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So you can’t squat? Try this instead

The squat has been hailed as “the king” of all strength training exercises – and rightfully so; it’s a compound exercise that activates a ton of muscle mass and improves lower body strength and athleticism arguably better than any other exercise.  The only problem? A lot of people have horrendous squat patterns. Seriously, some people…

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Is Being Overweight in Your Genes?

Come on people everyone knows this is true. the old saying about looking at a woman’s mother and seeing her in 25 years is a cliche for a reason. Same can be said of men and their fathers. Only you can prevent this forest fire! Success at fitness and weight loss can be had despite…

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Kettlebell Swing Crushes Bodyfat

Study Backs Up Claims That Swinging Kettlebells Pays Fitness Dividends A centuries-old piece of cast iron exercise equipment may be the latest fitness craze for would-be strongmen, but a new study shows it still delivers the goods. The cannonball-shaped cast iron orbs called kettlebells were originally developed by Russian strongmen in the early 1700s to…

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Binge Eating More Likely to Lead to Health Risks in Men

Binge eating is a problem affecting both men and women, however obese men who binge are more likely than their female counterparts to have elevated cholesterol and high blood pressure, finds a new study in General Hospital Psychiatry . Men have generally been under-represented in studies of obesity and of binge eating disorder, said Tomoko…

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Financial Incentives Motivate Sedentary Adults to Exercise

A review study published today finds that financial incentives –as modest as $5 per week – can increase the amount of exercise people do. Lead author Marc Mitchell, University of Toronto PhD candidate and Cardiac Rehabilitation Supervisor at Toronto Rehab, worked under the leadership of University of Toronto exercise psychologist Guy Faulkner and exercise physiologist…

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Why You Put the Weight Back On

Obese Stomachs Tell Us Diets Are Doomed to Failthis is one of the most frustrating issues I have with clients, they just don’t understand that you cannot go right back to the unhealthy lifestyle that you had before cutting the bodyfat.

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High-Intensity Exercise for People With Heart Disease

Sep. 20, 2013 — High-intensity exercise is shown to be protective against coronary heart disease (CHD) and is well known as a popular and time-saving approach to getting fit. But what about people who already have heart disease? Previously, these patients were told to exercise, but only at a moderate intensity to protect their hearts.…

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