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[5 Feb 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
What Supplement’s in your diet are a must.

one thing that bodybuilders must consider is how and where to spend their supplement dollars. It is an economic reality that not everyone has $100 to blow on a 2lb can of “cutting edge” protein, $60 to afford the latest thermogenic, or $40 for the latest and “greatest” box of protein bars.

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[14 Dec 2010 | One Comment | ]
Blood test can predict heart attacks years in advance

Blood test can predict heart attacks years in advance
A team in America have adapted a test normally used to establish if someone if having a heart attack to predict one years in advance.

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[4 Jul 2010 | 6 Comments | ]
Avoid the post-exercise sauna

Avoid the post-exercise sauna
For some people there is nothing more relaxing than a hot sauna after lifting weights, but some new research coming out of the University of Montana is suggesting that this may not be the best time for it.

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[6 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
‘Stress’ Protein Could Halt Aging Process, Say Scientists

‘Stress’ Protein Could Halt Aging Process, Say Scientists
HSP10 (Heat Shock Protein), helps monitor and organise protein interactions in the body, and responds to environmental stresses, such as exercise and infection, by increasing its production inside cells. Researchers at Liverpool, in collaboration with colleagues at the University of California, found that excessive amounts of HSP10 inside mitochondria — ‘organs’ that act as energy generators in cells — can halt the body’s aging process by preserving muscle strength.

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[5 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Lack of Sleep Negatively Impacts Glucose Metabolism

Lack of Sleep Negatively Impacts Glucose Metabolism
I’m pretty sure you’re well aware of the importance of a good nights sleep with regards to in-gym performance and post-gym recovery, but it also plays a huge role in body composition. In fact, some brand new research from the Leiden University Medical Center in Holland has suggested that just one night of bad sleep can upset insulin sensitivity even in otherwise healthy subjects.

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[4 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Low levels of vitamin D make asthma worse

Low levels of vitamin D make asthma worse
Asthmatics with low levels of vitamin D may suffer more severely from the disease than patients with sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a study conducted by researchers from National Jewish Health in Denver and published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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[2 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Anti-Aging Supplements May Be Best Taken Not Too Late in Life

Anti-Aging Supplements May Be Best Taken Not Too Late in Life
Anti-aging supplements made up of mixtures might be better than single compounds at preventing decline in physical function, according to researchers at the University of Florida’s Institute on Aging. In addition, it appears that such so-called neutraceuticals should be taken before very old age for benefits such as improvement in physical function.

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[31 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
Study Reveals Long-term Advantages of Fast Initial Weight Loss

Study Reveals Long-term Advantages of Fast Initial Weight Loss
If you thought the best way to lose and maintain weight was the slow and steady approach, think again. A new study by Lisa Nackers and colleagues, from the University of Florida in the US, suggests that the key to long-term weight loss and maintenance is to lose weight quickly, not gradually, in the initial stages of obesity treatment.

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[29 May 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Brief Exercise Reduces Impact of Stress on Cell Aging

Brief Exercise Reduces Impact of Stress on Cell Aging, Study Shows
Exercise can buffer the effects of stress-induced cell aging, according to new research from UCSF that revealed actual benefits of physical activity at the cellular level.

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[15 May 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
Bodybuilding, tendons and connective tissues

Learn how to keep your joints healthy and strong for many years.
We always lift weights thus placing a stress on our tendons and connective tissues. In case when we get enough time to rest tissues heals and become stronger to be able to support stress next time. In event of not getting enough rest the risk of trauma is unavoidable and if you don’t pay attention to this problem things may worsen. One of the problems some bodybuilders, weightlifters and other sportsmen may get is Tendonitis

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[10 May 2010 | 10 Comments | ]
How I Learned to Lower Cholesterol Through Diet in 1 Hour

There are actually two types of cholesterol, which is not a known fact for people who misconstrue it as something bad. HDL is the name of the good cholesterol, while the bad one is called LDL. A bloodstream with too much LDL will result in plaques in the arteries. Over time, blood will have a difficult time travelling your arteries because the opening becomes narrow thanks to the amount of bad cholesterol in it.

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[29 Mar 2010 | One Comment | ]
Most Cholesterol-Lowering Supplements Pass Tests

March 25, 2010
Supplements can help reduce high cholesterol. A new report from ConsumerLab.com reviewed the evidence behind each of the popular cholesterol-lowering ingredients out there. They provided test results for 12 supplement brands. The lab testing focused on supplements containing plant sterols or policosanol and showed most to contain what they listed on their label. They also measured other measures of quality control standards – for example, one product failed to break apart in the disintegration test, suggesting that its sterols would not be properly released and be used by …

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[23 Mar 2010 | 14 Comments | ]
Bodybuilding Stretching Exercises for Strength Training

Most people imagine strength trainers to be muscle-bound, lacking in mobility and grace­ful posture. Indeed, many strength trainers who neglect to stretch do fit that image. Stretching is highly beneficial for anyone involved in strength training. Not only does it provide numerous health benefits but it can also enhance your muscle size and shape.

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[15 Mar 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
Joint Juice

Before you turn the page because you think this type of stack is only for those “old” guys who read m&f, consider this: Heavy lifting has been shown to initiate inflammatory processes that not only cause destruction of joint cartilage but also inhibit its rebuilding. So even if your joints move like well-oiled machines today, too much heavy lifting could make you move like the Tin Man well before old age sets in.

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[28 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Health Benefits of Cod Liver Oil

By Shanna Ohmes
Cod liver oil, the very name may bring horrid memories of your own childhood. Or you may remember pictures of young children holding their noses while being fed by the spoonful. Well, your mother and grandmother knew what they were doing. There really are health benefits to that spoonful of fishy oil. For example:
• It is an excellent source of vitamin A. This vitamin is essential in the mother’s diet before and after conceiving for the proper development of the baby’s eyes. Vitamin A helps children resist infectious …

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