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Our top 15 tips to running a marathon
Deciding to run a marathon is a major commitment that will take a lot of your time and dedication. To help you reach your marathon training goals, follow our top 15 tips to marathon training success. iBodz will make sure you go the distance!
Teenagers today have many things to worry about, there are social pressures that teens are put under like never before in history. The pressures of their peers make many young men and women do foolish things. Compulsive dieting, anorexia, bulimia, compulsive exercising, piercings or tattoos they may later regret, and even early sexual activity they may not want to participate in, all may stem from the peer pressures prevalent in a teenagers life today. Even things that 'look' healthy may not be for a teen that's not yet come through puberty.
Are superfoods a fad or fiction?
Lately there has been a lot of talk about superfoods. Is there any truth to these claims? Which foods are super?
Super foods are any number of foods thought to so full of nutrients that they are not only good for you but will also help to fight off diseases and the aging process as well. Is this just the latest fad or is there any truth to all this? Well, it’s definitely a hot topic for discussion right now so it is a fad. However, there is some truth to the superfood fad.
What is DOMS and what causes it?
Whether you work out regularly or have simply over exerted yourself occasionally, it is almost certain that you have at some point experienced delayed onset of muscle soreness, or DOMS for short.
Is it a measure of how hard we are exercising?
Sweating may appear unattractive, especially when you come across a heavy sweater in the gym, but it does serve a purpose. However, don’t be fooled into thinking that sweat is a measure of how hard you are exercising; actually, if you are new to exercise or returning after a long break and you are sweating profusely, it simply means that your body has not yet learned how much or how little sweat is needed to cool you off. This is the true reason why we sweat.
The basic building blocks
Proteins are the basic building blocks of the human body. Next to water, protein is the most plentiful substance in the body, and most of it (around 60% to 70%) is located in the skeletal muscles.
Proteins are highly complex molecules comprised of linked amino acids. Amino acids are simple compounds containing carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and occasionally sulphur.
There are some foods that contain all of the 8 essential amino acids required to form the new proteins together with the non-essential amino acids. These foods are called "complete" proteins and tend to come from animal sources of protein such as meat, dairy products, eggs, fish, shellfish and poultry....