When people think of a diet they think of pain, hunger and food deprivation. At ﬁrst, most dieters reduce their food intake dramatically and see that in the ﬁrst week they lose as much as 10 pounds of weight. They say: “Great! In order to lose more weight, I need to eat less.” After a few weeks they notice that they are not losing as fast as they had hoped. Frustrated, they start to starve themselves even more. Before we continue, let's stop right here and explain what is going on inside the body.Read More
12/30/2018 1:48 PM
12/30/2018 12:49 PM
Let’s talk about all of the exercise contraptions we see on TV. Why do we need to pay over $80 to perform an abdominal crunch? The abdominal crunch is perhaps the most simple exercise there is to target the abdominal muscles. Do we need a machine to help us do it? We think not!
Ads for such gadgets promise abs in minutes a day. But did you ever read the ﬁne print on the TV screen? It usually reads that the statements are true as long as you
12/29/2018 10:54 PM
Myth #1: In order to gain muscle and lose fat you need to exercise for hours every day.
This myth couldn’t be any further from the truth. The truth of the matter is that after one hour of intense weight training your levels of testosterone (the hormone that promotes increased muscle mass and reduces fat) levels drop...Read More