4 Supplements That Help Burn Fat!

teathumbYou’ve heard all the myths about developing a six-pack, and now know that such things as spot training are ridiculous fads from the late 80’s. Doing a thousand crunches each day and nothing else won’t reveal your six pack; it will simply give you an iron washboard of abs beneath a few inches of fat. Instead, you need to combine the proper kind of exercise with excellent nutrition and supplements. That’s the magic combo, and it still takes months to go from average to ripped. So say you’ve got your Rev Abs or Insanity Workout, you’ve got the nutrition plan that comes with it, and now you want to know what else you can take to help you along your journey. Well, listen up: we’re going to give you some ideas.

Start Your New Year’s Resolution TODAY!

Too many people like to think about putting their health and fitness on the priority list AFTER the holidays. I often think that the tradition of New Year’s Resolutions is an awful one, since it gives us an excuse to postpone getting healthy till after all the bad eating habits have run their course, and then make of what should be a marathon a sprint as people try to undo all the damage one over the Fall and Winter months in but a few weeks. So don’t be like everybody else: get in shape today!

Coffee – To Drink Or Not To Drink?

If you’re like me you like a cup of joe every once in awhile. If you’re like a good friend of mine you like yours every morning injected straight into your veins. Either way, given how many Starbucks there are out there it’s a fair assumption that most people appreciate their cup of coffee, and […]

Diet And Results

The perennial question is: how do you lose weight and keep it off? How do you avoid the yo-yo swings that everybody seems to go through, such that they are endlessly dieting, hitting a great place, and then slipping back to where they were? You know the phenomenon–a friend of yours will adopt a rigorous […]

What is a Cleanse?

I’m sure you’ve heard people discussing cleanses by now. It’s become a prevalent part of the culture for those who are interested in cleaning their systems and purging themselves of all the toxins and sludge that’s built up in their intestinal tracts. The idea is simple: for a short number of days you adopt a specific diet that is light and wholesome and stop eating solid, heavy foods that put a strain on your system. The benefits are immediate: you feel lighter, cleaner, and often ready to kick off a serious diet.

3 New Scientific Tips To Improve Weightloss

Weight Loss ThumbYour grandma tells you that valerian root will help you both lose weight and improve your luck. Your gym buddy says you should wake up at midnight to chug some caffeine to help boost your metabolism and lose weight. Your roommate tells you to wrap yourself in saran wrap before going for a run in order to lose an extra 5 lbs of weight. We’ve all received dubious advice in the past, and sometimes it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. But here are 4 new tips to help you lose weight that have come to light as a result of scientific studies. If you want to drop some pounds, here is some solid advice.

Best Supplements for Men

vitaminsIn a perfect world, you would get everything you need nutrition-wise from your diet. You would eat derive all the right amounts of protein, carbs, fat and vitamins, minerals and more from whole foods that were locally and organically grown. You would eat fish, cruciferous vegetables, fruits and more. You would be healthy, bursting with energy, with a fantastic immune system and ready to live until you were 100. But today it’s hard to get everything you need. When was the last time you ate high quality fatty fish? How many veggies do you really have each week? Are you sure you’re getting all the fatty acids and minerals your body can’t produce itself? The problem with people’s diets today are their blind spots. The elements of their diets they don’t know they’re missing out on. Which leads to disease and problems later on in life as your body crumbles in on itself.

So what can you do about it?

Nutrition: Soy

soyThe soybean is becoming ubiquitous. Despite being a native of East Asia, did you know that the US is its primary producer, growing 32% of the world’s supply? Farmed in China for over 5,000 years, this unassuming little green bean (oilseed, technically), has become a powerhouse of nutrition, packing more protein punch than any other vegetable and giving rise to such vegetarian favorites as tofu, tempeh, soy sauce, miso and soy milk. It’s a major component of animal feed, and it’s popularity is only on the rise. So what should you know about the soy bean, what facts should you arm yourself with?

4 Supplements That Help Burn Fat!

teathumbYou’ve heard all the myths about developing a six-pack, and now know that such things as spot training are ridiculous fads from the late 80’s. Doing a thousand crunches each day and nothing else won’t reveal your six pack; it will simply give you an iron washboard of abs beneath a few inches of fat. Instead, you need to combine the proper kind of exercise with excellent nutrition and supplements. That’s the magic combo, and it still takes months to go from average to ripped. So say you’ve got your Rev Abs or Insanity Workout, you’ve got the nutrition plan that comes with it, and now you want to know what else you can take to help you along your journey. Well, listen up: we’re going to give you some ideas.

4 Basic Diet Fundamentals to Losing Fat

Vitamin CEverybody wants to lose fat. Everybody wants to get that ripped, monster look, expose those washboard abs, get some nice definition, lose the jiggle and the wiggle and be all toned and firm. But how do you do it? Exercise won’t get you there by itself–you need excellent nutrition. Today we’re going to look at some of the nutrition fundamentals and see what exactly you should be doing to ensure you’re on the right track.