Nutrition Bars. Are They Really Nutritious?

Nutrition Bars. Are They Really Nutritious? With the growing concern for proper health and nutrition, some have supplemented their diets with nutrition bars. Some have even replaced meals with nutrition bars. But new information suggests you’re not really eating healthy by including a nutrition bar in your diet. Most nutrition bars on the market today […]

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Calories: Friend or Foe?

Calories: Friend or Foe? When it comes to energy, calories can be your best friend. You just need to sort through all the jumble of information out there! Consuming the right amount and type of foods will fuel your metabolism and prevent energy dips. Your caloric need does change to some degree every day, but […]

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8 Steps To A Healthy Heart

8 Steps To A Healthy Heart According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular diseases claimed the lives of 945,836 people in the United States in 2000. This means that a staggering 39.4 percent of all deaths during this year were attributable to heart disease. It is also the leading cause of death for both men […]

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Carbohydrates and Diabetes

Carbohydrates and Diabetes You need your energy. Your body needs fuel to create that energy. Carbohydrate is the fuel your body runs on, the nutrient that converts to energy. If you were a car, you might not need to be refueled every day. Since you are only human, it is important to eat foods every […]

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The 29 Healthiest Foods on the Planet

The 29 Healthiest Foods on the Planet The following is a “healthy food hot list” consisting of the 29 food that will give you the biggest nutritional bang for you caloric buck, as well as decrease your risk for deadly illnesses like cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Along with each description is a suggestion as […]

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Got Arms?

Nothing says ‘big mofo’ like a set of big arms! You’re in a bar and you get asked to flex, what do you think they want to see? You’re calves? No! They want to see your arms. When people see you and notice you train, they look at your arms and the first thing they […]

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What is the Gastrocnemius?

What is the Gastrocnemius? The gastrocnemius is the muscle more commonly known as the calf muscle. The main function of the gastrocnemius is ankle plantar flexion, i.e. moving the toes and top of the foot away from the body, as well as dorsiflexion, i.e. moving the toes and top of the foot towards the body. […]

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Protein or Carbohydrate – Which do I need?

This has got to be the biggest controversy in modern bodybuilding. Bodybuilders will say you’ve got to consume loads of protein to pack on quality muscle mass and increase strength. Nutrition ‘experts’ say that you must eat a high carbohydrate diet, particularly complex carbs, to improve strength and size, and say that a high protein […]

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