Magnesium is a mineral that’s naturally found in the body and is present in many of the everyday foods you consume. Magnesium can also be found in supplements and medicines normally found in your medicine cabinet, such as antacids and laxatives. This powerful mineral aids in biochemical reactions in the body, muscle, and nerve function, blood pressure regulation, protein synthesis, and blood glucose control.
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You’ve been going to the gym for months. You’ve finally braved the treadmill and built up some endurance. The person that’s been running next to you has told you at the water fountain that they’re training for their sixth 5k run. You go home and Google how far 5k actually is. Three miles! Three miles doesn’t sound too hard. You’ve been running/walking up to a mile for the past month.
You start doing your research and find a couple of programs that say they can get you to your first 5k in a matter of weeks. You feel pumped and confident in your ability to complete this run. So, you sign up for your first 5k and tell yourself you’ll be a champion is six short weeks. How hard is it to actually run a 5k race, and how do you train for one?
Getting Started: How to Train for Your First 5k?
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Detox teas aren’t new in the market. Celebrities such as Giuliana Rancic are popular for using tea diets to shed several pounds within a set period. Kendall Jenner recently claimed that she got her body runway ready by drinking as many as 12 cups of a lemon grass and green tea a day.
By now, it’s well-established that any trend involving detoxing with just a fancy beverage is unsustainable for a long period. [Read more…] about Detox with Tea
Fitness facts are a blend of truth and myths. Many of us have been blindly following the myths and it has really become difficult to differentiate as to what is actually a reality and what is just a presumption. Today we have unveiled some of the workout misconceptions which will actually help you get better, faster, stronger, and more powerful. Check these out now –
MYTH 1. Weights training results in bulky bodies for women
Though many people believe it, where as the actual truth is that it is pretty hard for women to bulk up from a normal strength-training routine because they don’t have as much testosterone as men. On the other hand, if you are aiming for weight loss, strength training can actually help you lean out. This is because maintaining lean muscle mass requires higher energy, so the more lean muscle you have, the more calories your body will burn at rest leading to weight loss in the long run!
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If you’ve been spending hours at the gym trying to get super sculpted arms, but to no avail – you’re not alone. Chances are you’re victim of one of the following arm routine culprits. Keep reading to find out what common arm mistake you might be making, and how you can correct them to tone those biceps and triceps in no time.
1. You are performing too many isolated movements
We know you have the best intentions, but performing 100s of curls or triceps extensions, especially with light weights (we are talking, anywhere around one to three pound weights) are not going to remedy bingo arms.
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