Are Any Fat Burning Supplements Safe?


Wouldn't it be great if there was an easy way of losing weight? A method whereby you could take a few pills and suddenly the pounds would start dropping off. Unfortunately, this is how many fat supplements are advertised, and so many people fall into the trap of buying and taking medication and fat burning pills which aren't good for their bodies. While they might make you drop the pounds you hate initially, you'll soon start to see other issues arising and other health problems can start to develop.

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How White Tea Can Help You Lose Fat

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We're always looking for ways to make losing fat easier, and there's no hard and fast rule that makes it easy to lose weight or makes the process any quicker. At the end of the day, it comes down to eating less calories than you burn – whether you exercise more to achieve this or eat less is your choice. However, certain foods can certainly help you along the way, and white tea is a drink that has been known to have many benefits.

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What is an Activity Tracker?

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Activity trackers have been around in one form or another for several decades now but recent advancements in technology have made these gadgets explode in popularity. Some of the latest models feature smart watch technology designed to offer convenience while exercising.

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3 Reasons to Workout with Kettlebells


A kettlebell is a metal or cast-iron weight with a handle attached. Although at first glance you would assume that a kettlebell is supposed to be used like any other weight, there are actually unique exercises that you can do with a kettlebell. But you may be wondering if it ...

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5 Reasons to Take Up Bodyweight Training

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Some strength training fitness gurus scoff at bodyweight training, but the fact is it has several benefits, including increasing flexibility, strength and balance – all which can be challenges as one grows older. Here are 5 reasons why you should take up bodyweight training, if you are not doing it already:

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Why Detoxes and Diets Won’t Help You Live Longer

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After Christmas, after a two-week vacation somewhere sunny with lots of food, or just when we decide our bodies need a change, the word 'detox' suddenly enters our mind and we start frantically eating healthy in order to lose weight, feel better and get healthier. However, while some diets and detoxes can be good for you, there is little evidence to suggest that they can help you live longer.

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Is Too Much Sugar In Your Diet Addictive?


The low-down on how hard it is to beat a sugar addiction can best be explained in one sentence. 2724 “No one can exert cognitive inhibition, willpower, over a biochemical drive that goes on every minute, of every day, of every year.” – Dr. Robert H. Lustig, Pediatric Endocrinologist. 2725 ...

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Why Does Exercise Make Us Feel Good?

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Studies repeatedly show that exercising is not only good for our physical health, but also for our mental health. Why is that? When we start to exercise, our heart starts to beat faster. Our brain interprets the increased heart rate as part of a “flight-or-fight” response to an impending danger. To protect itself, and the rest of your body in preparation of the upcoming danger, it releases a protein called BDNF (Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor) along with endorphins.

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