“You Can’t Out Train A Bad Diet” Doesn’t Mean “Training Doesn’t Work For Weight Loss”

2023-09-07T16:20:53-04:00By |Exercise & Fitness, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

"You can't out train a bad diet." Basically, this trite saying is trying to convey the idea that if you don’t control your food intake and balance it with your activity, so you sustain a caloric deficit, you won’t lose weight regardless of how much you exercise. Re-stated this way, in the context of energy balance, I don’t think anyone would disagree. However, I'm here to explain how this phrase has gone wrong...

Long Duration, Low Intensity Cardio For Fat Loss: Good Or Bad?

2023-09-11T18:14:26-04:00By |Cardio Training, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

What if your goal was fat loss and you did an hour a day of low-intensity cardio. Would that be a good idea compared to higher intensity cardio with much shorter workouts?  What if you did 90 minutes, or even (gasp) TWO HOURS a day of low intensity cardio?  What about that?  Bad? Total overkill? Or could that be a secret key to losing fat fast that most people never use because it's too time consuming?  What if you had the time? For the answer to this unusual question, read on.

Sara’s Belly Fat-Busting, Body Transformation Secrets For Women

2023-09-01T15:52:13-04:00By |Burn The Fat Challenge, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

With the right nutrition, weight training, cardio, mindset, and accountability, you can transform your body, fitness, and health more than you might imagine in only 12 weeks... Sara Ryan, 44, is one of thousands of people who have proven it with her results from the Burn the Fat Challenge, a 12-week body transformation contest sponsored by Burn the Fat Feed the Muscle.

Do Mobile Apps Work For Weight Loss? What’s The Evidence?

2023-08-04T11:55:46-04:00By |Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

Despite the popularity of mobile apps, there hasn't been much research on whether they are effective for weight loss over the long term. In addition, because the features of different apps can vary so much, including food, weight, step, and sleep tracking, that has made it difficult for researchers to conclude what is driving their effectiveness when they do work. A recent study analyzed eight apps, including MyFitnessPal, Calorie King, FitBit and five others to try to answer this burning question: Do apps really improve long term weight loss or not?...

Does Fasted Cardio Burn More Fat? (An Update)

2023-01-28T13:05:24-05:00By |Cardio Training, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

Does fasted cardio burn more fat? 20 or 30 years ago, almost everyone in fitness and bodybuilding thought so. You can count me in that group. I was a 1990s and 2000s era competition bodybuilder and I did a lot of fasted cardio first thing in the morning. Back then I also recommended cardio on an empty stomach to my training clients for burning more fat. Today the research is clear: Fasted cardio works, but it doesn't work better than fed cardio. Read the blog to learn why

What Is The Perfect Diet Plan For Fat Loss

2022-11-16T08:30:22-05:00By |Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

When it comes to fat loss while maintaining or building muscle, is there such a thing as a perfect diet plan? If so, is it possible that the bodybuilding-style diet, which has been around since at least the 1990s and probably long before that is still the best fat loss diet, despite countless other diets being available today? If so, why? If not what are the downsides of bodybuilding diets? If "it depends," what does it depend on?...

Another Secret For Effortless Fat Loss

2022-08-26T17:59:42-04:00By |Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

Is it possible to speed up fat loss without any formal cardio training... and do it in a way that feels effortless? The answer is yes. There is a new way of looking at burning calories and increasing fat loss and it doesn't involve running for hours, HIITing yourself to death or spinning until you puke. Effective exercise doesn't have to be an all-out effort - it can actually feel effortless, and even fun

The 5 Biggest Metabolism Myths Debunked

2022-08-05T13:37:55-04:00By |Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

Metabolic damage, starvation mode, metabolic slowdown in middle age, stoking metabolism with more frequent meals, build muscle to boost your metabolism and burn more fat. All of these are myths, or at best half-truths. And yet almost everyone still believes they are true. Read this short post and learn the truth about your metabolism

You Can Eat Processed Food And Still Lose Fat. But Should You?

2022-07-23T17:05:40-04:00By |Food & Nutrition, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

Is it true that you can lose body fat if you're in a calorie deficit, regardless of what foods you eat? Contrary to what many people think, it is true! If so, then why avoid tasty processed food? You only live once (YOLO), so why not eat anything you want, just being sure to stay in a deficit, and enjoy life? The answer is, calories are the bottom line when it comes to weight loss but there's more to a good nutrition plan than just calories

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