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Why Sleep is the most important thing for a better body

Posted: 07/24/2014

Studies show that people who are on a healthy diet, exercising with cardio and weights 3x a week and get 7+ hours of sleep a night are more likely to have success with weight loss and muscle gain and have better success at keeping the weight off and are overall healthier. They tend to eat less and feel less hungry through the day then people who are getting less than 7 hours of sleep a night.

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Isometric Exercise Can help Hypertension

Posted: 07/18/2014

Heart disease is a common ailment among the world today. With so much food in the world containing high amounts of salt its no wonder that hypertension has become such a problem. Now there may be a solution to reducing your blood pressure and getting off of those hypertensive medications.

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Smoking and exercise

Posted: 07/11/2014

Smoking while participating in an exercise can effect your preformance greatly. Smokers generaly have less muscular strength and flexability. have disturbed sleep patturns and run out of breath two to three more times then non smoking counterparts. Are more likely to experience injury and have a longer healing time than non smokers.

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Alcohol and Exercise

Posted: 07/05/2014

Drinking alcohol either shortly before or after a workout negatively affects your results. Your body can not store alcohol so it does its best to expel it as quickly as it can which in turn slows down any other process going on (rebuilding, filtering out lactic acid, etc).


Now this is not to say that you cant or shouldnt drink at all. But it should be in moderation on not in close proximity to a workout.

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Exercise makes you happy!!

Posted: 06/27/2014

This article is about the release of endorphines and in turn the release of dopamine a hormone that puts you in a state of euphoria. This euphoria gives way to happiness. This "happiness" leads to the ease of exercise and makes daily activities easier and more enjoyable.

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Exercise Beats Back Type 2 Diabetes

Posted: 06/20/2014

Do you suffer from type II Diabetes Mellitus? Does it affect your activities of daily living such as walking or even getting around the house. Studies have shown that after 12–20 weeks of regular exercise, the effects of the illness can improve by as much as 40%.

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How Well You Manage Stress May Affect Training Results

Posted: 06/13/2014

Are you feeling stressed at work? Does this stress follow you into your personal life? Learning how to manage that stress could be the difference in positive or negative physical training results. This article explains how stress can affect your training results.

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Better than Sugar: 5 Natural Alternatives

Posted: 06/06/2014

Everybody likes to add a little sweetner in their drinks (i.e. coffee, tea, lemonade, etc.) as well as on or in food; but we need to watchout what we put in them and how often. This article talks about some alternatives to regular processed cane sugar.

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Exercise can boost teens' academic performance

Posted: 05/09/2014

There are many benefits to exercising. An important one we have to recognize is the benefits it has on students and their academic performances. So if you ever feel mentally drained or tired unable to think clearly it would be in your benefit to do some physical activity (i.e. walking, jogging, biking, etc.)

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Weight loss myth: Do you have to eat before your workouts?

Posted: 04/25/2014

Do you ever feel worn out in the beginning of your workout? Or do you ever feel nauseous or lightheaded in the middle of your workouts? Do you eat before your workouts? Eating before could prevent these problems from happening.

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