Are Low Carb Diets The Best Way To Lose Body Fat?

by: Tom Venuto These days, the carbohydrate issue seems to be the burning question on the minds of nearly everyone who is interested in getting leaner. It’s no wonder why there’s such a buzz about these diets: everywhere you look lately there are low carb bars, low carb drinks, low carb meal replacements, low carb […]

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Initial Body Fat and Body Composition Changes

by: Lyle McDonald For many years (decades?) a common suggestion was that one should attempt to gain some muscle mass mass (through resistance training and possibly overeating) prior to beginning a diet. Well meaning individuals would suggest you spent 3-4 weeks or more training hard and eating well to gain muscle mass. The goal was […]

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Fat Loss Basics

by: Anthony Ellis Believe it or not, losing a little or a lot of fat involves pretty much the same concept – consistent dieting coupled with cardiovascular exercise and weight training. This is how the professionals do it, and it works. Many of you may be hesitant to start a weight training program, but the […]

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Best Ways to Stay Fit Through The Holidays

by: Angela Ursprung My 10 best picks for staying fit through the fall and into the holidays! We don’t have to gain the extra 5 pounds that research says we gain each year, and here’s how you can be successful. 1. Get Support. First and foremost it is important to get help. Many of us […]

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Joint Troubles?

by: Will Brink One of the most common problems faced by strength training athletes is joint pain. “Oh my shoulder is killing me” or “my knee has been bothering me for months” or “I have been living on pain killers to get rid of this ache in my elbow” are common complaints that can be […]

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Are There Hormones in Your Whey?

by: Will Brink One question that has popped up a few times in my email ‘in box’ relates to the issue of hormones in whey protein supplements. Are there hormones in your whey? It’s not a simple “yes” or “no” answer I am sorry to say, but the short answer is, people have nothing to […]

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Introduction to Dieting

by: Lyle McDonald “Diet books tell you that you don’t have to reduce calories to lose weight, and then trick you into doing it anyway.” Mainstream Dieting Arguably the simplest diet of all is a rather basic ‘just eat less’ approach to weight loss (or ‘just eat more’ approach to weight gain). By making a […]

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Transform Your Weakest Bodyparts

by: Nick Nilsson Experience the power of extremely targeted, high-frequency training. It literally has the power to turn your weakest bodyparts into your best! Everybody has them but nobody wants them. What are they? Stubborn, hard-to-develop bodyparts. For me, it’s shoulders, calves and biceps. For you, it may be chest and triceps or perhaps hamstrings […]

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