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Yoda Would Be Proud: Meditation 101

By Muscle Media   Meditation refers to a state where your body is consciously relaxed and your mind focused.  Practitioners of this art report increased awareness,...

Breathing – an Important Factor in Fitness

By Muscle Media   With the possible exception of pearl divers, who dive without any supplemental equipment, breathing counts in all sports as well as fitness....

10 Great Quick Cooking Tips

By Muscle Media   If you’re as busy as most people, you’re always looking for convenient, fast, nutritious, yet not-too-expensive ways for cooking. It’s possible, with...

A Primer of Essential Amino Acids

By Muscle Media   Amino acids play vital roles in the numerous functions of the body. They are the building block of protein. Twenty amino acids...

Summer Fitness For Busy Women: 4 Quick Tips For Bikini Time

By Muscle Media   It’s summer time, and the living is easy, except when you have to think about putting on an itsy-bitsy-teeny-weeny-yellow-polka-dot bikini! But don’t...

Reverse Lunge to Shape Your Legs and Tone Your Butt

By Muscle Media   You can shape your legs, tone your butt and build functional strength with the Reverse Lunge. Lunges are an exceptional exercise for...

Olive Oil, An Ancient Secret For Health

By Muscle Media   Scientists are always looking to the plant world to find medicinal and therapeutic secrets. Discoveries of natural compounds within the olive tree...

Better Than Nothing: The Benefits Of Moderate Exercise

By Muscle Media   Although we all "want" to stay in shape, the reality is that we all need to stay in shape. After all, exercise...

Getting Active Together With The Kids

By Muscle Media   Studies have shown that only one-fourth of us get the 30 minutes of exercise each day the Surgeon General recommends. Sedentary children...

Older Women Get 10 Years Younger With Strength Training

By Muscle Media   Fitness for women is not the sole domain of the body conscious or 20 somethings. Discover how the changes in a group...

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Enhancing Recovery with Creatine

Enhancing recovery between workouts is a relatively common topic of discussion. Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), temporarily hindered performance, and even general fatigue are...

Lean Mass Workout Plan: 4-Week Fast Track to Lean Mass

Although exercise scientists like to discuss the importance of long-term planning, the average trainee is looking for a quick fix to resolve an issue....

Musculoskeletal System – You Need to Keep Yours Healthy

Orthopedics 101: what makes up our musculoskeletal system? In order for our body to move, the joints, ligaments, and tendons must work together. If...

5 Tips for Maximizing Safety While Exercising in the Heat

BY ALIX GALLOWAY The sun is out, weather is great...but it’s also 94 degrees with a UV index of 9 and 80% humidity. This typically...

Avoid Overtraining – When Training to Failure Can Hurt You

Avoid Overtraining: How you train, not how long you train is the biggest determinant of strength gains. If you go into any gym or college...