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6 Healing Benefits Of Probiotics

So what can probiotics help you with?Digestive HealthEach of us has more than 1,000 different types of bacteria that live in our digestive tracts, helping us to break down food and absorb nutrients. But when we take antibiotics — medicine that is designed to kill destructive, illness-causing bacteria — the drugs can also kill the healthy intestinal flora that helps us digest. About 30 percent of the patients who take antibiotics report suffering from diarrhea or some other form of gastrointestinal distress, according to the recent JAMA study on probiotics and antibiotic-associated diarrhea. As a result, doctors commonly prescribe taking...

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Xendurance Welcomes Samantha Silverman To The Team

Samantha Silverman currently lives in Tucson, Arizona and is a recent graduate of the University of Arizona with a bachelor in Sports Psychology. She is currently 23 years old. She began CrossFit after being introduced to it by her brother in May of 2011. Before that she played both Field Hockey and Lacrosse. She is level 1 CrossFit certified as well as USAW Level 1. Through CrossFit Samantha was introduced to the sport of Olympic style weightlifting. She competed in her very first national meet after only a few short months of training. She ended up placing 3rd in the...

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Extreme Endurance Takes On “Fran”

Using “FRAN" To Prove The Effectiveness of Extreme Endurance from XENDURANCE on Vimeo Extreme Endurance Takes On “Fran" Cross-Functional exercise, defined as “constantly varied, high intensity, functional movement," has revolutionized the sport of fitness in an attempt to seek out the world's fittest individuals. Within the generalized programming that Cross-Functional athletes use, there are a series of “Benchmark Workouts" designed to help measure the progress of a cross-functional athlete's development. Among these workouts is 'Fran,' quite possibly one of the most well-known and frequently tested benchmark workouts among cross functional athletes. Fran is a couplet that exercises a 21-15-9 repetition...

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YVONNE SMASHES IRONMAN FLORIDA

Sets second fastest bike split in Ironman history.IM Florida is a speedway with 3 women breaking 9 hours and 3 men breaking 8Victor Del Corral of Spain posted a 10th-fastest ever men's Ironman distance time of 7:53:12 and Yvonne Van Vlerken of the Netherlands, just 3 weeks after her 4th place finish at Ironman Hawaii, posted the 10th-fastest ever women's Ironman distance time of 8:43:07 while winning the elite titles at Ironman Florida.The pool table flat Panama City Beach course served up a feast of statistical triumphs as Andrew Starykowicz fell just 2 minutes 10 second short of a repeat...

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