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The Liver, Truly An Amazing Organ!

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The Liver, Truly An Amazing Organ!

What Does The Liver Do And What Integral Role Does It Play In Our Overall Health The liver is one of the most important, heaviest and largest organs in the body. Located in the upper right section of the abdominal cavity, it plays many roles that are vital to health longevity and life. It holds about one pint or 13% of the body's total blood supply and contains both oxygenated and nutrient rich blood. The liver has over 500 vital functions including helping with chemical and waste regulation, assistance in fat management and transport, regulation of glucose storage and utilization...

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CLA, The Miracle Fat Loss Product

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CLA, The Miracle Fat Loss Product
Find out why Conjugated Linoleic Acid, otherwise known as CLA, is known as the miracle fat loss supplement. With benefits of an overall reduction of up to 9% body fat, as well as many other longevity health benefits, CLA is the solution for sustained weight loss, without the hassle of changing your diet or exercise regime.

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Strawberry Cheesecake Protein Smoothie

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Strawberry Cheesecake Protein Smoothie

What better way to beat the heat than by a refreshing smoothie packed with protein, super low carb, and ZERO fat? This strawberry cheesecake protein shake is the perfect blend between fruity, creamy and smooth which will leave your taste buds convinced that you actually just had a milkshake!   After an intensive workout or simply just a long day in the heat, there is nothing that you want more than something that is quick to make, refreshing and will satisfy that hunger that you have built up. Opting for this smoothie is an excellent way to not only do...

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The Motivation Trap - Finding Motivation Without Being Motivated

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The Motivation Trap - Finding Motivation Without Being Motivated

What is the secret to staying on track when our biggest obstacle is our own lack of motivation?    When approaching the decision to create a healthier lifestyle for ourselves, we can have all the information we need at our fingertips. We can have the right diet, the right training regime, even the right workout gear and gym partner to get us going. In today's day and age, it isn't difficult to have access to everything we need. However, our biggest setback is the one we cannot touch, we cannot google, nor can we pay someone else to do it...

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The Truth Behind BCAAs (Branched-Chain Amino Acids)

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The Truth Behind BCAAs (Branched-Chain Amino Acids)

WHAT BCAAS ARE, WHAT THEY DO AND WHEN TO TAKE THEM. One of the most commonly prescribed supplements when you think about working out are BCAAs, otherwise known as Branch Chain Amino Acids.  Although a relatively simple concept and protocol to adhere to, when should you actually take BCAAs and why are they so essential?   To begin, the human body is composed of thousands of different proteins, which are constructed by different amino acids. Out of the 20 essential amino acids that bond together to develop longer chains known as proteins, 9 can only be consumed through your diet. To break it...

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