Michael Matthews Bigger Leaner Stronger The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Male Body.pdf

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If you want to receive the information in the same light, then you must share the same understanding of the words used to convey it, not come to subjective understandings based on what you think the words might mean. With “crepuscule” in the example above, context only reveals that the word must be a time of day, which isn’t enough information to guess the meaning of the word. Then, you’re left with looking at the word itself, maybe thinking, “Well, ‘crepuscule’ looks like ‘crepes,’ which are often eaten in the morning, so I guess it means ‘after breakfast’?” That’s why the first part of Bigger Leaner Stronger is going to be unique: I’m going to share with you the proper definitions of the keywords of the subject matter. These are basic words that I will use throughout the book and that you must understand properly to have everything click in the way it should. I know that reading the definitions of words is dry and unsexy, but trust me, it will help a lot. It’s the only way you can be sure that we’re on the same page and that you’re understanding things the way I mean you to. I took care in putting together these “ke yword lists” to build your understanding from the simple to the more complex, and I think you’ll find the learning curve mild. I’m sure you will breeze right through it and have quite a few light bulbs turn on. By the end of the next few chapters of this book, you will know more about health, nutrition, and fitness than most. It’s that bad out there. Not only that, but you’ll also protect yourself against the downright scary amount of false information floating around. Just by knowing the proper meanings of many of the words used, you can make fairly good snap judgments on the validity of many
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opinions or ideas presented. So let’s get started with the first list of key words.
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2 WHAT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT HEALTH, NUTRITION, AND FITNESS
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PART ONE: PHYSIOLOGY 101 Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. — BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ENERGY: 1. Energy is the power received from electricity, fuel, food, and other sources to do work or produce motion. 2. Energy is the physical or mental strength of a person that can be directed toward some activity. MATTER: Matter is any material in the universe that has mass and size. CHEMISTRY: Chemistry is the branch of science that deals with the identification of the substances that matter is composed of, the study of their characteristics, and the ways that they interact, combine, and change. CHEMICAL: 1. Chemical means having to do with chemistry or the way that substances are made up and the reactions and changes they go through. 2. A chemical is any substance that can undergo a chemical process or change.
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