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Workout Smoothies

Before we get down to making the workout smoothies work for us, let’s take a moment to reflect on some sound advice about nutrition and exercise. Plan and prepare your smoothies in relation to amount of exercise you intend to do.Bear in mind that high-intensity training will require more calories than a gentle walk, and … Continue reading Workout Smoothies

How to eat when training for a marathon – Nutrition for endurance athletes

so you have decided to do it: train and run in a upcoming marathon.  You figured with the right exercise regimen, time and dedication, you will be able to cross this off your bucket list.  You spend hours researching how to manage your time and workout plan so that you can build up the stamina … Continue reading How to eat when training for a marathon – Nutrition for endurance athletes

How to reduce your sugar intake?

1.Make the right changes. When cutting back on heart-risky foods, such unhealthy fats, it’s important to replace them with healthy alternatives. Replacing animal fats with vegetable fats—such as ditching butter for olive oil—can make a positive difference to your health. But switching animal fats for refined carbohydrates, e.g bacon with a donut—won’t do anything to … Continue reading How to reduce your sugar intake?

Causes Of Itchy Leg During Running Or Walking

Are you unable to enjoy your morning jogs because of those irritating itches that bother you? Are these recurring itches the reason you stopped jogging altogether? Itchy legs when running or runner’s itch is a common condition and it affects most people.   What Is Runner’s Itch? Runner’s itch is an itching sensation that mostly … Continue reading Causes Of Itchy Leg During Running Or Walking

Why sleep is important to your health and how to repair sleep deprivation effects.

If sleep were a credit card company, many of us would be in deep trouble. Medical evidence suggests that for optimum health and function, the average adult should get seven to nine hours of sleep daily. But more than 60% of women regularly fall short of that goal. Although each hour of lost slumber goes … Continue reading Why sleep is important to your health and how to repair sleep deprivation effects.

Jump Squat

The jump squat is a full-body exercise that requires no equipment and primarily works the legs and midsection — specifically, the gluteus maximus, hamstrings, abdominals, quadriceps and calves — by alternately stretching and contracting the muscles, Correct performance can help athletes in numerous sports. For example, it can improve the vertical jump in basketball and … Continue reading Jump Squat

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