Fitness

  • Photo of 4 Amazing Fat Burning Activities To Do In Winter

    4 Amazing Fat Burning Activities To Do In Winter

    I’m sure many of you made some vows/resolutions to get in shape during 2017. But with the cold temps and the short amount of daylight, it might be difficult to get/stay motivated. Here are four fat burning activities to do in winter, that will raise your heart rate and burn off those calories you accumulated over the holidays. Shovel Snow Depending…

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    Ryan Reynolds Paid From His Own Pocket To Have Deadpool Writers On Set

    Deadpool  was a blockbuster movie in 2016, even with its R-rating intact.It was star Ryan Reynolds biggest hit to date and may also be the most validating. Reynolds had been very vocal in the past about it being a passion project that took more than six years to make, working tirelessly to bring Deadpool to the screen in all his…

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  • Photo of 4 Crazy Wearables for Fitness Fanatics

    4 Crazy Wearables for Fitness Fanatics

    Are you tech and fitness savvy? Are you looking for techie Wearables that will not only look classy on you but would also keep you fit? It is like integrating technology into fashion. For instance, incorporating technology into jewelry, clothes, and other accessories. It obviously looks so beautiful, when technology blends into fashion. There is this good news for all…

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    5 Foods That Will Surely Give You A Flat Tummy

    Yes, you read that right by eating the right foods, one can lose weight in a healthy manner. I believe now everyone knows that there is a strong link between the digestive system and weight. By keeping a check on what you eat, you can actually trim your belly and have a perfect shape that you desire. Try these 5…

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    7 Ways to Loose Weight without Hitting the Gym

    Nowadays gym memberships can be costly. In addition, some days the gyms are more crowded than others, thus resulting in having to wait for particular equipment and making the workout less efficient. Instead, look at the alternatives to the gym because the gym isn’t always fun, nor is it easy on the joints. 1. Swimming Swimming helps with stamina and…

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    10 Yoga Asanas and their Health Benefits

    Yoga is a physical and spiritual practice with its origins in ancient India. The regular practice of Yoga helps in the holistic development of the body, disciplines the mind and widens the horizons of the soul. It makes healthy pure blood flow the brain cells, increase bodily resistance to infections, strengthens core muscles of the body, makes lungs stronger as it…

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    6 Natural Ways To Kill Your FAT

    As the heading suggests it is all about losing those extra kilos. But honestly, I feel you should be really comfortable with your body. All you need to be worried about is keeping your body healthy and not forcing yourself to shrink to become skinny models. Most of you pledge to burn calories but end up burning the promises itself.…

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  • Photo of 10 Incredible Health Benefits of Sirsasana Yoga

    10 Incredible Health Benefits of Sirsasana Yoga

    Sirsasana or the Headstand derives its name from two Sanskrit words, ‘Sirsa’, meaning ‘Head’ and ‘Asana’, meaning ‘Posture’. The ancient books have called Sirsasana or the Headstand as the king of all asanas in yoga. The correct posture requires the whole weight of the body to be borne on the head alone and not on forearms or hands. When we…

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    10 Vegetarian Protein Rich Foods For Bodybuilding

    Usually, people think that non-vegetarian food is the only source of rich protein and fibres. But this fact is not true even vegetarian food items are rich in protein and fibres. Vegetarian protein sources are cholesterol-free, fat-free and high in fibre. Here is the list of top 10 vegetarian protein rich foods, which will help bodybuilders in gaining muscles. 1)…

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    7 Wonderful Benefits of Doing Planks

    Well, there are a lot of bodyweight exercises that are just amazingly effective for your body. Planks are one of them. They have a lot of benefits as it affects your abdominal muscles. Abdominal muscles play a crucial role in the whole gym journey. This is because your abdominal muscles support your spinal cord and back. It also prevents accidental…

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    12 Benefits of Doing Aerobics

    When you hear aerobics, all you think of is pretty girls moving in a room on loud music. Right? Well, I must say your imagination is a little cliché. Basically, aerobics includes all kinds of light intensity exercises. So, running, swimming, cycling, walking and yes the indoor exercise comes in the purview of aerobics. Skiing is also considered as one…

