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Dec 07, 2013

The Quickest Way To Build Muscle and Achieve Your Genetic Potential

Find out 3 key points regarding the quickest way to build muscle and getting a head-turning physique. How real results are achieved and why you should be real to yourself.

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Nov 08, 2013

Realistic Weight Loss Goals - The Key To Sustained Progress

Setting realistic weight loss goals is not the same as having random objectives. And yet, many self-improvement authors don't cross a clear line between what can be done and what should be ignored...

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Oct 24, 2013

How To Build Muscle Without Weights

“I have a demanding sales job, always on the run, without access to local gyms, so I want to know if one can build muscle without weights. I know that gymnasts do this all the time...”

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Oct 13, 2013

Best Way To Build Muscle

What is the best way to build muscle? I'm sure that if you have a few years of productive training under your belt, you've asked many times this question. So find out the answer...

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Sep 13, 2013

How To Build Lean Muscle: Ignore The Blabber and Embrace The Facts

If you are training hard but still wondering how to build lean muscle, this little piece of information may wake you up to reality.

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Sep 01, 2013

How To Build Muscle Mass - No Bullshit Guide for Building Muscle and Might

If you are wondering how to build muscle mass while not wasting time with useless conventional “wisdom”, here are 10 tips that may help you to get the results you are looking for.

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Jul 08, 2013

How Do You Lose Weight for Good?

How do you lose weight for good? If you want to be in shape for the rest of your life, keep in mind that how you lose weight is far more important than the actual outcome.

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Jul 07, 2013

Daily Protein Requirement Dynamics

Despite decades of work, the case of daily protein requirement is still heatedly debated, although we have already enough information to give at least some educated guidelines.

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Jul 07, 2013

Lower Ab Exercises - Do You Really Need Them?

If you do a search for lower ab exercises, you will find numerous training methods that would supposedly help you to chisel this problematic area of your body. But do you really need them?

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Jul 07, 2013

Exercise for Weight Loss?

What is the importance of exercise for weight loss? You may know that physical activity doesn't burn lots of calories, and paying attention to your diet is a more productive way to get in shape.

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Jul 06, 2013

About The Diets That Work

If you are wondering why there are so many diets that work, or which one is more effective, you need to open your eyes and look at them from a critical perspective.

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Jul 06, 2013

The Best Way To Lose Weight - Dissecting Pseudoscience From Reality

What is the best way to lose weight? Should you choose a low-carb diet, or maybe just a low-GI diet? What about low-fat, Mediterranean, Inflammation or Metabolic Typing diets? Or none of them?

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Jul 06, 2013

Aerobic vs Anaerobic Exercise

Although there is enough factual information regarding aerobic vs anaerobic exercise, it seems that most people fail to apply it practically to their weight loss programs.

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Jul 06, 2013

Amino Acids for Weight Loss?

As most of you, I used to naively believe that supplementing amino acids for weight loss was a must if I really wanted to maximize my results. Find out the reality.

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Jul 06, 2013

The Best Abdominal Exercises - Find Out What You Really Need

If you do a simple search for the best abdominal exercises, you will probably need a couple of hours to go through all the information because you will find hundreds. Find out what you really need.

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Jul 06, 2013

The Best Aerobic Exercise - Find Out The Reality

It's long been felt that the best aerobic exercise doesn't necessarily have to be a low intense activity, and logically any possible central adaptation should be enhanced by a more potent stimulus.

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Jul 06, 2013

The Best Cardio Exercises - Find Out The Reality

There is a lot of debate about the best cardio exercises, and most experts typically recommend machines such as treadmills, stationary bikes, etc. Find out why this approach is useless.

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Jul 06, 2013

Best Diet To Lose Weight - Is There Such A Thing?

If you are looking for the best diet to lose weight, you could pick any fitness magazine or search online, you would find tons of diet plans that promise quick results. But do they really work?

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Jul 06, 2013

The Best Exercise To Lose Weight

There is a lot of debate about the best exercise to lose weight, and most people wrongly believe that doing some sort of interval training has a vital importance for getting lean.

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Jul 06, 2013

Is Low-Carb The Best Way To Burn Fat?

Is really low carb the best way to burn fat? If I were to think about a retarded claim propagated by the paleo crusaders, I couldn't find any better example.

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Jul 06, 2013

Build Muscle and Burn Fat At The Same Time!

Do you remember those wonderful beginner times when it was so easy to build muscle and burn fat? When you naively thought that you were going to become a pro-bodybuilder?

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Jul 06, 2013

Calorie Intake To Lose Weight As Fast As Possible

Contrary to the typical advice of well-meaning but misinformed fitness experts, calorie intake to lose weight doesn't have to be always small or moderate. Find out why!

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Jul 06, 2013

Calories for Weight Loss

Although most people realize how important are calories for weight loss, few are able or willing to guesstimate correctly their intake when it comes to their favorite foods.

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Jul 06, 2013

Can't Lose Weight Anymore? Find Out Why!

Are you dieting but can't lose weight anymore? Unfortunately, this is not always a linear process, so you may want to know what's going on...

