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Showing posts from April, 2015

Your Poop and Pee Reflects Your Health: What You Need to Look Out For

Have you heard of stories where where someone was struck with a serious illness out of the blue, with no warning at all? Maybe there were warnings, just that they didn't recognize the signs. The following infograph cleverly summarizes 18 signs you need to look out for, to avoid a nasty surprise. Colon cancer, diabetes, kidney stones, liver and pancreatic disorders can be identified your number 1 and number 2.

5 Scientifically Backed Methods to Optimize Your Workout Efficiency

While we love the endorphin rush of a good workout, sometimes after the end of a tough day at work, we just don't have the time or energy for a good 5 mile run. Wondering how to lose weight, then? This got us searching for how we could improve our workout efficiency, to do more with less . We present to you our top 5 tips and the scientific research behind them to lose that belly fat and keep those pounds off: 1. Drink Caffeine Before Working Out Image Credit: Shutterstock A study done on 9 competitive cyclists who exercised till exhaustion on a bicycle (what else?) and involved two trials:              (1) One trial was performed an hour after ingesting decaffeinated coffee              (2) a second trial (C) required that each subject consume coffee containing 330 mg of                                 caffeine 60 min before the exercise Consuming coffee allowed the subjects to continue exercising longer, last on average for 90.2 minutes, versus 75.5 minutes wit