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Exercise, Wellness,

How to Increase Your Testosterone Over 40

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As age creeps up to the 40 mark, our bodies change, including our levels of hormones like testosterone. In fact, the average male over age 40 has a 1-2% decrease in testosterone levels.  That’s life.  What isn’t life, is thinking that there’s nothing you can do about it.  Testosterone is a hormone, and a pretty important one, as are all hormones.  When testosterone levels are low, men can experience decreased sex drive, decreased bone density, muscle loss, increased body fat, hair loss, fatigue, and depression. A low level of testosterone is considered anything below 300 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dL), as

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Brain, Green Drinks, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Wellness,

10 Health Benefits to Green Juice Powder Drinks

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When it comes to considering our overall health, we often get caught up only considering macronutrients (proteins, carbs, and fats).  However, micronutrients also play a crucial role in our health and probably a much bigger role than many people suspect.  There are many ways in which these micronutrients can be acquired but one efficient way is through the consumption of fruits and vegetables.  Not everyone will choose to incorporate these foods into their diet and this is where green powder drinks can serve a purpose.  These drinks are packed with nutrition and can be just what you need to get

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Brain, Wellness,

How 10 Minutes of Meditation Can Greatly Benefit You

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Meditation? Not your forte?  Not even just 10 simple minutes of meditation? Is improving quality of life and not dying early your forte?  I thought it might be, so let’s chat about meditation. All I am asking for is 10 minutes here. Speaking of minutes, there are approximately 1,440 minutes in a day, 10,080 in a week, over 40,000 in a month, and 525,600 in a year.  Now that’s a lot of time!  Or at least it sounds that way. However, our reality (since perception is reality) seems that from the moment we wake up, to the time we lay

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Exercise, Wellness,

How To Lose Weight Fast and Simple

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Contrary to common belief, there are actually many ways to lose weight fast.  However, that does not mean that there are many easy or healthy ways to lose weight fast.  What’s more is some strategies that target rapid weight loss leave an individual prone to rapid weight regain following completion of the intervention.  It is important to note that if you take the time to dive into the research a bit then you may find that there are some effective strategies for dropping weight quickly, easily, safely, and allow yourself the ability to maintain that weight loss. Don’t Keep It

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Brain, Lifestyle, Wellness,

The Amazing Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

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Fasting is becoming a popular dietary protocol despite it having nothing to do with eating food at all. Contrary to common believe, fasting is no novel approach. In fact, fasting has been around as long as man has and there have even been references to this practice in the bible. Ben Franklin was even quoted saying, “the best of all medicine is resting and fasting.” This is because the art of fasting can not only be healthy but also therapeutic. Let’s start from the beginning. What is Fasting? Fasting is the avoidance of food and in some cases liquid for

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Exercise, Wellness,

20 Ways to Stay Fit With Minimal Effort

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Getting fit is not an easy task. It can take weeks or even months of hard training and paying attention to what you eat. Staying fit can be even harder. It is very common to see people meet their fitness goals and then quickly fall off their new healthy lifestyle leading to them reversing all of that progress that they worked so hard for. While staying fit can be hard, there are little things we can do to make the process easier. Try some of these tips for maintaining your fitness level with little effort! 1. Fasting Fasting is the

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Nutrition, Wellness,

7 Bad Habits You Should Break to Burn Fat

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Burning off everything you eat and staying lean was easy when you were a kid but as you age, this can become a bit more difficult! When it comes to burning off excess body fat, the same can be said. However, we make many choices throughout our day that affect our ability to be efficient fat burners. Try breaking these 7 habits today to improve your fat burning! 1. Carbs For Breakfast That side of toast you like to consume with your breakfast may be hindering your ability to burn more fat. Research is starting to demonstrate that consuming carbohydrates

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Fitness, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Wellness,

10 Truths About Water That Everybody Should Know

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Water, your resource for life! Two simple hydrogens and one oxygen put together to create the elixir of life. Absolutely magic! Not only is it something that keeps us alive, it also keeps us healthy. We as humans are drawn to water and for good reason. And here are 10 of those reasons now: Top 10 Truths About Healthy Drinking Water: Just hearing, seeing, or touching water can drop our blood pressure a few notches. Think soft murmuring brook, gentle wash of the ocean waves, or the feel of a warm summer rain falling on your skin. More relaxed and

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Brain, Lifestyle, Mushroom, Nootropics, Superfoods, Wellness,

Smart Drugs that Tim Ferriss Uses From Teas to Nootropics

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Tim Ferriss, as you most likely already know, is an author, blogger, podcaster, entrepreneur, and the list goes on, that has helped many with health, fitness, and just overall life hacking to improve their quality of living. He was just recently named No. 53 on “The 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness” list. So what this guy does with his own health is something to take notice of. He is also the best selling author of the 4-Hour Workweek, Tool of Titans (Read our review of Tool of Titans ) and Tribe of Mentors. Tim’s Beginning with Smart

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Brain, Wellness,

The Benefits of Cold Showers for Your Health, Body and Mind!

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If you could do one thing each morning to improve nearly every aspect of your health, would you do it? Well my cautiously courageous reader, that one thing is simply plunging yourself into a crisp icy cold shower in the grey hours of the morning. Even the Tony Robbins and Tim Ferriss take cold showers every morning. Still with me? Good! You are quite the little adventurer. This character building activity you so boldly agreed to do does indeed have numerous health benefits at the low cost of a few gallons of water and the bravery of your soul.