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Jul 06, 2013

Carb Addiction - Myth or Reality?

There is a lot of debate about the carb addiction, and some experts even bluntly state that carbohydrates may create more dependence than cocaine. So should you eliminate them from your diet?

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Jul 06, 2013

Cortisol and Belly Fat - The Simple Truth

What is the relation between cortisol and belly fat? As you may know already, cortisol is not inherently bad, and is actually required for life. So why it makes you fat then?

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Jul 06, 2013

Cortisol and Weight Gain

If you do a search on cortisol and weight gain, you may freak out because this hormone is held responsible for all kinds of health problems such as obesity, buffalo hump, moon face, impotence, etc.

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Jul 06, 2013

How Daily Protein Intake Should Be Determined

Before considering any diet plan, you may want to know how daily protein intake should be determined.

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Jul 06, 2013

Daily Protein Requirements - Are You Getting Enough?

There is still a lot of controversy about the daily protein requirements, and empiric observations have always found individuals who are thriving on either high or low protein. So what's the truth?

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Jul 06, 2013

The Diets That Really Work - Find Out The Truth...

Do you want to get in shape and stay like that? You should know that all diets that really work in the long term have one thing in common: they develop new nutrition habits and a certain awareness.

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Jul 06, 2013

Easy Ways To Lose Weight

Here you will find some easy ways to lose weight and achieve your fitness goals without spending hours and hours at the gym or giving up your favorite foods.

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Jul 06, 2013

How To Eat For Your Body Type

Knowing how to eat for your body type, and applying correctly this information to your nutrition strategy will greatly help you to get the most from your efforts.

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Jul 06, 2013

Eating To Lose Weight

Eating to lose weight can become a complicated task when you have to chose among the myriad of diet plans available. So take an imaginary step backward to see the reality.

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Jul 06, 2013

Exercise To Lose Weight Fast?

Many folks are still confused as to whether using exercise to lose weight fast or looking for a different solution that can really work for them. Are you one of them?

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Jul 06, 2013

Is Low-Carb The Fastest Way to Burn Fat ?

It's not even surprising that you want to know what is the fastest way to burn fat, considering that your hedonic behavior is so used with rapid gratification.

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Jul 06, 2013

The Fat Burning Hormones - Find Out How To Control Them

The essential fat burning hormones that you should know about are insulin and catecholamines. Find out how to control them.

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Jul 06, 2013

Is High Carb Low Fat Diet Right For You?

The high carb low fat diet is still considered a staple of good health and weight loss. Find out how to adjust your plan according to your specific circumstances so you can get the most of it.

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Jul 06, 2013

Is High Intensity Interval Training Useful?

If you are searching for the best high intensity interval training exercises, chances are that you've been indoctrinated to look for fashionable fitness programs instead of solid results.

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Jul 06, 2013

Why Adding a HIIT Workout To Your Plan Is A Mistake...

Most people wrongly believe that an interval or HIIT workout has to be done in a standard cardio mode, without knowing that the same adaptations can be achieved far more efficiently and more safely.

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Jul 06, 2013

Thyroid Hormones and Weight Loss

What is the relationship between thyroid hormones and weight loss? Thyroid plays an important role in weight regulation. This article will help you to better understand the whole process.

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Jul 06, 2013

How To Burn Belly Fat - The Simple Truth

If you ask most people how to burn belly fat, you would get a predictable answer: less junk food, less booze and more exercise. So why this approach doesn't work?

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Jul 06, 2013

How To Increase Leptin Levels

Doing a search for “how to increase leptin levels” will reveal lots of information that doesn't make any sense. As expected, leptin's fairly recent discovery created a whole nutrition mythology.

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Jul 06, 2013

How To Increase Your Metabolism for Squeezing More Progress

As dieting at low body fat levels can be very tricky, you may want to know how to increase your metabolism to squeeze more progress.

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Jul 06, 2013

Insulin and Weight Gain

Contrary to popular opinion, there is no consistent correlation between insulin and weight gain. So it's simplistic and generally wrong to just label insulin as the fat storage hormone.

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Jul 06, 2013

Leptin Resistance and Obesity

Leptin resistance is currently a big area of research in the field of obesity treatment. As you may know, leptin has an important role in regulating appetite, metabolic rate, fat burning, etc.

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Jul 06, 2013

Leptin Supplements - Do They Really Work?

Before spending your money on leptin supplements maybe you should know if they really work. Find out the reality.

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Jul 06, 2013

Low Carb Diet Side Effects

While is true that the immediate low carb diet side effects are not a big concern, this doesn't mean that restricting a whole macronutrient cannot backfire in the long term.

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Jul 06, 2013

When Is Low Carb Eating Necessary?

While is true that low carb eating can prove a good strategy in some circumstances or for some individuals, you may also want to make an informed choice, and really know if it applies to you.

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Jul 06, 2013

Is Low Carb High Fat Diet Good for Everybody?

As our human nature is inclined to gravitate towards absolutist stances, low carb high fat diet is considered the new staple of healthy eating and weight loss.

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