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Recover like a Pro

Muscle soreness, sometimes accompanied by a fever, is the reason many newbies give up fitness. At the other extreme are the masochists of the sports world who love the pain. For these people, a workout is not good if it’s not followed by pain. It is possible to exercise without pain and inflammation, but expect to advance in strength and endurance or lose weight at a slow rate. This is much better than no progress at all, but if you are able, push yourself to work harder at the gym, and manage recovery like a pro to experience less pain. Delayed onset muscle soreness or DOMS is the pain you feel the day after a workout. It may last overnight,...

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Being Fit is More than Just Looking Fit

The image of a bodybuilder’s competition, rows of muscular men and women in their best form, tensing on a stage, makes one imagine these people as real life Greek gods and superheroes. Men and women bodybuilders spend years gaining muscle, then several months getting lean for maximum muscle definition. They are tanned, strong, and appear happy, the epitome of wellness and fitness. So it’s not surprising that so many look up to them. We follow our fitness heroes on social media and take their advice, no matter how ridiculous, on how to get fit. We fall in love with the image of fitness, which is not the same as good health. The concept of health encompasses the mind, body and...

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Flexible Dieting

Have you ever wondered if there was a way to eat whatever you want, whenever you want, and still obtain the body you want?  Of course you have, you’re human.  In this blog post we’ll go into detail about IIFYM and how you can apply it to transform your body!  Broadly, this post will cover the following: What flexible dieting / IIFYM is and how it will allow you to eat normally and still help you reach your body goals. How to calculate your macronutrient ratios and how many grams of carbs, protein, and fat you may need to consume daily in order to drop body fat. How to start tracking your macros and the best apps, calculators and tools...

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Secret to Cycling to work!

According to a popular cycling enthusiast website BikeRadar.com, more people than ever before are using their bicycle as their primary commuting vehicle, with hundreds and hundreds of thousands of people all over the world getting into cycling to and from work every single year.  This is definitely a growing trend and it’s one that doesn’t show any signs of slowing down anytime soon.  If you have been thinking about making the switch and commuting this way in the future but aren’t quite sure whether or not it’s right for you, check out all of the inside information we have to offer below! Cycling is a great way to lose weight and improve health As a global culture we are becoming...

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