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GlibFit 4.0 – Does Running Help Build Muscle?

GlibFit 4.0 – Does Running Help Build Muscle?

I have been scratching my head trying to figure out if running aids building muscle or impedes it. By running, I mean steady state running/jogging as opposed to sprinting. This is a perennial debate in the fitness community.

GlibFit 4.0 – Fitness Trackers

GlibFit 4.0 – Fitness Trackers

This week’s article is definitely an open call for comments. I do not know anything about fitness trackers. I have never used one. If you use one or have experience with them (good or bad) then tell us about it in the comments.

GlibFit 4.0 – Halloween Hangover

GlibFit 4.0 – Halloween Hangover

I am guessing I am not the only Glib still “making their way” through leftover Halloween candy. Let us make a virtue out of necessity by considering the benefits of chocolate.

GlibFit 4.0 – Rowing

GlibFit 4.0 – Rowing

Rowing, otherwise known as crew, is just what it sounds like. We have all seen the pictures of one, two, or eight preppies in a really thin boat sitting low on the water. If you get ESPN 8 (“The Ocho”) you might have seen it live just before you fell asleep.

GlibFit 4.0 – Halloween Is Kicking My Ass

GlibFit 4.0 – Halloween Is Kicking My Ass

Happy Halloween Glibs! If you are like me, this may be the most dangerous time of year when it comes to eating. I’m a sucker for leftover Halloween candy, if it’s chocolate. All the other crap I can easily throw in the garbage. But heaven help me if it’s dark chocolate or chocolate with peanuts.

GlibFit 4.0 – Does Diet Soda Make You Fat?

GlibFit 4.0 – Does Diet Soda Make You Fat?

Some of you drink diet soda. You probably reason (drink!) you are avoiding the calories found in regular soda. Ergo, you are losing weight or you are avoiding the calories and weight gain from those calories. I have some bad news for you.

GlibFit 4.0 – Medicinal Food

I have been thinking about food quite a bit lately. My weight has been creeping back up. Part of it has been due to very odd hours and inconsistent workouts. I wonder if some of the claims about foods having nearly magical health benefits is true. I’m not talking about the obvious, noncontroversial claims like the benefits of eating whole, unprocessed food. I’m referring to claims of foods that promote weight loss, prevent or cure cancer, and the like.

GlibFit 4.0 – Cardiovascular Health

GlibFit 4.0 – Cardiovascular Health

  There was a lot of doughnut talk on Mexican Sharpshooter’s post yesterday. I love doughnuts. I mean I looooooooooove doughnuts. But I will eat way too many, which makes me way too fat. Every time I see a morbidly obese person, I wonder how much strain their...

GlibFit 4.0 – The Running Man

GlibFit 4.0 – The Running Man

I’ve been trying to figure out whether running helps or hinders what I want to accomplish. I have never been a big guy but have put on some muscle at the gym. I’m putting together a plan to get more serious about my lifting, eating, and sleeping. I’m 29 years old, aware of my age, and gaining muscle is not getting easier.

GlibFit 4.0 – Your Ass

GlibFit 4.0 – Your Ass

Strengthening your butt is a key ingredient in eliminating lower back pain. Obviously, if you have something structural, like scoliosis, you have a different reason for lower back problems. For most people who feel it in their lower back, “spinal” exercises are not the key to eliminating the pain. Working your butt is.

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