Tagged: genetics

Does Lifting Cause Women to Bulk Up?

Listen up ladies, this blog is for you! Do you avoid weight training because you’re afraid of “bulking up” and becoming man-like? It’s not uncommon for women to think this way, as many are looking to tone their muscles rather than put on muscle mass. Let’s look into this way of thinking and see if […]

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Eat Anything You Want: Luck Or Liability?

We all know someone who can eat whatever he or she wants and not gain a pound. Drives you nuts, doesn’t it? But, is it luck or liability to be able to do that? Are those predisposed with a higher metabolism causing danger to themselves, or are they simply fortunate?

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Maintaining Good Health Isn’t About Luck

You can roll the dice on a lot of things without much serious risk. Leaving the house without an umbrella, for instance, on a day with a 50 percent chance of rain. But when it comes to maintaining good health, you should never leave your body to chance. Effort and knowledge play huge roles in […]

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Defying Genetics With A Healthy Lifestyle

We get a lot of who we are from our parents or family tree. Maybe it’s our dad’s nose, our mom’s hair color, or that personality trait we saw in them when we were kids that we swore we’d never do when we grew up. The point is, we chalk a lot up to genetics, […]

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Can You Look Healthy and Be Unhealthy?

The adage, “never judge a book by its cover,” can be tough to put into practice, especially when construed with fitness and health. For example, is it possible to look healthy and be unhealthy? If you pay attention to TV, look at magazine covers or follow social media, it’s possible. The media would have you […]

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Why You Should Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

I believe that fitness should be just as much about how you feel physically (increasing your energy, sleeping better, decreasing anxiety) and emotionally (self-esteem, confidence, determination), as it is about how you look.

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