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  • What Is Magnesium Good For?

    WHAT IS MAGNESIUM ? Magnesium is a mineral, that is vital for Blood pressure regulation • Blood sugar regulation • Bone formation • Energy production • Hormone secretion • Immune function • Muscle contraction • Nervous system function • Normal heart rhythm • Protein formation ....

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  • All About Inflammation

    All About Inflammation

    Inflammation is a primary function of your body’s defensive mechanism, that aids with healing by removing harmful or foreign pathogens.The basic physiological function starts with White Blood Cells or your body's defensive cells.These WBC cells are used to fight off foreign substances in your body, and in turn, an inflammatory process will follow. The way the inflammatory process is designed to work is when a foreign substance invades your body, receptors on a cell surface will release a variety of chemicals.These chemicals will cause your blood vessels to dilate and increase your capillary permeability bringing more blood into the area. The increased blood flow will also give off ....

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  • What Is Keto?

    What Is Keto?

    The Keto Diet is one of the most popular ‘fad’ diets that has been heavily promoted in recent years as a quick way to lose fat. The diet is promoted to everyone, this diet is only “realistically” do-able for young adults and older, but it is the idea encompassing the diet that makes it so appealing. Essentially the Keto Diet is most simply known for cutting out Carbohydrates from your diet to get your body's main source of burning energy from ketones, not glucose. Carbohydrates are broken down into sugars known primarily known as Glucose, your body's primary source of energy. In the Keto Diet, the consumption of very few carbs and more fat eliminates the body from ....

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  • How To Enjoy A Healthy Vacation

    How To Enjoy A Healthy Vacation

    Everyone needs a vacation, from the crazy workload, hectic life schedules, and sometimes we just need to take a breath and rejuvenate. This brings up the issue of how do I stay eating healthy? On vacation, we often eat out more and have put aside money for this into our travel budget. Below are some tips to help you not feel guilty after a nice long vacation. Plan-Having a plan for where you will eat on vacation, will keep you from stopping at unnecessary places where you might be potentially tempted to buy more food.Plan your trip out as detailed as possible, look at local places you want to try, grocery stores, convenience stores ect.If taking a flight think of convenience ....

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  • How To Optimize Your Grocery Shopping

    How To Optimize Your Grocery Shopping

    When people think of buying healthy foods there is often an association with higher costs.Going into the produce section of a grocery store can be overwhelming especially when you are trying to save money.It’s much easier to buy a big bag of chips for one dollar that could give you something to snack on for the next few days, over a bag of apples that might be four dollars. In this article, I will be giving you some tips as to what to do when you go grocery shopping so you can buy healthier food for less than you think! The first thing to understand is the psychology behind a grocery store, the placement of the different departments is not random. It is all very clever marketing ....

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  • What To Eat After Workouts

    What To Eat After Workouts

    When it comes to training, recovery is one of the most important and often overlooked factors. A good recovery helps a person achieve better results, makes them feel better, and is crucial for your body to heal.One part of a person’s recovery process takes place in the immediate aftermath of a workout.Knowing what to eat post-workout will not only aid in recovery but will also help in increasing performance. Timing- One question many people have when it comes to post-workout meals is, when should I eat for the most benefit?Most, people think the sooner the better. This is true to a certain extent; you do not want to wait four hours before you consume your next meal. But ....

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  • Top Tips for Supplements

    Top Tips for Supplements

    We have all been there, looking through a fitness magazine, scrolling on social media, watching TV. Then all of a sudden, a product is being introduced to you. It often brings promises of making you look the best you can, it will help you get strong and healthy. Through clever marketing, after one sees this, they are often immediately interested and might even go to the store and buy some with the dream of achieving the promises the supplements offer. While some supplements offer benefits particularly if you are deficient in vitamin D for example, a supplement may be worth your money; however, sometimes purchasing a supplement can be confusing and too costly. Keep reading for our top ten ....

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  • Get The Most Out Of Your Protein

    Get The Most Out Of Your Protein

    Eating an adequate amount of protein is important for all diets and lifestyles. Whether you are trying to lose weight, gain weight, feel fuller at meals & throughout the day, or just upkeep a good health! Protein can be found in variety of foods and supplements. Protein in meats, poultry, fish, eggs & soybeans are known as complete proteins. A complete protein contains all of the amino acids that our bodies that to make a new protein. Incomplete proteins are also found throughout in food we eat. This means they are lacking at least one of the nine essential amino acids that our body can not make on its on. But, these are still important in diet as they can be eaten in combination ....

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  • How Important Is Protein?

    How Important Is Protein?

    Like many people you may track how many calories you are eating, but are you are aware of how much protein you are getting in your diet? Protein is an essential macronutrient, meaning our body requires it to stay healthy. Proteinplays a role in the creation and maintenance of all the cells in our bodies. Protein also fuels our cells so we have enough energy to stay active throughout the day. Protein has many other important functions in our bodies such as building & maintaining muscle mass, keeping blood sugars stable, building cartilage & skin, regulating hormones and maintaining hunger to name a few. See below for 4 reasons why you should include more protein in your diet ....

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  • How is Your Stability-Mobility Chain?

    How is Your Stability-Mobility Chain?

    If you’re looking to keep your workouts and daily activities safe and optimized, then understanding proper movement patterns is essential. The principle of the stability-mobility chain (created by Gray Cook and Mike Boyle) states that there is an alternating pattern in our joints, between mobility and stability, that works its way from the ground up. A healthy stability-mobility chain should look like this: Ankles - Mobile Knees - Stable Hips - Mobile Lumbar spine (lower back) - Stable Thoracic spine (middle to upper back) - Mobile Middle and lower cervical spine (near neck region) - Stable Upper Cervical region (neck region) – Mobile Shoulder - ....

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