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Sagittarius Horoscope for Sunday, December 14, 2014

Monday, December 15, 2014 - Your adrenaline drives you to take care of unfinished business early in the day, but your expectations may be unrealistically high now. Although you wish that you could cross everything off your list, at some point you must accept that you need to leave some tasks incomplete. Ironically, once you relinquish control you might even find enough time to relax for a bit. Skillfully managing the flow between work and play today helps pave the most reliable road to success.

Trainer Q&A: Why Does My Shoulder Crack and Pop?

A snapping, popping, or other annoyance that starts to radiate, say from the shoulder to the neck or through the arm, may be a pulled/torn muscle. A snap or crack in the shoulder can also mean the bones could be rubbing on themselves, which could be a developing arthritic condition or a loose joint creating a “grating” sound.

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4 Benefits of Sleeping Naked

People who sleep in the buff have happier love lives, according to a survey of 1,000 British adults by a bed sheet company this year. This is not totally surprising, but 57 percent of nude sleepers were happy with their relationship, compared with 48 percent of pajama wearers. It’s not that taking each other’s clothes off isn’t sexy or fun, it’s just that being naked kind of takes the middleman out of the equation. Pardon the expression, unless there truly is a middleman in your bed—in which case, carry on.

Workout Finisher: Single Plate Complex

Finish off your workout strong with this simple six move complex using a single plate.

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The 10,000 Step Workout to Build a Killer Body

If you're looking for a well-rounded workout to suit all of your needs, this is the one. By combining running, sprinting, body weight exercises, and resistance exercises, this workout will build muscle, burn fat, and boost your endurance and stamina. And we tracked our progress with the new Fitbit Charge. (Enter here for a chance to win one) . For more of our test-runs of the Fitbit, check out our Longest Day Ever .

VIDEO: The Man Behind the "Greatest Hoodie Ever Made"

American Giant's wildly popular heavyweight sweatshirt just might be the one item you absolutely need this winter.

Harness the Power of Your Muscle Matrix

Your connective tissue consists of tendons, ligaments, and what’s known as the “extracellular matrix,” a scaffold-like network of fibers that permeates muscle. Scientists have long known that lifting heavy weights produces bigger, stronger muscles—it activates genes and proteins that instruct cells to build more muscle fibers. During that exercise, it was always thought, your connective tissue was limited to a simple mechanical function: transfer force from muscles to bones, or for ligaments, bones to bones. (Picture train couplings between railcars.)  But recent discoveries are revealing that connective tissue does a whole lot more. As it turns out, it plays a crucial role in muscle building, a process called hypertrophy. On top of that, it appears that your connective tissue can be improved with  specific exercises  and nutrient supplements to profoundly impact athletic performance and strength, and prevent injuries.

10 Best Cable Exercises for Your Core

A cable machine unleashes a wide variety of core exercises because of the adjustable height and the ability to work from all angles. We’re not talking about the beloved kneeling cable crunch. Rather, these 10 standing, kneeling, twisting, and bending core exercises place your body in every plane of motion to target your obliques and lower abs. Build core strength with these 10 ab-carving cable exercises.


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Add Protein to Your Breakfast to Reduce Cravings, Says Study

Published in Nutrition Journal , the study called for participants to either skip breakfast, eat a normal breakfast (15% of calories from protein) or a high-protein breakfast (40% of calories from protein, including eggs and beef) for seven consecutive days. On day seven, food cravings and dopamine levels were examined. Breakfast eaters reported an initial decline in sweet cravings followed by a progressive incline while the breakfast-skippers’ cravings saw a purely upward tick.

8 Exercise Swaps for Common Injuries

EXERCISE YOU CAN’T DO: OVERHEAD PRESSWHY IT HURTS The  shoulder  joint is very mobile and allows for movement in multiple planes of motion. This mobility also makes it more susceptible to injuries such as impingement or rotator cuff tears. Muscle imbalances between the external/internal rotators and upper/lower trapezius, poor posture, improper exercise form and overuse can lead to impingement, which is a ”pinching” of shoulder muscles that can cause pain.

12 Foods to Remove from the Fridge Forever

Not only is fresh poultry lower in calories, salt, and saturated fat than lunch meat, it’s also less expensive: “Buy an all-natural rotisserie chicken, or chicken breasts, and roast or poach them all at once, then keep them on hand for the week,” Geagan suggests. You’ll get leaner, and going natural will help you reach long-term health goals, too. Your cardiovascular system will stay resilient (read: less prone to heart disease), and by avoiding nitrates, you’ll reduce your risk of colon cancer.

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An Italian study shows how a weight workout performed to failure will produce fat loss because it causes a massive EPOC (excess post-exercise oxygen consumption). EPOC is a valuable measure of the effectiveness of protocols for fat loss because it means the metabolism is elevated to a significant degree after the exercise bout, and you continue burning a larger volume of calories during the 24-hour recovery period. It also correlates with a “metabolic disturbance” of increased lactate, growth hormone, and cortisol for an overall fat burning response—this will be explained in #3.

On Trial: Incline Dumbbell vs. Preacher Curls

When you perform the incline dumbbell curl, your arms move behind your body. This stretches the long head of the biceps, which runs over the shoulder joint. When you stretch a muscle before you contract it, that muscle is able to contract with more force (i.e., it is stronger), and so it takes on the majority of the load during an exercise. Since the long head of the biceps makes up the mass of the biceps peak, the incline curl is an effective exercise for building the biceps peak.

20 Weird Side Effects of Working Out

Aerobic activity speeds up circulation, helping the vaccine travel away from the injection site, and toward other parts of the body. But make sure you hit 90 minutes to get the maximum benefit. Think that’s torture? Watch a movie on the treadmill, or imagine how awful it’ll be to have the flu. That should keep you moving.

The Guts To Be A Successful Strength Coach - Zach Even-Esh

Zach's inspiration in training comes from the Golden Era of Bodybuilding & Days of Old School Strength. His mission is to help You kick ass & take names in Life AND Lifting without the hype, fancy fads or gimmicks. Zach's Commitment To Your Success Is Unmatched. He Knows What It's Like To Go From A Weakling To An Unstoppable BEAST In Charge Of His Life, Business & Destiny. Zach Made It Happen Through The Iron and Now it's Your Turn!

5 Best Sandwich Meats -

Not all sandwiches are packed with enough protein to fuel your gains come midday. Here are the 5 best bodybuilder-friendly choices.

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CRASH-LESS ENERGY BLEND – Nobody wants a boost of energy followed by a major crash. Ab Igniter™ BLACK contains a natural botanical for time-released caffeine (anhydrous and guarana), which delivers a big-time bump in energy with a soft landing.

Dr. Layne Norton on Twitter

According to @thefoodbabe Chlorophyll is an element LOL. How this imbecile is followed by so many sheep is disturbing

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Just smashed a Kris Gethin @kagedmuscle DTP push/pull workout. My training partner puked 3 times. Lol. Brutal.

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“ @GalYates : At Suplementos e Cia store in Belo Horizonte- Brazil. ” go Gal