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I Want to Gain Muscle and Burn Fat

Gaining muscle and burning fat at the same time is pretty much everyone's fitness goal. How awesome would it be to get stronger, watch your muscles grow and reduce your body fat percentage all at the same time? Unfortunately, these two goals aren't compatible with each other. Weight Balance 101 Weight balance...

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How to Get Abs

The definition of your abdominal muscles is largely dependent on how low your body fat is. The less body fat you carry, the more defined your abdominal muscles look. Your body stores fat on top of muscle. The solution to this is creating an environment in which your body can...

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How to Gain Weight

Gaining weight, muscle and strength doesn't have to be a complicated process. You can be successful by combining an appropriate amount of calories with a solid strength training program. Since complaining about genetics will only lead to failure, a much more efficient use of your time is to simply eat...

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Basic Strength Training Guidelines

Strength training is the process of overloading the muscles causing strength, performance and size gains. Strength training is accomplished through a variety of means including weight lifting, body weight exercises and elastic resistance bands. A well rounded strength training routine improves health and physical appearance making it a necessity for...

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Nutrixercise

Nutrition + Exercise = Nutrixercise An all too often question people ask when trying to lose weight or get into shape is, "Can I achieve my goals by either exercising or dieting, not both?" While you'll certainly see results by improving your diet or increasing your physical activity level, these improvements...

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Exercise and the Elderly – Benefits and Recommendations

Everyone benefits from physical activity: young, old, fat, skinny, healthy and sick. While younger individuals tend to ignore health benefits in favor of the aesthetic nature of exercise, physical activity has the potential to greatly improve the quality of life for the elderly population. From increased mobility and independence to...

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Benefits of Strength Training

Strength training, commonly known as picking heavy things up and putting heavy things down has always been thought of as an activity relegated to the bodybuilders, power lifters and professional athletes of the world. Casual gym goers sometimes limit themselves to treadmills, bikes and ellipticals rather than wading through dumbbell...

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