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Spinach is chocked-full of nutrients that are essential for battling fatigue and helping our bodies perform at their peak. Not only is spinach one of the most iron-dense food sources on earth, it's also extremely rich in magnesium and potassium and is an excellent source of energy-supporting B-vitamins.
Barbell bench press: 4 sets of 10, 8, 6, and 4 reps
Barbell incline bench press: 4 sets of 10, 8, 6, and 4 reps
Dumbbell flys: 3 sets of 10, 8, and 6 reps
Parallel bar dips: 3 sets of 15, 10 and 8 reps
Pullovers: 3 sets of 15 reps each
Chin-ups: 4 sets of 10 reps minimum each side
Close-grip chins: 4 sets of 10 reps
T-bar rows: 4 sets of 15, 12, 8, and 6 reps
Bent-over barbell rows: 4 sets of 8-12 reps
5 reasons to get these super sprouts onto your table
- Brussels sprouts are being researched as a true cancer fighting superfood. They contain glucosinolates that prevent the development and spread of cancer cells that can lead to bladder, breast, colon, lung, prostate, and ovarian cancer.
- Brussels sprouts have the power to reduce the inflammation in your body with its high flavonoid content. Quercetin, one of the better-known flavonoids, has the power to work as an antihistamine, reducing allergic reactions.
Some great health benefits to eating salmon:
Got wrist problems? Is bench pressing painful in the wrist area during the workout, and for days afterward? Are bicep and triceps training moves causing you cramps behind and above the hand and on the outer and inner wrist because your wrist connective joints are rather thin and stringy? Try doing priority barbell wrist curls, and reverse wrist curls off the end of a padded bench to toughen the ligaments naturally these should be done with comfortable resistance of at least 8-12 reps allowing free flowing flexibility of the wrist joint articulation.
- LIFT BIG - Give your muscles a reason to grow. Don't do endless sets, be intense. Go heavy, but don't remain much longer than an hour. Train 3-4 days a week. Hit failure and make that last set count.
- EAT BIG - You must eat to grow. For gaining, take 20Cal/lb bodyweight daily. Get 30g protein per meal. Eat 6 meals a day. Don't be scared of fats. Cut junk food. You will crave chicken breasts, tuna shakes, pasta and chocolate milk.
The secret is simple: You have to rethink what a snack is—or isn't, says WH weight-loss columnist Keri Glassman, R.D., author of The Snack Factor Diet. It isn't dessert, for example. A snack doesn't have to be sweet, chocolate-dipped, or more than 150 calories. "It can be real food, like a packet of oatmeal with 10 walnut halves sprinkled on top," says Glassman. And the experience can still be indulgent if you focus on taking a break and recharging your body. More ways to make your treat go further:
(NaturalNews) A wealth of new scientific evidence shines a critical light on the importance of natural foods and nutritional compounds in the fight against overweight, obesity and weight maintenance. Virtually all alternative health experts agree, the current epidemic of weight control issues plaguing western society are the result of excess consumption of highly processed convenience foods that have replaced vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds in the diet.
Some eats can be downed with near abandon; others need to be reined in. Try these snack suggestions from Keri Glassman, R.D.All You Can Eat (Really!) No need to limit these filling, low-cal treats: