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What is Carb Loading and How Do You Carbo Load?

What is Carb Loading and How Do You Carbo Load?

Ask an endurance athlete, the most important nutrient to fuel them before their event, and most likely they are going to respond “Carbohydrates”. Carbohydrates are the primary source of fuel for the body during any physical activity that we do, and some of the carbohydrates that we eat are also stored as GLYCOGEN in liver …

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Breaking the myth of high protein need for endurance of athletes

Breaking the myth of high protein need for endurance of athletes

Endurance building is prime requisite of any athlete, no matter a beginner or a pro. It’s been promoted from years that if one is willing to maintain the hardship to sustain the challenges of a long run, they should focus on a diet high in protein. Is it really wise to focus on a high protein diet? …

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9 Proven Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate has recently been discovered to have a number of healthy benefits. The various health benefits of dark chocolate includes, alleviation of cardiovascular disease, protection against heart disease, stroke prevention, alleviation of hypertension (high blood pressure), regulation of blood sugar and insulin dependence, reduced risk of type II diabetes, antioxidant protection, relieve from cold …

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3 Tips to Maximize Your Physical Health This Summer

Tips to Maximize Your Physical Health This Summer

Although last month was Men’s Health Month, there’s no better time like the present to check in on your physical health. No matter your age or activity level, it’s important to regularly visit your primary care doctor and alert them of any concerns. Having these conversations with your doctor will allow them to detect patterns that may be …

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