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...
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 [...]
Not losing fat? Not gaining muscle? Thinking you need a new diet? Different training plan? Well, hang on. First, how's your sleep? Poor sleep hygiene and sleep deprivation can stop fat loss and muscle growth dead in its tracks. Here is the ultimate checklist of the top 20 tips for better muscle-building, fat-burning sleep, according to science
If you're into fitness or bodybuilding, or if you've ever been on a fat loss diet, then I have little doubt that the question of egg whites vs whole eggs has been on your radar [...]
Many fitness enthusiasts believe that unless cardio is high in intensity (like interval training or sprints), it's not beneficial ("high intensity or nothing" mentality). In a similar train of thought. Most people believe that walking [...]
The 10 Biggest Fears About Fitness And Weight Control During The Coronavirus Outbreak… And How To Deal With Them
There’s no sense in denying the facts or trying to sugar coat it. We are in the middle of a pandemic unlike anything our generation has ever seen, and it sucks. People are dying. [...]
During a time of crisis, I think the first important thing to remember is that it will pass. So hang in there and stay strong. The second thing is that staying [...]
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...