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The #1 activity making you fatter and weaker

If you have tight hip flexors from sitting too much you may be kicking your body into fat-storing mode and it has nothing to do with inactivity. Sitting is a fatloss inhibitor As the body’s “fight or flight” muscle, your psoas (hip flexors) is deeply connected to our natural survival instinct. It instantly tightens in moments of danger to either

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OLD-LOOKING UNFIT PEOPLE AT THE AGE OF 50… GYMMOTIVATION.COM

Have you ever noticed that people age at drastically different rates? This is especially apparent as someone hits 50. This meme captures perfectly… (Wilford Brimley was 50 in Cocoon and Tom Cruise was 56 when they filmed the newest Mission Impossible movie.) In 1985… 50 years-old WAS considered old. People not only looked old, they moved like old people as

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Sitting Too Much Causes “Quad Dominance” | Gymmotivation.com

We have been told that “sitting is the new smoking”. I don’t know if I would go that far, but most of us should probably move around more during the day. One issue caused by sitting too much is quad dominance. This is due to the hip flexors shortening and the glutes completely relaxing while in a sitting position. The

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