fat loss

Shouldn’t we get excited when someone who is out of shape, unhealthy, overweight, weak, or recovering walks in to our box? That’s what this movement is supposed to be about.
Did you know that the official USDA food pyramid is actually the opposite of the food pyramid proposed by the USDA nutritionists?
A gazillion calories consumed at this time of year means somehow you need to counter it. Here are three high-demand, optimal calorie-burning workouts.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: common training mistakes, reality TV, squatting more weight, and more!
The vast majority of people who complain about their slow metabolisms don’t have a metabolism problem at all. They have a movement problem. A lack of movement, that is.
If I could have one wish granted for Christmas it would be for "Biggest Loser" to be removed from television for good.
Knowing that calorie intake is paramount for fat loss, what type and amount of exercise can you add? Here are activity suggestions that burn 500 calories based on your body weight.
Leptin is an important hormone that controls how much body fat we store and how much food we consume. When working properly, leptin helps us maintain a healthy weight and stops us from overeating.
I know reality sucks, but you need to be aware of the nonsense out there so you can implement a training program that is realistic and practical to your genetic endowment.
It’s long been female gym folklore that to get lean you do high reps with a light load, while those looking to get bigger need to lift heavy. Let’s look at some misconceptions around this advice.
If you're inexperienced, starting a new program can be scary. I'll get you going down the right path. I'll begin by addressing three realities that should keep your efforts sensible and productive.
It’s not called the fast fat revolution for nothing. A combination of fasting, food quality, carb reduction, and reduction of stress can help you burn fat and set yourself up to build muscle.
Many of you believe in the success of CrossFit based on personal experience, but now science takes a look. Researchers discovered improved VO2 max and body composition in CrossFitters.
You've been training hard and eating right, but still have belly fat. What gives? Could be your cortisol levels and all the stress in your life. Find out why and how you need to manage your cortisol.
Which is most important in fat loss - caloric restriction, aerobic conditioning, or resistance training? Is any more important than the other? Can one accomplish fat loss without the others?
Cutting calories only works for so long, especially if you're trying to lose fat but keep muscle. Let's take a detailed look at carb and calorie cycling plans and how they work.
I was hoping you can give me some advice on weight management/control. At the moment I'm preparing to enlist in the military and need to make the max weight for my age and height.