Thursday, November 24, 2011

Onion Juice Boosts Testosterone BIG Time

Looking for a dirt-cheap, safe, and natural way to triple your testosterone levels? Then you might want to start drinking onion juice every day. Researchers in Iran recently found that it raises "test" levels as much as some steroids... at least in rats.

How? It has to do with antioxidants -- probably selenium compounds and quercetin -- in the juice reducing the concentration of free radicals in the body in a way that boosts testosterone production.

Of course, the Buzz Killingtons over at reddit are already saying that rats and humans are too different for the effects to be similar. But what do they know??

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Workout for 15 Minutes Per Day, Live Longer

Just 15 minutes of moderate exercise a day is enough to give you a significantly longer life, according to a new Taiwanese study. Researchers looked at over 400,000 people for 13 years and found that people who got 15 minutes of "real" exercise (like brisk walking) per day lived about 3 years longer than those who didn't.

Since most people have a hard time following the standard 30-minutes-per-day exercise guidelines experts hope that this new "lower dose" recommendation will motivate the lazy.

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

"Mud Running" the Next Fitness Fad?

When I was a kid, running around for hours in the mud was a fairly normal activity. Now it might be the next big fitness fad:

Filthy fitness: 'Mud runs' soar in popularity

"CrossFit Worked for Me"

There's a nice healthy debate going on all over the web about the effectiveness and safety of the CrossFit fitness protocol. One helpful redditer posted a niche summary of why CrossFit worked for him. Check it out:

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