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I’ve Been Working Out and Not Losing Weight, WTF?!

Have you seen that person at the gym go over to the scale every 15 minutes, grinning like a Grinch with each visit? Oh yea, the perfect workout…pounds just melting off by the second! Of course these gym patrons aren’t losing fat, but a substance made up of zero calories that will actually cause dehydration and fatigue if not replaced and in fact lower your metabolic rate: water. Believe it or not, almost everyone’s weight will fluctuate around five pounds or more per day. If you’re

Should I Drink Sports Drinks When I Exercise?

Generally, water is the best fluid for your body, hell you're made up of 75% of it!  However, if you exercise for longer than an hour or in a hot/humid environment, you may need to supplement your hydration.  In order to replace the carbohydrates used to fuel exercise and the electrolytes lost in sweat, sports drinks are optimal. They allow you to replenish your sources of vitamins, minerals, and carbohydrates.  The additional nutrients will often stave off feelings of fatigue.  It is also