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    Increase Vitamin D, Improve Stamina

    According to a recent study, vitamin D not only lowers the risk of heart disease but also helps you exercise more strenuously and increase endurance. To say it differently, get enough of vitamin D and you can work out in the gym longer. In the study, carried out by researchers from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, UK, subjects were […] More

  • Creatine Lowers Blood Pressure

    Creatine monohydrate makes wonders! It boosts power and strength, increases muscle mass, prevents muscle deterioration in diseases like multiple sclerosis, improves performance during interval training, enhances mental focus and boosts energy levels, and spares muscle mass during aging. In addition, Brazilian scientists discovered that it reduced average resting blood pressure by three millimeters of mercury (mmHg) in young adult men, […] More

  • Weight Training Lowers Blood Pressure

    Higher weight training volume triggers greater post-exercise decrease in blood pressure. Weight training and aerobics cause temporary drops in resting blood pressure after exercise, a phenomenon known as post-exercise hypotension. While the possible health benefits of post-exercise hypotension are unknown, some experts have suggested that it might contribute to the effects of exercise in decreasing resting blood pressure. A study from Federal University of […] More

  • Lengthen Your Exercise With Beetroot Juice

    Do you want to cycle for longer? New studies showed that drinking beetroot juice regularly can improve your endurance performance. Consuming beetroot juice on a regular basis can have positive cardiovascular effects during workout, which results in an increase in endurance performance, according to clinical study. In the study, which was published in the American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and […] More

  • High-Fructose Corn Syrup Makes You Hungry

    High-Fructose Corn Syrup Makes You Hungry

    Obesity, heart disease, and diabetes are on the top of the list of consequences of consuming too much added sugar. Now we can also add increased hunger to the list. Fructose—which is found in fruit but is also added to packaged foods as ‘high-fructose corn syrup’—more intensely lights up areas of the brain connected to hunger and reward than the glucose that originates from complex carbs like whole grains, beans, and starchy vegetables. Some […] More