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What You Need to Know About Building Muscle

Are you looking to build lean muscle? There are different ways this can be achieved. But understanding how to do so in an efficient, effective, and safe way is most important. In the following, I will discuss the basics of muscle building, what rep ranges to aim for, and how to structure your programs. Your…
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Cardio, Good for Weight Loss?

Is cardio the best option for weight loss? There is a common misconception that cardio is the best option for weight loss. This is far from the truth. Sure, cardio is indeed important for overall health but not necessarily the best option for a weight loss journey. In the following, I will discuss the importance…
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Post-Workout soreness, What’s Happening to My Body?

Post-workout soreness, what is happening to my body?? When we train, whether its strength training or endurance/cardio training, the next day or even the second day we tend to get sore. Sometimes the soreness can be more intense than other times. Why is that? In the following, I’m going to discuss what the differences are…
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“Balancing the Stress Scale: Understanding Allostatic Load and Taking Control of Your Health”

A brief explanation of Allostatic load is the cumulative wear and tear on the body’s physiological systems due to chronic or repeated stress. It encompasses the various physiological responses that the body undergoes to adapt to stressors, such as hormonal changes and other physiological adjustments. When the body encounters stress, it activates its stress response system,…
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Is Intermittent Fasting Good for Weight loss?

The age-old practice of fasting is historically done for religious reasons, but fasting for weight loss is all the hype nowadays. You can find many claimed benefits such as “expelling poisons”, “promoting autophagy”, “ ”MELTS Fat away”, “builds muscle”, and the list goes on!  For our purposes here we are just going to discuss the…
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