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Warming up prior to your workout – saving gainz or wasting time?

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Warming up prior to your workout – saving gainz or wasting time?

“I don’t have time for a warmup”, “It’s common knowledge that you do not need to warmup before your workout” or even “Duh bro, stretching only makes you weak!”. 

All of the above can often be heard in one form or another in gyms all around. Warming up has – at least recently – been an interesting topic of discussion as more controversial information has emerged. Thus, this is a great area to do some deeper digging. Read on to discover the pros and cons of warming up and stretching.

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Alcohol and healthy living – one without the other?

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Alcohol and healthy living – one without the other?

Alcohol is heavily engrained into the modern world and has been that for thousands of years. Could there be a way to enjoy a genuinely healthy lifestyle with the occasional drink as well?

It’s a no-brainer that too much alcohol can cause a myriad of issues ranging from a mild hangover to alcohol poisoning, and yes, even death. “Drink responsibly” is no joke guys. But to be clear, from a long-term health perspective, having a few drinks here and there will NOT destroy your body.

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How to have your cake and eat it too

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How to have your cake and eat it too

Social gatherings and parties such as weddings, Christmas, Chinese New Year, brunches and casual dinners with friends are some of the biggest joys in life! Hanging out with people we love around good food uplifts our mood and puts a smile on our faces.

Thing is, these events can be challenging on the ol' diet, as food overload is often part of the Instagram story. The average American gains a full pound of bodyweight per year, most of it during the holiday season, so there is a direct link between holiday overeating and weight gain. 

esides being a total prune, what can we do?

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