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Eating Clean Vs. If It Fits Your Macros (IIFYM) – Is One Better?

Eating Clean Vs. If It Fits Your Macros (IIFYM) – Is One Better?

Those who are involved in true body building and going to shows with this sport have been engaged in a heated debate lately. There seem to be two sides, with one saying that eating clean is the best method of preparation, and the other side saying that they follow IIFYM (if it fits your macros).(…)

Importance Of Hormone Balance For Healthy Weight

Importance Of Hormone Balance For Healthy Weight

Your hormones and your weight are very closely linked. It is important to have a good balance of hormones if you want your weight to be right. For instance, people who are overweight often lose their sensitivity to insulin, which is what causes type 2 diabetes. “Insulin is an essential substance whose main function is(…)

Simple Ways To Lose Weight That Won’t Drive You Crazy

Simple Ways To Lose Weight That Won’t Drive You Crazy

Losing weight seems to be the hardest thing in the world. People say that it is all about the maths: consume less calories than you burn and you will lose weight. However, although that sounds logical and sensible, it just doesn’t seem to work that way at all. We try and try to lose weight,(…)

When Is Too Much Exercise Too Much?

When Is Too Much Exercise Too Much?

Many of us like to exercise, but for some of us, this like turns into a real obsession. This is because of the fact that exercising releases endorphins into our brain. This, in turn, can be addictive. But how do you know when you are getting too much exercise? When do you have to tell(…)

Is Grass Fed Beef Better For You Than Grain Fed Beef?

Is Grass Fed Beef Better For You Than Grain Fed Beef?

All cows may be created equal but the meat that comes from those cows is not. There has been much discussion of late about the differences in grain and grass fed beef. While the initial differences are clear, some cows are fed only grass and some are fed grain, the health benefits and other differences(…)

Studies Show Carb Cycling Offers A Wealth Of Benefits

Studies Show Carb Cycling Offers A Wealth Of Benefits

Carb cycling has gained a bit of popularity over the past few years. This low or no carbohydrate diet helps users to cycle carbs in order to achieve better results. Carb cycling has helped to dispel myths that eating relatively low carb diets constantly can produce good results. “The main problem with low-carb diets is(…)

Over 40 And Still Want To Exercise? Good!

Over 40 And Still Want To Exercise? Good!

While the United States has been considered the most obese nation in the world for several years running, recent studies have claimed this honor for Mexico. Statistics show that nearly 35 percent of the entire Mexican population is overweight and although this may be cause for some in the United States to celebrate, it is(…)

Is Eating Whole Eggs Healthier Than Egg Whites?

Is Eating Whole Eggs Healthier Than Egg Whites?

For many years, eggs have been considered a bit less than healthy, or at least the yolks have. Eggs offer a lot of nutritional value but unfortunately, their yolks have gotten a bad rap. Many believe that egg yolks are so filled with calories, fat and cholesterol that they cannot possibly be a healthy food(…)

Effectively Building Muscle With Bodyweight Workouts

Effectively Building Muscle With Bodyweight Workouts

For decades, the thought of building muscle brought with it images of weight benches and rigorous workouts. In order to really build muscle, people had to be one with their weights. Today however, there are new trends in body building that are a bit less strenuous and a bit more effective than those of yesteryear.(…)

Diets That Work – Fast Results And Maintainable Weight Loss?

Diets That Work – Fast Results And Maintainable Weight Loss?

Dieting is really hard and many of us give up before we even start. Many times we are looking for diets that work fast but we have a hard time seeing results. Or worse yet, we have a hard time maintaining results. We blame the diets, saying they are unhealthy and nothing but a fad,(…)