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Nearly everyone is aware of the importance of including protein in your diet.  Protein helps your muscles repair themselves after a workout while also helping to build muscle in the boy.  Unfortunately, many protein sources are also high in fats and other materials that can be bad for your heart.  Or, the protein source may be high in calories.  If you like fish, however, eating canned tuna can provide you with an excellent source of protein while also being convenient and easy to prepare.

If you are looking to get the most out of your treadmill workout, you may want to seriously consider engaging in interval training.  Interval training helps you burn a greater number of calories within a shorter period of time while also improving your overall cardiovascular...

Are you trying to build up muscle mass?  If so, you might want to add compound exercises into your workout routine.  This type of exercise is quite popular with body builders because it is rather effective at building up mass, partly because these exercises help encourage the body to release testosterone.  In turn, the testosterone stimulates muscle growth throughout the body.

Have you always heard that you should take time to stretch out your muscles before working out?  If so, you may be surprised to hear that some experts are now saying that stretching before a workout does not help prevent muscle soreness and that it...

If you are looking to get a great cardio workout, but you have an extremely limited budget, you might want to look into getting a simple jump rope.  Although it is still best to use a machine such as an elliptical trainer or a treadmill in order to stave off boredom and to get a more complete workout, a jump rope can be a good option until your budget expands.  In fact, using a jump rope for your at home workout offers a number of benefits. 

Whether you are heading outside and running up hills or you have set your treadmill to an incline in order to simulate running uphill, taking on these steep monsters can be very beneficial to your body in many ways.  At the same time, it is...

Have you ever finished eating a meal and then felt like you were going to fall asleep?  All of us have had this feeling, which is often referred to as having a "food coma" at some point.  But, what causes this feeling to occur and...

If you managed to make it past Thanksgiving without cheating on your diet, congratulations may be in order.  Unfortunately for anyone who is trying to watch his or her weight, however, there are still plenty of tempting days left in the holiday season.  Therefore, if...

When it comes to getting a great workout, it is important for you to choose the right equipment.  While most people think of machines and weights when they think about exercise equipment, there is more to selecting the right exercise equipment than machinery.  In fact,...