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Many people believe if they go for a jog in the morning on an empty stomach, it will yield better results compared to exercising with a little bit of food in the stomach. Well, the reality is, there is not difference between exercising with or without any food. Here is the research backing that up. A study in 2014 (Schoenfeld et. al 2014) gathered twenty healthy young females into a fasted training group and a fed training group. Both groups are exposed to factors such as follows:  Group FED/FASTED Food Consumption Exercise Group FED Protein Shake* 1 hour of steady...

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Intermittent fasting is a popular diet that has garnered more than 210,000 searches in just October 2016 with numerous researches and studies. So, what exactly is it? Different Types of Energy Restrictions There are two different energy restrictions: Intermittent Energy Restriction (IER) and Continuous Energy Restriction (CER). Intermittent Energy Restriction (IER) involve restricting energy intake during a pre-determined amount of time and eating ad libitum (to satisfy appetite) vs. Continuous Energy Restriction (CER) which restricts energy intake for an extended time with no breaks at every meal. Intermittent fasting is considered as IER, whereas CER is cutting down calories per...

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Tired of jogging around the corner over and over again? Looking to burn more calories in a shorter amount of time? How you can burn calories and why does it matter to you in the first place? Calorie is a unit of energy that comes with everything you eat. With everyone saying they want to burn off their calories, it is not necessarily a bad thing for your body. In fact, your body needs calories just to stay alive and functional. However, when you reach a caloric surplus (more calories coming in than going out), they store in your body...

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What is the Wounded Warrior Project? I had first heard about it when I was in the army, just before I went on my first deployment. Prior to every deployment, we had the opportunity to consult the Warrior Support Program in regards to any problems we have that may prevent us from concentrating on our mission overseas. Warrior Support works hand in hand with the Wounded Warrior Project. It is a non-profit organization that helps veteran and active duty service members by providing resources and services. It was founded in 2003 in Virginia, "by a group of veterans and friends who...

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diets, shooting -

You might be wondering what double tap means. No, it's not a tap dancing technique. In the military, double tap refers to shooting twice in succession looking at the same target. The idea is that the second shot will be more accurate. With practice, the time between shots become shorter and shorter.  The origin of this technique was started by William Ewart Fairbaim and Eric Sykes. They were police chiefs from Britain  who were working in Shanghai during the 1930s.   

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