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An Exceptional Source of Muscle-Building Protein You’re Probably Not Eating

An Exceptional Source of Muscle-Building Protein You’re Probably Not Eating

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A healthy diet includes a diversity of protein sources, including plant proteins. Another source of non-meat protein is dairy foods. One, in particular, ranks high on the protein scale, offering all the amino acids your muscles need to grow – but it’s one you don’t hear a lot about these days. Find out what Muscle-Building Protein it is and how it can help you build a better physique.

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Balance Your Body by Exercising in All Three Planes of Motions

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How balanced is your workout? Most exercises work your body through a single plane of motion – the sagittal plane, with less emphasis on the coronal and transverse planes of motion. The result is a body that’s not functionally balanced. Read on and discover exercises that work each plane of motion and why you should work each body part through all three planes for a more balanced and athletic physique.

The Role Mitochondria Play in Healthy Aging and How Exercise Keeps Them Healthy

The Role Mitochondria Play in Healthy Aging and How Exercise Keeps Them Healthy

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If you remember anything from cell biology, you might know that mitochondria are energy-producing structures inside cells, but there’s evidence that they also play a role in aging and the risk of developing age-related diseases such as type 2-diabetes. Here’s the good news. Exercise helps keep mitochondria healthy and more resistant to damage. Find out more.

Exercising with Low Back Pain

Exercising with Low Back Pain

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If you have lower back pain, you might be tempted to miss your workout – but should you? While you should avoid certain exercises when your back aches, movement is one of the best ways to work through some of the tightness and spasm. Read on and find out what exercises are best for lower back pain, which to avoid, and low back pain “red flags” that suggest you need further evaluation.