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  • Photo of 15 Minute Total Body Workout To Get In Shape

    15 Minute Total Body Workout To Get In Shape

    All of us trying to do some kind of workout tend to get discouraged when we see difficult, time-consuming or equipment needing exercises. This article is especially for those who are trying to get into shape but don’t want to or are unable to give it a lot of time and/or money. So we all wish that there was some…

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    7 Essentials to Follow Post Workout

    Most of the gym goers live in a myth that doing just the exercises is enough to get that perfect body! Well, no! There are many things that you need to do to get the most out of your rigorous workout sessions. Post workout regime is one such thing that most people tend to ignore. Post workout regime becomes as…

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    7 Healthy Habits College Students Must Add To Their Daily Routine..

    [tps_header]Health and fitness go hand in hand to complement the life of a college student. Often, college students are heard grumbling about their tedious, taxing, unalterable and inflexible schedule.  Erratic college schedules and  the hustle-bustle of college activities gradually takes a toll on their health and ergo. This calls for an inclusion of a not-to-miss list of  daily doings. Read…

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  • Photo of 5 Ways To Make Light Weight Feel Heavy

    5 Ways To Make Light Weight Feel Heavy

    It is universally understood that the use of progressively heavier weights in your program is what is necessary to make gains. If you were to use the same poundage, doing the same exercises, you would quickly plateau and your gains would become non-existent. But what if you don’t have access to a gym with hundreds of plates laying around, or…

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    Fitness for Seniors

    In my last post, “Top 10 Fitness Trends for 2016,” the #8 position was fitness programs for the elderly. Which I personally thought was great! The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and HelpAge  International released a fact-finding report on aging, Ageing in the 21st Century, in 2012. Some of the more interesting findings were as follows. By 2020 there will be over…

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    Top 10 Fitness Trends For 2016

    The annual survey of worldwide fitness trends is now in its 10th year, and this time with some very surprising results. In 2014, high-intensity interval training took over the no. 1 spot that was previously held by educated, certified, and experienced fitness professionals, HIIT held that position since 2008 and now appears at no. 5. Body weight training took over…

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    Consistency in Fitness for 2016

    Happy New Year everyone! Have you made any New Year’s resolutions? New job, new relationship, new location… maybe get in shape? That’s great! Every year, people across the globe use the calendar as an extra motivator to change the things we don’t like about our present lives, and the situation we are in. Unfortunately, these positive resolutions are often discarded…

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  • Photo of 5 Perfect Muscle Building Foods For Body-Builders

    5 Perfect Muscle Building Foods For Body-Builders

    Have you been hitting the gym hard and still not be able to get the proper shape you always dreamt of? Well, there may be lots of things you could do wrong. But, one thing you are doing wrong is eating. Gymming is not limited just to the gym. Eating and sleeping complete the circuit. Add these muscle building foods…

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    Do Genetics Really Matter In Bodybuilding?

    It been a popular opinion among bodybuilders that the world’s top physiques are made and not born. That having less than perfect genetics only slow down the development of muscular greatness, while never preventing huge gains. This suggests that with a great deal of commitment, Woody Allen could have competed with Arnold, or Peewee Herman would be able to hold…

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    5 Fitness Friendly Hotel Chains

    Back in the day, if you had a job that required you to be on the road, it was sometimes difficult to find a hotel that offered a fitness facility. Maybe there were a couple of treadmills, or if you were lucky, there was an old universal machine. But thankfully, those days are over. The hotel industry has recognized that…

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    D.C. Training Simplified

    D.C. Training was the invention of Dante Trudel and was popular in the early 2000s. Also known as Doggcrapp Training, (though I’m not sure why?) DC will definitely pack on size and strength if followed properly. The fundamental principles of DC training include: – Heavy weights Rest pause sets Low volume, high frequency workouts Deep stretching Heavy Weights- If you…

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  • Photo of The 3 P’s of Bodybuilding (and Life)

    The 3 P’s of Bodybuilding (and Life)

