If there is one prevailing myth in the health industry, it’s the cookie-cutter theory that reducing your calorie intake will not only help you to slim down – it will also improve your health. While there might be a few exceptions, and there’s no question that fitness and bodybuilding competitors must cut calories to get [...]
Hemp Protein – Is This “Secret” Protein Really Better than Whey Protein for Building Muscle, Losing Fat, and Overall Health?
If you’ve never heard of hemp protein or its benefits, that’s quite okay. I have been heavily involved in health and fitness for 25 years and though I knew most of the important things about diet and nutrition. After all, I’ve talked constantly to everyone from bodybuilders to tennis players, Major League Baseball players, and [...]
Here is one of the big secrets to weight loss, except that it isn’t really such a secret:Your metabolism, or more correctly, your metabolic rate, is one of the primary factors that will influence weather you lose weight or not. One of the keys to speeding your metabolism is the foods you eat and when [...]
One of the most difficult things to do when you’re trying to lose fat is to lose the fat and maintain the muscle. Here is how to lose fat and maintain muscle at the same time. In fact, you can even lose fat and gain muscle. How would that be? Losing fat often entails losing [...]
Weather you’re an elite college or professional level athlete, a weekend ball player, or a person trying to lose fat who has embarked on a very ambitious training program there is one thing for sure; you have different nutrition requirements than the average person. The demands you place upon your body far exceed those of [...]
According to a press release today by the Calorie Control Council, the nation’s fat loss and nutrition trends will be affected by the economy. It makes sense, really because one of the largest expense categories for many people is food, and any decrease in their personal income could definitely affect what they eat. Many inexpensive [...]