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
A lot has been said about the metabolism boosting effects of exercise. The general theory is that by exercising you increase your muscle mass and your metabolic rate to a point where you can actually lose weight without eating less. Unfortunately this theory has been met by considerable roadblocks when put to the test of clinical research. To begin with, every extra … [Read more...] about Does Exercise Increase your Metabolism?
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I received an email yesterday titled "A Contradiction?"Curious, I opened it, worried that I had somehow contradicted myself in a recent email or a blog post.Luckily, it wasn't me, but rather a fitness celebrity who had written a newsletter that the writer thought contradicted the Eat Stop Eat philosophy.Apparently, this particular newsletter was using data from a new research … [Read more...] about Dieting vs. Dieting + Exercise (and the importance of Activity)
There are many personalities in the fitness industry who are promoting the combination of 'fat burning workouts' with 'muscle building' nutrition.When it comes to improving the way your body looks, I think this a completely backwards approach. Not only do I think it is backwards, but I believe it is highly ineffective.Here's why:It is very difficult to lose weight with exercise … [Read more...] about How to Workout On Eat Stop Eat