May 17th, 2018

How To Set Up Your Environment For Fat Loss Success

The world is out to get you… fatter! That’s right. Modern society is conspiring against you… plotting and scheming to make you eat more and move less. Scientists even have a name for it: “The obesogenic environment!” Food is everywhere! Labor-saving devices are everywhere! Temptation is everywhere! So is negativity and mediocrity.

May 13th, 2018

Who Burns The Fat And Keeps It Off And Who Gains It Back (According To Science)

Obesity researchers from the University of Surrey in the UK published a fascinating and enlightening study about fat loss and fat loss maintenance that predicted how likely you are to take the fat off and keep the fat off successfully.

May 11th, 2018

Low Carb Intelligence vs Low Carb Stupidity, Revisited

It’s incredible that I’m reprinting this article about low carb diets that I originally wrote in 2004. Yet it’s no surprise either that this has become relevant and worth sharing again because I’ve seen how some diet fads come and go, but others run in cycles every decade or so… they keep coming back…

May 8th, 2018

How A Grandmother Of 6 Built A Figure Athlete Body In 98 Days

In today’s post you’ll find out  how a grandmother of six and Burn the Fat feed the Muscle first-timer overcame depression and poor health to build muscle, get ripped and win first place in a body transformation challenge. Click here to see how she went from 31% to 16.5% body fat and sculpted a physique like a figure athlete…

April 18th, 2018

What To Eat Made Ultra Simple: Why Fat-Burning, Healthy Eating Is Not As Complicated As You Think

If you’ve ever been confused about what are the best foods to eat for health and fat loss, you’re not alone. No subject has been over-complicated more than “what should I eat?” Fortunately, there’s no subject more easily simplified…

March 27th, 2018

How Often Should You Train Your Abs?

If you search online or watch people in the gym, you’ll hear all kinds of different opinions and see all kinds of different practices with regards to ab training, mainly because so many people believe the abs are somehow different than other muscles. Some people believe the abs should be trained just like any other body part. But many believe the abs can handle more frequent training, such as every other day. And you’ll always bump into people in the fitness industry who recommend training the abs almost every day.

February 15th, 2018

How Tracking Your Workout Calories Burned Can Sabotage Your Fat Loss

Tracking the calories you burn from your workouts could sabotage your fat loss? What? Aren’t you supposed to do that? Isn’t it a good idea to use fitness trackers to monitor your calorie burn? Don’t you want to know how many calories your 45 minutes on the treadmill burned off? Well, maybe… and fitness trackers can be helpful in many other ways, but if you try to use information about exercise calories burned to make adjustments to the amount of calories you eat, you are in grave danger of committing a massive fat loss mistake…

January 19th, 2018

Why You Have A Bad Days In The Gym And What To Do About It

So, you’re aiming to achieve progressive overload, especially trying to increase how much weight you lift, but instead you go backwards! Your weights drop, your reps drop, or both! What happened? And what should you do about bad days in the gym?

January 12th, 2018

Is It Time To Stop Calling Exercises “Good” Or “Bad”

Did a trainer ever tell you that upright rows are “bad” for your shoulder joints? Did you ever see an article listing “dangerous exercises you should never do?” Have you heard leg extensions are not only “bad” but not even effective? Did a lifter ever tell you deadlifts are a “good” exercise? What if they are all wrong? Read on and decide for yourself.

January 4th, 2018

What Most People Are Still Getting Wrong About Goal-Oriented Versus Process-Oriented Fitness

I recently read a book about mindfulness and being “present.” The premise was that by learning to  love the process, you’ll avoid self-judgement, eliminate impatience, end boredom, reduce stress, feel calmer, experience self-discovery, enjoy the journey and be happy. Achieving your goal will simply be a natural by-product. Sounds pretty good! But is being process-oriented really better than being goal-oriented?