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You're Fat. Whose Fault Is It?

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Whose fault is it that you're out of shape?If you go by what you hear in diet ads then you believe that it's anyone's fault but yours. The big diet companies think that if they put the blame on you, then you wouldn't buy their bogus pills. So they put the blame on your cortisol levels, your modern diet (ie fast food), or your busy schedule instead of where it belongs - which is squarely on your shoulders.Sure, you have obstacles that get in your way - your schedule, your job, your kids, the weather, your knee injury from college...but ultimately...

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3 Ways To Get More From Your Workout

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Use the following three tips to bring your routine up to the next level: 1. Be Unstable: Use your entire body, and target your core, by performing exercises that engage stabilizing muscles. To do this use an exercise ball, a balance board, a balance disk, or you could simply stand on one leg.  2. Add Resistance: The more resistance that you incorporate with your routine translates into higher intensity and more calories burned. Some ideas for adding resistance include: carrying dumbbells while doing lunges, wearing a weighted vest while walking or jogging, or putting a weight between your feet while doing leg raises....

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5 Easy Ways To Drop 5 LBS

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I'd like to share five simple strategies with you for shedding five pounds of fat fast.But first let me clear something up. Weight loss can be put into two categories. The first is a fully concentrated effort. This is where you dedicate yourself to counting every calorie and slaving away in the gym. The pounds come off, but once you relax the regimen your weight goes right back to where it was. The second is a combination of simple lifestyle changes. This is where you change a few key factors about what you eat and how you exercise, without making it...

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Choosing The Best Gym & Fitness Facility

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There was a time not too long ago when the only “equipment” a serious lifter had were barbells and benches. Often a trip to the gym meant entering a dark, cave-like atmosphere in a less than desirable area of larger cities. By contrast, the gyms of today are usually bright, cheerful, open facilities boasting the latest in equipment and amenities. You can find them in the most upscale neighborhoods and double as popular meeting and greeting places. So, as we head into the new year, you will start to see all the "new year, new you" sales promotions and gimmicks. Within those gyms, you...

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Bigger, Faster, Stronger in 1 Move: The Deadlift

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Every one who’s into fitness has some methodology, piece of equipment, or program they like over anything else. Some like to circuit train every day, some follow bodybuilding protocols, and others are only down with yoga or bodyweight training. If you've been training with me for a while then you know I love to do it all. However, there are a few exercises that have withstood the test of time, and these moves have become staples in my plan. Here is the Deadlift and how to do it correctly. 1. The DeadliftThe deadlift is what I call an "essential" movement....

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