Nature Walking vs Treadmill Walking: The Effects On Hormones And Reducing Stress

2022-04-17T20:16:01-04:00By |Exercise & Fitness, Health, Hiking & Backpacking, Science & Research|

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

Are You An Active Couch Potato? (The Health Risks Of Sitting)

2021-09-04T18:06:15-04:00By |Science & Research|

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

Burn 9 Times More Fat With This Cardio Workout?

2022-04-23T11:33:22-04:00By |Cardio Training, Science & Research, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT for short, has been promoted as one of the most effective training methods ever to come down the pike, both for fat loss and for cardiovascular fitness. One of [...]

Can You Be Fat But Healthy?

2021-09-08T17:12:16-04:00By |Science & Research, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

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!

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

2022-01-10T10:46:59-05:00By |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 [...]

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

2022-07-06T09:24:37-04:00By |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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