    There are many different theories and methods when it comes to weight training and bodybuilding. Go to any bodybuilding forum and there are thousands of opinions, giving advice on what you should do. Open any of the magazines and between the pages of ads for supplements, you have elite level athletes on the juice talking about insane training methods. There…

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  • Photo of 7 Ways to Get In Shape and Fit Without Hitting a Gym

    7 Ways to Get In Shape and Fit Without Hitting a Gym

    In today’s world, getting a shape or being healthy is considered impossible without spending money on a gym. Well, that’s not completely true. Going to the gym might be very helpful in toning your body. But, there are other ways as well which help you in getting a good shape. Here are a few things on which you can spend…

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  • Photo of 6 Ways to Refuel, Re-energize, and Recover

    6 Ways to Refuel, Re-energize, and Recover

    We all know by now that to achieve weight loss and fitness goals, exercise is key. However, what you do between your workouts is just as important. Having adequate time to recover, will not only optimize your results but also decrease the risk of injury. Everyone is different and will respond differently to both stimulus and recovery. There is no…

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    10 Mantras to Build Your Body

    Getting a perfectly toned body doesn’t only rely on vigorous workouts and steroids. Success in fitness hinges on awareness about your medical condition, the right techniques, and the right motivation. Follow these mantras for building a great body: See your Physician: Before taking up bodybuilding, meet your doctor to find out if you have any medical condition. This will help…

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  • Photo of 5 Awesome Exercises For Your Back

    5 Awesome Exercises For Your Back

    A lot of guys train their “Beach Muscles.” Every day is “chest day,” or “arms day.” I used to see it all the time when I went to commercial gyms. There was always some clown doing curls in the squat rack for an hour. But if you want to put on size and strength you had better hit your back,…

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  • Photo of 3 Ways To Turn Your Calves Into Cows

    3 Ways To Turn Your Calves Into Cows

    Hey fitness freaks, when is the last time you gave serious consideration to your calf muscles? They are constantly used when we walk, run, or even stand. They provide stability and aid in our balance, yet sometimes we don’t train them like we should. The quads and hammies seem to be the focus of much of our leg work. I…

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    7 of the Best Bodyweight Exercises Out There

    If you don’t belong to a gym, or your schedule doesn’t allow you to train on a regular basis, I have some good news for you. With the simple investment of a pull-up bar, I will show you 7 of the best bodyweight exercises out there. Not only will these target almost every major muscle group of your body, they…

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  • Photo of 5 Fitness Related Careers You Can Get Certified For

    5 Fitness Related Careers You Can Get Certified For

    So, you take care of your body… you work out, eat right and make healthy lifestyle choices, that’s great! Have you ever considered having a fitness related career? There are many accredited schools available, where you can study at your own pace, from the comfort of your home, and get certified. I’m going to show you five options you may…

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  • Photo of 4 Simple Ways to Flatten the Stomach tagged with The Tummy Wants More Syndrome (TWM)

    4 Simple Ways to Flatten the Stomach tagged with The Tummy Wants More Syndrome (TWM)

      “When I am bored I eat, when I am sad I eat, when I am happy I eat.” Many of us can relate to this quote. Binge eating, or poor eating habits is undoubtedly unpropitious for health, which can be taken into control with some simple alterations in the eating habits. While exercising is one of the pre-requisites for weight loss,…

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    5 Efficient Ways to Lose Weight

      Let’s get thing’s clear..”There is no shortcut to lose weight!” People work really hard to shed off some pounds. I have seen live examples of people struggling to lose weight, and in the end, they just give up. There are a few things you should know about, before starting to lose weight. You must know your body type, your…

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  • Photo of MUST TRY!: 5 Celebrity Detox Diets!

    MUST TRY!: 5 Celebrity Detox Diets!

    Get ready to lose that belly fat, ASAP!- It’s never to late to feel good about yourself! No one can deny the benefits of a healthy diet, and the ultimate benefits that come from a flat belly! But somehow, we get lost at this point, or perhaps lose motivation in between. It’s easy to start a diet, but rather hard…

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  • Photo of THE Belly-Blasting Workout. All You Need is Just 15 MINUTES!

    THE Belly-Blasting Workout. All You Need is Just 15 MINUTES!

