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Fit Facts: Don’t be timid of eating foods with saturated fat

By Blake Glosson | December 1, 2014

Although saturated fat is frequently accused of being unhealthy, evidence is beginning to demonstrate that this blame might be unmerited.The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans says people should consume less than 10 percent of calories from saturated...

Calories key to workout

By Blake Glosson | April 13, 2014

Whether you are a bodybuilder, an athlete or a student looking to put on a few pounds of muscle, arguably the most important determinant of muscle gain is what you eat — and how much you eat of it.If you aren’t seeing the results you would like from...

Life is too short for counting calories

July 21, 2011

A girl walked into my work one day. Even though she was probably in her late 20s or early 30s, she couldn't have been more than 90 pounds.Even with her baggy clothes, you could still see her bony spine protruding from her shirt as she bent down to look...

Summer makes it easy to stay in shape

July 14, 2011

Running sucks. It is the single most life-draining exercise you can do. You know you're working out when you're dripping in sweat, your face is bright red and your lungs are on fire. Personally, if I'm working out, I'd rather be doing something (anything)...

What you drink may be the biggest danger to your diet

What you drink may be the biggest danger to your diet

By Logan Short | January 18, 2011

Every New Year, many people make it their resolution to get back in shape by working out and dieting. There are plenty of advertisements that may trick you into thinking you can get abs in two weeks, which cannot be considered as false advertising only...

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