How To Avoid Health And Fitness Scams: The Baloney Detection Kit

2020-09-19T18:50:50-04:00By |Book Reviews, Science & Research|

Fat loss and fitness fads, frauds and downright weird stuff are everywhere today. In the spirit of Carl Sagan, we’ll call it baloney. It includes every product with no evidence supporting its claims. Baloney is a big problem because it adds to the already overwhelming information overload. It could also be costing you a fortune.

Is Spot Reduction Of Body Fat Possible After All? (What The Latest Science Says)

2020-07-29T16:56:11-04:00By |Abs, Science & Research, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

Spot reduction of body fat is the theory that you can burn fat preferentially from one area of the body by doing exercises which target that specific spot. The most common [...]

Why Cardio Doesn’t Work For Some People: A NEAT Explanation

2020-08-02T19:54:18-04:00By |Cardio Training, Most Popular, Science & Research, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

At the Burn the Fat Inner Circle earlier this week, I received a question from a member which comes up with alarming frequency: “Why isn’t my cardio working?”  Despite not [...]

3500 Calories To Lose A Pound… Is This Calorie Deficit Formula All Wrong?

2020-08-05T20:48:43-04:00By |Science & Research, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

Almost everybody has heard that there's 3500 calories in a pound of fat, so if you create a negative energy balance of 3500 calories in a week, you lose a pound of weight. Create [...]

What No One Ever Told You About Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) And What It Really Means

2014-07-25T18:40:21-04:00By |Most Popular, Science & Research, Weight Training|

I’ve been asked questions about delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) for years, and lately have received more questions about DOMS than ever, so obviously people are fascinated by this subject and many are concerned about [...]

Aerobic vs Weight Training: Which is Better For Fat Loss (The Duke Study – Was it Wrong?)

2012-12-25T21:00:00-05:00By |Cardio Training, Science & Research|

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 [...]

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