Take 100 people on a diet; who will be the most successful? Fat loss comes down to a few basics: Eat a sub-maintenance number of caloriesConsume quality foods that keep us satisfied, fueled, healthy, and hormonally balanced Engage in a weight training practiceSprinkle in some cardioInclude a lot of movement outside the gym Maybe that's a … Continue reading Most Effective Fat Loss Strategy?
About fifteen years ago, when I first started learning about nutrition, I heard that eggs were a great source of protein. The caveat was that I shouldn't eat too many yolks because of cholesterol. At that time, it was the norm for me to use about 10 eggs in my omelet and I would carefully … Continue reading The Egg Conundrum
Should you train a muscle group or lift when you’re still sore from your last workout? If so, should that training be different? If you’re not sore from a workout, does that mean the workout was ineffective? For many people, getting sore is something we’ve associated with a productive workout, although there's more to understand about … Continue reading A Primer on Muscle Soreness
We all know exercise is great for us. But did you know that your mindset about exercise can make a big difference in how it affects you? Genetic Truths? A recent study in the prestigious scientific research journal, Nature, showed that when people were told they have genes that predispose them to respond poorly to exercise, their bodies start to respond … Continue reading Why Your Beliefs About Exercise Matter