Archive for the ‘Guest Blogs’ Category

November 13th, 2013

4 Bad Justifications For Detoxing

One of the most nonsensical (not to mention irritating) trends in health is “cleansing” or “detox” programs.  They exist in abundance in health circles and can be found everywhere – usually touted as a panacea for any given health problem.  From bookshelves to yoga studios to multi-level marketing campaigns, “cleanses” remain the most prominent socially accepted eating disorder of today.

September 22nd, 2013

50 More Amazing Fat Loss And Fitness Tips From a Pro Trainer

Vancouver personal trainer Mike Howard is back with 50 more amazing fat loss and fitness tips. His first 50 tips were a sensation here on the Burn the Fat Blog and he may have outdone himself this time.  There are some amazing gems of wisdom here to help you burn fat, build muscle, get healthier, get fitter and do it in a practical, common-sense way. Which tips resonate with you the most?

September 18th, 2013

Saturated Fats:Villain, Hero, Or No Big Deal?

For anyone who hasn’t been  keeping up with all the posts here at Burn the Fat Blog, the team at Examine.com wrote our “most liked’ post ever a few months ago, in which they talked about the actual science behind 10 popular fat burners. They did a great job taking complex science and making it accessible to you, and so for an encore, I asked them to give us the straight skinny on saturated fats. Here’s what they have to say:

August 22nd, 2013

The Shaming of Food

Are We Fighting The Wrong Battle?  And are we losing in the war? It is a war. We face that war daily in our facebook feeds, during our talks with friends over coffee, and while making decisions at the grocery store.

August 16th, 2013

How To Choose a Fat Loss Plan (And Free Yourself From Pills, Powders and Potions)

As members of the Burn the Fat Feed the Muscle community, most of us have already come to the same conclusion: Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle (BFFM) is a great fat loss plan! But there are thousands upon thousands of fat loss, weight loss, and diet plans. Some work great, some work for a while, some only seem to work, and some don’t work at all. By asking just 3 simple questions, I think we can begin to single out the good plans from the bad ones.

July 20th, 2013

Ron and the Zen of Strength

Half a lifetime ago, Ron had raged against the iron with the sort of fury only a 20 year-old saturated in testosterone, on a quest for muscle, can know. Today, as Ron swung open the door to the gym only his left shoulder and right knee raged. Reaching into his bag—not for a tab of heart-pounding ephedrine—he pulled out a couple tabs of Aleve in hopes of relieving the pain so he could focus on training…

July 5th, 2013

The 19 Most Important Fat Loss, Fitness And Health Tips, Ever

If an exercise physiologist, award-winning fitness bootcamp trainer and registered dietician to the pro athletes and stars were asked by his clients, “what are your MOST IMPORTANT tips, EVER,  for burning fat and getting in great shape while at the same time, achieving optimal health, wouldn’t you want to know the answers? I would. A man with that mix of credentials has a combination of academic and real-world experience you don’t come across very often. Lucky for you and I, that’s exactly what we have from today’s guest blogger,  Chris Mohr, PhD, RD.

May 1st, 2013

4 Reasons Every Woman Should Train for Strength (Even if You Just Want to Look Good Naked)

Every woman should train for strength and improved performance no matter what her primary goal may be. Yep. Even if you just want to look great naked, you should still train with the goal of getting stronger and improving your performance. Brace yourself for four indisputable reasons why you should focus solely on getting stronger and why doing so will produce the best body transforming results, plus a couple of additional awesome perks.

April 26th, 2013

5 Ways Busy Moms Can Break Through Barriers To Fat Loss And Fitness

If you’re a mom, how would you like to get back into your pre-baby jeans, burn the fat off for good, and achieve a lean, toned, and feminine physique? It sounds great, right? But, you’re A MOM. Maybe you’re a new mom, or a mom with a toddler, or even two (or more!) children around…  you’re incredibly busy, so how do you find the time?

April 10th, 2013

Enough is Enough – The Scientific Truth on 10 Popular Fat Burners

Enough is enough. Everywhere we go, we are being inundated with ads promising us that taking a few pills a day will burn fat. Turn on the television and you hear doctors recommending the latest and greatest fat burner (here’s a little secret: most doctors take only one class in nutrition during their education, and thus know very little about nutrition and metabolism). If you want to waste your money on fat burners, go ahead and stop reading. If you want to learn the truth, keep reading. We’re going to take an evidence-based approach, and see what the actual scientific research says about these popular fat burners.