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The Truth About Vegetable Oils

The Truth About Vegetable Oils             New Years is around the corner and we start to make changes in our lives and our diet. We know that we need to avoid saturated fats and trans fats because they cause heart disease and other health problems. But, why do we avoid them? Have you heard that they are bad or have you actually checked and read the reasons why? My friends I am here to tell you that this information is not true and that we have been doing it all wrong. I include myself because for many years I was told saturated fats were bad and that vegetable oils or polyunsaturated fats were healthy. I will inform you all about...

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Science Based Weight Loss

Science Based Weight Loss             These past few summer months I have been asked several times for advice about diets for weight loss. I first thing I would like to clear up is that if you are looking for a “diet” to lose weight you might not get all the results you are expecting. Why do I say this? Many people search for the quick way to lose weight but once they reach a certain goal they stop and they start to gain the weight all over again. You have to find a nutrition program that will work around your lifestyle and that can be maintained long-term. Aside from losing weight and looking good, you want to feel good and...

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Bebo Fitness Summer Motivation

              Have you ever taken a few days off your workout due to school finals, work, or family situations? You tell yourself that you will get back on track once you are done, but those days turn to weeks and maybe into months? Now you notice that summer is already here and you still behind on your goals. How do you find that push to get you back on track? The answer is very simple; just START! It is easier said than done but once you start you will get that motivation back. Here are a few other things that can help you light that fitness fire once more.             Go back to the basics; if you missed a...

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Key Supplements Pt. 2

            In continuation of my last fitness column concerning key supplements we will finish with creatine and omega-3 fatty acids. These are two supplements that are found in some of the foods that we already consume. I know people that say not to take creatine because it is bad for you because it is a “steroid”. First of all, please be careful where you get your information from; creatine is not a steroid. There are certainly many misconceptions, but I am here to help you understand as much as possible.             Creatine is one of the most studied products in the fitness world and the number one supplement for improving performance in the gym; it...

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Key Fitness Supplements

            What are the best fitness supplements in the market currently? How much of each should I take? Is creatine a steroid? I get asked these and many more questions on a regular basis and sometimes it is difficult to give the best answer to all. Not all supplements are for everyone because every individual has a distinct goal. Many want to lose weight but there are some that want to gain muscle, and that is where things can get a bit confusing for people. In this column I will talk about the key supplements that I think should be in everyone’s daily routine.             Before we even dive into...

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