Cut Body Fat Using Methodized Strength Training – Workout Fitness Article

Occasionally, I pop my head out of my cave to examine where the average level of insight among the general public is in regards to strength and conditioning. I’m not as pessimistic as many of my contemporaries who look for things to be angry about to justify their general dissatisfaction with life. I think things are improving.   The last time I peeked out, I learned that crowds in the gyms and on the internet were looking into strength training…

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5 Fitness Myths That Are Ruining Your Results – Workout Fitness Article

I’ll level with you… I’ve probably made every mistake in the book when it comes to my own training. And I don’t mind admitting it. When I first became interested in exercise, I joined a gym and fell in love with group fitness classes. In fact, I loved them so much I decided to become an instructor. I got certified to teach nearly every group fitness class you can imagine. Between my own workouts and all the classes I taught,…

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4-Week HIIT Program For the Summer – Fitness Article

The sun is finally starting to shine through (here in Michigan), and summer is finally here! The lack of vitamin D during the colder months may have reduced your ambitions to stay on your workout program and shot your ability to reduce your food cravings. Well now is the time to get back after it before summer comes. In order to shed body fat while maintaining and even build muscle, you need to have a bulletproof plan. You cannot…

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Does Having More Muscle Really Increase Your Metabolism? – Fitness Article

Recently we received the following question from a reader: “I’ve always thought that adding muscle speeds up your metabolism. But then I read this isn’t correct. So what’s the truth: Does increasing your muscle mass really increase your metabolism?” -Phil, Vancouver For as long as I can remember, a lot of people have believed that for every 1 pound of muscle you gain, your body burns an additional 50 calories. On paper, this sounds awesome. But unfortunately, it’s not true.…

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What is the Best Way to Track Fitness Progress? – Fitness Article

If you’re actively participating in a program of sport, strength or fitness having reliable markers to track fitness progress may be of importance to you. There are three different types of markers: 1. Physical changes (i.e., body composition). 2. Performance-based progress 3. Mental shifts 4. Health Markers Physical changes are the most common fitness progress marker to track (body weight, body fat, lean muscle, circumference measurements, progress pictures, etc.) but performance-based goals are now gaining popularity too. Maybe you are more concerned with…

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The “Clean eating” Fallacy for Health and Fat Loss – Deadlift is Medicine – Fitness Article

In this article, I will be busting the myth that you need to “eat clean” to lose fat and for health,once again, with scientific references. Stick around to find out more. Introduction Clean eating has no real defintion Clean eating might even be dangerous What really drives Fat loss – Calories in,Calories out (CICO) That 1 friend who eats a truckload… Context is still King References Wow, these are so “clean” The “clean eating” trend has been pervasive in the…

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