of time thinking about how long it’s going to take to get fit or reach a specific fitness goal, you’re using up energy that you could be using to get started. Being “fit” means different things for different people, depending on their current level of activity. For some it means […]

FEEL THE BURN!!

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Burn sets, or burn out sets, can be a very divisive muscle building tool. A solid percentage of lifters speak with excitement about how much they love burn sets. On the other side of the fence, a some lifters want to know how they could be beneficial since they do not involve “conventional” rep ranges.  If you choose […]

Sauna vs. Steam Room

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The difference between a sauna and a steam room can be summed up simply — dry vs. wet. Saunas provide dry heat, while steam rooms generate moist heat. Both can open up your pores, loosen up your muscles and help you relax. Which one is right for you? It’s mostly a matter of personal preference. […]

The 20 Most Weight Loss Friendly Foods on The Planet

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Looking for ways to lose weight? Check out the article below for some amazing foods that will help you get there! Not all calories are created equal. Different foods go through different metabolic pathways in the body. They can have vastly different effects on hunger, hormones and how many calories we burn. Here are the […]