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Posts for Myths vs. Facts


Men Lose Weight Faster than Women: Myth or Fact?

Myths vs. Facts, Weight Loss - Karen Marwein - February 11, 2016

Fad diets come and go but the actual practice of dieting has been around for centuries. From supermodels and actresses to bodybuilders, athletes, corporate professionals, young teens and housewives, the idea of dieting is nothing new. Another thing of old is the belief that men have the advantage when it…

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Paleo diet: Sensible (or) Harmful?

Diet and Nutrition, Lifestyle, Motivational, Myths vs. Facts - Karen Marwein - September 11, 2015

Is eating the prehistoric way the key to great health? Also termed the Neanderthal, caveman, or hunter-gatherer diet, the paleo diet has worked up quite a storm in the recent times. It basically advocates eating just the way our ancestors did at the beginning of evolution, more specifically the Paleolithic…

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5 Cardio Myths the you need to Stop believing from Today

Myths vs. Facts, Workout - Karen Marwein - September 8, 2015

It is a common myth that weight loss can be achieved through a large, exhausting amount of cardio. Most people believe or are made to believe that the only way to get in shape is to run until their legs give way. Of course, cardio exercises are an effective weight…

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5 Common Weight Loss Myths Debunked

Myths vs. Facts, Weight Loss - Karen Marwein - September 7, 2015

In a society that is bombarded by new age diseases caused by sedentary lifestyle, people are becoming more and more conscious about fitness and health as more and more information on healthy living is also coming out – how to lose weight, how to keep fit, eat, drink, sleep, breathe,…

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Good carbs vs. Bad carbs – What you need to know?

Diet and Nutrition, Motivational, Myths vs. Facts - Karen Marwein - September 3, 2015

Carbs serve as the major source of energy in our diet and include sugars, starches, and celluloses. These compounds are produced by photosynthetic plants and contain only carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, usually in the ratio 1:2:1. Many people see carbs as a dietary evil, which shouldn’t be so because there…

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The Best Exercises for a Flat Tummy

Motivational, Myths vs. Facts, Workout - Karen Marwein - August 18, 2015

Let’s be honest, ladies – who among us does not want a flat, firm tummy. And yes, we do try our hardest and give our all as we work towards achieving it. We desperately crunch day in and day out without ever realising the flat belly. So we can all…

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Is waist training a waste?

Motivational, Myths vs. Facts, Workout - Karen Marwein - August 11, 2015

Owing to ravings by celebrities, a lot of hype is being given to waist training – a workout done while wearing a corset. We might as well be looking at the next big thing when it comes to fitness trends for the ladies. Kim and Khloe Kardashian have recently fueled…

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The most common fitness myths debunked

Myths vs. Facts - Karen Marwein - July 21, 2015

Newbie or oldie, we all hear contradicting fitness theories all the time; from friends to fellow gym goers, and the pros alike. So how do we separate the facts from the myths? There are just way too many of these myths, so the sensible thing to do here is to…

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Myths & facts: Fruits for diabetics?

Diet and Nutrition, Myths vs. Facts - Karen Marwein - July 3, 2015

“Eat your fruits and veggies” is often a repeated mantra for great health; but what if you are diabetic? Can you eat fruits – and if so, which ones and in what amounts? A lot of confusion and myths still surround fruit recommendations for diabetics – many shun them totally…

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Are Muscle Building Supplements safe?

Myths vs. Facts, Supplements - Karen Marwein - June 12, 2015

Sportsmen, athletes, and body builders often resort to supplements to enhance performance, endurance, and to gain muscle. It is commonly advised by unqualified fitness trainers without obtaining a clear medical and fitness index of the individual. In some cases, supplements can be very dangerous. This is the case even for…

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