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How to Reach Optimal Testosterone Levels as a Man

The primary sex hormone, testosterone, plays a significant role in the physical well-being of both genders; yet for a man, it is probably the single most important factor in achieving optimal physiological health. From regulating sex drive to maintaining an optimal amount of muscle and bone mass, aiding normal fat…

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5 Supplements That I Personally Like

Everyone approaches the process of working out in a different fashion. Whether it be training for a triathlon or keeping your figure as your year’s number, individuals can benefit from a steady intake of supplementation. These supplements help prepare you for workouts, benefit energy use during a workout, and support…

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Why You Should Stretch After Working Out

Are you about to head to the gym to workout? What does your typical workout routine look like? You lift to get stronger and do rounds of cardio to lean out. By the time you’re finished, you’re probably exhausted so you sit down and rest your aching limbs. Unfortunately, if…

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Old School to New School: Timeless Tips from Bodybuilding Legends

The sport of bodybuilding has been around for a long time, and bodybuilders of today have built physiques of such massive proportions that nobody 50 years ago could have imagined possible. But despite all the advancements in knowledge, technique and equipment that bodybuilders have access to today, there are still…

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The Benefits of Drinking Water While Working Out

While some people simply use a water break as an excuse to stop and catch their breath during a workout, it’s much more important than that. In fact, some experts even call water “the most overlooked nutrient for athletes.” At any rate, water is an important component of any fitness plan that…

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7 Things You Need to Know About the Paleo and Ketogenic Diets

7 Need-to-Know Things about the Ketogenic and Paleo Diets< Weight loss is big news. Medical practitioners, health web sites, and the media alike stress the importance of taking off pounds and eliminating that spare tire. Cardiovascular health, blood sugar control, less stress on joints, and more energy are only a…

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My 4 Main Tips To Build Your Leg Muscles

1. Effective Workouts This is a crucial step for anyone who wants to put on a good amount of size. For building legs, the normal rep ranges for hypertrophy are 8-12 reps per set. Some people train with even higher rep ranges at 15-20 reps per set. It’s all personal…

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5 Ways to Bring Fun Back to Your Fitness

You probably know that getting in your daily exercise is a good thing. Exercise not only lowers the chance you’ll get heart disease. It also prevents some cancers, reduces your osteoporosis risk, prevents diabetes, helps with your sleep and your lung and muscle function. Studies also show that exercise helps release endorphins….

4 Common Diet Myths to Avoid Like the Plague

Dieting is never fun. It takes a lot of work and dedication, as well as will power, to get into the kind of shape that you want. It does not help that there is a lot of contradictory information about the best ways to lose weight. There are also lots…