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Nutrition Tips From Washington Redskins Quarterback Kirk Cousins

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins started a serious football career during his freshman year at Michigan State University — but he didn’t start thinking about nutrition until years later. We talked to Kirk about how he changed his eating habits — and incorporated Metabolic Meals — to improve his overall health and further his career….

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10 Exercises that Burn an Enormous Amount of Calories

Your exercise selection plays a big role in the number of calories you burn during a workout and for 24 to 48 hours afterward. To burn more calories, challenge your anaerobic lactic system by incorporating multiple large muscle groups — such as the back, glutes, and hamstrings — into the same exercise. Sets should last…

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4 Nutrition Myths That Are Slowing You Down

The health industry is inundated with so much information that it can be nearly impossible to tell who is steering you in the right direction. One day, saturated fat is your worst enemy. A few days later, a new study provides contradictory evidence. It’s enough to make your head spin. When enough conflicting information circulates,…

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The Most Important Blood Test for Longevity

Most people recognize the connection between high blood sugar, diabetes, and increased health risks. That’s why fasting blood sugar (FBS) tests are so common — they can gauge the risks of developing diabetes or prediabetes. But FBS tests are nearsighted and can only tell us your current blood glucose levels, which vary daily. Unlike a…

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4 Fitness Experts Share How They Get Clients Summer Ready

If you’re already eating healthy and exercising regularly, you’re no stranger to the quest for the ultimate routine. You’re probably just as familiar with how stubbornly those last few pounds or inches of fat can cling to certain areas. To help you get over the hump, four leading health and fitness specialists offer their expertise…

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Your Morning Routine Is the Foundation for Health, Longevity and Productivity

The most successful people all seem to agree that what they do first thing in the morning greatly affects the rest of their day. They may choose different activities to start the day, but there are two consistent common denominators: The routines become habit through consistency, and they’re designed for healthier, more productive lifestyles.

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4 Ways to Combat the Top 3 Nutritional Deficiencies

It’s an odd conundrum when, as a society, we have access to more food than ever before but are in worse health because of it. Cheap, highly processed foods are abundant, but they offer more calories than your body needs while providing little to no beneficial nutrients.

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3 Low-Carb Dinners That Will Boost Your Metabolism

Most people believe they know the basic formula for weight loss: caloric output should be greater than caloric intake. Unfortunately, your metabolism is more complicated than you might realize. Common metabolic myths are a major reason that formula rarely works long-term. One of the biggest misconceptions is that your metabolism is permanently set by genetics….

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How Technology Will Take Fitness to a New Level

Despite the booming popularity of wearable fitness trackers, the growing consensus is that at the current time, they have some serious flaws. The truth is a wearable can’t do the workout for you; it can only help you optimize it. To see results, you must make exercise and nutrition a regular part of your life.

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