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Fitness

Watch Kara Saunders’ Best-on-Earth 18.5 Workout

The current Second Fittest Woman on Earth??Kara Saunders was the only CrossFit? athlete, man or woman, to break the 200-rep barrier in the 18.5 Open workout. Saunders, who recently changed her name from Kara Webb after marrying Matt Saunders, performed an impressive 201 reps at CrossFit Kova in Brisbane, Australia. Remember, this is actually the …

Fitness

What’s Hypertrophy? – Definition

In this short article we will discuss muscle hypertrophy, a scientific expression used to explain the physiological process of new muscle tissues development. Muscle hypertrophy is a key training process for every athlete and lifter, no matter sport, training level, or age. In the below sections we will outline what hypertrophy is defined as, the …

Health

Can Common Pain-killer Cause Hypertension?

According to some Tel Aviv professor of drugs, common over-the-counter medications such as painkillers may be a hidden cause of hypertension and hypertension. These drugs might even conflict with current prescriptions, rendering them useless. While it may be well known by now that kidney failure and endocrine tumors cause hypertension, the effects of common pain …

Recipe

Grilled Salmon Club Sandwich Recipe

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds salmon fillet, with skin 1 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil Salt and pepper 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds 8 slices 7-grain sandwich bread 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 1/2 teaspoons sriracha 1 teaspoon lemon juice 2 large tomatoes, thinly sliced 1/4 cup bread-and-butter pickle slices 2 cups …

Weight Loss

The U.S. Food Guidelines Will always be Controversial

Today, the new 2015 Dietary Guidelines were released, recommending Americans eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and varied proteins. This year’s guidelines were the subject of much controversy, including arguments over whether issues like sustainability ought to be included in strategies for how Americans eat. The brand new guidelines did not recommend limits on processed …

Weight Loss

4 Weight-Loss Tricks That may Totally Backfire

From tube feeding to tape worms, I’ve seen people try taking some pretty drastic measures to lose weight. But even? clients who try? more common strategies (like counting calories) usually see their efforts backfire. Many go-to diet tricks can leave you feeling hungry, moody, irritable, or downright miserablea??things? I never want my clients to feel. …

Fitness

Overhead Carries Exercise Guide

Proper overhead position is essential for movements like jerks, snatches, overhead presses, strongman lifts, gymnastics, competitive fitness, and everyday life. All too often lifters and athletes fail to properly gain awareness and stability in the overhead position (which may be a direct result not learning the overhead position, mobility, or both). In this article, we …