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New Strength Cycle At Invictus Boston

This month, we will start a new intermediate/advanced strength program for those interested in further developing their strength. Here are three key things you need to know about the program: 1. The added strength cycle is 8 weeks long and designed to be done 3-days a week. This cycle is primarily designed for individuals who have …

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Micronutrient series: Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6, also known as pyridoxal, is an essential vitamin that the body needs to carry out more than 100 enzyme reactions involved in metabolism. Vitamin B6 is also involved in brain development during pregnancy and infancy as well as immune function.1 Symptoms of vitamin B6 deficiency range from anemia, itchy rashes, scaly skin on the lips, cracks …

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Micronutrient series: Iodine

Iodine – mineral Iodine is an essential micronutrient for the human body, especially for pregnant women. Moreover, Iodine is an important component of the thyroid hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) produced by the thyroid gland. Your thyroid hormones regulate many functions in the body such as metabolism and sufficient bone and brain development during …

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The difference between simple and complex carbohydrates

Why should you know the difference between simple and complex carbohydrates? Simple carbohydrates are the easiest and fastest forms of carbohydrates for the body to breakdown and utilize for energy. On the other hand, complex carbohydrates go through a longer breakdown process before they can be utilized for energy. An example of a simple carbohydrate …

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