Store Brand Supplements: The Scary Truth

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Not all supplements are created equal; sometimes it’s not even close. Last year NY Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman sent cease and desist letters to GNC, Target, Walgreens, and Walmart in response to the results from state-sponsored testing of various store brand supplements. The results of these tests showed that the store brand supplements tested […]

How Your Body Creates Energy

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Whether it is the huge set of bodily processes such as cell metabolism, enzyme and hormone synthesis, muscular activity, brain function, and transport of substances or accomplishing a range of daily chores, exercises, and sports, our body needs energy on an ongoing basis. Understanding the chemical processes involved in the conversion of nutrients into energy is […]

The Stress of Eating Right

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Eating right is 80% of any fitness goal, whether you’re bodybuilding or wanting to just lose a couple of pounds. Essentially, this means that you can stay faithful to your exercise routine but still fail to meet your goals if you are not giving enough importance to your diet. So there is considerable pressure to […]

The Downside to Drinking Alcohol

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Check out more weight loss TIPS’s from Shanna at: The Reset Plan! Alcohol consumption is deeply embedded into modern and traditional social activities and gatherings. Families gather at the table to enjoy a glass of wine with their meals, and parties and social events are not complete without their fair share of alcoholic beverages. But, […]

Fitness for Lunch

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In an ideal world we’d all go to bed at a reasonable time, arise refreshed after at least seven hours of sleep, and enjoy plenty of time to exercise before taking on the day. We live in the real world, however. And often times, things just don’t work out that way. Maybe in your real […]

HIIT & The Zone: The Best Way to Burn Fat

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In an effort to shed unwanted body fat, many dieters and exercisers embrace the idea of performing slow, steady-state aerobic exercises such as a light jog on the treadmill or a slow hike up a stairclimber. Until recently, this long duration, slow-paced type of exercise has been hailed the ideal way to lose weight as […]

Beware the Sugary Beverage

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Beverage companies are spending billions of dollars on marketing every year to get your to drink your calories. There are hundreds of ads for sodas, energy drinks, sports drinks, and juices each year. So it should come as no surprise to hear that on any given day, half of the United States is consuming a […]

Don’t Let Your Salad Deceive You

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Avid dieters will be the first to tell you that the key to successful weight loss includes cutting out the fat and upping your greens intake. Want to lose weight? Eat a salad. Want to get healthier? Eat a salad. Sounds like a safe bet, right? But what so many people don’t realize is just how deceiving […]