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Isotonic & Isometric Muscles

There are two types of muscle contractions

Isotonic which is a voluntary muscle contraction that causes movement

Two types of isotonic are concentric and eccentric

Concentric – the muscle shortens as it works

Eccentric – the muscle lengthens as it works

Isometric which is a voluntary in which no movement occurs

For example, when you curl a dumbbell and hold it at 90 degrees

 

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11 Health Facts

1. More than 1/3 of adults and over 12.5 million children and teens in the US are obese. In the last 30 years, obesity in children and teens has nearly tripled.
2. One can of soda contains 10 teaspoons of sugar and the average American adult drinks 500 cans of soda every year, estimating about 52 pounds of sugar consumed in soft drinks alone.
3. In a survey of 9th through 12th graders in 2011, 13.1% of the teens admitted to skipping breakfast in the past 7 days, while 11.3% had drunk 3+ servings of soda per day in the same time frame.

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Reduce Belly Fat w/ Food

Most people struggle with losing that belly fat. It’s not an easy task, and it takes a lot of dedication to do it.

Exercise isn’t the only thing you must do when you are shooting for this goal. Nutrition is the WAY!

What are you eating? How are you eating?

Nutrition is 80% of the workout. So if you are smashing the gym 5 days a week, but are eating bad 5-7 days a week than you won’t reach your goal. You might see some results but they won’t be the results you want.

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How to Lose Weight

I know a lot of people struggle with the concept of either trying to lose weight. We have been feed so many lies on things we can do to either shed pounds fast.

There are only TWO THINGS TO KNOW

Weight Loss – create a calorie deficit

Calorie deficit is a state in which you burn more calories than you consume. For example, if you burn 2,500 calories per day but only eat 2,000, you have created a deficit of 500 calories per day.

If you are trying to lose weight you should eat foods high in volume, which would make you feel full longer.

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Don’t Hate Mondays!

I never understood why people HATED the first day of the week. It’s a FRESH START‼️🏁🏁

Monday is the start of a new week. Why would you hate a fresh start to be better than the week before?

You should also be thriving to be better you.
– better husband, wife, son, student, learner, etc…

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