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Proof That Exercise Can Reduce Stress... As much as it may stress you out just to think about exercising and improving your lifestyle, once you actually start working out and making small changes, you'll experience less stress in every part of your life. "Exercise produces a relaxation response that serves as a positive distraction," says Cedric Bryant, chief exercise physiologist for the American Council on Exercise. He says it also helps elevate your mood and keep depression at bay. And you're not the only person who will benefit from more happiness and less stress in your life. When you're less stressed, you're less irritable - and... Read more

Here is our ambassador Lilly Curtis really showing us how it’s done in the gym, working on her abs and strengthening her core.

Steroids in sports: bodybuilding The first in our series of articles on the use of steroids in sports will focus on the world of bodybuilding. The sporting universe is dominated by bodybuilding, American football and professional wrestling, all with their herculean-like competitors. But the use of steroids has grown, with more and more athletes striving to become bigger and better than their competitors. If we take a simple look at the encyclopaedia entry for steroids we see this: "Steroids are important chemical compounds and they play a key role in bodily processes. They are produced naturally in animals as well as articfially in labs. Each steroid... Read more