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Does Stress Make You Sick?
Does Stress Make You Sick?

Australian researchers said they had scientifically proven a long-suspected link between emotional stress and illnesses ranging from the common cold to cancer. The group from Sydney's Garvan Institute found that a hormone released into the body during times of stress, neuropeptide Y (NPY), undermined the body&#039...

Don’t Gauge Your Results on Physique
Don’t Gauge Your Results on Physique

The answer is absolutely not. And I have, not 3, not 5, not 10, but 20 reasons why not. I fall into the category described above and I do not feel like all my hard work and dedication have gone to waste, not for one second. Why is this? Because you cannot gauge your results on the refection of a mirror, period. Inst...

Smashing Through your Road Blocks
Smashing Through your Road Blocks

When you are sleeping your body releases anabolic hormones, these are the hormones that help you to rest and repair. Some of these include melatonin, testosterone, DHEA, growth hormone, estrogen and more. It is only when you are well rested that your body will produce enough of these hormones to begin turning you...

The good freshman 15
The good freshman 15

You know exactly what I'm talking about when I mention the freshman fifteen. You see young men and women go off to college to advance their knowledge of certain subjects in hopes of making a profession out of it. What they are not planning on is the advancement of their waistline. Instead of being afraid of the...

Need to Gain Muscle Mass?
Need to Gain Muscle Mass?

Adding muscle mass is hard work. To get the most benefit from your hard work, you need to do three things: train right, get enough rest and eat right. Follow a Good Training Program Muscle growth results from progressive resistance training. The resistance program for building muscle generally includes two to fou...

Annoying Problems in Gyms
Annoying Problems in Gyms

1.) "Functional Equipment Being Used for Bodybuilding Exercises"I guess this is more or less a pet peeve, or it can be viewed as a lack of variation in exercise selection. How many times have you walked around your fitness center and marveled at all the new functional equipment that it had? I classify functional equipm...

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