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10 Morning Tips to Increase Your Productivity

(2) Comments | Posted May 5, 2014 | 1:15 PM

Your morning routine can ultimately determine your overall productivity. People who start off their day in a systematic stress-free manner are generally very productive people. Below is a list of 10 steps I use every morning to help increase my productivity.

1. Record next day activities in your journal the...

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Testosterone Replacement Therapy is Not Cheating

(8) Comments | Posted January 7, 2014 | 11:08 AM

Testosterone replacement therapy has been demonized by many as cheating and unnatural. Some experts claim that testosterone replacement therapy can have detrimental health effects and that testosterone should be avoided under any circumstance. Replacing a hormone that is produced naturally in the body can significantly improve overall quality of life...

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How to Cure Anxiety (Heart Rate Variability)

(0) Comments | Posted November 15, 2013 | 3:53 PM

Anxiety is one of the most frequently diagnosed illnesses in North America in the 21st century. Anxiety does not discriminate and affects people of all races, age, social economic status and sex. There are countless pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical treatments available to treat anxiety, some of which are more readily available...

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5 Myths About Getting a Six-Pack

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2013 | 1:08 PM

Perfectly toned abs -- everyone wants them but few people have them. Developing a strong core is important for maintaining good posture, assisting in breathing and relieving back pain. If you're reading this because you just want that elusive "six-pack," that is fine because, admittedly, we all like looking our...

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Drug Companies Are Hiding Research

(1) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 11:22 AM

What's evidence based medicine? Drug companies are hiding research

Drug companies may not be publishing complete and comprehensive data that could affect a physician's ability to practice safe and effective medicine. "Evidence-based medicine" is the trend in the medical community. But, what if the research was biased and based on...

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What to Do Pre- and Post-Workout

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2013 | 12:39 PM

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To succeed in the fast-paced world we live in today, wasting time is not an option. Time can neither be bought nor replaced and taking advantage of each moment is crucial. Though many people may only have time to visit a gym 3-4 times...

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10 Reasons You Should Be Drinking Green-Veggie Smoothies

(12) Comments | Posted August 31, 2013 | 10:41 AM

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Blending green vegetables into a smoothie can offer tremendous health benefits. Although green vegetables offer a wealth of advantages, eating a large amount of them can be difficult. The easiest way is to simply put them all in the blender and drink the resulting...

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Nutrition Myths

(0) Comments | Posted August 23, 2013 | 10:56 AM

There are countless nutrition myths in the health industry. The unfortunate truth is that once a theory becomes "accepted as scientific evidence," it becomes rewritten until it is accepted as undisputed truth. However, some of these theories may not stand the test of time. Governmental organizations aren't likely to make...

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8 Reasons to Get 8 Hours of Sleep

(5) Comments | Posted August 11, 2013 | 9:39 AM

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"I can function on 5-6 hours of sleep per night!"

The majority of people don't realize how much better they would feel if they got an extra couple of hours of sleep. In addition to heightening your overall well-being, there are also...

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The Other Side of Saturated Fats: Health Benefits of a Fat Rich Diet

(4) Comments | Posted July 30, 2013 | 3:51 PM

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Saturated fats have been demonized for decades as "unhealthy" and a major contributor to heart disease. While some saturated fatty acids may have an overall negative effect on our health, it is important to understand that not all saturated fatty acids are created...

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Stop Blaming Genetics For Your Weight

(12) Comments | Posted July 19, 2013 | 5:27 PM

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The 21st century is the century of excuses.  People don’t like being held accountable for their actions and like to blame their problems on anyone but themselves.  This is especially true when it comes to their weight and genetics.  When you can blame genetics, you’re no longer held...

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Fish Oil: Miracle Cure or Passing Fad?

(15) Comments | Posted July 19, 2013 | 8:02 AM

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Fish oil has been touted as the latest breakthrough supplement that contributes to latitude of health benefits. It has gained popularity among cardiologists, athletes and the everyday person. There are varying degrees of evidence to back up the many claims made about...

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10 Ways to Keep Testosterone Levels High

(24) Comments | Posted July 5, 2013 | 5:32 PM

Is the male species disappearing?

Testosterone levels are plummeting. Studies have shown the average man's testosterone in today's society is nearly 25 per cent lower than in the 1980s. Without adequate testosterone, men become infertile, impotent, docile and weak. In fact, men...

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Is Your Sunscreen Causing Cancer?

(30) Comments | Posted June 7, 2013 | 8:37 AM

The majority of sunscreens on the market today are more harmful than beneficial. Sunscreens are designed to decrease your risk of skin cancer and allow you to enjoy the sun without worry. Unfortunately, most modern day sunscreens may increase your risk of cancer and disrupt the functioning of...

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Why I Skip Breakfast to Maintain my Weight

(24) Comments | Posted June 5, 2013 | 8:28 AM

It may come as a shock to you, but I always skip breakfast. Instead of rushing to prepare a large breakfast every morning, I practice intermittent fasting. Intermittent fasting consists of fasting for a minimum of 16 hours per day. It is a simple dietary approach to achieve longevity, better...

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A Natural Solution to the Obesity Epidemic

(6) Comments | Posted March 15, 2013 | 12:53 PM

Many different organizations and health experts have purposed various solutions to solve the western world's obesity epidemic. A large majority of the population has hypothesized that the problem is related to governmental food guides, video games, a fast paced society and a lack of focus on nutritional education. These are...

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Stop Blaming Your Parents For Being Overweight

(3) Comments | Posted March 7, 2013 | 7:37 AM

The 21st century is the century of excuses.

People don't like being held accountable for their actions and like to blame their problems on anyone but themselves. This is especially true when it comes to their weight and genetics. When you can blame genetics, you're no longer held accountable for...

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