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  1. How Much Protein Should You Eat—and When?

    Researchers find we’re eating too much protein at the wrong times—and not enough at the right times.

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  2. Sleep And Exercise

    Did you know that getting enough zzzzzzs may actually improve your exercise performance? If you regularly cut sleep short, you may want to reconsider this practice.

  3. Intermittent Fasting: A Primer

    If you haven’t had a client ask about it yet, you will soon. Intermittent fasting has hit the mainstream, and a lot of peo- ple are taking notice. Proponents claim that intermittent fasting causes more rapid weight loss than other approaches; that it makes dieting easier; and that it improves blood glucose control and blood lipids. Does th...

  4. The Physiology of Fat Loss

    Fat may seem like the enemy of civilized people—especially sedentary ones. Yet we cannot live without it. Fat plays a key role in the structure and flexibility of cell membranes, and it helps regulate the movement of substances through those membranes. Special types of fat, known as eicosanoids, send hormone-like signals that exert intrica...

  5. Belly Fat: Frequently Asked Questions

    What are the differences between male and female belly fat?

  6. Prenatal Progess

    Strong core muscles are vital for helping prenatal participants offset pregnancy-related postural changes that can cause back pain and other discomforts. The following basic exercises are appropriate for virtually all prenatal and postpartum women. The moves are also excellent for...

  7. How Can Exercise Help People Who Have Multiple Sclerosis?

    ´╗┐As a personal trainer, you may recognize this scenario: “Mary” is a fictional 30-year-old woman who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis soon after her 21st birthday. She is often tired in the morning, even when she gets a full night’s worth of restful sleep, which is rare. The fatigue is unpredictable, gets worse throughout ...

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    Welcome to Pocket-lint, for the latest electronic product reviews, including news on gadgets, digital cameras, home cinema, audio, cars and mobile phone.

  10. The Science of Suspension Exercise

    Suspension exercise combines body weight and anchored, seatbelt-like straps to provide an alternative to free weights and machines. The question on a lot of trainers's minds is whether these strap-based training systems work as well as more traditional resistance training tools. Though research into this question has been somewhat sparse, studies a...

  11. Exploring Hip Pain: Femoroacetabular Impingement

    Hip pain. Clients of all shapes, sizes and ages complain about it. Hip issues can be as simple or as complex as each individual, and a good personal trainer knows how to assess for mobility and function and when to refer out to a physician or physical therapist. Recently there has been a lot of buzz in physical therapy and sports medicine circles a...

  12. Irrefutable Proof that Santa is Odin

    Santa, that jolly fat man known worldwide for spreading Christmas joy to well behaved children, has a dark secret. Santa is in fact, Odin, the deicidal king of the Norse gods. And here is the irrefutable proof.

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      Irrefutable proof that Santa Claus is actually Odin. HAPPY YULE!

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      Happy Wednesday (Odin's Day!) and Happy Holidays!

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  13. 10 Piriformis Stretches To Help You Get Rid Of Sciatica, Hip And Lower Back Pain

    Hip and lower back pain can come as a result of an irritation of the sciatic nerve. This pain can spread downwards and can affect the limbs and the feet. It is something many people suffer from, and the pain can affect your daily routine. The sciatic nerve is located deep in the buttock.

  14. 10 Nutrition Trends to Watch

    Our grandmothers would be so proud. We are circling back to eating foods similar to the ones they grew and prepared themselves. Not only are we eating more frequently at home rather than going out; we’re also spending more of our budgets on healthy options, and we’re reading labels and nutrition facts (USDA 2014). In 2010, American ad...

  15. Exercise & Cancer

    What do you think of when you hear the word "cancer"? Many people visualize a sickly person going through bout after bout of chemotherapy or radiation therapy, and the collateral damage that goes with that. While this may be the case with some aggressive cancers, it's not the "norm." A lot of people with cancer live active,...

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