So, you’ve started doing cardio to burn fat and get in shape. Perhaps you’ve started running every morning or taking a walk on your lunch break. Or maybe you began using the elliptical, stairclimber, or [...]
A medical doctor says marathon runners are going to drop dead of heart attacks. A diet guru says running is bad for you and you should never do it. A strength coach slams cardio, saying lifting weights and a little bit of sprint or burst training is all anyone should ever do. What a bunch of clowns... Here's what real science says...
Physique athletes (bodybuilding, fitness, fitness model, figure and bikini competitors) eat and train differently. In fact, a lot of what they do to develop the leanest, most muscular, most aesthetically pleasing bodies in the world [...]
A recent study from Duke University comparing aerobic versus weight training to see which is better for fat loss was one of the most publicized studies of the year. My in-box was bursting with emails [...]
Is burning fat and keeping it off as simple as moving more? Is the solution to the entire obesity crisis getting off our butts? Well, yes and no. Yes, moving [...]
Finally, I bought a Fitbit. I say finally because I’d been hearing about the Fitbit (and similar activitiy tracking devices like the BodyBugg) from my friends, readers and Inner Circle [...]
Summer is here in the New Jersey / New York City Metro area. It has been a hot one so far, since Memorial Day through this first week of June – beautiful sunny skies and [...]
What is the best HIIT workout for fat loss? That's not easy to say because there are so many different types of HIIT workouts and many of them are effective. And while many HIIT workouts [...]
High intensity interval training (aka, HIIT), can be done in a variety of different ways. Here’s a wickedly-effective type of interval training: it requires no machines or fancy equipment, you can do it outside in [...]
Does exercise help weight loss? According to Time Magazine, the answer is no. That's why at first I was tempted to title this article, “why John Cloud and the editors of Time magazine are idiots.” But then I thought that might be a bit harsh and decided to simply call for an apology and a correction for all the errors they made in their recent article, "Why exercise won’t make you thin."