Firstly, let me be clear - Diets work. Saying anything less is disingenuous. They may not work as well as we would hope, but they absolutely work. All those ‘Diets Don’t Work’ headlines are nothing more than clickbait. However, there is a problem with diets… and that problem is what happens after the diet. You see, at any given time, more than a third of … [Read more...] about Will you lose weight and keep it off if you diet?
Weight Loss Science
Temperature and Growth Hormone
Human growth hormone is a peculiar hormone, while it’s known to be anabolic in nature and is involved in cell growth and regeneration, yet it is also a pivotal fat loss hormone that is required to increase the use of fatty acids as a fuel source during times of fasting. Typically, when we talk about ways to increase GH levels we discuss fasting and sleep and exercise, … [Read more...] about Temperature and Growth Hormone
Break your Fast, still burn more fat.
Here’s a really interesting study result for you. When researchers studied the effect of various diets on cycling performance they found no difference between people who fasted 24 hours the day before versus people who overate by double their daily calorie needs the day before. While this is good news (fasting doesn’t affect next day sport performance), what really stood … [Read more...] about Break your Fast, still burn more fat.
Sponsorship..where does it come from?
No story today, just a picture.... This may look like the line up for a bodybuilding supplement expo... But it's not. Instead, it's the sponsorship list for an upcoming scientific conference on sports nutrition. I'm not commenting or passing judgment...because, quite frankly, where else is sponsorship money supposed to come from? It's more just something I want … [Read more...] about Sponsorship..where does it come from?
Diet Book Review
The truth is, I'm having a crazy busy day...funny how Monday's are like that. But, I really wanted to write a post about diet books today, and I had a point that I REALLY wanted to share with you, but I simply did not have enough time to write a nice wordy post...so I quickly jotted some notes down and realized that they had almost formed some sort of really poor … [Read more...] about Diet Book Review