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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] 5 tips to moderate your carbohydrate intake You’ve seen the headlines circulating the past few days: “It’s carbs, not fats that are bad for you.” However, the truth is a bit less black and white than that. The research in question followed more than 135,000 adults from 5 continents (Prospective Urban Rural […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] PROTEIN MYTHS AND FACTS Myth: More protein = more muscle Fact: Consuming more protein in your diet isn’t enough (on its own) to build or maintain muscle strength and mass. Consistent strength training is necessary for building lean muscle mass. Lifting heavier and heavier weights and other resistance exercises will help your […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] ARE LOW CARBOHYDRATE DIETS BENEFICIAL FOR EXERCISE PERFORMANCE? The recommended amount of carbohydrate consumed surrounding an exercise bout depends on the mode, intensity, duration, an athletes training status, as well as recent and long term energy intake. Low carbohydrate diets (definition: less than 5 percent of calories or less than 50g) have […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] CARBOHYDRATE MYTHS AND FACTS Myth: Carbohydrates are fattening Fact: Losing body fat requires a fairly high volume of training. This is only sustainable if you have the energy to do it. Carbohydrates are the body’s preferred source of quick fuel that will enable you to perform a high volume of training and […]

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