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    Sit-Ups v. Crunches

      Everybody thinks if you do a thousand sit-ups, your six-pack magically appear.  However, the standard “sit-up” is actually a pretty outdated exercise.  Shocking, huh?  A much more productive exercise is the “crunch,” which fully works the abdominal region if done correctly.  The old-fashioned sit-up (arms crossed, and elbows to the knees), only utilizes your […]

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    Not So Fun in the Sun

    Most people know that doctors actually recommend 10 minutes of unprotected sun exposure per day.  Just ask your doctor.  Ten minutes is the perfect amount of time for your body to absorb its daily intake of Vitamin D needed from the Sun?  On the flipside, too much sun exposure hurts… really bad.  According to WebMD.com, […]

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    Muscle Building

    When training any muscle group there are two types of motions in every exercise.  I will walk you through a general exercise for better understanding.  In a bicep curl, the initial motion moving the weight from rest position up to your chest is called the concentric motion.  This should be a steady motion; very controlled. […]

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    Walking Benefits

      It’s summer time, the weather is beautiful and warm, and the outdoors is calling your name.  Why not go for a little walk?  According to SuperFoodsRx, experts and doctors have proved that a brisk 1-mile walk actually burns about the same amount of calories as running a mile at a moderate speed.  Walking briskly […]

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    Epic Proportions

    Have you ever noticed that things just seem to get bigger and bigger everyday?  I went to a non-chain deli restaurant for lunch the other day and ordered a turkey sandwich.  What I received included the contents of a turkey sandwich: turkey, lettuce, tomato, cheese, mayo, and two slices of bread; but this thing was […]

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    Diet Enemies No. 1: Soda and Sweet Tea

    Ok maybe not exactly number one, but these two criminally delicious drinks are definitely on dieter’s most wanted list. Here is the kicker: if you stop drinking all forms of soda and sweet tea for one year, YOU WILL LOSE 20 POUNDS!! This is of course assuming you make similarly wise decisions about the rest […]

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    Good Carb Bad Carb

      Most Hollywood diets stress the concept of low-carb or even no carbs.  They suggest that exclusion of carbs (carbohydrates) in your diet will get you the results you want.  However, take a step back and look at what we are doing to ourselves.  According to EmaxHealth.com, the US Diet Industry is $60 billion dollar […]

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    Coffee House Dieting Tips

    If there is one thing you can say about Americans, it’s that we love our coffee. Many people can’t function without their morning pick me up whether it’s coffee, cream and sugar, or something that kind of resembles the coffee taste but has only a little bit of actual coffee. While most of the coffee […]

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    Surprising Facts About Bottled Water

    Losing weight is something that people all across America are trying to do these days. The typical methods include going to the gym and eating better foods. However, not many of you think as much about what you are drinking as what you are eating. In fact, making better decisions about you’re drinking habits could […]

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    The Skinny on Fat

    With summer right around the corner, people everywhere are beginning to act more health conscious hoping to get that summer “beach bod.”  We are all guilty of trying out some outrageous diet, workout routine, or other ridiculous methods of getting rid of the enemy… fat.   However, fat really isn’t as bad as infomercials and […]

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