    Whether you want to trim your waistline, sculpt thighs, tone arms or slim down all over, here’s a quick and effective workout routine that will work for you. All you need is just 15 minutes, which gives you no chance to come up with your “I don’t have time “-excuse! At the core of this routine is resistance training –the…

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    6 Benefits of HIIT

    HIIT, or (high intensity, interval training) has become a popular form of training within the last few years. It is arguably one of the best methods of burning fat/losing weight out there at this time. Basically, you do repeated bursts of high intensity effort, followed by different periods of rest/recovery. The intense work periods may range from 5 seconds to…

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    5 Supplements You Don’t Need To Succeed In Bodybuilding

    Open any one of the popular bodybuilding magazines today and you will see full-color ads on every other page screaming ridiculous claims. “Gain 20 lbs of muscle in 12 weeks!” or “Boost your Testosterone by 400%!” We have to remember that the ads are how the magazines make their money. The elite bodybuilders featured in these magazine are sponsored by…

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  • Photo of 5 Points of Yoga: Your Path to Holistic Well-Being

    5 Points of Yoga: Your Path to Holistic Well-Being

    The word “Yoga” is derived from the Sanskrit word “Yuj,” meaning joining, or union of individual consciousness with the universal consciousness. It means union of the mind, body and spirit with the Divine. Yoga is an ancient art of wellness where one realizes, is in tune with and ultimately merges with the reality. The wisdom and essence of yoga is condensed…

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    5 Basic Yoga Poses to Help you Get Back in Shape!

    For me yoga tops the chart when it comes to fitness. It is an ancient Indian practice which takes care of an individual’s physical as well as mental well being. It cleanses and rejuvenates our body both from outside and within. One can actually feel the difference if yoga is practiced regularly and in the right way. Some of the…

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    6 Full-Body Complex Barbell Exercises

    In today’s hectic world, time is truly of the essence. School, work, family etc. all take up some of the valuable 24 hours that make up your day. So how do you make time to fit in that workout that you know you need to do? The answer to this my friends is complex barbell workouts! Complex barbell routines are…

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    5 Cardio Workouts You Can Do At Home

    Hey guys, by now I have come to the understanding that many of you are serious about your physical fitness and are interested in ways to continually improve and better your physical well-being. That’s awesome! Since I don’t know the amount of knowledge you have on these topics, I’m going to keep things in their simplest form. I apologize if…

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  • Photo of 3 Simple Ways to Overcome Binge-Eating!

    3 Simple Ways to Overcome Binge-Eating!

      [tps_header]Do you feel like the biggest loser when it comes to weight loss? Are you feeding your feelings? Are you binging? Do you feel guilty for substituting reason with food? Binge-eating or “binging” is the compulsive urge to overeat, looking for solutions in the fridge, even though hunger is not the issue. Two of the most common causes of…

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    16 Stretches You Should Incorporate In Your Routine

    Hello again! In my last few fitness articles, we have gone over different exercises to help strengthen your body, using a variety of methods and movements, either with weights, or just using body weight alone. It occurred to me that until now, I haven’t gone into the importance of stretching and the correct ways to incorporate it into your training,…

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    10 Exercises That Will Tighten Your Core

    Hey guys (and gals), last week I showed you 5 tests you could try to see if your core was where it needed to be, in terms of strength and stability. Well, how did you do? I’m assuming that many of you realized that there was some room for improvement in regards to this topic and that’s why you are here.…

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    5 Tests To Check Your Core Strength

    By now most of us have heard the term “core” and why it is so important to strengthen it. The definition of core is “the central, innermost, or most important part of anything.” The core of the human body protects our vital organs and spine, helps us to maintain balance and provides stability in our daily movements. Practitioners of the…

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    8 Easy Ways to Stay in Shape!

