The reality TV star, who shocked the fans of the show by losing 155 pounds, said that she follows a strict “super healthy” diet and exercise regimen laid out for her by the show’s dietician, Cheryl Forberg. ‘The Biggest Loser’ Winner Rachel Frederickson Weighs 105 Pounds “First and foremost, my goals are to be healthy and strong,” the 24-year-old, who is now a size 0/2, told reporters, according to People magazine . “I’m an athlete. I’ve been an athlete since I was a little girl. And I went on ‘The Biggest Loser’ journey to find that confidence that I lost.” For breakfast, Frederickson, who has discovered “a zest for looking up recipes and trying them,” sticks to egg white French toast or an omelet made with egg whites, spinach, tomatoes and mushrooms.
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Fascinating Study Reveals What Your Brain Looks like on Exercise

For arguments sake, lets say you like them; thats fine, but is it specific to a firefighter? NO. Ask any firefighter how he gets hurt coming off the engine or the truck. Is it jumping on or off that hurts him?
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Exercise: Functional vs. Specific for Firefighters

And the article – along with the study that spawned it – is, indeed, intriguing. What happens when you have two sets of rats: one that runs three miles on a treadmill every day and another that is sedentary? What happens if after three months of either activity or inactivity, you check the development of their brains’ sympathetic nervous system – the part that controls unconscious things like breathing? Related: You’ll save money on therapy…and 7 more unexpected benefits of exercise What you find, according to the study done by scientists at Wayne State University School of Medicine and published in the Journal of Comparative Neurology , is that the sedentary rats’ brains develop abnormally. Their sympathetic nervous system grows many more branches – too many. p90X3
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