Monthly Archives: April 2009

Low GI foods prior to exercise = burn more fat

April 28, 2009
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There are plenty of theories around regarding how to get the best performance out of your workouts, and plenty of research has been done on elite athletes. In this study, researchers examined whether eating Low GI or High GI foods prior to exercising had any effect on the amount of fat burned in normal, everyday,…

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Caffeine eases the muscle pains of exercising

April 6, 2009
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Ok, let’s keep this in perspective. They only had 25 people and the design of this study is nothing incredible. But the results show an interesting trend, and certainly one I will be trying for myself. They split the 25 guys into 2 groups and made them exercise (30 minutes on a stationary bike at…

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Vitamin D may help Chronic Pain sufferers

April 1, 2009
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In this study the authors measured the Vitamin D levels in people suffering chronic pain to see if it may be a contributing factor. Vitamin D does play a role in pain perception and neuromuscular functioning, and so dysfunctions related to Vitamin D levels may present as abnormal (in this case elevated) pain states. The…

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