Take a journey with Flex as he searches for the deepest and darkest secrets of the evil fitness industry

Is High Fructose Corn Syrup Bad For You?

Over the past years, you may have heard a lot of talk about high fructose corn syrup. It’s not uncommon for someone to check the ingredients of a food or drink to make sure high fructose corn syrup isn’t listed. So, should you be concerned about high fructose corn syrup, or are you just being plain paranoid? Yes, high fructose
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Ice Bucket Challenge

We have all seen it. You can’t flip a channel or scan the internet without seeing someone new doing the challenge. The ice bucket challenge has swept the nation by storm taking over every community and neighborhood. So what’s this whole idea about dumping ice cold water (not always cold for some of those cheaters out there) on top of
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Driving Force

What single exercise will give you a false belief that you could kick the next person’s butt that comes across your path? It’s a well-known exercise, yet all the muscles that are working during the exercise are not as known. Some of the top athletes in the world use this exercise as a means to work power, endurance, and coordination
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Eyes in Hands

How many times have you tried swatting a fly and missed? How many times have you tried swatting a mosquito and knocked it out of the air? A little easier, right? Why is that? Well, a fly is quicker than a mosquito in the air. A mosquito hovers and glides while a fly runs circles around that slow moving hand.
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Yawning: Good for the Mind and Body?

Have you ever been in class or a meeting and let out a big yawn? If so, has someone looked at you funny or called you out for being rude? This is fairly common because most people look at yawning as an expression for being bored. Did you know that yawning is actually very healthy for your brain? Yawning has
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Power Bracelet

Energy is something we all wish we could get more of in any given day. You can’t buy it, sell it, and can only obtain it through macronutrients. We all could use a little boost of energy unless you know how to make it. I have tried a number of vitamins and foods that are supposed to boost my energy,
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The Ultimate Post-Workout Food

After working in the fitness industry for an extended period of time, this is one of the main questions I am constantly asked: “What is the best thing to eat after a workout?” My answer surprises many people, but I still think it’s one of the absolute best choice foods to consume after a workout. This magical food is none
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Turning The Heat Up!

We are now in the dog days of summer. Every day is sticky, or hot, or both. You can’t hide from the weather, so we just have to deal with it. The weather does become an issue when you are trying to participate in outdoor activities. The weather we are experiencing now should not be taken without precautions. You hear
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The Power of a Smile

So, I was driving the other day and I passed an older lady who was just casually walking alongside of the road. I noticed that she had a huge smile on her face, and I couldn’t help but wonder why she appeared so happy. After all, she was only walking down the road. As I continued to ponder why this
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Starting From the Beginning

I know it’s easy for me to be all about fitness. It’s something that pumps through my blood that I feel fortunate to have. This love has given me the best shot at controlling my health because without health, how enjoyable is life? Now, at the same time I also know that fitness and health is not everyone’s top priority.
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