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How much sleep do athletes need to be their best?

It’s true: what spectators see on the court is a result of what happens off the court. But people usually refer to the hours dedicated to practice, working out, studying the competition, and planning meals.  What about the most important hours necessary for achieving peak athletic performance? We’re talking, of course, about the countless hours spent in an unconscious dream …

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How To Hack Into Our Happy Chemicals

I don’t know about you but it’s good to have a thing or a hobby that can instantly cheer you up when you feel sad or disappointed in life. For instance, whenever I feel stressed out – which is not good for our health – I treat myself to my favorite restaurant or buy a good book or a cute …

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The Best Superfoods for Senior’s Health and Vitality

Many of us are choosing to add more superfoods, those rich in vitamins, nutrients and other important ingredients that can help us to live longer and healthier lives. For today’s active seniors, these foods can help to make their bones stronger and muscles more lean and mean. The infographic below shows a hearty list of many of these superior edibles …

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The State Of Fitness Trackers in the Market Today

Advancements in the fitness tracker market is arguably one of the greatest breakthroughs of the 21st century since the introduction of smartphones. They have – in less than 5 years – grown to become a tool that is used and loved by all forms of people. Whether you are an Ironman athlete, a weekend warrior, or someone looking to make …

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The Awesomeness of Home Workouts

The Awesomeness of Home Workouts

Whether it’s because someone is too shy to exercise in front of people or simply because they can’t afford a gym membership, there are many reasons why one would only exercise at home, out of view of other people and using your own home equipment. Many don’t realize or don’t think that it’s possible to get fully fit and have …

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Metabolic syndrome: What it means to you now

What is metabolic syndrome you may ask? Well, this often misconstrued syndrome has unfortunately left people with thoughts of confusion and utter misinformation to say the least. It's not your fault though. See, by definition, metabolic syndrome is defined as: “A cluster of biochemical and physiological abnormalities associated with the development of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.“ Metabolic syndrome is basically …

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12 Shocking Things Your Office Desk Job is Doing to You

12 Shocking Things Your Office Desk Job is Doing to You

Your job could be killing you. You spend hours upon hours hunched over your keyboard. It’s work after all. But what you may not know, is that by sitting for long periods of time is linked to a number of health concerns. Think about it. You're sitting a lot! While you're eating, at work, when you’re driving to and from …

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Never Ending Battle of Calories In versus Calories Out

Most people who count calories for weight loss or weight management assume it’s an exact science. It’s not. The following 2 infographics from Precision Nutrition are great at identifying some of the misconceptions and other fundamental flaws with calorie-in, calorie-out methodologies. Question: Do you count calories? Leave a comment below.  

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