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10 Most Important Rules for Post-Workout Recovery

10 Most Important Rules for Post-Workout Recovery | Chris Carmichael

Is Pasta Really Unhealthy for You – Here’s the Surprising Truth

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The Best Foods to Eat to Replenish Electrolytes

These fruits, veggies, dairy, and whole grains can provide the nutrients your body needs without the added sugar you don’t want. By HOLLIS TEMPLETON in Runner’s World Most of us can get away with gulping water after a workout, but some—those of us training for fall marathons or just running over an hour in humidity—need to …

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Refuel with Real Food after Exercise*

Sometimes there’s no substitute for real food to repair and replenish after a long ride A protein shake is the pinnacle of post-exercise sports nutrition convenience, but wouldn’t it be nice to know what you could eat from your kitchen cupboards to restock your body’s energy supplies? Kinetica brand ambassador Matt Lovell (www.kineticasports.com) explains. “I’m …

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The 6 Worst Foods to Eat before having Sex and the 5 Best

“Dining together can serve as awesome foreplay… choose the wrong foods, however, and you may end up feeling anything but in the mood.” Read on… Overview It’s date night, and before you’re even dressed for going out, you have your sights set on the sexy play you hope will follow. Dining together can serve as …

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The Art of Recovery: Part I

“…to recover you should drink till you pee clear… After sessions, I usually aim to have a quickly digested protein such as a good whey protein in 600ml of water, then 600ml of sports drinks (sports drinks usually contain glucose which is rapidly converted to muscle glycogen and electrolytes) and then water until I am fully …

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The Truth About Carbs

1/14 What Are Carbs? They’re one of three types of food that give your body energy. The other two are proteins and fats. Together, they provide the fuel your body uses to build and repair itself. Carbs break down into glucose (sugar) that you can use right away. 2/14 Your Body’s Fuel Your body runs …

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Not your average Milkshake

PREP: 05 minutes COOK: 0 m Total: 5 minutes With the right kind of protein, you can make thick and creamy milkshakes without excessive calories and fat. NUTRITION INFORMATION 292 CALORIES PER SERVING Serving Size: 1 shake  Fat: 4g (12%) Carbs: 21g (29%) Protein: 43g (59%) 4g Fat                 …

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The 10 Best CrossFit Exercises to Get Guys Ripped

They’re at your office, they’re in your neighborhood and they’re always getting in your way at the produce aisle. That’s right, they’re CrossFitters — that weightlifting, handstand-walking, Paleo-dieting community of individuals. This total-body-conditioning workout uses a wide variety of training methods, including weightlifting, gymnastics, rowing, running, calisthenics and much more. While it’s a coed sport, …

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12 Power Foods to Eat Before and After Exercise

12 Power Foods to Eat Before and After Exercise

The right foods before and after a workout can help boost your results. Learn which ones are best, and which ones to avoid. 1/18 Power Up Like a car uses gas, your body burns carbohydrates for fuel. They give you the energy to power through that jog or fitness class. When you’re done, refueling with …

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