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What is BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate)? The human body requires a significant amount of energy (i.e. calories) just to function regularly. Each day, your body must breathe, blink, circulate blood, control body temperature, grow new cells, support brain and nerve activity and contract muscles. You can use IIFYM’s BMR calculator...

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The first documented dieting book for weight loss was published over 150 years ago, called "The Banting Diet: Letter of Corpulence" (1). It starts out by referring to obesity as the most parasitic phenomenon of humanity (1). This was at a time when obesity wasn't understood or even thought of...

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  Menstruation...Hormones are running wild and it may start to feel as though nothing you do is helping alleviate the symptoms. Cramps set in, fatigue rages on, and the only action you want to take is staying curled up in your bed. When it comes to nutrition and workout programming,...

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  You are woken up by an early text message from your friend. They say “Remember we had that discussion about egg nutrition? I told you whole eggs are better than egg whites.” With one eye open, you message back and say, “What the heck are you talking about?” Your...

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Most people desire to build a strong and impressive physique. Having a well-built and strong body doesn’t come easy, but most of us are proud of the outcome of hard work and discipline in the end. Bodybuilding has long been attributed to weight lifting and adopting strenuous workout programs. However,...

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The body is an almost perfect machine, capable of incredible feats of endurance and strength, but just like a prestige car, it needs to be properly cared for and looked after. With the hundreds of miracle diets that seem to go on sale every year, it would be reasonable to...

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  The Best Post-Workout Supplements for Growth & Recovery You’ve been consistent with your training and your diet, training hard and pushing your body to the limit. Your pre-workout supplementation is covered, ensuring your body is primed to push some heavy weight. As you walk out of the gym with another...

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What is BMI? Body Mass Index, or BMI is the customary method used to measure obesity. It's a calculation of your weight-to-height ratio and can provide insight into risk for diseases. While BMI can't be used as a sole indicator for disease risk, it does help. It's one element of...

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What is BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate)? Your body needs energy in the form of calories to function normally. Each minute of every day, your body is performing life-sustaining activities. You have to breathe, blink, circulate blood, control body temperature, grow new cells, support brain and nerve activity and contract muscles....

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Weight loss is a challenge for many people right now. Every year you make a resolution, you set many goals and one goal that may be the most important is to lose weight. Even some of the best weight loss methods take time and patience, to help you prevent eating...

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