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Beware! Some Fitness Facts Could Be Myths!

Top 5 Exercise Myths Everyone Should Know About!     Exercise Myth #1 -You burn more fat exercising at a lower intensity This is a tricky one because science technically says this is true. Lower intensity or “steady state” exercise does primarily use fat stores for energy, whereas high intensity exercise primarily uses carbohydrate stores […]

Avocados and Tomatoes, The Perfect Match? Personal Trainer Answers

Personal Trainer Quick Tip Are Avocados the Key to Boosting Lycopene Absorption?     Lycopene is a type of carotenoid, an organic pigment that is found in tomatoes and gives them their red color. These organic pigments are also found in fruits such as guava, watermelon, and grapefruit.   Dietary fats, like monounsaturated and polyunsaturated […]

Where Did Treadmills Originate? Personal Trainer Explains!

Personal Trainer Fun Fact Did You Know, Treadmills Were Originally Used for Prison Labor Have you ever felt like running on a treadmill was torture, well that’s essentially what it was used for in early prisons. In 1818, an English civil engineer named Sir William Cubitt invented the first treadmill, and named it the “tread-wheel,” although […]

Fennel and Kale Nutrition Fun Facts

    Personal Trainer Quick Tip Fennel and Kale, Did You Know?   Fennel Nutrition Fun Facts Did You Know – Fennel contains the antioxidant flavonoid quercetin. Quercetin is beneficial for increasing the immune boosting properties of Vitamin C. Quercetin Quick Tip Did You Know – This herb is an anticarcinogenic and can be useful […]

Chicory and Dandelion Greens Nutrition Fun Facts

  Personal Trainer Quick Tip Chicory and Dandelion Greens, Did You Know? Chicory Nutrition Fun Facts:   Did You Know – Chicory contains inulin, which can help diabetics regulate and control their blood sugar levels. Did You Know – Chicory looks similar to lettuce and dandelion but actually is a member of the sunflower family. […]

Asparagus and Cilantro Nutrition Fun Facts

  Personal Trainer Quick Tip Asparagus and Cilantro, Did You Know? Asparagus Nutrition Fun Facts Did You Know – Asparagus is high in glutathione, an important anticarcinogen. Important for preventing cancer risk and promotes overall health. Did You Know – Asparagus also contains rutin, which protects small blood vessels from rupturing and could provide protection […]