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Weight Loss

Why You Should Choose the Mediterranean Diet

As summer approaches, we are assailed by as many diet choices as food choices. The idea of a quick fix to be able to expose more skin, or look good in a bathing suit, makes cleansing, juicing and fast diet plans appealing. I was tempted. But the real reason to diet is to maintain health. […]

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Weight Loss

The Perfect Mediterranean Diet – Simple and Complete

How did I switch to the Mediterranean Diet? Simple. I moved there. In the 1990’s we moved to Israel. I became immersed in the Mediterranean Diet, in part because it’s ‘everywhere’. For fast food, the most popular item is the falafel in pita. As most readers know, falafel are made of deep fried balls of […]

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Health Reviews

Health Foods that Are Far from Healthy

Keeping yourself healthy and staying healthy is a tough job. You’d have to be on a constant look out to avoid foods that pose even a minute threat to your well-being. Of course, you can always make a trip to the super market and buy yourself some protein bars or low fat skimmed milk, but […]

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Health Reviews

Dietary Supplement Use by Consumers Grows to All Time High

According to the February 2012 American Medical News, 53 percent of Americans now use dietary supplements to boost their overall health and wellness. The Food and Drug Administration defines a dietary supplement as products taken by mouth that contain a dietary ingredient. Dietary ingredients range from vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbs, botanicals to any substance […]

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Health Reviews

Can I Use Noni for Joint Pain?

You have probably heard of Noni juice at some point either in a media advertisement or on one of those popular medical afternoon television shows. As someone with chronic joint issues at a rather young age, I am up for trying just about anything relatively natural to relieve it and Noni is an herb that […]

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Muscle Building Reviews

Testosterone, DHEA And…Estrogen?: The Perfect Storm for Male Sexual Potency

Are you a man who gets enough estrogen? Say what? (In a deep voice) “I’m a dude! What would I possibly need estrogen for, Nancy?” You may think that as someone with testosterone and testicles that you have absolutely no need for the female hormone estrogen. Maybe yes. More likely no. You don’t necessarily need […]

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Health

Moving Beyond An Injured Back: Lessons Learned On The Path To Recovery

Trainees (and potential trainees) with back pain are often skeptical that exercise can help them. “My back hurts so much that I can’t even tie my shoes. How do you expect me to work out?” they ask. This article describes how I rehabilitated my own severe back problems and what I learned along the way. […]

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Fat Loss

Best Belly Fat Burner For Men

If you are a male and if you have a bit of extra weight around the stomach area and you aren’t able to get it off through exercise, then you should try the best belly fat burner for men. This is the easiest and fastest ways to get rid of the additional weight while still […]

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Training

Training Tips By Duncan Sailors

SHOES “Take your running shoes off!” If you’ve trained with me in either a class or an intro session you’ve no doubt heard me say this, which usually brings a confused look and two questions. “Why should I take off my brand new $100 running shoes/cross trainers?” And, “What kind of shoes should I be […]

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Training

When put to the test, CrossFit training pays off in unexpected ways

Susie Davis has been a member of CrossFit Seattle for over six years. Maybe you’ve seen her around the gym. She’s tall, blond and energetic, and is ready for whatever the trainers throw at her. She’s also 73 years old. Which is just part of the reason her tale of fighting off muggers in Argentina […]