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Do Your Supplements Really Contain What’s on the Label? Research Review #45
Check out this week’s research review to learn if your supplements really contain what’s on the label → https://bit.ly/3OFe5D4
What are “negative-calorie foods,” and should you eat them to boost weight loss? Get an evidence-based answer in this article: https://bit.ly/3MykY6s Bigger Leaner Stronger, Negative Calorie Foods, What Is Science, Calorie Deficit, Preworkout, Lose Fat
Should You Eat “Negative-Calorie Foods” for Weight Loss? What Science Says
What are “negative-calorie foods,” and should you eat them to boost weight loss? Get an evidence-based answer in this article: https://bit.ly/3MykY6s
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How to Do the Cable Pullover: Muscles Worked, Form, and Alternatives
The cable pullover trains your lats through a full range of motion and in a stretched position, making it uniquely capable of training the lats and ideal for rounding out your back development. Learn how to do it with proper form here: https://bit.ly/3MzUzVV
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Does Staying Up Late on Weekends Hinder Weight Loss? Research Review #44
Check out this week’s research roundup to learn if staying up late at the weekends hinders you ability to lose weight → https://bit.ly/3MReTlV
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How to Do the Landmine Press: Muscles Worked, Form, and Alternatives | Legion
How to Do the Landmine Press: Muscles Worked, Form, and Alternatives The landmine press allows you to perform an overhead press with a neutral grip slightly forward of your body. This makes it more comfortable than pressing with a barbell for many weightlifters (especially those with achy shoulders). Learn how to do it with proper form here: https://bit.ly/3MgitW8
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Does Palm Cooling Boost Weightlifting Performance? | Legion
Research Roundup #43: Does Palm Cooling Boost Weightlifting Performance? Check out this week’s research roundup to learn if cooling your palms while resting between sets boosts your weightlifting performance → https://bit.ly/434k1cB
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The Complete Guide to Postpartum Weight Loss | Legion
The Complete Guide to Postpartum Weight Loss Because of the unique challenges of motherhood, losing the weight you gain during pregnancy can be tricky. Learn science-based strategies to maximize postpartum weight loss in this article: https://bit.ly/44PLrop
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Do You Need to Walk Walk 10,000 Steps a Day to Be Healthy? | Legion
Do You Need to Walk Walk 10,000 Steps a Day to Be Healthy? Should you walk 10,000 steps a day to boost your health and longevity? And if you’re inactive, what are some strategies to increase your daily step count? Get evidence-based answers in this article: https://bit.ly/3BfORTO
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Semaglutide: Is This Weight Loss Drug Actually Safe and Effective?
Research Roundup #42: Is This Weight Loss Drug Actually Safe and Effective? Check out this week’s research roundup to learn if semaglutide boosts fat loss safely and effectively → https://bit.ly/3LV0EMm
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Trap Bar Deadlift vs. Conventional Deadlift: Which Is Best for Gaining Muscle, Strength, and Power? | Legion
Trap Bar Deadlift vs. Conventional Deadlift: Which Is Best for Gaining Muscle, Strength, and Power? People who say the trap bar deadlift is just an “easy,” newbie-friendly version of the barbell deadlift are wrong. Both exercises train the same muscles to a similar degree, though the trap bar version may be better for gaining explosive power. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/44KN32N
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Can the Mind-Muscle Connection Help You Gain Muscle and Strength?
Many bodybuilders believe the more you focus on a muscle as you train it, the more it’ll grow. Is this true, though? Get an evidence-based guide to the mind-muscle connection here: https://bit.ly/425Cndb
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How to do the Barbell Good Morning: Form, Benefits, and Alternatives
The barbell good morning trains most of the same muscles as the conventional deadlift but isn’t nearly as taxing on your body. This makes it a great exercise for training your “posterior chain” twice weekly without wearing yourself to a frazzle. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3oXSn2b
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The Complete Guide to Low-Impact Workouts | Legion
The Complete Guide to Low-Impact Workouts Achy joints stopping you from training? Low-impact exercise might be the answer. Learn what low-impact exercise is, why it’s beneficial, and the best low-impact workouts in this article: https://bit.ly/3LqWEnJ
Research Roundup #41: Should You Gradually Reduce Your Calorie Intake When You Start Cutting? Check out this week’s research roundup to learn if you should gradually reduce your calorie intake when you start cutting or go full-bore from the get-go → https://bit.ly/3NkvHmO Cutting, Start, Check
Should You Gradually Reduce Your Calorie Intake When You Start Cutting? | Legion
Research Roundup #41: Should You Gradually Reduce Your Calorie Intake When You Start Cutting? Check out this week’s research roundup to learn if you should gradually reduce your calorie intake when you start cutting or go full-bore from the get-go → https://bit.ly/3NkvHmO
Are Low-Carb Diets Bad for You? Despite what many health gurus claim, research shows that low-carb dieting can undermine your wellbeing if you don’t take the necessary precautions. Learn why and how to cut carbs without harming your health here: https://bit.ly/41ACNId Nutrition, Gluten Free Help, Diet, Low Carb Diet, Meal, No Carb Diets, Ingredients, Wheat Free Diet
Are Low-Carb Diets Dangerous? Science Says … Maybe | Legion
Are Low-Carb Diets Bad for You? Despite what many health gurus claim, research shows that low-carb dieting can undermine your wellbeing if you don’t take the necessary precautions. Learn why and how to cut carbs without harming your health here: https://bit.ly/41ACNId