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Nutrition Has a Greater Impact on Bone Strength than Exercise

The original author is from Science Daily (https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181017080802.htm). The original author / source is the University of Michigan. One question that scientists and fitness experts alike would love to answer is whether exercise or nutrition has a bigger positive impact on bone strength. University of Michigan researchers looked at mineral supplementation and exercise in mice, and found surprising results -- nutrition has a greater impact on bone mass and strength than exercise. Further, even after the exercise training stopped, the mice retained bone strength gains as long as they ate a mineral-supplemented diet. "The longer-term mineral-supplemented diet leads to not only increases in bone mass and strength, but the ability to maintain those increases even after detraining," said David Kohn,...

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Chocolate, tea, coffee and zinc; a perfect combination to promote better health?

Original article is from Science Daily (https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/11/181102083430.htm). The original author / source is University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. Ageing and a low life expectancy are caused, at least partly, by oxidative stress. A team of researchers led by Prof. Dr. Ivana Ivanovi-Burmazovi from the Chair of Bioinorganic Chemistry at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), together with researchers from the USA, have discovered that zinc can activate an organic molecule, helping to protect against oxidative stress. Zinc is a trace mineral we need in order to remain healthy. FAU researchers working together with Prof. Dr. Christian Goldsmith from Auburn University, Alabama, USA, have discovered that zinc can protect against the superoxide responsible for oxidative stress when taken together with a component found in foodstuffs such as...

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New Year's Resolution: Stand Out From Your Peers Following these 10 Golden Rules Of Personal Branding

The original article is from Forbes (https://www.forbes.com/sites/goldiechan/2018/11/08/10-golden-rules-personal-branding/#6407ad1558a7). The original author is Goldie Chan. Creating a personal brand can be a daunting, mythical task. And one of the easiest ways to get lost in the process is to not know where to start. Even Oprah Winfrey began by going through several style iterations on a small local show before defining her voice into one of the most influential personal brands in the world. In both our look-at-me cultural shift and evolving job market, it’s both helpful and necessary to stand out when applying for a job or starting your own company. A personal brand is for (almost) everyone. So here are 10 golden rules for creating an engaging, unique, and inviting...

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TBT: Ronnie Coleman's Famous 800-Pound Squat

The original article is from Muscle and Fitness (https://www.muscleandfitness.com/athletes-celebrities/news/tbt-ronnie-colemans-famous-800-pound-squat). The original author is Mcnulty Eight-time Mr. Olympia Ronnie Coleman made history on the bodybuilding stage, but he's just as legendary for the heavy lifting he did to get stage-ready.  One of Coleman's most famous lifts was his 800-pound squat. The official footage of him knocking out two reps with relative ease has over 23 million views on YouTube, and it's worth watching if you've never seen Coleman in action. From the bending barbell to Coleman's signature "light weight, baby!" and "yeah buddy!" battle cries, it's tough not to feel like hitting the gym after watching.  Check out the video below to watch Coleman squat 800 pounds for the first time.   --- Original article: https://www.muscleandfitness.com/athletes-celebrities/news/tbt-ronnie-colemans-famous-800-pound-squat  Author: Mcnulty...

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The Chest of a Legend: Tips from Frank Zane

Original article is from Muscle & Fitness https://www.muscleandfitness.com/workouts/workout-tips/frank-zanes-chest-training-tips). The original author is Frank Zane. To become a three-time Mr. Olympia champion, Frank Zane trained with a focus on symmetry. It's not about how much you can bench as you get older. Yes, the bench press is good for building pec, delt, and triceps massOpens a New Window. in the early stages of one’s development, but its usefulness doesn’t last. And it’s actually a good idea not to get your pecs too big, especially the lower pecs. Why? With aging, muscles invariably shrink, and bigger muscle masses can shrink more, leaving behind tissues that do not shrink as much as the skin. Any part of the body that gets too big and then shrinks will leave...

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