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Excerpts — Body Trainer for Men

The Top 10 Benefits of Exercise

Taking care of your body is no different from owning a dog: Feed it, water it and make sure it gets plenty of exercise. But you don’t need to work, well, like a dog to live a healthy, long life. All you need to do is clue in to the benefits of exercise.

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Six Rules of Eating to Lose Fat

If you can do basic math, you can burn fat. No magic bullet, no secret, zero-calorie food, and no supplement—legal or illegal—works better, faster, cheaper or healthier than good, old-fashioned food.

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The Proper Way to Train Your Abdominals

The muscles in your midsection are more unified than you may think. The six-pack isn’t six or eight separate muscles; it’s one band of muscle that is divided by tendons that make it look like a multimuscle washboard.

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