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How to lose weight in a week for a family reunion

So you have gained a lot of pounds since your last family reunion and the next one is fast approaching? You definitely don’t want to look fat when everyone else looks gorgeous in their outfits. Gaining weight is definitely a lot easier than losing it, but don’t despair, there are weight hacks you can use to make sure you lose…

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Will you really lose 23 pounds in a 3 week period?

The three week diet system has gained popularity in a very short time. This program was only developed in 2015. It is actually a weight reduction plan that aims to experience more positive results very quickly. This healthy eating plan is done, this means that you lose weight quickly, between 12 and 20 pounds in just a period of 3…

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10 benefits of anti-cellulite body wraps for weight loss

Body wraps are all the rage these days. You may have even seen TV commercial billboards touting the miraculous slimming benefits of these treatments. Women arrive at the spa in the morning and leave an hour later, suddenly three dress sizes smaller and completely cellulite free! What is a body wrap? A body wrap, also known as a ‘body cocoon’…

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7 useful foods to benefit footballers

Any successful soccer player needs to eat muscle-building foods for all-round strength and endurance. A well-planned diet should consist of a lot of carbohydrates and proteins. Carbohydrates are considered the main source of energy and help a player get through a long soccer game or a strenuous training session. Protein is needed to help promote muscle growth. Here are some…

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Isometrics: serious muscle training without weights

Isometrics – A super fast way to increase muscle size and strength without using weights. Isometry is perhaps the least used and least valued exercise method. It is perhaps the best strength training method to be used in rehabilitation and can produce increases in strength and size where traditional weight-bearing exercise regimens have failed. The isometric contraction, usually called ISOMETRIC,…

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The leg curl is a useless exercise

In the traditional gym setting, the leg curl is often considered a staple of lower body strength training. It is an isolation exercise (a single-joint movement), knee flexion, used to strengthen the hamstrings. This exercise is useless because you never use this particular muscle action, isolated knee flexion, lying on your stomach, in everyday activities and in sports. So the…

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StairMaster Fitness Equipment: Health Club Quality Fitness Steppers

StairMaster is a brand of quality exercise equipment for health clubs, best known for its world-renowned stair climbers and StepMills. The StairMaster stairlifts have two individual disconnected rungs, which act independently of each other, while the StairMaster StepMill has a rotating escalator. Almost thirty years ago, the first StairMaster exercise climber would enter the world of health and fitness equipment.…

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