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Intermittent Fasting: Should You Exercise on Empty?

Photo: Pond5 Food is fuel. So what would happen to your exercise regimen if you weren’t eating your standard three meals (plus snacks) per day? Intermittent fasting, which can involve anything from fasting for 14 hours at a time to forgoing food a couple days a week, is all about …

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The Benefits of Eccentric Exercise, Plus 5 Moves to Try

Photo: Twenty20 It’s time to embrace the negative. And we’re not talking about some downer news or harsh criticism from haters. Instead, we’re focusing on the negative movement of exercise. “The best way to describe eccentric exercises is ‘negatives,’” says Mike Donavanik, CSCS, celebrity trainer and creator of mikedfitness.com. The …

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How Much Exercise It Takes to Burn Off Thanksgiving Dinner

It happens each year: The dishes you’ve been craving all season long are finally passed around the table, and before you know it your plate is piled up to your head with turkey, stuffing, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes — all smothered with a heaping portion of gravy. It’s a …

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How Exercise Changed These 7 People’s Lives

Photos (clockwise from top left): Stephanie Laska / PowerBar, Heather Laptolo / Michael Lambert, Mike Ergo / Tony Svensson, Krista Meinert Exercise has countless benefits. Of course, there’s the weight loss and muscle gains — the aesthetic changes that people tend to notice the most. Then, there’s the physiological advantages …

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The Ultimate Ab Workout Plan: Week 2 Exercise Instructions

L’arc (Vous aurez besoin d’un foulard ou d’une serviette de 3 pieds) Asseyez-vous sur le sol avec le foulard enroulé autour de votre pied gauche. Tenez les deux bouts du foulard dans la main gauche. Pliez votre genou droit et placez votre pied sur le sol. Maintenant, penchez-vous en arrière …

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Caffeine and Exercise: The Right (and Wrong) Way to Use It

Photo: Linda Xu Kamal Patel is the director of Examine.com, an independent and unbiased encyclopedia on supplementation and nutrition. He is a nutrition researcher with an MPH and MBA from Johns Hopkins University, and is on hiatus from a PhD in nutrition, in which he researched the link between diet and …

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