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Maca powder should be included in anyone's and everyone's supplement cupboard. The benefits must NOT be ignored.

Maca powder should be included in anyone’s and everyone’s supplement cupboard. The benefits must NOT be ignored.

Well hello again! If you are just coming here from Part 1, we are glad to see you again. If you came here without looking over Part 1 thoroughly, make sure to do so! Maca is too important to miss out on things relating to it.

We are now going to list the remaining main benefits of including maca into your supplement drawers… Continue Reading…

Maca Root and Maca Powder are gifts to mankind from Mother Nature, and is more than just a Superfood...

Maca Root and Maca Powder are gifts to mankind from Mother Nature, and is more than just a Superfood…

Ever hear of maca? If you haven’t, we offer our deepest condolences. Maca is a true superfood and a nutritional powerhouse that is provided to humans from our mother – Mother Nature! The nutritional powers of maca are somewhat magical, and it is a great feat that we were able to find this root, and extract it to provide some of the very best enhancements that any supplement on planet Earth can provide us. There are obviously tons of supplements and what-have-you out there, but Gone Liftin’ absolutely loves when a natural plant / herb is found to have 100 times better effects than man made supplements. Don’t get us wrong, there are lots of good supplements – for both men and women – that in our opinion, are necessary for optimal health and performance. You can read about these supplements here: Supplements For Men | Supplements For Women.

But this isn’t the point of this piece. Here, we wanted to take a break and talk about the magical herb known as macaContinue Reading…

Boost your metabolism to turn your body into a fat-burning machine!

Boost your metabolism to turn your body into a fat-burning machine!

Recently, Gone Liftin’ graced you guys with a good article about the very best superfoods you can eat, called Superfoods!! 8 Foods That Ramp Up Your Metabolism.

In this post, we are going to discuss other variables that are necessary for optimizing your metabolism to turn you into a true fat-melting, calorie-burning machine!

We wanted to use this article from GeneticWar.com, as a reference point, as it outlines everything pretty damn good, as usual.

Your metabolism is one of the biggest factors in your overall health and fitness. It’s your body’s engine – and it means everything when it comes to energy and weight loss. There are 2 primary aspects of your metabolism. There’s your resting metabolic rate, which refers to your body’s ability to convert calories into energy when you’re at rest, and then there’s your metabolic potential, or your ability to increase metabolism during exercise. Both aspects of metabolism play a significant role in your ability to produce energy, get fit, and lose weight. So both deserve special consideration.

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Get off the couch and get your metabolism revvin'

Get off the couch and get your metabolism revvin’

Metabolism Turbo Charge Part 1 detailed ways to increase your resting metabolic rate, or basal metabolic rate. Here we are going to talk about metabolic potential.

Your metabolism fluctuates throughout the day based on various factors. From exercising, to muscle resistance, to eating properly, your metabolism shifts constantly, and taking advantage of, and shifting the paradigm towards calorie burning, is something everyone should be concentrating on!

The more you can give it a boost, the more calories and fat you’ll burn over and above your resting metabolism.

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The right superfoods can REALLY amp up your metabolism to be a calorie burning super machine!

The right superfoods can REALLY amp up your metabolism to be a calorie burning super machine!

Depending on your food choices, you can train your body to be a fat-burning super machine! Your body has what is metaphorically referred to as a “metabolic furnace.” Your metabolic furnace processes foods and nutrients and utilizes them for proper body function, which includes burning more of those calories. You burn more calories – you lose more fat!

Below you will see a list of 8 amazing superfoods which will turn your body into a fat-melting monster! We got these foods from the help of this article at GeneticWar.com, and are bringing them to you!! Continue Reading…

There's foods, and then there's SUPERFOODS...

There’s foods, and then there’s SUPERFOODS…

Welcome back! Superfoods Part 1 listed the first 4 out of 8 nutritionally and biologically amazing Superfoods. Let’s get the last 4 outta the way so you can hit the supermarket and gets to crackin’!

5. Jalapeno Peppers

::sizzle sizzle:: Jalapeno Peppers contain the ingredient capsaicin, which we discussed the benefits of in our article, Fat Won’t Stand A Chance!

When you eat jalapenos the capsaicin causes an increase in your heart rate, which in turn raises your metabolism. Capsaicin also temporarily stimulates a higher release of stress hormones in your body, resulting in an elevated metabolic rate and increased calorie burning.

Oh spicy baby!! Not only do Jalapeno’s add delicious flavor to many foods, but they are also immensely good for your metabolic furnace. Awesoooome!! Another tidbit of useful information: research has shown that eating a spicy meal daily can increase your metabolic rate by as much as 25%. Whew! Continue Reading…