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Women’s health: nutrition during pregnancy is for all women of childbearing age

During pregnancy, your nutritional needs will increase. Even before you get pregnant, it’s a good idea to do your best to start eating healthy and taking a multivitamin for women. A prenatal multivitamin is a better option during pregnancy. Let’s start with the recommended daily food intake during pregnancy. DURING PREGNANCY: 7 or more fruits and vegetables (3 fruits /…

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Foam laminate

Foam Rolling – What is it? If you’re a member of a gym, you’ve likely seen foam rollers around the functional area. They are the cylindrical tubes that range from smooth, pointed to hard as a rock. When foam rollers first made their way onto gym floors, many weren’t sure how to use them or even what they were. Now,…

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Tony Horton "Bring it!" Book Review: A P90X Graduate’s View

Below is my review of Tony Horton’s book titled “Bring It On! The Revolutionary All-Level Fitness Plan That Burns Fast, Builds Muscle, And Loses Inches.” The 304-page book shows readers how to create their own fitness and nutrition plans based on their individual lifestyle, preferences, and goals. I am a multi-round graduate of the Tony’s Power 90 and P90X workout…

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Healthy eating at fast food places: are you kidding me?

Is it possible to eat healthy in a fast food restaurant? Big name chains like McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, and Taco Bell want you to think that. All of these restaurants offer some type of “healthy” alternative on the menu to appeal to those who are watching their weight or just want better options. But how healthy are these options?…

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What is the best cardio for weight loss?

Another very important aspect of a healthy weight loss plan is regular physical activity and exercise. The exercises provided the added stimulation to burn great calories, build lean muscle, and tone the body – all of which healthy foods just can’t do. The first hurdle most people face when trying to lose weight is the age-old question: What’s the best…

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Set and achieve weight loss goals

Setting and achieving weight loss goals is important for success. You need to have a plan for where you want to be in the future, and you need a roadmap to follow as you move towards your goal of losing weight. Having achievable and measurable goals can make the difference between the success and failure of your program. Goals help…

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Weight Loss – It’s a Lifestyle, Not a Diet!

Stand in line at a local store and look at the person in front of you, then at the person directly behind you. Statistically speaking, one of you is obese. A growing epidemic in the US, obesity rates are skyrocketing not just in adults, but in children as well. Miracle pills, hormone therapy, specialty shakes, and more have helped some…

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Six best tricks to lose weight

Like everything else in life, there are also certain tricks that can be very useful to lose weight in addition to your hard work and effort. If you want to lose weight, you have probably tried many different things that may not produce the results you expected. Do not give up! In this article we give you some tips to…

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How many calories do you burn when you walk?

The calories you burn while walking depend on two factors: your weight and the distance you walk. Ideal for people of all ages, walking is kinder to your joints and most people can comfortably walk for a longer period of time than if they were going for a run. Also remember, the heavier you are, the more calories you will…

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