Health researchers have been warning us for a long time now about the metabolic and health risks of too much sitting. In fact, it made front page headlines recently when research identified an association between sitting time and mortality. Yes, they are now saying that too much sitting can kill you
How is it possible that some people are obese but appear healthy? How do we explain this seeming paradox? Can you improve your health while you're still overweight? And if you're fat but healthy, should you bother losing weight at all? Hmmm... interesting questions... and I have answers!
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Does chewing gum help you lose weight or burn fat? This question has been investigated by scientists before and chewing gum as a weight loss strategy even got some mainstream pub thanks to The Biggest [...]
I think we can all agree that when it comes to your training and nutrition programs, results in the real world are what count… So why should you care about what the research world says? [...]
How valuable and time-saving would it be if you could: 1) instantly spot a diet or supplement scam, 2) fact-check any article, advertisement or news story for accuracy by yourself, 3) look like a genius [...]