PH Balance

How should I eat to have a good PH balance in my body? When individuals engage in unhealthy living and eating habits, acidification of the body becomes a threat to the root causes of many bodily illnesses, such as excess weight obesity, fatigue, prematurely aging of the skin, joint and muscle pain, osteoporosis, nasal congestion and…

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Weight Loss Drugs

Are there safe prescription weight loss drugs on the market? Well there may be one soon.  Arena Pharmaceuticals is hoping to be the first to provide a safe weight loss pill for those who are allergic to exercise. The product is called lorcaserin and has been shown to provide weight loss, reduce cholesterol and increase sex drive. …

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How much weight can you lose in a week?

Since fat burning is a slow process, a man can lose 1-2 pounds per week safely and effectively, which means keeping it off for the long term without any rebounding.   Women unfortunately do not have the fat burning capacity that men do and therefore can only lose 0.5-1 pound per week.  Of course there are…

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What type of protein do you think is the best?

I believe a combination of protein is your best bet.  Although supplemental whey protein yields the highest biological value, a combination will give you the full spectrum of amino acids (the breakdown of protein), different minerals and vitamins and therefore provide more health benefits.  My favourite protein for toning/building muscle and reducing body fat is…

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Don’t drink enough water?

Everyone should be drinking about 2 liters of water per day to keep the body properly hydrated.  When the body is properly hydrated it will function at peak performance, it will be able to remove toxins from the body (through urination and perspiration) at a steady pace rather then storing toxins until they can be…

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Cable Seated Row

Bodies by Design Fitness Tips Cable Seated Row Continuing with our look at exercises for the back, this month we are showcasing the Cable Seated Row. Relying on the “lats”, rhomboids and trapeziums muscles, the seated cable row is essential for good muscle balance and posture. Step 1 Mike begins by tightening his core and…

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Bosu Ball Chest Fly

Bodies by Design Fitness Tips Bosu Ball Chest Fly Step 1 Start in the lunge position standing atop 2 bosu balls (1 Bosu for the front leg and one for the rear). Ensure the Bosu balls are properly positioned so that you are comfortably stabilized. When stabilized, grab both kinesis cables in the assumed chest…

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