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The Secret to Maximizing Every Moment of Endurance Training

Excercise Science

The Secret to Maximizing Every Moment of Endurance Training   As an endurance athlete, there is one nutrient that’s critical to your overall performance: oxygen. Simply put, the less breaths you take per minute and the more efficiently your body utilizes oxygen and carbon dioxide, the better and more efficient you will perform. I’m going to take it a step further; aerobic energy production is most effective when we nasal...

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Is “Calories In, Calories Out”: A Weight-Loss Myth Or The Truth?

Nutrition

There's more to weight loss than the old adage "Eat less, move more." Learn the ins and outs of weight management so you're better prepared to create and stick to a successful plan!   At the most basic level, your weight is influenced by the relationship between the number of calories you take in (the food and fluids you consume) and the number of calories you expend (essential bodily functions...

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Building Muscle on a Vegetarian Diet

Nutrition

    Vegetarian eating is catching on with more people every day. Saying no to meat doesn't mean you have to say no to your fitness or muscle building goals! If you're looking to build more muscle mass but enjoy eating a vegetarian style of diet, you may often feel as though you might be defeated before you get going. You hear so much talk about protein being the most important nutrient...

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The 6 Best Kettlebell Exercises You Need To Do

Excercise Science

Why isolate when you can build dynamic total-body strength and conditioning with kettlebells? Kettlebells aren't anything new, but their popularity in fitness circles continues to rise—and with good reason. When used correctly, kettlebells are extremely effective training tools for providing total-body strength and conditioning. The problem is that kettlebells are often used improperly. As with any technical movement, lift, or skill, proper coaching is required to maximize the benefits. It's...

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