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Pure Water – The Amazing Health Benefits

We should pay more attention to the water we drink

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We should pay more attention to the water we drink, as it has important effects on your health. First of all, the title begs the question: what is pure water? Well, to start off with, tap water is not pure water. Pure water is high-quality bottled spring water or water filtered by a high-quality water filter.

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It is essential that your water be pure water, as just tap water has impurities in it that can be harmful to your health. One of the main problems with tap water is the chemicals used to purify it from pathogens. Most water sources use chemicals such as chlorine, and other chemicals which are very unhealthy. Also, most tap water originally comes from poor quality sources. A good example is a city where used to live. They got their water from the local river, which was far from clean. Several upstream cities dumped (treated) sewage into the river. There were also many farms upstream that contributed agriculture chemicals to the mix. In fact, most people would not even eat fish caught in the river. But that was where our drinking water came from.

So, once you have a pure source of drinking water, what are the health benefits of drinking plenty of water?

Overall improvement in health
Water is one of the most important things that your body needs to function. In fact, your body is made up of mostly water. When you drink plenty of pure water, your body just plain and simple functions better.

Weight Loss
Research has found that individuals who drink plenty of water are more likely to lose weight than individuals who don’t. One of the reasons for this is that without enough water to remove the toxins stored in your body fat, your body will not burn the fat, as it has nowhere to go with the toxins.

Removal of Toxins
You may not realize it, but your body takes in many toxins each and every day. The food you eat, the air you breathe, and the tap water you drink are all full of toxins. A plentiful supply of pure water helps your body to flush out and remove toxins from your liver, fat, joints, and other places they are stored.

Improved Intestinal Health
When you drink plenty of water, your digestive system is able to run much more smoothly. Many health problems can be at least partially traced to your digestive tract, and the easiest, best way to increase your digestive health is to drink plenty of pure water.

Improve your Immune Function
Your immune system is another system in your body that a plentiful supply of water is important too. If you want to boost your immune system’s ability to resist viruses and bacteria, one of the things you can do is to drink more water. Your immune system’s job is to kill pathogens before they make you sick. Part of the immune system’s job is also to remove these pathogens from your body. How does it do that? You guessed it! With water!

Other ways
The ways we’ve listed that water can help improve your health are just a sampling. Water is one of the most important nutrients that your body needs. When you drink plenty of water, every single system, organ, and cell in your body benefits. Of course, as we covered earlier in the article it must be pure water. So start drinking lots of pure water today and watch the benefits grow!

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Heather Marsh’s Workout Wednesday: Cardio & Core Circuit

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Heather Marsh has one of the most beautiful and inspiring physiques in the fitness industry. She’s a mother, a WBFF Pro Competitor and she shares her secrets on cardio & core circuit.

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A strong core is a key to warding off back pain and keeping good posture. A good strong posture keeps you standing tall and confident! Try this cardio and core circuit if you’re short on time. You’ll be sure to get your heart rate up while building a strong core.

Heather Marsh’s Cardio & Core Circuit Workout

Interval 1:
Plank jacks 20
Supermans 20
Side planks 20 secs
Jump squats 20

Interval 2:
Jump squats 20
Mountain climbers 20 per leg
Dumbbell Russian twist 20 per side
Lateral squatted walks 20 per leg

Interval 3:
Lateral squatted walks 20 per leg
Plank toe taps 20 per leg
Scissor kicks 20 per leg
Frog hops 20

Repeat each interval 3-4 times

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7 Reasons Why Your Muscles Stop Growing. How To Get Muscle To Grow Again

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Have ever wondered why your muscles stopped growing after a few months of training even though you are training very hard? Here are 7 reasons why your muscles stopped growing and how to get your muscle to grow again.

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– You are training too hard: Every time when rain your muscles intensely, you are actually breaking down your muscles. So your muscles need to recover from the damages you inflicted on them. So train each muscle group only once or at most twice a week.

– You are training too long: Keep your workout intense but do not workout more than an hour each time. After 45 minutes of intensive training, your cortisol level will increase. This hormone is known to destroy muscle cells.

– You are sleeping too little: You need to sleep more for good muscle growth. Your muscles grow when you sleep. So sleep more than 8 hours a day and watch those muscles growing fast.

– You are abusing alcohol: Alcohol is known to break down muscle mass plus many other body destruction ability.

– You do not change your workout routine: You must change your workout routine every 6-8 weeks. Your muscles adapt to your routine and stops growing.

– You do not progressively overload your muscles: You must try to increase your reps or weight every time you next train a particular muscle group. Otherwise, there is no reason for your muscles to grow.

– You do not eat sufficient protein: If you want to build bigger muscles, you must eat more protein. Protein is the building block for your muscles. It is recommended that you need 1 gram of protein per pound of your body weight equivalent. If not enough protein is consumed with your normal diet, do supplement with protein shakes.

There you are, the 7 reasons why your muscles stopped growing even though you are training hard. There are many more methods on how to grow your muscles bigger but these 7 reasons and how to overcome them will be sufficient for an average bodybuilding beginner.

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Jade Atkinson’s Workout Wednesday: Lower Body Workout

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Jade Atkinson has one of the most beautiful and inspiring physiques in the fitness industry. She’s an IFBB Bikini Pro Competitor and Fitness Gurls Athlete and she shares her secrets on how to get gorgeous glutes and legs this session.

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Strengthening your lower body is more complex than doing a few Squats. You must train all of your lower-body muscles, including your quads, glutes and hamstrings, along with the smaller muscles that help move and stabilize your legs in every direction.


It’ll be sure to make your booty pump 🍑

Jade Atkinson’s Lower Body Workout

4×15
Low cable straight leg kickbacks feet turned out
BB Same Leg Front Lunge

4×15
(increasing weight but NOT decreasing reps)
Horizontal Single Leg Press (side ways on machine)
Machine Bent Over High Glute kickbacks

4×15
All on Smith machine
Reverse Lunge w Knee Drive
Diamond Squats

Wide Squats
4 Sets
Legs extensions x20,15,12,12
DB Walking Lunges x50

4×15
Abductor – GLUTES raised
Adductor

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