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  •  in Ann Arbor - URSA Academy - Stress, It’s Contribution To Weight Gain And How To Prevent It

    Stress, It’s Contribution To Weight Gain And How To Prevent It

    In today’s world we are all burdened with stress from work, financial obligations, and family matters. When stress is high, cortisol, the stress hormone, rears its ugly head. This can trigger pathways that affect our emotional well-being as well as our ability to burn fat and build muscle. So what do we do? Let’s find out! Consistent high levels of cortisol can lead to fat gain and redirect stored fat to places like our belly, and we don’t want that! Not only does cortisol affect our fat metabolism, it also can impact the hormones that affect hunger and cravings. When insulin is unavailable to deliver sugar to energy-craving cells, the body sends a signal ....

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  •  in Ann Arbor - URSA Academy - Three Secrets to Rev Up Your Metabolism For Optimal Results

    Three Secrets to Rev Up Your Metabolism For Optimal Results

    Foods we eat make a major impact on our metabolism. So, if you want to build a body that is burning fat and building lean muscle, following a certain macro-nutrient profile, one that is giving our bodies the proper fuel to keep us metabolic, is highly important. On that note, here are four ways you can tweak your diet to rev up the metabolism so that you can make the most of your kickboxing workouts! 1. Protein! Protein! Protein!
    Did you know that protein takes more effort to burn than any other foods and just eating it increases thermogenesis? In fact, it burns 20-30% of our calories. Protein also delivers all of your essential amino acids to help build and maintain lean ....

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    Check out our new website for URSA Academy!
    We proudly serve the Ann Arbor, Saline, and Ypsilanti Twp areas! Come see the programs and deals we have to offer. BJJ, Kids Martial Arts, Fitness Kickboxing, and SO MUCH MORE! Fill out the "Request Information" form on the side of the page and stop in for a visit today! Don't forget to click below to visit us on our social media pages!! Facebook Google+ Twitter Instagram YouTube ....

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