    Now, if you came here looking for dieting tips, you’re at the wrong place. Frankly, we all hate dieting don’t we? We all are in a constant battle of gobbling on that brownie and keeping that belly in shape. Guess what? Here are some very easy and basic tips that might help. WATER! I’m sure you are tired of hearing…

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    Smart Bodybuilding Tips For Beginners

    Here’s the scenario, you’ve been training for around a year, you read all the bodybuilding mags and try one routine after another. You spend your money on supplements and drink gallons of milk. You made some gains in the first few months, but now nothing seems to be working. You’re lifts aren’t going up and your size has stayed the…

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    Keeping Kids Fit

    America is in the grips of an epidemic. Its not measles, malaria, or influenza… its obesity. More than two thirds of Americans are obese, making them the heavy-weights of the world. This isn’t just a problem for adults however, over 30% of kids in the U.S. struggle with weight and staying fit as well. These numbers have nearly tripled since…

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    5 Tips To Improve Your Squat

    source If you are truly serious about your training, then you know about Leg Day, and if you are serious about Leg Day, then you will squat. The squat is the grandaddy of all leg exercises. Nothing will employ the hamstrings, glutes and quads quite like this movement. Plus, let’s be real, no one wants to look like this! source…

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    Diet Principles From The Iron Addict

    Wesely Silveira, aka Iron Addict, was the owner/founder of IronAddicts.com. During his career, he trained 1000’s of clients, from the beginner, to the professionals in bodybuilding and power lifting at the upper echelon. His knowledge and insight into training and nutrition has been shared to millions of readers through his contributions to seven different forums. But IronAddicts.com was his. When…

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    10 of the Fittest Athletes on the Planet

    Many of us want to be healthy. We go to the gym, we try to eat the right foods, get our zzz’s. Some of us actually manage to get in pretty decent shape. Here are 10 athletes that have taken the word “fit” to another level. Men and women that have that elusive combination of genetics, dedication, and drive to…

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    4 Natural Replacements for Coffee

    Coffee is definitely one of the most popular hot drinks in the world. Just how popular? Try 500 BILLION cups of coffee every year. I don’t deny the fact that coffee has its specific features: good stimulant for saliva and gastric juice secretion, increases concentration and euphoric sensations and it is successfully used in producing anti-cellulite creams. However, when coffee…

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    4 Ways Kombucha Tea Can Treat Us

    Apart from its taste (similar to effervescent cider) and its capacity to stop thrust sensations, the kombucha tea is also known for the natural enzymes it contains. Kombucha is practically a living ailment that helps the enzymes from our digestive system to fragment the ailments we have consumed in nutritive substances that are easier to assimilate. Think about the passiveness…

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    10 Ways to Live a Healthy Life

    A long healthy life is no accident. It begins with good genes, but it also depends on good habits. -Dan Buettner [tps_title]Body is your temple, Soul the God:[/tps_title] Ways to live a Healthy Life   It is said that our body is the temple of God, where our soul lives. It’s the greatest gift of God to us. It’s our…

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    Pedal to the Medal…But make Sure You Eat First!

    [tps_header]Whether you’re cycling on a medium range or during an intensive workout, it is obvious that your performance will be related to what you have eaten previously. An average cyclist burns out 300 calories an hour, therefore you can eat without worrying about getting fat. However, when talking about cycling, it is not a matter of how much you eat,…

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    Five Cool Drinks for a Hot Summer

    Summer is well and truly among us and with soaring temperatures, we desire ice-chilled drinks. Here are five of my favorite drinks to beat the heat 1. Lemon Iced Tea (Serves 8) Ingredients : 2 large lemons, 1 and 1/4 cups sugar, 2 cups fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish, 6 black tea bags and 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice. Directions : Using a vegetable peeler, remove bright…

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    6 Easy Tips to Life Long Weight Loss

    If you are tired of losing the same weight again and again, and feeling disappointed that your last “routine” didn’t work, try these tips to get in shape and lose weight for good. Just keep these six essential habits a part of your life: Keep a food diary   Make a food journal. Record everything you eat. It is very…

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    5 Great ways to Burn more Fat today

    If you’re trying to shed more fat, give these 5 great ways a try. You’ll melt off the excess fat and feel great. Do not eat low-quality carbs at bedtime Low-quality carbs are highly processed and contain a lot of sugar. These would incorporate most bread, snacks, candies and even packed fruit juices. Having these food items before bed will…

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