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?
This time last year I was almost half way through dieting for a bodybuilding contest.That's right. As embarrassing as it is, I have been on stage, in a pair of glorified speedos, posing for a table full of judges.You can call it a freak show, you can call it a bikini contest or you can call it pure vanity. I admit, I make fun of these competitions too.I decided to compete last … [Read more...] about How to Shed Body Fat
Back in July and August, I spent a fair amount of my time up in Northern Ontario Cottage country.The cottage is a great place to hide out and get some reading and writing done, but sometimes it can be a horrible place to try and 'eat clean'. It's very easy to rationalize a couple bad days at the cottage as "cheat days".For some reason, body building magazines and fitness … [Read more...] about Forget about Cheat Days