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How To Lose Body Fat While Working Out

All too often, I hear seemingly lean athletes express extreme frustration with their inability to lose undesired bumps and bulges. To lose body fat, you must create a calorie deficit. You can create that deficit by either exercising, which improves your overall health and fitness, or eating fewer calories. Even injured athletes can lose fat, despite a lack of exercise. The complaint “I gained weight when I was injured because I couldn’t exercise,” could more[…]

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How Much Protein Should You Consume?

Protein is a popular topic among both casual and competitive athletes, many of whom are confused about how much they need, when they should eat it, and the best kinds to choose. Just as children have high protein needs during growth periods (0.6 grams per pound or 1.3 grams per kilogram), athletes also have requirements higher than the Recommended Daily Allowance (0.4 grams per pound or 0.8 grams per kilogram) when building muscles: 0.55 grams[…]

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