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Food Tip: Healthy Snacking Ideas

Food Tip: Healthy Snacking Ideas

Eric September 16, 2010

Snacking between meals is an essential part of maintaining a higher metabolism. If your body goes too long without food, it slips into “starvation mode” and burns calories at a slower rate. Ingesting food

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The Glycemic Index: Not All Carbs are Created Equal

The Glycemic Index: Not All Carbs are Created Equal

Eric September 15, 2010

I went to a barbecue last weekend, and one of my friend’s there told me he was giving up sugar as a way to lose weight. With a somewhat sheepish grin on his face,

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Nutrition Advice: Eating to Gain Weight, Eating to Lose Weight

Nutrition Advice: Eating to Gain Weight, Eating to Lose Weight

Eric September 14, 2010

  Blame fad diets and gullible people, but there is a lot of misinformation out there about how to gain and lose weight. The Atkins Diet, HCG, any number of other diets that people

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Tips To Overcoming Your Plateau

Tips To Overcoming Your Plateau

Eric September 13, 2010

The human body is very adaptive. The first time you do an exercise or use a muscle a specific way, you are always sore. But after you’ve repeated that for several weeks, the soreness

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Chest: Bench Press vs Dumbbell Chest Press

Chest: Bench Press vs Dumbbell Chest Press

Eric September 10, 2010

This week’s exercise comparison is between the bench press and the dumbbell chest press. A good routine consists of both exercises, but do you really know what they do to your pecs? First, it’s important to understand the

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Stabilizing Your Core!

Stabilizing Your Core!

Eric September 6, 2010

When people think of major muscle groups of the body, they frequently think of the legs, the back, or even the chest. Many people seldom think about their core. Your core muscles are basically

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Biceps: Hammer Curls vs Straight Curls

Biceps: Hammer Curls vs Straight Curls

Eric September 3, 2010

If you want to grow any muscle, it’s necessary to hit the muscle from different angles. Making even the most minor of adjustments can make the world of difference. ie: rotating your wrists, pointing

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Q&A: Selecting a gym and personal trainer

Q&A: Selecting a gym and personal trainer

Eric September 2, 2010

We got a lot of good questions this week! Be sure to keep them coming! Send your questions, comments, and feedback to us at thehotbodsquad@gmail.com. Q- I haven’t ever stepped foot inside of a gym.

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Nutrition Advice: N.O. Shotgun

Nutrition Advice: N.O. Shotgun

Eric August 30, 2010

Supplements are an important part of your diet. The purpose of a supplement is to fill in where your diet is lacking and use science to further your workouts. Anyone that I’ve talked to

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How To Get 6-Pack Abs

How To Get 6-Pack Abs

Eric August 29, 2010

When people approach me for fitness advice, it usually has something to do with how to get their abs to show and how to get a 6-pack. As a nation, we’re obsessed with abs

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