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September, 2013

November, 2012

  • 19 November

    Teens using protein shakes and supplements to bulk up

    According to the latest research, teens may be relying more heavily on muscle-building supplements and protein shakes than previously believed. According to a survey taken by study authors, 35% of all males and females polled reported using protein powders or shakes and almost 6% admitted to taking steroids. This marks …

  • 7 November

    10 minutes of daily exercise linked to increased life expectancy

    According to the latest research, getting as little as 10 minutes of exercise a day can increase life expectancy by as much as 2 years past the age of 40. Steven Moore from the U.S. National Cancer Institute and his co-authors collected data on 650,000 men and women, both here …

  • 6 November

    Do multivitamins really help prevent heart disease?

    According to the latest study, multivitamins may be able to reduce your risk of cancer but they have no effect on heart disease. A group of researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital undertook a long term study in which they had a group of 15,000 male physicians, age 50 and …

October, 2012

  • 31 October

    5 ways to lower your risk of Type 2 Diabetes

    Diabetes is one of the largest health crises facing our nation today affecting 25 million people; that’s nearly 10% of the population. The good news is that diabetes is a preventable illness. A recent government study found that making just one major lifestyle change could reduce your risk by more …

  • 23 October

    Exercise may increase mental acuity in the elderly

    We all know that exercise can increase our physical health but according to the latest research exercise may also bulk up our brain muscles, especially as we age. The study found that subjects in their 70’s who made sure to get plenty of physical exercise including, walking and swimming had …

July, 2012

  • 6 July

    Utilizing Periodization to Up That Bench Press Total!!

      Periodization, which is also commonly known as cycling, is one of the best ways to regularly ensure that you are increasing not only your strength but also muscle size in the bench press. The idea is endorsed and utilized by powerlifters as well as strength coaches in most sports …

  • 6 July

    Weightlifting Ideology – Going Heavy

      People say to get big that you need to ‘Go heavy’. There are tons of slogans on this idea like ‘Go heavy go home’ or ‘Lift big to get big’. But nobody really goes into the specifics of what this means which can leave a lot of inexperienced lifters …

June, 2012

  • 30 June

    Workouts And Exercises Suitable For The Office

    We all know that sitting at a desk all day doesn't count as exercise, and can have a negative effect on our health in the long term. We can do ourselves a big favour however by incorporating stretches and 'mini-workouts' into our day on a

  • 29 June

    Top 12 Muscle Building Essentials

    Here are a dozen new as well as tried and true must-haves for every mass-seeking bodybuilder. 1.      Boa Bars Strength imbalances can cause serious issues and a common issue is lack of thumb strength. That’s because the thumb muscles never get taxed when you grip a round bar. Boa bars …