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Enjoy the Lifestyle
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Enjoy the Lifestyle

Mark Domme is a 45 year old husband and father of three. He has been competing as a bodybuilder for 5 years in the Open Middleweight and Masters 40-49 classes. His daily obligations have him up at 4:30 every morning. His dedication powers him through each day. If you are visiting this website and […]

You Can Succeed TODAY!
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You Can Succeed TODAY!

EDITORS NOTE: This is a guest post by Hank Garner from MyLowCarb Journey. Hank has lost an incredible 100lbs and blogs about his journey. Who wants to lose weight? Add muscle? Be leaner and healthier? I’m guessing just about everyone. We all want to be in shape, but the fact is most are […]

Feel the Rep – Modify Movements to Maximize Gains
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Feel the Rep – Modify Movements to Maximize Gains

EDITORS NOTE: Kurt Weber is a Strength Coach at Cal Fullerton and private trainer, certified by NSCA-CSCS and USAW. You can find him at weberstrength.com and twitter.com/weberstrength.   If  you have been training for a while, you’ve probably heard the term “muscle memory.” Muscle memory is the body’s ability to perform a […]

Visual Proof – Exercise Keeps You Young
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Visual Proof – Exercise Keeps You Young

After yesterday’s post on the effects of exercise on the health of mitochondria, I came across the below video. This guy is 69, has a full head of hair, solid muscle definition, and looks closer to 49 than 69. This video really supports what the experimenters found in mice. Obvious […]

More Proof: Exercise Keeps you Young
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More Proof: Exercise Keeps you Young

Mitochondria are microscopic power generators that create fuel for cells. Small genetic mutations occur when they multiply. Normally these are corrected by specialized cellular repair systems. As mammals age, the mutations occur more frequently than the system can correct for and the mitochondria die. Mitochondrion death is seen as a primary cause […]

Attention Athletes: Stop Taking Ibuprofen!
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Attention Athletes: Stop Taking Ibuprofen!

The rigors of intense exercise often take their toll. Many take ibuprofen for pain relief, expecting at least a sliver of help. According to a recent article in the LA Times, however, this may not only be untrue, but ibuprofen may me doing more harm than good. Scientist conducted a study on runners competing […]

Exercise Improves Memory
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Exercise Improves Memory

Some more support for why the Strong Survive from a year long study published in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences. It showed that exercise increased the size of the hippocampus and improved memory in older test subjects. Generally, the hippocampus shrinks as you get older. This degrades memory and can […]