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The 5 Workout Moves That Show The Fastest Results

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The 5 Workout Moves That Show The Fastest Results

We know, we know: Fitness results take time. But that doesn’t mean you should let any bead of sweat go wasted in the gym. When it comes to burning fat and building muscle, some exercises are far more efficient (read: yield far faster results) than others. “The more muscles, and the greater total area of muscle fibers being worked in a given exercise, the greater the response to performing that move will be,” explains exercise physiologist Mike Nelson, Ph.D., C.S.C.S. Sounds logical, right? After all, it does take a lot more energy to perform a pushup than a bicep curl. But...

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5 SPRING ACTIVITIES THAT ARE NEVER TOO LATE TO LEARN

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5 SPRING ACTIVITIES THAT ARE NEVER TOO LATE TO LEARN

Spring has sprung—okay, so maybe not weather-wise everywhere, but flowers are blooming and birds are chirping. It’s only a matter of time until all of us have serious spring fever. It’s that time of year when we shun the indoors and all those warm layers and let the sun shine on our cheeks for as long as we can take it. But it’s also a time when we often think of taking up new outdoor hobbies. Many of these have to do with more exercise and better nutrition, as the winter can be hard on our health. Some of us are intimidated,...

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3 Protein Powder Recipes for Fueling on the Go

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3 Protein Powder Recipes for Fueling on the Go

Protein powders have advanced from being something only a body builder might want to swallow, to a delicious way to have a quick meal. They make for fast fuel that is often assimilated more easily than eating a sandwich or a salad, and are versatile enough to eat anytime. With such a wide variety to choose from, you can get a day’s worth of vitamins, minerals, energy boosters, skin brighteners and more, all in a convenient form. Forget the old school dehydrated milk or eggs—the newest protein powders have ingredients like bone broth, vegetable concentrates and whole grains. You can...

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