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Weight Training for Fat Loss – Contradictory Evidence

Weight Training for Fat Loss – Contradictory Study Evidence
Does cardio or weights work better for fat loss?
A “man on the street” survey (Sorry gals, it’s an outdated saying) nearly always puts cardio as the best way to lose fat. A trainer poll isn’t nearly as definitive, but weight training occupies a much higher place. What […]

By |June 29th, 2016|Fat and Fitness Research|0 Comments

How to Talk to Kids About Their Weight

How to Talk to Kids About Their Weight
No Easy Task
There is a childhood obesity problem in the United States. All the lab coat types tell us what we’re already seeing with our own eyes. Crappy food and hours of video game play do not a skinny Johnny make. There are many issues conspiring to create […]

By |July 20th, 2015|Fat and Fitness Research|0 Comments

Is Adiponectin The Best Belly Fat Burning Hormone?

Is Adiponectin The Best Belly Fat Burning Hormone?
 

Is adiponectin the best fat burning hormone? There is research to back up the hormone’s fat burning efficacy, and insulin effects, but the best? “In contrast to leptin, a related hormone, adiponectin can cause weight loss by raising metabolic rate while not affecting appetite.” – University of Pennsylvania

Hormones […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|Fat and Fitness Research|0 Comments

Burn Fat, Not Muscle – A New U.S. Army Study Study Reveals the Secret

How to Burn Fat, Not Muscle
New U.S. Army Study Study Reveals the Secret
If you’ve been training for a while, or you’re just starting to lose weight, burning the far while keeping your muscle might seem like a moving target; almost impossible to hit. Simply put though, that is the key to success in weight loss. […]

By |May 5th, 2011|Diet, Fat and Fitness Research|0 Comments

What is Leptin and How Do I Raise My Leptin Levels to Help Lose Fat?

What is Leptin?
How Do I Raise My Leptin Levels to Help Lose Fat?

Wouldn’t it be great if there was something that you could do to to help lose weight that entailed eating  the most anti-diet foods you can think of? I’m talking about pancakes with syrup, McDonald’s apple pies, cinnamon rolls, and all sorts of […]

By |January 17th, 2011|Diet, Fat and Fitness Research|0 Comments

Obesity In The Military: Are We TOO FAT TO FIGHT?

In recent months a new national security threat has been discussed among military leaders, politicians, and news agencies throughout the country; namely, the United States is too damn fat to fight. There was even a report by that title authored by a ton of ex-military brass on how overweight youth are undermining our national readiness.

Other […]

By |December 10th, 2010|Fat and Fitness Research|0 Comments

Fish Oil vs. Flax Seed For Your Omega 3 Fatty Acids – What’s The Difference Anyway?

There’s no question that the benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids have been in the news frequently for the last couple of years. One big question that pops up is the question of where to get those Omega-3s; fish oil or flax seed?

For one thing, there’s no rule that says you can’t use both. Scandalous thought, […]

By |November 21st, 2010|Fat and Fitness Research|3 Comments

Can Sleep Affect Fat Loss?

A few weeks ago I posted on whether or not your sleep patterns had any correlation with your fat loss efforts in the post Does Lack of Sleep Make You Fat. In that post I wrote that one thing you can do to help yourself lose fat is to get  good quality sleep for at […]

By |October 7th, 2010|Fat and Fitness Research|0 Comments

The Best Time to Eat Carbs on a Low Carb Diet and When to Eat Protein for Maximum Muscle Gain and Fat Loss

 

The Best Time to Eat Carbs to Lose Fat on a Low Carb Diet
While going on one of the many low carb diets  and cutting out most of your high glycemic index carbs is one of the most effective ways to lose fat, you will invariably have to eat some carbs, so the natural questions is […]

News Flash – Research Discovers Fast Weight Loss Diets Are the Most Effective Long Term

Have you ever wondered weather losing weight slowly of fast makes a difference? Well, some researchers at the University of Florida shared your curiosity. Having the brains and the resources to get their question answered, they designed a study to do just that. The study was part of the Treatment of Obesity in Underserved Rural […]

By |May 26th, 2010|Fat and Fitness Research|0 Comments

How to Keep From Gaining Weight Back After You’ve Lost It

It’s no secret; losing weight can be incredibly difficult. Obesity is now one of the most serious health problems in the United States, with approximately one third of the population being classified as obese. A quick look around can help you confirm this for yourself.

Why are so many more people overweight now than 30 years […]

By |March 3rd, 2010|Diet, Fat and Fitness Research, weight loss tips|0 Comments

New Study: Dairy Products Can Help You Lose Weight

I have been a proponent of using low fat yogurt as part of a fat loss and muscle building diet for some time now. My personal experience and numerous studies indicate it works great. Now there is a new study, this one by some scientists down under at Curtin University of Technology, one of Australia’s […]

By |February 16th, 2010|Fat and Fitness Research|0 Comments
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