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When should you start trying to shed those holidays pounds if you have an early season race? What are the consequences of exceeding racing weight when your season starts? Jeff Vicario from TrainingBible answers these questions in this installment of "Ask the Experts."
Appetite control, weight loss, and healthy eating can all be influenced by your subconscious mind. So why not play a few tricks on your subconscious? Just in time for the holiday season, fitness and nutrition expert Ben Greenfield shares five powerful calorie control techniques to help you stick to your diet plan and avoid eating more than you need.
Nell Stephenson, a die-hard Paleo endurance athlete, offers an alternative to the traditional pasta- and bread- heavy athletic diet plan. Nell shares her experiences as an endurance athlete on the Paleo diet, and explains why even athletes who are not gluten intolerant can benefit from a reducing their consumption of wheat, barley, and rye, and derivative products.
There are people who need to exercise, and who absolutely benefit from exercise.
Exercise has rescued obese individuals from a sedentary lifestyle, saved men and women from being ravaged by cardiovascular disease, and allowed for athletes to train their body to perform above and beyond normal capacity.
But exercise also has a dark side - dangerous disadvantages that affect thousands of people each day, and those disadvantages can be summed up in these top 10 reasons exercise is bad for you.