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Sugar It Aint So Sweet!

The average person in North America consumes 150 lbs of refined sugar per year! This is astronomical in contrast to the 5 lbs per year consumed by the average person at the turn of the 20th century. .
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Which Fruit Juice Has the Most Antioxidants?

It's no surprise that antioxidants are all the rage nowadays, and for good reason. An antioxidant is defined as “a substance in food that significantly decreases the adverse effects of reactive .
(July 01, 2008)
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Recent Study Reveals Women Burn More Fat Than Men

A recent fat loss study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology (2005) has shown that women burn more fat than men during exercise. The researchers studied the effects of an incremental ..
(July 01, 2008)
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What is the Best Type of Interval Training to Burn Fat?

Over the past decade the popularity of interval training for fat loss and performance improvements has been amazing. There have been so many studies investigating the fat loss and performance ..
(July 02, 2008)
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Interval Training For 5k Runners

In a previous article we talked about the best type of interval training for burning fat. Today we're going to discuss the best type of interval training to improve your running performance. ..
(July 02, 2008)
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Top 10 Reasons to Use Interval Training Cardio Workouts

Interval training (HIT) involves a combination of high and low-intensity training within a single workout session. In this session, the individual alternates between a bout of higher intensity ..
(July 03, 2008)
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Why Its Harder For Women to Lose Weight

It has been my experience that, in general, women are at a distinct disadvantage when compared to men when it comes to obesity and their ability to lose weight. There are a couple of reasons that ..
(July 08, 2008)
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Why Its Tough to Lose Baby Fat

For most people, losing weight is life-long battle. One that can be amazingly fulfilling while at other times utterly depressing. Having worked with 1000s of individuals whose goals have been ..
(July 08, 2008)
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Is Fish Oil Really Better Than Flaxseed Oil?

Fish oil or flaxseed oil? That is the question posed by millions of health-conscious people each day. But what is the main reason why millions of people are reaching for either fish oil or flaxseed ..
(July 08, 2008)
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Move Over Fish Oil Vegans Bring in the Spirulina

For all those vegans (and non-vegans) out there who are hesitant to supplement with fish oil there's an even better solution for you. It's called spirulina and it is one of the most incredible foods .
(July 09, 2008)
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Interval Training Workouts For Maximum Fitness and Fat Loss ..

Interval training has been shown to be the most effective cardiovascular training method for improving cardiovascular endurance, sport-specific performance, boosting metabolic rate, and burning fat! ..
(July 13, 2008)
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Just Another Reason Why Resistance Training is Imperative For ..

The pursuit of fat loss boils down to 2 main factors: diet and exercise. There's no way around this fact. Unfortunately, our culture's dependence on quick weight loss fixes has led people to believe ..
(July 13, 2008)
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Exercise Intensity, Fat Burning, and the Afterburn Effect

Traditionally, it was thought that low intensity exercise was more beneficial for fat loss than high intensity exercise. And for good reason since physiologically the body burns a greater percentage ..
(July 13, 2008)
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Interval Training Workout

After an embarrassing 2-0 loss last week to a team that we totally outplayed, I decided to take action and get the members of my soccer team (university of toronto alumni - also known as Toronto ..
(July 10, 2008)
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Want to Lose Weight? Stop Eating Sugar!

Sugar may taste sweet but its health effects are anything but. Excessive sugar consumption throws the body's pH levels out of balance making it harder for us to lose weight and maintain good health. ..
(June 17, 2008)
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Can You Build Muscle Using Resistance Bands?

Recently I was asked if resistance bands could be used to build strength and muscle size similarly to dumbbells. Here is what was asked. . . "Hi Yuri, I've watched all of your YouTube videos on ..
(June 17, 2008)
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How to Get Started with a Fitness Program

Step #1 - Walk at least 30 minutes every day Walking is one the most beneficial activities we can do. It is low stress on the body and has tremendous benefits when it comes to building an aerobic ..
(June 21, 2007)
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Do You Want 6-Pack Abs or a Trim Waistline?

First, put the crunches on the back burner. Doing endless amounts of crunches and sit-ups is not going to do anything for shedding fat from your waistline. Sure they will strengthen the rectus ..
(April 08, 2007)
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