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HOW LONG TO REST BETWEEN SETS?

HOW LONG TO REST BETWEEN SETS?

There are many factors to consider when putting together a workout routine, like what exercises you’re going to do, how much weight, the speed of the reps, and the number of sets.  However, one of the biggest factors is often the most overlooked – rest periods. How long you rest determines a lot of the effectiveness of your program.  Here’s…

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HOW TO ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

HOW TO ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Just as you must properly prepare for a hike, you also have to prepare for a lifestyle change. The nutrition plan in this book will provide lots of solid concise information to change your lifestyle and to change your body.  However you must be disciplined and follow the steps and commit yourself to the process.  It only takes 30 days…

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Choosing the Right Supplements

Choosing the Right Supplements

Besides speaking with your doctor, here are a few things that you can do to pick the right supplements: Research products  It’s important that you do your research before using any supplements. The Internet is a great tool that can help you easily separate the helpful products from the harmful ones. Just be sure to look for information on reputable…

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Recovery

Recovery

Getting bigger and stronger is a pretty simple process conceptually.  You train, you disrupt homeostasis in a variety of ways (metabolically, structurally, neurally, etc.), you recover from training, and you wind up a little more jacked and a little stronger so your body is better equipped to meet the “threat” of training the next time you hit the gym. Most…

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Mitochondrial Dysfunction – Indicators & Relationship to Chronic Disease

Mitochondrial Dysfunction – Indicators & Relationship to Chronic Disease

We all know how important mitochondria are.  They are the powerhouses of our cells and they are responsible for energy production and metabolic optimization.  The link between mitochondrial dysfunction and chronic disease is becoming stronger every day.  How many people do you know have some type of chronic disease such as diabetes, high blood pressure, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, thyroid disease,…

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Metabolic Flexibility : What Is It?

Metabolic Flexibility : What Is It?

Here are a few definitions: “Metabolic Flexibility is the ability of a system (i.e., whole organism, organ, tissue, or cell) to adjust fuel oxidation to fuel availability.” Galgani et al. 2008 “Metabolic Flexibility is the ability to switch back and forth between the two major energy substrates – glucose and fat – based on availability and need.” Stanton “Metabolic Flexibility…

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PEPTIDE TREATMENTS

PEPTIDE TREATMENTS

Peptide treatments are an excellent way for patients to increase their overall health, wellness and vitality. Peptide treatments are often administered as part of an overall age management plan that can be created for both men and women. So, what is a peptide? A peptide is a small chain of amino acids. Usually, a peptide is an amino acid structure…

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