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Can Watermelon Relieve Post-Exercise Muscle Soreness?

Watermelon is a rare food source of Citrulline, an amino acid and an antioxidant.  It has been studied to see if watermelon can reduce the effects of exercise-induced acidosis and improve recovery; however studies of Citrulline supplements and watermelon juice in humans have shown mixed results.  More research is required to clarify the effect of watermelon or Citrulline on exercise ... Read More »

New Exercise Guidelines to Aid Weight Loss and Prevent Re-gain

The American College of Sports Medicine has issued new guidelines on exercise namely increasing physical activity to lose weight and keep it off from 30 minutes a day to 50 minutes a day 5 days a week. In fact the National Weight Control registry also backs this up. This is a registry of 5000 people who have lost weight, an ... Read More »