I wrote a post a while back on workout finishers that aid fat loss by increasing resting metabolism. You can read about it here.
Let me reiterate, increasing resting metabolism IS the holy grail of fat loss. It effectively allows you to burn more calories without doing exercise. Often you will hear people talking about [...]
Fat is the most misunderstood food type, just like protein it is an essential macronutrient. Fat is used as a long term energy source, and it is the only form in which calories can be stored in the body for later use. Fat is the most calorie dense nutrient of all, one gram of fat [...]
Roughly 70% of the human body is made out of water and for the body to keep on functioning properly it needs an adequate supply of water coming in throughout the day. This is patciuarly the case when you’re on a weight loss diet or a fitness programme because the bodies need for water increases [...]
The supplement world is a massive cash cow and companies are cashing in on this market hard. Mainly because there is a huge obesity crisis in North America and UK. The supplement companies leech off people’s insecurities and promise unrealistic results. Often the results they promise are not even anything to do with their product [...]
Protein is absolutely essential for tissue growth and repair, because they contain essential amino acids which are building blocks for all cells in your body. When you train with kettlebells, you will go through a cycle of cell damage and then regrowth which will build your muscles up stronger. For this process it’s important for [...]
Carbohydrates are the bodies preferred source of energy, as it is the first food type which is burned for energy in the body. Barring the exception of milk all carbohydrates come from plants.
Nutritionists differentiate carbohydrates into two subcategories, simple carbs and complex carbs. Simple carbs are easily digestible sugars such as monosaccharide and disaccharide, [...]
Excellent documentary on the impact of a high fructose corn syrup diet on our bodies, it’s relation to obesity and how the body has such a tough time digestion all the sugars from modern fast food diets.
A must watch for any health enthusiasts