If yoiur A1C is high, the clock is ticking. All manner of dire consequences can befal you, so please get it under control while you can!Last May (2011) I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. I can’t say it was unexpected. Even an amateur geneticist would have found it an easy prediction. After all, my […]
‘Tis the season to get rid of belly fat. Actually, that starts next week. This is still the season to gain it for most people. They’ll be making all sorts of promises they have every intention of, but little chance of actually keeping vis-a-vis their fat loss goals for the new year. Here is how […]
Cardio or Weights to Burn Fat?
Cardio or weights to burn fat if you’re going to do only one? That is the question. I’ve come down on the side of weights here at BFL, on the theory that you need muscle to do the actual burning. After all, it’s your metabolic fires that actually melt away […]
Tennis is a fantastic sport, and one you can play well into your golden years, unlike many other sports that can help keep you inn shape. Depending on how you play, it is a great way to stay in fit without worrying too much about injury.
One common affliction among tennis players everywhere though, is tennis […]
There’s no question about it, a well developed set of forearms projects an air of strength, but there’s far more to building a nice set of lower guns than giving the crusty, old sailor a run for his money. Forearm exercises that build strength in your lower arms have applications in many sports and greatly […]
Your Best Weight Loss Workout Strategy
You’ve Probably Been Dropping the Ball, Here’s How to Pick It Back Up Again
The proper workout weight loss workout strategy is one of the key ingredients to losing weight and keeping it off, yet it’s surprising how difficult it is to find anyone with a coherent strategy underpinning their time […]
There’s just something about having great music when you workout that can make or break your workout. It drives you, and keeps you going when you want to do nothing more than pull off, have a cold drink and relax. With the right music, you can get that one, last rep at the end of […]
Here are the first answers to some of your fat loss questions that you submitted in response to my post last week. I’ll answer more in upcoming posts. Thanks for the comments, everyone. Remember, the fact that you’re committed enough to your goal of losing fat to keep trying and ask questions is worth big […]
New Muscle Building Workout
Every once in a while a new workout comes along that gets me really fired up. I was turned on to this new muscle building workout workout by a personal trainer friend of mine. It promises to pack on new muscle and help you lose fat. “So what?” you may be asking. […]
Weight Loss Diet Plan or Lifestyle Change – What’s The Difference, and How Can One Help You Lose Weight Faster and keep it Off Longer?
One of the questions I’m asked more frequently than almost any other is about finding a weight loss diet plan that will help people lose weight really fast. Of course, what they actually mean is losing fat, but it’s what you mean, not what you say, right?
Even if they asked the right question, do they […]
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 […]
If you workout or play sports long enough, you’re bound to have a bad case of sore muscles at some point. You’ll really get nailed with a case of delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) if you’ve taken a week or two away from exercising or playing a sport and jumped back into it again, full […]