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Metabolism Boost for the Middle Aged
Metabolism Boost for the Middle Aged

After the ripe old age of 40, our bodies' metabolism rate slows by 5% each decade thereafter. As you burn less and less calories you start to gain 5-10 pounds each year without even realizing it.

Sprint Interval Training - “It’s a HIIT!”
Sprint Interval Training - “It’s a HIIT!”

This article was written with the health care professional in mind, but also has very valuable information for the lazy person. The paper focuses on the misconception that to improve cardiovascular health and to lose weight, one needs to engage in 20 to 60 minutes of continuous "cardio" exercise. Over 100 peer reviewed scientific references, as well as a number of common sense examples, help to counter this myth that has a deep indoctrination within the fitness industry. The article...

Carbohydrates as Diet Food - is it Possible?
Carbohydrates as Diet Food - is it Possible?

Normally we think of potatoes and pasta as the definite don't eats when trying to diet. However, some newly developed research has shown how some carbs including potatoes, corn, and rice can actually help you lose weight.