It’s obvious to me that weight training is the secret to long lasting youth. Yes, genetics and diet and stretching and meditation and stress levels all play a part... But when I look at the one factor that seems to be the unifying link among the people I know who are "defying" the laws of aging, it is consistent weight training. It's not ALL they do, but it is the one … [Read more...] about Long lasting youth
Muscle is a large part of your body mass, but it's contribution to your metabolic rate is greatly over exaggerated in the health and fitness industry. It is a very important contribution, because outside of exercise it's one of the only things you can control, but it is exaggerated. Just like you can't out exercise a bad diet, you can't out muscle it either. (The black … [Read more...] about Muscle and Metabolism
"Eat Stop Eat and Resistance Training" "Eat Stop Eat combined with Working Out" "Eat Stop Eat and hitting the weights" Admittedly, I am starting to sound like a broken record. And while the benefits that weight training has on the effects of fasting are nothing short of remarkable, it is time for me to change it up. In fact, I'm going to go in a whole new … [Read more...] about Working Out with Eat Stop Eat
You know what is really, really disturbing? The fact that for many men it is a mental block that is probably preventing them from getting really, really lean. In fact, sometimes a mental block can be a bigger culprit then either their diet or exercise program for preventing guys from getting lean. Here's a perfect example. I use to see this in bodybuilders all the … [Read more...] about Lose weight by blasting through mental blocks
27 obese patients were subjected to a ten day fast consisting of 250 Calories per day. The Subjects were divided into two groups, a group that exercised and a group that did not.After ten days:Both groups had similar weight loss. The exercise was well tolerated without problems. The loss of muscle was significantly less in the exercise group.The authors concluded "This may … [Read more...] about What’s Interesting about this study?