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Nutrition

What to eat to keep in tip-top shape

Exercising regularly goes a long way in keeping fit and healthy. However there's one more place where you need to keep your weight on your mind other than the gym floor, and that place is the kitchen. Ever heard the phrase, 'abs are made in the kitchen?' well it's certainly true for anyone looking to tone up and define the shape of their body. One of the easiest ways to watch what you eat is to be more considerate about what you are putting into your body. Clean eating seems to have exploded onto the nutrition and exercise scene this year, but it's not as hard and as hardcore as you may th...

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Basic Nutrition to Enhance Your Workout

Now it doesn't matter if you're working out to build stamina, muscle or you just want to lose some weight, healthy eating is always the most effective way to boost your results and quickly. The term healthy eating could mean a lot of different things to different people and so looking at what you need to boost your workout is vital for the best results. Here are some things to remember when it comes to eating right for your workout type. Carbs are a controversial topic when it comes to nutrition and exercise. Do you need them? What kind of carbs should you eat? When should you eat them? What...

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Easy Steps to Becoming a Vegetarian

It's always a good time to change your diet, and more and more people are making the change to plant-based diets. Not only is it better for you, it's better for the environment. It's easy to do and you will see and feel its effects within a few weeks. If you are seriously considering it, here's some helpful tips. 1. Research Read up on what you are getting into. Check out some useful sites online, check out some recipe books, there are fabulous recipes online and even 'how to' cooking videos on youtube. Ask around, ask your friends or other family members who are vegetarian or vegan ...

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Tips for Eating Clean

Looking after your body doesn't need to be difficult and when you start eating clean you'll notice a massive difference straight away. Clean eating is about eating foods that haven't been processed and that pack a nutritional punch. Real food that is as close to their natural state as possible and that have been grown keeping animals and the environment at the forefront of importance are all key components of healthy eating. So it's you're thinking this sounds like something you'd like to try out then read on for a few tips to get going. Make Your Salad Colorful Add in a few fresh veggies a...

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Carbohydrates - evil or necessary?

If you have a quick scan of the lose weight section in a bookstore you will quickly find that carbohydrates are often blamed for a lot of problems to do with weight, but what's the truth? Are they really as bad as they say? Or, in moderation, can they be healthy? After all, we're all always talking about maintaining a balanced diet. If you'd like to know the facts, read on... The government says that carbohydrates should make up about two thirds of our diet, and they are actually a vital part of our diet. But that doesn't mean you should be eating two thirds of a loaf of bread,we also get a...

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Achieve The Abs You've Been Dreaming Of

Having the perfect stomach is the main thing that people who crave fitter figures think about. And they are one of the hardest muscles to grow, tone or define. However we are here to help, with some smart tips to make sure you are making the most of your workouts and eating the right foods to get you looking ab-tastic. Eat right Eating right is the top reason why many fitness junkies do not get the abs that they want. The first rule of muscle toning is eating the right amount of protein. When you are lifting weights or doing hundreds of crunches, what you are actually doing is tearing your ...

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The Good, Bad, And Ugly: All About the Fats

For years' word fats have been associated with adverse health, something that increases the risk of heart disease, responsible for obesity, chronic fatigue, even diabetes, and much more, though there is partial truth in it, but not entirely. Just consider the fact that your brain is mainly made up of cholesterol, or every single cell wall has cholesterol in it. In fact, during last few decades, it has been found that our health is suffering due to indiscriminate cut back on fats. Not all fats are ugly; some are really good for our health. Fats are an excellent source of energy; they help to ...

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Understanding The Essential Amino Acids

Not all proteins are equal, some are better, as they are richer in essential amino acids Many people who lack much knowledge about nutrition think that proteins are one thing. However, there are thousands of different types of proteins or even millions. Proteins are large molecules that are made up of amino acids. Amino-acids are building blocks of proteins. Thus take amino acids as alphabets, and proteins as words. To speak and write English, we need to know few thousand words and just 24 alphabets. Similarly, each cell of our body contains thousands of proteins, and each of it contains ju...

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How to Gain Weight and Increase Strength

Getting bigger and adding lean muscle mass need not be complicated. Follow these tips to gain weight quickly, and easily. Schools almost out and summer’s right around the corner. Time to get your training program and nutrition in check. If you’re here at 1R you’ve, in all likelihood, already picked up a plan and have your training in check. But gaining weight the right way isn’t just about how you train, but also about what you eat, and when you eat it. To help with that part, these tips provide you with the guidelines needed to put on an extra 10-15 pounds before fall. Eat Breakfast ...

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Functional Muscular Endurance for Athletes

With the hoopla surrounding Olympic lifting, plyometric training, and speed development, it’s rather easy to forget about the importance of developing endurance for your sport.

While establishing maximal strength and power development are integral pieces to your performance training puzzle, they won’t serve you well if you cannot sustain your performance throughout competition.



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