simple carbs vs complex carbs
Diet

Good. Bad. Eat them, don’t eat them. Only eat simple carbs, only eat complex carbs. Argh! If you’re like me, it seems like we keep getting updated, and unfortunately continuously changing information about carbohydrates. So today, I thought it would be good to clear up some confusion by taking a

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post workout nutrition
DietExercise

Whatever your goals may be (lose fat, add muscle, etc), one thing I’ve found lacking in many people new to weight lifting’s plan is their post-workout nutrition. Sadly, it seems that many young women have come to equate starving yourself with being healthy. That could not be further from the

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fitness log book
Exercise

Whether you’re preparing for an upcoming party or event, or have some sort of set goal (lose 20 pounds, run 5k without stopping, et cetera), one of the most important aspects of reaching your milestones is ensuring that you stay on the right path. Far too often in this get

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does fasted cardio work?
DietExercise

When we’re looking to drop those last 5 pesky pounds or inch off your waist, we find ourselves getting more and more creative with our methods for fat loss. I’m sure each of us has done some sort of miracle cleanse or detox diet, or perhaps borrowed tips from wrestlers

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glute ham raises
Exercise

We all have our goals when we get into the gym and there’s some that keep coming up over and over again no matter girl you talk to – “I want a flatter stomach for summer, “I want to look better naked,” or my all-time favorite and the subject of

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best ab exercises
Exercise

We all want a flat, strong tummy for summer – or just any time of the year. But with a plethora of “7-minute” ab gurus out there it can be harder than ever to know just what course to take to reach your goals. We’ve probably all tried the do

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dangers of overtraining
Exercise

Too often the mistake many people make when starting a new exercise or weight lifting program is surprisingly not working out too little, it’s working out too much. And who could blame them? Usually whatever prompted us to get going and get moving – running into an old flame, an

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warmup sets
Exercise

So, you’ve decided to get in there with the boys and start hitting the weights? That’s great! Lifting weights is an essential part of any workout plan. It tones your muscles, enhances your physical capability, and just all around makes your clothes fit better! Now that you’ve taken that first

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