What Causes Eating Disorders

Eating disorders may develop partly in response to difficult life experiences such as abuse or social pressures arising in puberty and in growing up. They are also more common in cultures where it is considered desirable to be slim. Genetic factors seem to be important, especially in anorexia. Sometimes people with an eating disorder are […]

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All About Eating Disorders

When a person’s life begins to revolve around weight and food, that is when an eating disorder occurs. When people eat too little it is referred to as restrictive eating and when people eat too much it is called binge eating. Some people over eat (binge) then vomit or use laxatives to rid themselves of […]

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Sports,Exercise And Alcohol

Alcohol consumption is the biggest drug problem in the United States today. Deeply intertwined into our society, its abuse inevitably carries over into our passion for competition in sport. However, most athletes use alcohol for reasons aside from competition. Alcohol stimulates a feeling of well being and euphoria, and can eliminate social inhibitions. Compounding the […]

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Does Alcohol Affects Strength?

Alcohol is a carbohydrate, but doesn’t convert to glucose like most carbs do, but is converted into a fatty acid and is consequently more likely to store as fat. So if you drink alcohol and exercise, it puts fat metabolism on “hold”. The caloric content of alcohol is seven calories per gram. A shot of […]

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Does Creatine And Beer Mix?

Fast Twitch Muscle Fibers: Anaerobic Not all muscles are the same. Muscle fibers can be loosely distinguished on whether they mediate fast or slow movements. Fast muscle fibers are also classified as Anaerobic since they are able to produce force without the assistance of oxygen. This oxygen-independence has an additional advantage. Since anaerobic muscle fibers […]

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Alcohol And Bodybuilding Do They Mix?

Thank God its Friday. That’s right, the weekend has begun, and for the average teen, what do we do on weekends? PARTY! And let’s face it, despite what you tell your parents, what do parties center around: beer! In college, social lives pretty much revolve around alcohol. Just about everyone in college drinks, many go […]

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2006 Monreal Men’s Pro Classic

JOHNNIE ON THE SPOT Jackson notches first pro win in Montreal When it came down to the final two, Johnnie Jackson looked to the familiar face on his right and had to hold his breath. Moments later Jackson was forced to catch it, as he was announced the winner at the 2006 IFBB Montreal Men’s […]

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Muscle Building Supplements

“Ahhhhhhh! I need to build muscle quick, but there’s 50 million freakin’ different products out there and I don’t know where to start!” If this sounds vaguely familiar to something you’ve heard yourself mutter, you’re not alone! We get e-mails and phone calls from customers all the time asking for our advice in choosing the […]

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