Health

Marathon Runners Over 30: The Unheard of Advantages

When you’re over the age of 30, running marathons can bring many benefits that are often not the case when you’re younger. Whether you’re aware of the advantages or not, they do exist, and are exactly what I’m going to be going through in this article. Sit back, relax, and enjoy reading some of the…

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What is the Paleo diet?

Anytime you hear the word Cross Fit, you inevitably hear Paleo Diet, and vice versa. While most of us are familiar with what Cross Fit is, we may not completely understand what the Paleo Diet is all about and why so many people sing its praises. Paleo, short for Paleolithic, refers to a specific type…

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All Beers Are Not Created Equal

It’s the 4th of July and you’re scrambling to get everything ready for the big BBQ. You’ve got the yard set up, the grill is ready, and it’s time to head to the supermarket to pickup some food and drinks. Everything is going smoothly until you get to the beer section of the store. Which…

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Isopure Protein

This article is reviewing the Isopure Low-Carb Dutch Chocolate Protein Powder, although it is reflective of all flavors in the Low-Carb line of Isopure products. The Protein Isopure is a high quality Isolate protein… it doesn’t get much cleaner. This isolate contains all of the essential amino acids and the nonessential amino acids, all while…

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Macronutrients Under the Microscope

Macros There are three essential nutrients that large amounts of energy come from – carbohydrates, protein, and fat. The body does depend on micronutrients (which are mostly vitamins and minerals) and water, but macronutrients are responsible for the major supply of energy… hence the prefix, macro. Energy absorbed from macronutrients are described in terms of calories, and…

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PB2 Review

 PB2 is merely peanut butter in powder form. PB2 comes in two flavors – chocolate peanut butter and regular peanut butter – and in various quantities; anywhere from 6 oz to 1lb. You can find Pb2 and other products from the Bell Plantation at their site. Goodness: Peanut butter without fat is something that the…

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Analyzing Atkins

Everyone jumped on the bandwagon of the Atkins Diet a few years back, and many trainers have worked tirelessly since to get them to jump back off. As in any diet, there are aspects that warrant fantastic results and some that are ignored because those results may do irreversible damage to your body. This article…

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Whey vs Casein Protein

When walking into a supplement store some of you might become overwhelmed with all the different types of protein available. Protein is a building block in developing and maintain muscles, and so it is important to consume regularly. When searching for a supplement, it’s good to know what choices you have and what the differences…

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Calories: A Love-Hate Relationship

This article is written to shed light on something people often overlook. Here I will define what a calorie is, the proper view on calorie counting, and general ideas on weight gain and weight loss. Calorie There is a misconception on what a calorie actually is. The common, ill-informed perspective is that caloric intake is…

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Why You Need To Drink More Water

Water plays an important role in every system in our bodies. Things like regulating our temperature, distributing nutrients, and even our overall energy levels can be affected by the amount of water we consume. Unfortunately, most Americans are chronically dehydrated and don’t even know it. Are you dehydrated? Every day, we lose water in the…

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