Many people would like to get more active by walking more and upping their step count. The problem is, they're intimidated by the 10,000 steps goal or they think it's impossible, either due to their current fitness and stamina levels being low, or even more often, because they don't have more time to commit to it. The truth is, while 10,000 a day is a challenge, it may be easier than you think when you know how... Here are 40 simple ways to do it
Should you eat more fat? This post will not only answer that question, you'll also learn how dietary fat fits into the macronutrient tracking and meal planning system used in bodybuilding and fitness diets. These are diets designed to build muscle and burn fat...
You've probably heard that 10000 steps a day is a good goal. It shows that you're active, not sedentary and hitting that number decreases your risk of health problems and an early death. But recently, there's been some skepticism over the 10000 steps target. Some say it's a marketing gimmick for fitness tracker companies. Let's take a closer look, and see what the science says...
Walking is great for your health, including reducing stress. Recent research says walking in nature is even better. The Japanese call it "forest bathing" (Shinrin-Yoku). Sounds kind of esoteric, even "woo-woo" but the science is there. Read this post to see what the latest studies say
Almost everyone agrees that too much added sugar is not good for our health or our waistlines. Almost everyone also agrees that a little bit of occasional sugar is fairly harmless. Most people would consider those two points common sense. Yet for years, there's been no consensus about what is a little sugar and what is excessive sugar. Fortunately, a close look at the most recent scientific research, combined with a little common sense gives us some pretty solid guidelines, which you can see in this blog post
According to the Center For Disease Control, only 10% of Americans get the minimum recommended daily fruit and vegetable intake. That's an unfortunate statistic considering that eating a lot of vegetables and fruits every day is one of the best ways to get healthier and lose weight without much effort.
Have you ever been on a fat loss diet? Are you into fitness or bodybuilding? If so, then I have little doubt that the question of egg whites vs whole eggs has been on your radar at one time or another. Will eating whole eggs raise your cholesterol and risk of heart disease? Should you throw out the egg yolk and eat only the egg whites? Is a small number of whole eggs and the rest whites the best way to go? If so, how many whole eggs are safe to eat? Read on for all the answers...
What are net carbs? And if your goal is fat loss, do they matter? Should you track them if you’ve chosen a diet with a strict carb limit? Are net carbs even relevant and important, or is it just a marketing gimmick for low carb food products?
Is erythritol safe? Is this sweetener really calorie-free? Is is it really natural? Is it better than stevia? Will it help with fat loss? A Burn the Fat reader asked, and today's Burn the Fat Blog post answers in detail, based on science.
In 2019, a study done at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland examined the effect that eating ultra-processed food has on body fat. The title of the research paper revealed the outcome [...]