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The 4 Questions You Must Ask Yourself When Choosing a Gym Membership (So You Don’t Waste Your Time and Money)

Should I join a gym? While choosing a gym isn’t one of life’s big decisions, it’s treated as an afterthought by most endurance athletes, which leads to wasted time and money (with no results to show for it). So it’s important to put some thought into it.

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How To NOT Get Sick – A Guide for Exhausted Endurance Athletes

Getting sick really screws up your schedule. You’ll probably have to go shopping for medicine, cough drops, tissues, etc.. You might even have to go to the doctor if it’s bad. Worst of all, you’ll have to skip training sessions – and make up for them later.

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How to Take Care of Your Joints (So They Can Handle Many More Years of Adventures!)

No matter your age, waking up with joint stiffness is no fun. Warming up twice as long just because your joints are stiff is boring. Cutting workouts short because your joints start aching is disappointing. Missing out on adventures due to too much pain, that’s just miserable.

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The Endurance Athlete’s Guide to Garcinia Cambogia (Dr. Oz’s Revolutionary Fat Buster!)

Merely one of many fat loss miracles featured on the Dr. Oz show, I’m sort of surprised that garcinia cambogia is still so popular. The others, such as yacon syrup and green coffee bean, seemed to fade out of the public eye once they got their 15

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The Endurance Athlete’s Guide to Red Palm Oil

It used to be hard to keep up with Dr. Oz, but now it’s simply impossible. I can’t even remember which fat burner is best (EGCG? Green coffee bean extract? Raspberry ketones?), so there’s no way I’m going to be able to keep up with his oil

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The Endurance Athlete’s Guide to Yacon Syrup

Haven’t lost any weight by adding extra coconut oil and red palm oil to your diet? No luck with weight loss pills like green coffee bean extract or garcinia cambogia? Well, have you tried yacon syrup yet? Late last year, Yacon syrup was featured on – you

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Sitting At Work Increases Your Chance Of Dying – Are Cyclists In Trouble?!

Normally I ignore studies that make it into the mainstream media. They usually don’t amount to anything more than “if you eat junk food all day and don’t exercise, you are more likely to gain weight and suffer health complications.” But I was looking at some research

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The #1 Reason Behind Cramps That Everyone Ignores

Almost every single time someone asks about cramping, the answer I see is “stay hydrated and get more electrolytes.” Even if someone mentions they are already taking electrolyte supplements like Endurolytes, the answer is, “you probably need more electrolytes.” Here is the real deal on cramping…

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When To Weigh Yourself

Many dieters see the scale as their enemy, but it can actually be a good ally if you use it properly. Skip the “weigh yourself once per week” nonsense and put your scale to good use like this…

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6 Simple Ways To Sooth An Aching Sunburn

Don’t feel bad, it happens to everyone. You put on your sunscreen, go out for some fun in the sun, and the next thing you know (which happens to be 8 hours later,) you’re red as a lobster! Or maybe you just plain forget to put on

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Reduce Fatigue & Improve Performance Using Rhodiola Rosea

Ever heard of the herb Rhodiola rosea? It’s very impressive. Rhodiola rosea offers these benefits: Improves mood Alleviates depression Reduces fatigue Improves both physical and mental performance Prevents high-altitude sickness Sounds like a dream supplement for endurance athletes! Who uses it? This plant grows in cold regions

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The Endurance Athlete’s Guide to Sleep (How to Sleep Better So That You Can Perform Better!)

Tomorrow, March 17, 2017, is World Sleep Day. Why does sleeping get its own worldwide holiday? Unlike power meters and chamois cream and energy seaweed, which are only valued by a select group of athletes, everyone likes to sleep. And sleep is important for everyone. (If you’re

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Should You Drink Alkaline Water? All Signs Point to “Maybe.”

Alkaline water. It’s in news headlines, on TV shows, being pushed by commissioned salesmen, and boutique brands are even showing up on store shelves. The idea is that it will somehow make your body alkaline, and that somehow improves your health. Miraculous claims abound. I’m always hearing

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InsideTracker vs WellnessFX: A Comparison of Two Top Blood Analytics Services

Blood testing is an amazing way to see what’s going on inside your body. You can see if something is wrong, or you can see if something is right. Has your health improved since beginning that new diet? Did that juice cleanse solve all your problems? It’s

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The Endurance Athlete’s Guide to Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Gut Health

Gut health, digestion, and all that good stuff. How’s it going for you? Are you digesting everything? Absorbing all the available nutrients? Not sure? Let’s talk about it. Gut health is vital for anyone trying to be fit and healthy. It’s even more important for an athlete

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