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May 28 2014


Ripped Retirees: 8 Tips On How To Work Out Safely As You Age

Max Workouts Photo by Ellen Rolfes/PBS NewsHour. 1. Start low and slow. You shouldnt go too hard, too soon in view site... your workouts. Even if you think you are healthy, it is a good idea to get a physicians permission to start working out or participate in exercise classes. Identify your goals early on, and do not go from zero to 100 in one session.
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February 16 2014


Short Workouts: Will Exercising For 15 Minutes Once A Week Get You Fit?

moved here style='float:left;padding:5px' /> That way, as individuals proceed through the exercises, they become weaker and weaker until they can no longer move the weights. And as for that weeklong break, McGuff said it all revolves around not interrupting the bodys response to exercise which he found typically takes a full week to complete. Weve come to understand that exercise is a stimulus that acts upon the body. The body receives that stimulus, and it needs time and resources to construct an adaptation to that stimulus, McGuff said. ...Exercise is viewed as a negative threat to the body, and the body makes an adaptation to the negative thing that is positive.But its very important not to apply that stimulus until youve completed the adaptation to the first stimulus and fully recovered. Whats best for you? While many fitness experts have flocked to the idea of short, high-intensity workouts, there are still discrepancies on the best way to conduct them.
More http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/02/12/short-workouts-will-exercising-for-15-minutes-once-week-get-fit/

February 01 2014


Bodybuilders Taking Breast Cancer Drugs To Minimize Testosterone Side Effects ? Really?

Max Workouts ebook Weightlifters can go to YouTube and find videos showing them how to inject testosterone and other advice on using hormones, steroids and other performance-enhancing medications and supplements. It is probably not a surprise to those in the bodybuilding world, but I was surprised to see that these athletes are being advised to take breast cancer drugs. Apparently the massive amounts of testosterone create too much estrogen, which leads to various problems for bodybuilders, including low sex drive and gynecomastia (enlargement of the gland tissue of the male breast). The two breast cancer medications mentioned most frequently are Arimidex and Tamoxifen. In some cases the weightlifters are finding doctors who will prescribe these medications for them. Others are turning to online drug warehouses where prescriptions are available, no questions asked. (MedPage Today, Kristina Fiore, 01-16-14) All they do is block estrogen, Fred Rowlett, president of the North American Natural Bodybuilding Federation , said of the nonchalant attitude weight lifters have about taking cancer drugs . When you dont have estrogen, you gain nothing but muscle. He is not speaking for his organization; the list of banned substances on the North American Bodybuilding Federation website is extensive, and includes testosterone as well as Arimidex. Banned substances are really only relevant for those individuals who plan to compete. What about the tens of thousands of average people who want to increase their muscle strength?
Source: http://charlottesville.legalexaminer.com/uncategorized/bodybuilders-taking-breast-cancer-drugs-to-minimize-testosterone-side-effects-really/

January 24 2014


Carl Icahn Buys $500 Million More Of Apple Shares, Issues Letter

Carl Icahn (Daniel Acker / Bloomberg News) Related By Chris O'Brien 3:05 p.m. CST, January 23, 2014 Activist investor Carl Icahn turned up the pressure on Apple on Thursday by announcing that he'd bought an additional $500 million worth of stock in the company. Icahn also filed an official letter outlining the reasons he believes Apple should increase its stock buyback if shareholders approve an advisory ballot measure next month at the company's annual meeting. PHOTOS: 10 ways to use the sharing economy "Bought another $500mil of $AAPL tday, bringing our total to $3.6 billion," Icahn tweeted . "If board doesnt see AAPLs no brainer value we sure do." The latest update comes just a day after Icahn revealed he had acquired $500 million in Apple stock in recent months. Icahn says he has now bought $1 billion in stock over the past two weeks. In a letter to Apple shareholders, he explained his rationale for his buyback campaign. "Over the course of my long career as an investor and as Chairman of Icahn Enterprises, our best performing investments result from opportunities that we like to call 'no brainers,'" he wrote. "Recent examples of such 'no brainers" have been our investments in Netflix, Hain Celestial, Chesapeake, Forest Labs and Herbalife, just to name a few. In our opinion, a great example of a 'no brainer' in today's market is Apple." The big problem, as Icahn sees it, is that Apple is woefully undervalued by Wall Street. "The S&P 500s price to earnings multiple is 71% higher than Apples, and if Apple were simply valued at the same multiple, its share price would be $840, which is 52% higher than its current price," Icahn wrote.

January 17 2014


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