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You're New to Lifting and the Scale Is Going Up (What's Wrong?!) miniflex Apr 06, 2022

Don't panic—it's super common to see the scale go up if you are completely new to lifting.

Why Am I Gaining Weight as a New Lifter?

The reason for that is because when you are lifting weights, you're breaking down your muscle tissue and getting these little micro tears in your muscle...

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Are Growing Muscle Mass and Living for Health and Vitality Mutually Exclusive Goals? miniflex Apr 05, 2022

You would do the same things, I don't think that it would be more. So what you're doing with your training, it will be more. So what you're doing with all the other things within your life if your goal is to build muscle, but also be overall healthy, then you want to make sure that you are, you...

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How Do You Know If You're Overtraining? (Signs to Look for) miniflex Apr 04, 2022

How do you know if you're overtraining? There are a few telltale signs to see if you're overtraining—so let's chat about them.

How to Know If You're Overtraining

1. Fatigue

The first thing would be just feeling overall fatigued, like throughout the day throughout the week—just not...

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Total Vs. Net Carbs (Dialing in Your Keto Diet) miniflex Apr 01, 2022

Should I count total or net carbs? First, let's define what net carbs are.

What Are Net Carbs?

To determine the net carbs of a specific food, it is just the total carbs minus the fiber. And that's going to give you the net carbs.

Net Carbs = Total Carbs - Fiber

When you're first starting a...

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Why You're Tired on the Keto Diet and What to Do About It miniflex Mar 30, 2022

Are you doing keto, but you're tired all the time? There are a few common reasons why this can happen. So let's talk about it.

Why You're Tired on Keto

It's not uncommon to feel your energy dip, or feel a little bit of exhaustion the first few days of transitioning into a ketogenic diet....

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Do Supplements Help Increase Muscle Growth? (Science-Backed Answer) miniflex Mar 29, 2022

Do supplements even work to increase muscle growth or help with strength training? There's a lot of nonsense about this topic out there. So let's talk about it.

Do Supplements Increase Muscle Growth?

I do believe there are a few supplements that can aid in muscle growth and strength training...

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How Do You Gain Muscle Fast? (The Right Way) miniflex Mar 28, 2022

Gaining muscle isn't a fast process. But there are definitely some things that you can dial in to make sure that you're optimizing your muscle-building potential. So let's talk about it.

How to Gain Muscle Fast

The first thing you want to think about to optimize your muscle building potential...

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How Do You Measure Metabolic Flexibility? miniflex Mar 25, 2022

How do I measure metabolic flexibility? There are a few different ways that you can go about measuring how metabolically flexible you are. There are some objective metrics, which are going to be more like nerding out on the sciency stuff. And then there's more subjective metrics, which are...

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Can You Build Muscle Without Feeling Sore? miniflex Mar 22, 2022

Can you build muscle without feeling sore? Soreness doesn't necessarily correlate with muscle growth. Let's talk about why that's the case.

Build Muscle Without Soreness

Soreness doesn't necessarily correlate with having a good workout or building muscle in general. You don't want to be...

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How to Get a Bigger Booty (Build Your Glutes the Right Way) miniflex Mar 21, 2022

Everyone wants to know how to get a bigger booty. However, it can feel like rocket science with all the workout and nutrition nonsense out there. The gym gurus would have you believe doing a handful of squats will do the trick, while others will try to convince you to take a magic pill.

Don't...

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What Should you Eat Before Bed? miniflex Mar 18, 2022

Have the late-night hunger but not sure what to eat before bed? We got you covered. If you're going to eat right before bed, let's talk about the best options.

What to Eat Before Bed

Sleep is super important for pretty much everything. If we're eating too close to bed, it might impair or...

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What Is Body Recomposition, and Who Does It Work Best For? miniflex Mar 16, 2022

Not sure what body recomposition is and how it works? You've come to the right place. Below, we'll give you and quick-and-easy walkthrough of body composition: what it is, how it works, and who it works best for.

What Is Body Recomposition?

Body composition (also known as recomp) is a term that...

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