For the longest time I believed that if you dieted to strictly your metabolism would slow to a crawl. This was Bodybuilding dieting gospel.Skip breakfast? Now you've slowed your metabolism down for the entire day. No way you’re burning any fat now!Turns out, your metabolism is not that complicated. The idea that you have to keep your metabolic furnace stoked with food is a … [Read more...] about Metabolism Myths
You may or may not know that back in 1990, Diet Orange Crush was recalled in certain areas of the US because it had an elevated Benzene content.Earlier that same year, there was a recall on Perrier spring water for the same reason.Now, it's safe to say that benzene was not being added to these drinks on purpose. It turns out that two common ingredients in many drinks - sodium … [Read more...] about Diet Pop – Do You REALLY Know Enough?
Back in early August, I wrote about the "secret" to preventing muscle loss while dieting (check it out here).My point was this- based on the hundreds of measurements I made back when I had access to a body composition lab, I am convinced that if you are lifting weights while you are dieting, you will not lose any muscle.After writing that post, I started thinking - I wonder if … [Read more...] about Preserving Muscle Mass While Dieting
Last week I wrote about the importance of these next several weeks -The time between Halloween and New Year's. These weeks can make or break any physique.I also asked you to throw out your Halloween candy. If you haven't done it yet, go do it now! (They're two weeks old now, it's time for them to GO)Now its time to cover the next key to making these ultra-important weeks your … [Read more...] about 3 Great Tips from CB
They've been sitting around your house for almost an entire week.You've used every excuse possible to avoid having to deal with the issue (the latest excuse I heard was that they cost money so you CAN'T throw them out). But now it's time.Go find your hidden stash of left over Halloween candy and throw it in the garbage! - ALL of it.You don't need it and what's worse, it is … [Read more...] about Halloween Fat-Bombs