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Three Colossal Weight Loss Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Dieting can be quite demanding, but with the proper tools and the right knowledge, it's simpler than you might think. I'm a big fan of simplicity, and I would even argue that you are doomed to fail if your diet regime isn't simple. I've gone on plenty of diets throughout the years....

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The Three Best Carbohydrates Sources

Carbohydrates play an essential role in maintaining proper hormonal balance throughout the body. Furthermore, they aid in recovery and fueling your workouts. Protein is overhyped, and fat isn't too far behind because of the trending keto diet. The truth is that carbohydrates are your body's...

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Intermittent Fasting: A Basic Guide

Intermittent fasting is a very convenient tool to lose weight. When I first started my weight loss journey, intermittent fasting was one of the primary methods I used to quickly and easily drop body fat. To this day, I'm still a big fan of intermittent fasting and use it to keep stubborn fat...

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Introduction to Nutrition Recommendations: Weight Loss Tips

Nutrition is a challenging subject to write about because everyone has an opinion when it comes to nutrition. It has even become an ethical issue in society, and rightfully so because of the way we treat animals to produce food in the modern era. Doctors make nutritional suggestions to their...

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​HIIT Workouts: High-Intensity Interval Training for Optimal Hormonal Response

When it comes to cardio, you should treat it no differently than you do weight training. Periods of high intensity followed by periods of rest/lower intensity. When you lift weights, your high-intensity phase is simply the time you spend lifting the weights to perform your sets. Your...

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The Best Shoulder Exercises and Sample Shoulder Workouts

Way too many guys in the gym focus too much on their flat bench press. Only a handful of guys who walk around the gym sport some truly respectable shoulders, but shoulder strength is crucial to building a functional body. Shoulder width is determined mainly by genetics just like your height is,...

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Healthy Banana Bread Recipe

I’m straight-up bananas for bananas. They’re cheap, delicious, and full of electrolytes that fuel your body’s micronutrient needs! Hands down one of my favorite healthy foods. As you may or may not know, I am not the most prominent advocate of bread. Conventional bread is full of gluten, which...

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​Leg Workout: How to Create Cheeks of Steel

Add this leg workout to your strength training regime to build some crazy strong legs. Use this as a template to create a killer leg day in your workout routine to build some powerful legs and a pretty nice butt! You can substitute any movements or exercises that you prefer and you can also pick...

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How to Get Abs: The Best Core Exercises

To get six-pack abs, you must eat in a calorie deficit to reduce your overall body fat percentage and also to train your abs to reveal stunning definition throughout your stomach. I talk more about fat loss and eating in a calorie deficit in this video, but here I cover the best ab exercises to...

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Sixty Healthy Foods to Eat

All of these foods are incredibly dense in nutrients and should serve as the basis of a very nutritious diet. The more you consume these foods, the less you crave junk foods that are void of nutrients because you are feeding your body with the resources it needs. This adjustment takes time, but...

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