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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 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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4 Signs That You’re Aging Well

In a survey conducted by Pew Research Center, nearly 70 percent of adults in America said they want to live to see 100. But true longevity is about aging the right way. The goal is to optimize your energy levels; stay active, mobile, and strong; and enjoy your life to the fullest. All it takes…

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3 Recovery Methods to Optimize Performance

Any CrossFitter will tell you it’s the intensity of the routine that separates him or her from the pack. But research shows that doing CrossFit too frequently without making some key adjustments can have undesired consequences. Training consisting of a lot of volume and intensity produces substantial amounts of lactic acid — a compound created…

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The Top 7 Exercises You’re Not Doing

It’s human nature to want to perform the exercises you’re good at. If you’re great at dips, you’ll be more inclined to do them. If you struggle with pull-ups, you might prefer the lat pulldown as your vertical pulling exercise. Your body functions more efficiently (and is less injury-prone) when the strength between its antagonist…

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How Women Can Get Their First Pull-up

On average, women have difficulty firing from their lat muscles. A majority of gross motor skills develop between the ages of 8 and 10. Unless you were a gymnast or spent a lot of time on the monkey bars, vertical pulling may not be a movement that comes naturally to you. Women may also have…

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Hormonal Imbalance: 5 Foods That Wreak Havoc

Hormones such as estrogen, testosterone, thyroid, cortisol, and insulin are invaluable chemical messengers that affect many aspects of your overall health. The glands and organs that make up the endocrine system, including the thyroid, adrenals, pituitary, ovaries, testicles, and pancreas, are in charge of secreting and controlling these hormones, and if just one part of…

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