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Enjoy A Better Sex Life

For years, heath promoters have been racking their brains trying to come up with persuasive reasons for Americans to be more physically active. Well here’s a new one that’s sure to get some attention: Men who exercise are way less … Continue reading

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TRAINER TIP: How much sleep do I need to get every night?

In order to block fat-storage hormones and allow the full release of fat-burning hormones, you need to get at least seven hours of sleep a night! A good night’s sleep is a basic necessity for healthy hormone balance. Once you … Continue reading

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Coconut Water: Nature’s Sports Drink

Looking for a natural, low-sugar alternative to processed energy drinks? Look no further than the humble coconut. Barely processed, containing no refined sugars, and with only one ingredient on its ingredient list, coconut water was the world’s first Gatorade — … Continue reading

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Endorphins!

After you work out, do you have the feeling that you can do anything? Well, you’re not alone. That “runner’s high” (which is actually triggered by any form of exercise, not just running) comes about because exercise floods your body … Continue reading

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EAT WELL: Carrots

Did you know that carrots are by far the richest source of carotenoid phytonutrients such as beta carotene? Just one cup of carrots contains 250% of the RDA for beta carotene, which, particularly if the carrots have been lightly steamed … Continue reading

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EAT WELL: Get Rid Of All The FRANKENFOOD!!

We’re a busy nation. We don’t have time to cook, let alone get to the market every day – we have stuff to do! So, we think, “we need to stock up, buy in bulk, shop once a week.” That’s … Continue reading

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EAT WELL: Discover Beets – A Powerful Antioxidant

Did you know that the pigment that provides the rich red color of beets is also a powerful antioxidant and cancer fighting agent? Beet roots contain a unique class of phytonutrients called betalains. Betacyanin is the red pigment that is … Continue reading

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EAT WELL: Salmon in Citrus Sauce

If you want to get over 100% of your daily value for omega-3 fatty acids today then try this delicious, easy-to-prepare salmon recipe. The tangy sauce is a great complement to the flavor of the salmon and it only takes … Continue reading

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TRAINER TIP: Motivation

Let’s face it, we all know we need to exercise. Many of us know how to exercise. But you’re not doing it! Why? Well the problem isn’t lack of knowledge, it’s lack of motivation. Does this sound familiar? When working … Continue reading

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The Serious Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup

Think of sugar and you think of sugar cane or beets.   Nobody thinks of sugar when they see a field of corn. Most of us would be surprised to learn that the larger percentage of sweeteners used in processed … Continue reading

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