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fat burning COOKIE [recipe]

You have to try my new favorite “fatburning” recipe – it is soooo GOOD! (See below the recipe for the 6 reasons it is perfect for fatloss.) PEANUT BUTTER PROTEIN COOKIES INGREDIENTS: - 1/4 cup water - 1 1/2 cups ...

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potatoes bananas or rice? [pop quiz]

today I'm surprising you with a POP QUIZ from my friend Kim Lyons, celebrity trainer from The Biggest Loser. Let’s see if you can get this right. . . Q: Which of the below foods make losing fat difficult:       ...

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How to Gain Muscle Mass on 3 Meals a Day

For those who work for a living, it can be extremely tough to get the 5 or 6 meals a day often recommended. I've got a plan that can help you get the calories you need on limited time (and appetite!).

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7 Simple Rules For What You Should Be Eating Right Now

What you eat on a daily basis determines just about everything you can possibly imagine that goes with your body...your health, mental energy, body composition, athletic performance...you name it and what you eat has an impact on it. These 7 simple rules are here to give you a little nudge in the right direction and make things a little easier for you in your own daily choices.

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Breathing…You Could Be Doing It All Wrong and It Could Be Costing You Results!

Yes, it seems like such a simple thing. Now consider this...HOW you breathe during your training can have a HUGE impact on your strength and muscle activation! Breathe wrong and you could be throwing away results. Breathing is one THE most often overlooked pieces of the puzzle when it comes to weight training...and it can have a tremendous impact on the results you get from your training! Here's the thing that a lot of people don't know about breathing...different exercises require different breathing strategies. Yep, how you breathe in a heavy squat is not even close to how you should breathe while doing a pulldown.

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“Dead” Treadmill Cardio For Developing the Glutes and Dropping Fat FAST

Here is a good one from my buddy Nick Nilsson , Generally speaking, "normal" treadmill training is almost completely useless for the glutes. And I'll tell you why... The function of the gluteus maximus muscle is to extend the hip...this essentially means bringing the leg backwards. The treadmill tread (when it's running) physically BRINGS your leg backwards with no help from the glutes, taking away all the function of the glutes when you're on it.

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