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Avoid These 10 Foods After Your Workout

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Getting started exercising can be daunting, especially if you're new to exercising. Do we exercise at home or go to the gym? Is jogging enough? Or do we need to mix things up? How often and at what intensity should we exercise? This is a minefield. Even if we do go all out, or we've been exercising for a while and we've figured it out, the next thing to tackle is our diet! Eat before or after exercise? Most camps will say to eat after a workout because doing so on a full stomach can lead to stomach cramps and a low energy workout as our bodies digest our food. But what do we consume when we are greedy and looking for food? Surprisingly, there are certain foods that are a real no-no after a workout for a variety of reasons, some of which may shock you. So here are 10 foods you should avoid in the immediate post-workout period, along with some ideas on what you should be eating…

Do not turn on the air conditioner or heater for a long time

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In hot summer and cold winter, we all use air conditioners or heating to adjust the indoor temperature and make us more comfortable. However, it is not a good habit to leave the air conditioner or heating on for a long time. Next, let's take a look at why you can't turn on the air conditioner or heating for a long time. Turning on the air conditioner or heating for a long time is very harmful to the health of the human body. First of all, air conditioning and heating will keep the indoor temperature constant, which will affect the self-regulation ability of the human body, resulting in a decrease in the body's immunity and easily causing various diseases. Especially for the elderly, children, pregnant women and other physically vulnerable groups, they are more likely to be affected. Secondly, turning on the air conditioner or heating for a long time will reduce the indoor air quality. Air conditioning and heating filters tend to accumulate harmful substances such as dust an

Don't be in a state of tension and anxiety for a long time

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With the fast-paced development of modern society, more and more people are caught in a state of tension and anxiety. Being in this state for a long time can negatively affect physical and mental health. Chronic stress can cause various symptoms in the body, such as headaches, insomnia, indigestion, etc. At the same time, being in a state of tension and anxiety for a long time will also have a negative impact on mental health, such as depression and anxiety disorders. How to improve anxiety If you find yourself anxious, here are some things you can do to improve: Deep breathing : Try taking deep breaths to relax your body and mind. Deep breathing can help us reduce anxiety and stress, and relieve tension in the body. Exercise : Moderate exercise can promote the release of endorphins and other substances in the body, and relieve anxiety and stress. You can choose your favorite sports, such as running, yoga, swimming and so on. Meditation : Through meditation, we can b

Do not stay in a humid environment for a long time

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Humid environment refers to the high moisture content in the air, which is common in the rainy season or humid areas. Being in a humid environment for a long time will have a great impact on human health, so we need to pay attention to avoid it. How to avoid being in a humid environment for a long time?  Here are some tips: Keep indoor ventilation: In humid weather, we need to keep indoor ventilation, you can open windows or use air purifiers and other equipment to improve indoor air quality. Keep the interior dry: In a humid environment, we need to keep the interior dry. You can use a dehumidifier to reduce indoor humidity, or use hygroscopic items such as bamboo charcoal to absorb excess moisture. Regular cleaning of household items: In a humid environment, we need to regularly clean household items, such as bedding, clothing, carpets, etc., to prevent the growth of bacteria and mold. Pay attention to waterproof and moisture-proof: When decorating the home, we need to pay attention t

The dangers of using electronic devices such as computers and mobile phones for a long time

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Modern people cannot live without electronic devices, but excessive use of electronic devices can also have adverse effects on the body. Staring at computers, mobile phones and other electronic devices for a long time can cause eye fatigue, neck pain, wrist pain and other problems. Therefore, we need to pay attention to reducing the time spent using electronic devices to protect our health. First of all, facing the computer screen for a long time can easily cause eye fatigue. Computer screens flicker constantly, which can tire and dry out your eyes. In order to alleviate this situation, we can leave the computer screen every once in a while, or use anti-radiation glasses to reduce the damage to the eyes. In addition, we can also reduce eye irritation by adjusting parameters such as screen brightness and contrast. If you need to use the computer for a long time, you can consider using eye protection software to protect your eyes.

Don't be in a stressful situation for a long time

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In modern society, we are often faced with various pressures. Whether it's stress at work, or stress at home and in relationships, it can take a toll on us. While moderate levels of stress can unleash our potential, prolonged exposure to stressful situations can take a serious toll on our physical and mental health. Being in a stressful environment for a long time can cause various symptoms in the body, such as headaches, stomach pains, insomnia, anxiety, and more. If these symptoms are not treated in time, they will gradually increase and seriously affect our quality of life. What's more, being in a stressful environment for a long time can also increase the risk of various diseases, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and so on. In addition to taking a toll on our bodies, chronic exposure to stressful situations can take a toll on our mental health. People may become emotionally unstable, irritable, anxious, depressed, and more. These psychological problems c

