I just read an article in a fitness magazine that was titled "How to walk away the pounds".While this particular article had good intentions, I don't think cardio (especially walking) is an effective tool for weight loss. Consider this, if you are of average weight, you would have to walk 5 miles to burn an extra 500 calories a day. Even at a fairly fast pace, it would take you … [Read more...] about How Much Cadio Should I Do?
Fasting for Weight Loss
Alright, I finished Craig Ballatyne's 500 Workout.I don't think that guy likes me...in fact, I think he's trying to kill me!The workout was super intense. I promised Craig I wouldn't give away the entire workout as its available to his members at ttmembers.com, however I can tell you this - I don't think I have ever done that many reps in a workout out before, especially of … [Read more...] about Fasting and Muscle Endurance
Ever wonder why health experts always recommend eating lots of fruits and vegetables? Well, I can't speak for everyone, but my reason is simple: I recommend fruits and vegetables because it is impossible to get fat from eating them!In fact, I think when it comes to fruits and vegetables, You just can't eat too much of them. Here is an example to illustrate my point. A typical … [Read more...] about Why are Fruits and Vegetables so Important?
Here's a great tip I just read: Some fruits don't ripen after the've been picked, so buy ripe peaches, necatarines, pineapples, cherries, and berries. Other fruits continue to ripen after you get them home. These include mangos, papayas, avocados, bananas, apples and pears. BP … [Read more...] about Summer fruit
Can I eat carbs with fats if I am dieting?Which fats are better, monounsaturated fats or polyunsaturated fats?Is it true that I shouldn't eat after 7 pm?How much protein do I have to eat to lose weight?I get one of these questions at least once a day over at www.grrlathlete.com. When it comes to dieting, people are just plain confused. And no wonder, if you search "dieting" on … [Read more...] about The "Secret" to Fat Loss