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9 Portion Size Mistakes That Are Easy to Avoid

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Do you think you are doing a good job of sticking to your healthy diet? You might be. But chances are good that you are eating too much of certain foods. Almost everyone makes portion size mistakes, especially when they are trying to lose weight. These are the foods that most of us overeat. Portion Size Mistakes Scan this list …

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Volume vs. Intensity in Weight Training

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In weight training, volume is the term used to describe how much work you do, such as the number of repetitions (reps) you perform of an exercise. Intensity describes the difficulty of an exercise, typically based on the amount of weight you lift. Take deadlifts as an example. If you do five reps with a 45kg barbell and increase to …

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4 Cardio Workouts That Maximize Your Afterburn

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One of the great things about exercise is that, not only do you get the benefits during your workouts, the rewards keep on coming…that is, if you’re doing the right kind of exercise. That reward is what we call the afterburn, also known as post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC). The afterburn refers to the amount of oxygen your body consumes above resting …