The dangers of staying up late

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Today I want to talk to you about the dangers of staying up late for a long time. Nowadays, the pace of life is getting faster and faster. Many people need to stay up late for work or entertainment, but staying up late for a long time will cause great harm to our body. First of all, staying up late for a long time will affect our immunity. Sleep is an important time for our body to repair and recover. If we stay up late for a long time, our body will not be able to fully rest and recover, which will affect our immunity. This can easily lead to various diseases, such as colds, flu, etc. Secondly, staying up late for a long time will also put a burden on our heart. Lack of sleep will increase the burden on the heart and easily lead to cardiovascular disease. Staying up late for a long time can also lead to elevated blood pressure and increase the risk of stroke and coronary heart disease. In addition, staying up late for a long time will also affect our brain function. Sleep is an import

The dangers of wrong sitting posture

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When we work or study, maintaining an incorrect sitting posture for a long time may cause great harm to our physical health. Incorrect sitting posture may lead to muscle fatigue, cervical spondylosis, lumbar spondylosis and other problems, and may even lead to chronic diseases. First, sitting incorrectly can lead to muscle fatigue. When we hold the same posture for a long time, certain parts of the body will be compressed for a long time, causing muscle fatigue. If we maintain an incorrect sitting posture for a long time, such as bending over or looking down at our mobile phone, it will put a lot of burden on the muscles in our neck, back, waist and other parts, resulting in muscle fatigue and soreness.

Don't take a shower right after exercising

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Taking a bath just after exercising may lead to hypoglycemia, colds, and increased incidence of cardiovascular diseases. 1. Hypoglycemia:  During exercise, the body will consume a lot of energy and nutrients in the body. Just after exercising, the body's decomposition activity will increase, while the synthesis activity will decrease, and the nutrients in the body will decrease accordingly. There may be hypoglycemia. If the situation occurs, taking a bath immediately after exercising is likely to accelerate the consumption of calories in the body, leading to aggravated symptoms of hypoglycemia, and even coma in severe cases. 2. Cold:  The human body will sweat a lot when exercising. At this time, the pores on the skin surface are dilated. Taking a bath at this time will cause wind and cold evils to take the opportunity to invade the body, thereby causing the phenomenon of cold, causing the patient to have fever, Headache, runny nose, nasal congestion and other symptoms. 3. Increase

Demystify Fitness Misunderstandings

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Demystifying fitness misunderstandings, you may have been wasting time and failing to develop a good figure! 1. Stop repeating the same exercise every day! Do you long for strong chest muscles? Or the pursuit of weight loss? In any case, repeating the same exercise every day will not lead to better results. Once your body adapts to this type of exercise, you'll hit a plateau where you won't be able to make further progress. If you want to quickly build a good figure, you need to constantly change your exercise methods, increase the difficulty of training, and challenge your body's limits. 2. Don't ignore the importance of rest! When pursuing muscle gain, some people overtrain, exercising 6 or even 7 days a week, expecting to accelerate muscle synthesis. However, doing so would be wrong. Lack of adequate rest periods can hinder muscle recovery and lead to decreased exercise performance. Excessive fatigue can also weaken immunity and increase the risk of infection. Theref

66 Laws You CAN NOT Ignore in Fitness-13

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61. Don’t ignore muscle soreness during training: We may experience muscle soreness after starting a new training program or increasing the intensity of our training. Muscle soreness is a normal physiological response, indicating that our muscles are undergoing new challenges and adaptations. While muscle soreness may make us uncomfortable, it doesn't mean we need to stop training. Rather, moderate muscle soreness is a part of the fitness process, and occurs as the body adapts to training. To avoid overtraining, gradually increase the intensity of your training to give your muscles time to recover. At the same time, you can perform moderate stretching and relaxation exercises to help relieve muscle soreness and maintain body comfort. 62. Don't greedily pursue training volume and ignore rest: In the process of fitness, we may be forced to greedily increase the amount of training due to the psychology of wanting to achieve the goal as soon as possible. However, it is very unwise

66 Laws You CAN NOT Ignore in Fitness-12

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56. You can't just pursue the frequency of training and ignore the quality: In fitness, many people may think that the higher the frequency of training, the better the effect. However, it is not advisable to only pursue the frequency of training and ignore the quality. The quality of training refers to the effect of each training and the correctness of the execution of movements. Reps and training time aren't the only measures of fitness performance. If performed incorrectly, injury may result or the desired training effect may not be achieved. Therefore, it is necessary to pay attention to the correct execution of the movements. You can ask the coach or watch the teaching video to ensure the quality of the training. 57. Proper dietary fiber intake cannot be ignored: Dietary fiber is a beneficial nutrient found in foods such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Dietary fiber supports digestive health, aids bowel movements and prevents constipation. In the process of fitness