If that fit-looking girl seems happier than the less-healthy women around her, that’s probably because she is. It’s not simply because she feels good about how she looks, either (although that is probably true as well). Multiple studies have shown positive neurological benefits related to both hormone production and overall brain function. A study featured in the New England Journal of Medicine called Physical Conditioning Facilitates the Exercise-Induced Secretion of Beta-Endorphin and Beta-Lipotropin in Women, showed that prolonged aerobic exercise caused the body to consistently release endorphins.
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Once upon a time, many people avoided coconut oil because of the large concentration of saturated fats but now it seems to be the new “health food” that’s creating buzz. People use it to cook, add it in their coffee, even rub it on their skin and hair for the supposed health benefits. So is […]
We spend most of our lives fighting gravity. In the gym we rely on gravity to provide the vast majority of the resistance that we go on to turn into strength and muscle. But gravity is not all good. Gravity can be a real pain. It’s time to take the fight to the biggest beast […]
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Fat loss goes hand in hand with muscle gain when it comes to creating a great physique. You can have slabs of lean, prime beef on your bones, but if it’s covered by a layer of blubber, it won’t be seen or appreciated. Aside from just aesthetics, carrying excess fat lowers your circulating testosterone level… […]