High Intensity Interval Training (For Men)

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High Intensity Interval Training (For Men)
Typical training methods involve long and frequent workouts performed at a low to moderate intensity level. In contrast to this method, high-intensity training (HIT) is a form of progressive resistance exercise characterized by brief and infrequent workouts performed at a high level of intensity.

Overload Principle

Overload is a strength training principle stating that in order to increase muscular size and strength, you must impose a demand on the muscles greater than what they are accustomed to.

HIT is based upon this fundamental principle of exercise. In order to maximize muscle gains we will...
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Bodyweight Workout Routines: All You Need Is A Floor

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Bodyweight Workout Routines: All You Need Is A Floor
The two most common reasons people fail to commit to regular exercise is due to minimal free time and limited or no access to a gym or exercise equipment. Let’s face it, we all live extremely busy lives, and exercise quickly loses priority among other commitments.

It is extremely easy to rationalize an excuse to avoid exercising. Whether you are incredibly busy or don’t have immediate access to fitness equipment, there is still...
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Good Nutrition as the Foundation of the Self-Actualized Individual

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Good Nutrition as the Foundation of the Self-Actualized Individual
There are many reasons we make an effort to improve our diet. We want to lose weight, feel more energetic, have better sex, look good naked, increase our lifespan, etc... These are all great goals associated with good nutrition, but we often overlook some of the other less obvious, but extremely rewarding benefits of eating healthy.

What we put in our body is the foundation for good health and there is a synergistic relationship between your health and every other area of your life: whether that be in your professional life, personal life or just in your overall happiness.

When you fuel your body with healthy and nourishing foods, it will operate at a higher capacity. Your thoughts will be clearer, allowing you to make smart decisions and take the right action in other areas of your life.

With improved mental clarity being in the moment becomes routine. Being in the moment (which is synonymous with...
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Keeping the Weight Off For LIFE: Incorporating a Planned Weekly Cheat Day

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Keeping the Weight Off For LIFE: Incorporating a Planned Weekly Cheat Day
We live in a magic pill society. People demand immediate results, and all of their attention is focused on the short-term. We want the perfect weight loss diet that delivers in under two weeks, guaranteed. The result is an inevitable vicious cycle of yo-yo dieting. In order to lose weight and keep it off for good you have to make a commitment to treat eating the right foods as a lifestyle, not a two week (or two month) crash course.

By being completely honest with yourself and planning your cheat days ahead of time, you will circumvent the major obstacles that cause most...
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Discovering The Mind Body Connection

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Discovering The Mind Body Connection
The mind/body connection is the idea that our mind affects physiological functions in our body. Proponents believe that our thoughts and emotions will induce physical manifestations. The mind’s influence on our body may be positive or negative.

A great example of this phenomenon is when our mind is in a state of love. In this positive state, oxytocin and serotonin are released, causing...
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Ultimate Brain Foods

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Ultimate Brain Foods
Keeping our brain healthy and functioning at maximum capacity is a high-priority goal. Optimal brain function literally influences every aspect of our life. Take care of your brain, and it will reward you generously.

In addition to regular exercise, meditation, and some thought-provoking activities (sports, puzzles, books, etc…), including the following high-powered brain foods in your diet will keep your brain happy and functioning better than ever...
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