Push-Up Variations for Total-Body Strength

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Push-ups are everywhere — high school gym classes, the military, gym, studios and dojos or even used as a form of punishment. With good reason: Push-ups are tough. While people at gyms spend… Continue reading

Anatomy of a Rower: Does Damir Martin have the Strongest Legs of any Olympic athlete?

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Rowing: the full package for an Olympic athlete Body shape of a rower = stroke rate x stroke length Elite rowers: tall, muscular and lean Damir weighs 102.8 Kg Damir Martins’ sessions: 20K… Continue reading

Avocado Salad

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  Toss avocado pieces into a spinach salad with salmon, tuna, or egg. You might also add cucumber and tomatoes. Sprinkle some olive oil. Easy to prepare, delicious and nutritious.  

Grapefruit Avocado Salad

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  Grapefruit avocado salad is delicious. Try avocado with pink grapefruit, watermelon or cantaloupe (melon).

Health Benefits of Avocados

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1/15 It’s Easy Being Green They’ve been the darlings of social media, and they’ve been called “America’s new favorite fruit.” Turns out, avocados are popular for good reason. Not only are they delicious,… Continue reading

Bigger Arms for Better Health and Longer Life?

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11/14 Arm Yourself When doctors kept track of 4,000 men between ages 60 and 79 to figure out their body composition, they found that along with slimmer waists, bigger arms seemed to predict… Continue reading

14 Best Foods to Fight Muscle Cramps

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1/16 Eat to Beat Them Muscle cramps happen when your muscles tense up and you can’t relax them. While painful, usually you can treat them yourself. Exercise, dehydration, and menstruation are common causes.… Continue reading

The 6 Rules of Gaining Muscle Mass

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Here’s the frustrating truth: Most guys spend their entire life going to gyms, performing endless reps and sets, and never gaining more than a few pounds of muscle. You sacrifice sweat, invest in… Continue reading

Sweet 16 as Chad Le Clos Carves out more Games History

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Chad le Clos is the South African swimmer who has taken the world by storm becoming Olympic, World and Commonwealth Champion, as well as winning FINA World Swimmer of the Year. He became… Continue reading

Raw or Cooked? How to Get the Most Out of Fruits and Veggies

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1/13 Biggest Bang for Your Produce Buck If you’re trying to work more fruits and vegetables into your diet, make sure you get the most out of them. How they’re prepared can make… Continue reading

Guacamole Recipe

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“You can make this avocado salad smooth or chunky depending on your taste” Bob Cody. Ingredients 3 avocados – peeled, pitted and mashed 1 lime (or lemon) juiced 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 small… Continue reading

What the World’s Fittest Vegan Eats for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

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If you’re thinking about switching to a plant-based diet, Rich Roll can help. The ultra-endurance athlete and best-selling author went vegan when his health took a nosedive right before his 40th birthday, and he hasn’t looked back… Continue reading