Dieting & Food

Nutrition Data – Easy As (Pumpkin) Pie

Ok, this site is a little addictive:  http://www.nutritiondata.com . You can type in various food categories, and it will then give you not just the standard “Nutrition Facts” label, but also some highly detailed analysis of the quality of the food.  Because proteins, carbs, etc. have subtleties beyond the standard label, I think if you play with this site...
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Weight Lifting 101

Why Weight Lifting Makes Women Sexy

Image Credit: Alexindigo There is a commonly held phobia that weight lifting will make a woman look like a man. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Weight lifting can make a man look more like a man, but it also makes a woman look more like a woman. The idea that women should look like nothing but skin...
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Dieting & Food

How to Harness the Healing Power of Water for Your Muscles

Most people do not realize how powerful water is in the healing process. No, this is not an article about spa therapy, holistic medicine, or anything like that. This is about using simple methods to build muscle and strength as well as maintaining your overall health. Your body might be 60% water overall, but your muscles are actually 70-75%...
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Training Tips

Bicep Curls: How to Reduce Wrist Pain

Have you ever done a heavy set of bicep curls and noticed a nagging pain in your wrists when you’re done? Maybe you’ve even felt enough pain that you’ve had to cut your workout short. This pain can affect some people more than others. The good news is that just like anything else, your bones and cartilage can grow...
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Dieting & Food

F.A.T.

“I run 30 minutes every day, so why is it that I never seem to look any leaner?” Have you ever found yourself asking this kind of question? Lowering your body fat levels can be more difficult than building muscle if you let it be, but I get the feeling that many of us make it a bit tougher...
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Dieting & Food

Got Supplements?

Image Credit: Deatbybokeh Finding some decent straight talk about supplements is no easy task. There are plenty of companies out there who are willing to say whatever they have to in order to make a sale to you. There are plenty of good supplements out there, but there are plenty of crap supplements too. And let’s be honest, none...
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