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?
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
Restaurants can present numerous challenges for those of us looking to maintain our healthy eating habits. Everything from the lighting to the size of the plates in restaurants can psychologically alter our eating habits. You also have no control over how the food is cooked; the chef could be using a huge amount of cooking … Continue reading 6 Tips for Eating Out