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If Your Primary Goal Is Weight Loss, Carbing Up Before Your Workout Is Not A Good Idea

If Your Primary Goal Is Weight Loss, Carbing Up Before Your Workout Is Not A Good Idea

Its not uncommon to hear people talk about carbing up before a workout.  This is at typical practice with distance runners or cyclists and weight lifters and it certainly helps with performance.  However, if your primary reason for working out is weight loss then carbing up probably isn’t going to help you.  You will certainly have a stronger workout but…

The Ratios Of Bacteria In Our Gut Determines How Many Calories We Store Or Burn

90% of the bacteria in our gut is made up of two major types: Firmicutes and Bacteroidetes.  The populations of these two types of bacteria make up our F/B ratio. The Firmicutes bacteria absorb more calories from our food than Bacteroidetes, AND trigger the storage of calories as fat.  Bacteroidetes don’t absorb as many calories and allow more of the…

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