The Anabolic Evolution of Modern Bodybuilding

The Anabolic Evolution of Modern Bodybuilding By: Mario Strong Today, drugs in some professional sports have become mainstream. The hypocrisy of Major League Baseball serves as a wake up call for an American culture that indulges in careless living by risking its health through poor nutrition, alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, etc. Before we can hope to […]

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How to Tone Up Your Cellulite Areas

How to Tone Up Your Cellulite Areas By: Joey Atlas You buy them and they don’t get the job done. Anti cellulite pills, lotions, gadgets, rubber tights and other silly money wasters that sell you hope and nothing else. The truth is, your best weapons in your battle against unwelcome cellulite are a smart nutritional […]

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What Are The 3 Critical Exercise Routine Success Factors?

What Are The 3 Critical Exercise Routine Success Factors? By: Jeremy Markum The ‘Rule Of 3′ Meets Pareto’s ’80/20’ And You Get Fit Faster As A Result! Everybody likes simple lists. Everybody likes Rules Of Thumb. And as far as I can tell, everyone wants tighter abs and more energy. So, naturally, we all look […]

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Building A Better Body

Building A Better Body, One Brick At A Time By: Tom Venuto The quest to develop a stunningly fit, lean and attractive body is a long, slow journey. It’s not something you achieve overnight by popping a few pills or strapping an electric gizmo to your belly. Which reminds me, did you know that by […]

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Exercise Motivation 3

Exercise & Motivation, Part 3: Keeping it Going By: Tanja Gardner Note: This is Part 3 of a 4-part article series. You can find Parts 1 and 2 at optimumlife.co.nz/Fitness_Articles.htm THE NEXT STAGE: ACTION The next stage of Prochaska’s Transtheoretical model – ‘Action’ – kicks in once you’ve started taking (you guessed it) action. If […]

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Is Exercise Safe for Asthmatics

Is Exercise Safe for Asthmatics? By: Diana Statham An asthma patient generally has sensitive air passages, or airways, resulting in difficult breathing for the patient when these air passages are irritated from an atmospheric change. As mentioned earlier, it is crucial to note that some sports will have a higher probability of inducing attacks in […]

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Your First Training Plan for Running

Your First Training Plan for Running By: Rémy-Marc Beauregard TRAINING TO RUN: Everything depends on your level of fitness. Lance Armstrong said running a marathon was the hardest thing he ever did, I’m just happy to finish one. His sub 3 hour marathon equate to my 1/2 marathon time give or take some minutes. The […]

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How to avoid injuries

How to avoid injuries By: Diana Statham Exercising is a great way to keep yourself fit and healthy, but there is also a risk of injury. However, if you follow some basic guidelines, and stay within your physical limits, you can ensure that you’ll have an enjoyable and safe workout. Warm ups: Warm ups are […]

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THE OBESITY EPIDEMIC

In addition to our sharply declining cardiovascular health, North Americans are in the middle of an obesity epidemic, according to recent press releases from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This became obvious to me during a recent book tour. I was speaking to several groups in and around Chicago and was […]

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