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How Eating Too Little Is Wrecking Your Progress

How Eating Too Little Is Wrecking Your Progress

Many women have a warped perspective of what “enough” food really is—especially when trying to lose weight. This warped perspective can hinder fat loss, strength gain, muscle gain, energy levels, and overall health.     Whether this perspective comes from reading fitness magazines that recommend a 1200-calorie-per-day

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BCAAs: Effective Dose for Muscle Growth and Fat Loss

BCAAs: Effective Dose for Muscle Growth and Fat Loss

You might know that BCAAs play an important role in muscle growth and fat loss. What you don’t know? Most supplements might be completely unnecessary. Editor’s note: Every month I write a column for Muscle & Fitness magazine called “Born Fit” where I answer real questions. This post focuses

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Why 99% of Diet Plans Really Fail (Hint: It’s Not Dessert)

Why 99% of Diet Plans Really Fail (Hint: It’s Not Dessert)

Don’t stress about dessert and booze. Instead, learn how fat loss (and gain) really works so you can build healthier diet plans and eat what you love. The question hit my inbox and I could only shake my head. I’m pretty worried right now. Every time I

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5 minute SQUAT BATTLE – Cyclist VS Powerlifter VS Strongman 2k16 – Video

5 minute SQUAT BATTLE - Cyclist VS Powerlifter VS Strongman 2k16 - Video

Squats are tough. Squatting 5 minutes in a row with your bodyweight on the bar hunted by world class athletes is brutal. The minimum weight is 85kg and has to be cleaned and pressed to your neck. The set has to be unbroken. Enjoy! The competitors are

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF QUITTING SODA AND DIET SODA

HEALTH BENEFITS OF QUITTING SODA AND DIET SODA

By Michael Martin We’ve gotten smarter about soda since the days when it was considered an acceptable wash-down after an economical meal at McDonalds, or a sensible diet lunch (supplemented with a smoke). Or have we? Drinking soda is an easy habit to fall back into —

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Jake Gyllenhaal Reveals His Grueling Training For “Southpaw” (Video)

Jake Gyllenhaal Reveals His Grueling Training For "Southpaw" (Video)

Gyllenhaal’s remarkable transformation into fictional boxer Billy Hope for the upcoming drama Southpaw didn’t just happen overnight – the actor underwent intense training for eight months to gain the body and mindset of a fighter. In an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip, Gyllenhaal, along with the movie’s director, Antoine

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8 Best Dumbbell Exercises (HIT EVERY MUSCLE!)

8 Best Dumbbell Exercises (HIT EVERY MUSCLE!)

Jeff from ATHLEAN-X shows us the 8 best dumbbell exercises. Dumbbells are definitely one of the best form of workout equipment due to their ability to be used in small spaces and their high degree of athletic carryover. With their three dimensional freedom, dumbbells allow you to workout in

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Eating Before And After Exercise

Eating Before And After Exercise

When you exercise, you do it in order to try to maintain good health. You know that you have to eat so that your body has the energy to perform the workouts that you do as well as for everyday tasks. But, just what you should eat

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Calorie Intake For Muscle Growth

Calorie Intake For Muscle Growth

Gaining muscle is hard work. You need extra calories to energize your heavy lifting workouts and to support muscle repair and growth that happens between these sessions. Understanding how to properly fuel will only enhance your efforts and help you reach your goals sooner. In order to

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Greg Plitt Motivational Video – Impact The World. Build Your Legacy. [Tribute]

Greg Plitt Motivational Video – Impact The World. Build Your Legacy. [Tribute]

“It’s called the pump people, you’ve got to experience it! It’s one of the better highs in life! You don’t need to shoot up for it, you don’t need to snort it, all you got to do is sweat for it!” – Greg Plitt “The only reps

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