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Brooks Kubik is a lawyer, an author, and a strongman. He made a list of the top 10 reasons why older trainees should keep on training. I love number 10 . . .
Because it's better to own a squat rack than a walker.
You knew it all the time. Nevertheless, it is good to know that doctors agree: walking your dog is good for not only your dog's health but for your own. Not sure if you want a dog in your life? Animal shelters always need volunteers to walk the animals. It's a good deed you'll be proud of doing. Meanwhile, discover what cardiologists say . . .
Registered dieticians and nutritionists are no nonsense sources when it comes to getting facts about what is good for us and what is not. In a Mother's Day tribute, the pros share some knowledge they learned from their moms . . .
Are you ready to eat insects as a source of protein instead of meat? Don't be surprised by the question. It is estimated that insects are regularly eaten by as much as 80% of the world's population. Why do they do it? Bugs are high in protein, low in fat, cheap, and there are plenty of them. Here in North America, Europe and other places most people say yuck! But efforts are being made to change perceptions. Me? I like fish, fruits, vegetables, whole grains and nonfat dairy. But take a look. Some chefs are leading the charge . . .
Suppose someone stole your barbell (or your kettlebells or bands). And suppose there was no gym or health-club nearby. Could you survive? Yes you could. Using nothing but your own bodyweight, you could build strength and endurance. This isn't a put-down of apparatuses. Weights are wonderful. But so are bodyweight exercises. Know and use both. Mix and match. Here's the full story . . .
The burpees (a.k.a. squat thrusts) with an added push up may be the perfect total body exercise. Discover it here in its proper form.
Are you on the go all the time? Yes, staying busy is good for you. But not too busy. Take a little time to slow down. It's important . . .
Daylight Saving Time saves nothing, and is even unhealthy. Many nations that have practiced the nonsense have ended it. We (the USA) should, too. Here's why . . .
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