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Camping Guide – Campsite Etiquette 101

Camp Site Choose a site that is at least 200 ft. from any water or trails, unless the only alternative is an established existing site. Be smart, pick an appropriate camp site. There are also safety advantages

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Does the Ab Roller Work?

Does the ab roller really work? Or are sit-ups just as good? What are the best exercises for firming your middle? Ab roller or Sit-ups? The short answer is, yes the ab roller does work and no, sit-ups

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The Poor Man’s High Protein, Easy-to-Make Diet

If you’re looking to get stronger and build muscle, you need protein. The logic is very simple: in order to build muscle, you need to consume more protein than your body breaks down. Eat enough protein,

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Top 5 Reasons Why We Become Fat Without Realizing It

Losing fat isn’t always easy, we try anything and everything like crazy diets, stop eating by living on cabbage, walk 10,000 steps a day and slave all day on the treadmill. Yet it’s not working at

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Best Pull Up Bars

Pull up bars in your home are a truly excellent way to get in shape, build great upper body muscle and body tone and increase overall fitness levels. Thousands of people sign up for gym memberships when

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What is an Ideal Body Fat Percentage I Should Be Shooting For?

So let’s say I start putting all of these principles into practice. I am pumpin’ weights, busting out miles of cardio, and gnawing on protein, fat, and veggies. You are looking to lose fat and lower

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Strength Training for Running

The majority of the runners I’ve trained have one thing in common. They neglect lower body strength training because they don’t want to fatigue their legs. I can understand that thought process… “I’m

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Battling for Your Life with a Sword Called Protein

Two gladiators enter an arena. The crowds are roaring and thirsting for blood. While these two proud warriors enter, only one will leave. They have similar combat training, similar intelligence, and both

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How to Overcome the Plateau Effect to Gain Muscle

What does spaghetti sauce have to do with overcoming the plateau effect of working out? Malcolm Gladwell, author of the Tipping Point, talks about a man that understood the importance of variety that led

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