Fat Burning Secrets

Count Macronutrients Not Calories For Better Results

Making the commitment to lose weight will be the first step in a long process.  The next step is determining a daily calorie allowance that will elicit weight loss desired.  This is where things can become a little murky. It would seem like simply reducing the number of calories that are consumed during the day would be the most logical and ... Read More »

Don’t Give Up Your Favorite Foods to Eat Healthily

I know, you love pizza, wine, beer, and chocolate (or, insert your favorite food here). I’ve never been a proponent of giving up your favorite foods to be healthy, and you don’t have to. I still enjoy my favorite foods. In fact, I ate the below pizza Friday night with a couple of glasses of a Shiraz from Chile. The ... Read More »

3 Great Reasons You Need To Try Cryotherapy

Benefits of cryotherapy

Anytime you are participating in an exercise program to improve your health, get stronger, or improve your sports performance, it’s important to push yourself and not just coast through.  The key to training success is being able to recover in time for your next session.   Cryotherapy is one of the fastest growing methods of training recovery being used by ... Read More »

Short on time? How To Get 10 hours Cardio Benefit in Only 2 Hours Per Week

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Improving your level of cardiovascular fitness is important for burning calories, maintaining a healthy bodyweight, and decreasing your risks of disease.  Knowing why cardio is important is the easy part.  Knowing what type of cardio you should be performing can be a little trickier.  There are two types of cardio methods to choose from, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and steady-state ... Read More »

How to Increase Your Sex Drive Naturally-Lift

How to increase sex drive naturally

It’s amazing the number of testosterone treatments and supplements that are out on the market for aging men. The general symptoms men face are a loss of sex drive, erectile dysfunction, depression, decreased cognitive ability, lethargy, osteoporosis, and loss of muscle mass and strength. These symptoms are known as Andropause, or ADAM (androgen deficiency of the aging male). Fortunately, most, if not all ... Read More »

Is the way you breathe killing you?

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Ok, stop what you are doing and think about how you are breathing. Don’t change your breathing, just monitor it. Are you breathing in and out through your nose or mouth? Are your breaths deep or shallow? Are you breathing in and holding your abdominals in preventing you from breathing into your diaphragm? What shallow chest breathing does to the body ... Read More »

The Perfect Human Diet – Movie Review

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I don’t usually do movie reviews on my fitness blog, but this documentary is based on new technology that provides scientific evidence of exactly what humans ate as far back as archeologists have found human remains. Vegetarians may not agree or like this, but this is not an attack on you. I’m just reviewing and recommending you see the movie, “The Perfect Human ... Read More »

Fruits & Vegetables: We Are Carbohydrates, Too!

I’m on a no-carb diet. I have heard no less than 5 times in the last 30 days someone talking or posting on a social media about going on a NO Carb Diet when they are really not. I was at a local restaurant chatting with a gentleman just last night, and he said that today was his first day on a ... Read More »

Top 10 Health Tips You Should Start Today

Let’s be honest, there are no quick fixes when it comes to health. Being healthy is a life choice, so forget surgery, pills, or the latest food replacement supplement. Here are my Top 10 health tips you should start doing today for a healthier tomorrow: 1. Drink a glass of water upon waking Drink water first thing upon waking up…I mean before you do ... Read More »

Can You Target Fat Loss?

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As a follow up to my last post, “How Our Bodies Burn Fat”, a lot of people ask if it’s possible to target fat loss by working out specific areas (abdominals, anyone?). It’s a legitimate question. Certainly TV commercials for the latest abdominal workout gizmo would lead you to believe it’s possible to lose belly fat by working your abs so ... Read More »