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Mad about the Masticating Juicer

What is a Masticating Juicer.. or maybe the question should be, what is Cold-pressed Juice? Well, some hardcore, fan of juice, or we call them, juice fanatics feel that cold-pressing is much better than using a fast centrifugal machine (conventional juicer), because the produce is not cooked by heated-up rotary blades. They believe that the […]

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Trail Running & Increasing your VO2 max

What is VO2 max, and how do you improve it? VO2 max, is determined as an athlete’s capacity to perform sustained exercise and is linked to aerobic endurance. VO2 max refers to the maximum amount of oxygen that an individual can utilize during intense or maximal exercise. In other words, maximum oxygen uptake is the most […]

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15 Ways to Slow Down Aging

Why do some folks look so young for their age, while others wear the ravages of time less gracefully? Oh… who on earth wants to be described as having a decrepit body, sunken eyes, a withered countenance, and tottering gait.. not me! Some of it is genetic, that’s true, but have you ever looked in the […]

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Today’s 50 min Workout was Brutal!

Try this for a speedy workout in the gym, if you are unable to run outside, due to poor weather. Total Time: 50 minutes, including rests between workouts.. but it is guaranteed to burn! Squats 50 reps to warm up Time: 1:15 Backward Lunge Kick Up 25 reps on each leg Time: 5:11 Girl Push […]

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Just Beet It!

Just Beet It.. Beet it.. doncha make me repeat it ! Beetroot is pretty to look at, but it is an acquired taste. This dark, almost blood red vegetable has an earth, sandy organic taste and I love eating it in my salads. The beetroot has been linked with better stamina, improved blood flood and […]

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Sitting Down is Bad for your Health

Did you know, that Sitting is bad for your Health? With the advent of computers computer games, and the internet. All kids (and adults) want to do all day is to sit and do their own thing. Nobody is interested in playing ball, or going for a walk in the park any more. Well now, […]

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My love for Argan Oil

It’s no secret. I love oils. And one of the oils that ranks high on my list, is the Argan Oil. It’s good for your skin, hair, etc .. and if you get the right sort, it is quickly absorbed too, and does not leave a yucky greasy layer. The active substances called triterpenoids that […]

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