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10 Hints, Tips and Tricks on Training Hamstrings

Tip #1: If the back squat far exceeds results in the power snatch or power clean, this suggests a strength imbalance in the hamstrings Tip #2: A simple trick to make the hamstrings recruit more powerfully during seated leg curls is to lean forward as much as possible Tip #3: Running on a treadmill increases […]

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10 Hints, Tips and Tricks That You need To Know About Zinc

Tip #1: 4 weeks of supplementing with 30 mg of zinc sulfate a day allowed for a much greater increase in free and total testosterone Tip #2: If you’re taking too much iron, you may be heading for a zinc deficiency since both minerals have similar binding sites Tip #3: Zinc lozenges have been shown […]

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The Antibiotic Properties of Cinnamon

As far back as 1978 research on cinnamon proved that it had many health giving properties, including those of a natural antibiotic. Why then do we hear nothing about this? At a time when microbiologists across the globe are warning that we face a bleak future as more and more antibiotics fail to cure infection, […]

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10 Hints, Tips and Tricks about Creatine

#1. Creatine has to be dissolved in order for the body to absorb all of it (prevent stomach upsets) it has to be put into warm water and stirred #2. Creatine is not only an energy source but it also functions as an antioxidant, minimizing the inflammatory response to training #3. A new animal study […]

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10 Tips About Burning Fat You Can Use

#1. 7-Keto-DHEA that has no androgenic effects, but it does reduce cortisol, which is anti-catabolic and burns fat burning through thermogenesis #2. Never eat fructose before workouts because it blunts fat burning and lowers metabolic rate. #3. Caffeinated coffee has been found to improve adipocyte and liver function, meaning it can support fat burning and […]

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What’s In Your Flu Shot?

– 2-Phenoxyethanol is an anti-bacterial agent being used as a replacement for the preservative Thimerosal (mercury). It’s considered a very toxic material that could cause a boatload of side effects, including behavioral disorders … vomiting … diarrhea … visual disturbances … convulsions … rapid heart rate … central nervous system disorders … depression … kidney, […]

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10 Hints, Tips and Tricks to Get That Summer Body

#1. Water – Studies recommend that for every 20 pounds one is overweight, they need to add 8 more oz water to their daily regimen for fat loss #2. Calorie Intake – Make sure you consume enough calories – no less than 1200 for women and at least 1800 for men (yet,1600/2100 are more appropriate […]

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Sporting a Pony Keg Versus the Six Pack Abs You Wanted? Top 10 Tips on Getting Rid of That Belly

#1. Sleep: Most people need 7-9 hours of sleep every night, uninterrupted. Waking up to quickly isn’t a bad thing, but continuous breaks of more than a few minutes during the sleep cycle will surely disturb the process. Those of you that “feel fine” after only 5 hours per night, take a good look at […]

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Looking for Antioxidants? Top 100 High ORAC Value Antioxidant Foods

Cells need oxygen to metabolize minerals and vitamins to survive and thrive. When cells cannot use oxygen to metabolize, they resort to fermenting glucose for their energy. That’s what cancer cells are about. That’s why anything that oxygenates cells works to cure cancer, and that’s why cancer patients should avoid sugar. The paradox of cellular […]

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Top 10 Reasons Why The BMI Is Bogus

by Keith Devlin – NPR The BMI Formula BMI = weight in pounds/(height in inches x height in inches) x 703. The 703 is to convert the index from the original metric version of the formula. CDC Recommendations: Below 18.5 = Underweight 18.5 to 24.9 = Ideal 25.0 to 29.9 = Overweight 30.0 and above […]

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