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True Meaning of a Strong Core

True Meaning of a Strong Core

When most people think of training the core, the image that comes to mind is tossing on a few rounds of sit-ups, crunches and planks at the end of your workout.  Many people treat core exercises as “add-ons” to their regular workout and sloppily go about flexing and extending their back.

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Eating Carbs Later in the Day

Eating Carbs Later in the Day

The purpose of this article is to take a look at some of the research behind the idea of eating carbs later in the day rather than eating carbs in the morning or throughout.  Much of this article come from research mined from Charles Poliquin, famed elite strength and conditioning coach. He has been advocating …

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Adaptogenic Herbs

adaptogenic herbs

Adaptogenic herbs are herbs that work with a person’s body and help them adapt to life’s stressors. These herbs are a natural ally in dealing with chronic stress and fatigue because they work with regulating important hormones.  Adaptogenic herbs off other health benefits as well, such as helping to maintain a healthy weight, improving endurance, improving mental focus, and balancing mood.

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Intermittent Fasting and High Intensity Interval Training

Intermittent Fasting and High Intensity Interval Training

Intermittent fasting (IF) is an eating strategy in which you fast for part of the day and consume all of your meals within a specified time period.  There are myriad ways to accomplish this.  A common example is to eat all of your meals within an 8 hour window (12noon – 8PM), while fasting for 16 hours.

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Awesome Abdominal Exercises

Awesome Abdominal Exercises

Today’s article is a routine of 4 awesome abdominal exercises carefully chosen to target both the upper and lower abs. This combination will strengthen your core.   One important thing to remember is that the key to getting “abs” is your diet/nutrition.  The old saying that “abs are made in the kitchen” is definitely true.  However, one you get your body fat down to a low  level, you need a solid exercise routine to make them pop!

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