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Oct
4
2013

Valside product review

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When I first saw these little plastic sliding discs I couldn’t help but think how easy and stupid they were. However, like a 135lb professional fighter, looks can be deceiving.    The original Valsides plastic discs pads are about ten inches in length and five inches across. They were created by celebrity trainer Valerie Waters [...]

Sep
30
2013

Scared of the gym? This might help

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I remember the first time I took a yoga class, and boy, did I feel uncomfortable. There I was rehabbing from a broken ankle and I could not feel more out of place. All around me were people with incredible flexibility and knowledge of the moves. Downward what? Warrior pose who? I felt so self-conscious [...]

Sep
23
2013

Best protein option

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Peanut butter and jelly, salt and pepper, drinking too much and waking up with a hangover, all of these things go hand-in-hand; but maybe none more than working out and protein supplements. The popularity of protein supplements is well entrenched as gospel among bodybuilders and most athletes, and for good reason, they work. A study [...]

Aug
26
2013

Methods Vs. Principles

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“As to methods there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods. The man who tries methods, ignoring principles, is sure to have trouble.” Ralph Waldo Emerson – an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the [...]

Aug
2
2013

Forgotten fat-loss exercises

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These four exercises are some of my favorites to burn fat fast. Maybe because they don’t look that sexy, or maybe because they don’t have a celebrity sponsor, or maybe because these exercise are extremely physically and mentally demanding; but whatever the reason, they are not common, but effective. Try adding some of these exercise [...]

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