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Six Things Every Bodybuilder Should Know About Yoga

Six Things Every Bodybuilder Should Know About Yoga

Eric April 11, 2011

I used to do yoga once a week.  When I would, I didn’t sustain a single injury at the gym and my overall muscle movement was pretty good.  Since I stopped, I’ve hurt a

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Understanding How Your Muscles Create and Use Energy

Understanding How Your Muscles Create and Use Energy

Eric March 16, 2011

Understanding how your body creates and uses energy is critical to understanding how to most effectively workout to see results through both building muscle and also burning fat. Your body uses a substance called

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Eggs Help to Control Insulin Levels

Eggs Help to Control Insulin Levels

Eric March 11, 2011

Protein derived from eggs has long been touted as the most superior form of protein for muscle building.  Studies have also found that the proteins that are contained in eggs actually help control blood

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Eating Whole-Grains Promote Fat Loss

Eating Whole-Grains Promote Fat Loss

Eric March 9, 2011

We know that the Glycemic Index measures how difference carbohydrates affect your insulin levels, which in turn affects fat storage in your body.  As a nod to this, diet analysis of people enrolled in

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Those Who Imagine Eating Fattening Foods Actually Eat Less of Them

Those Who Imagine Eating Fattening Foods Actually Eat Less of Them

Eric March 9, 2011

I always thought it was odd when several of my bodybuilder and fitness modeling friends would ask friends to let them watch them eat their desserts while they were dieting down.  A new study,

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Subway Passes McDonald’s as Worlds Largest Restaurant Chain

Subway Passes McDonald’s as Worlds Largest Restaurant Chain

Eric March 8, 2011

The Subway sandwich chain has surpassed McDonald’s Corp. as the world’s largest restaurant chain, in terms of units. At the end of 2010, Subway had 33,749 restaurants worldwide, compared to McDonald’s 32,737.  Does this

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10 Tips to a Tighter Waist

10 Tips to a Tighter Waist

Eric February 23, 2011

If you’re like every other fitness enthusiast, you view the abdominal muscles as the pinnacle of a hot body.  Many can have a chiseled chest, python biceps, a wide back, and/or tree trunk thighs,

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How Vegetables Can Give You That Golden Glow

How Vegetables Can Give You That Golden Glow

Eric February 17, 2011

Most of us know that eating five portions of fruit and vegetables a day will do us far more good than 20 minutes on a sun bed or two hours basted with factor 10

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Sodium-rich Foods will Immediately Harden Your Arteries

Sodium-rich Foods will Immediately Harden Your Arteries

Eric January 31, 2011

A recent study found that even in healthy people, foods that are high in sodium will immediately hinder your bodys ability to widen arteries and in turn deliver oxygen to your muscles, or vasodilation.

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Six Rules for Cheating During an Exercise

Six Rules for Cheating During an Exercise

Eric January 24, 2011

Cheaters never prosper.  When lifting weights, proper form is paramount to success.  Occasionally though, cheating with your form is a great way to push your muscles beyond failure.  When cheating, you’re more likely to

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