You are here

The Best Fats to Get Lean


You might think that to lose weight, you need to cut the fat out of your meals. After all, fat is higher in calories than protein and carbs, and low-fat diets have been popular since the Senate Nutrition Committee first recommended them in the late 1970s. But research shows that a moderate-fat diet (with about 35 percent of calories consumed coming from fat) will help you drop pounds permanently, feel full longer, and avoid bingeing. The trick is to eat the right kind of fat to increase satisfaction and boost weight loss.


P90X Slow Carb Diet

Slow Carb Diet Black Beans

I’ll be starting P90X using the Slow Carb Diet. Previously, I have used my P90X Low Carb Diet with great success. The Slow-carb diet consists of foods that have a low-glycemic index, such as Shakeology. The glycemic index (GI) factor is a ranking of foods based on their overall effect on blood sugar levels.

Salt: Taste Bud Thriller or Silent Killer? By Joe Wilkes

Salt Shaker

The American Medical Association has estimated that a 50 percent reduction in sodium usage in processed and restaurant food could save 150,000 lives every year. So how much salt should we be consuming? Read on to find out how much salt you should consume, plus where extra salt gets hidden in food, and some tips on how you can reduce your sodium consumption.

Help! Why am I gaining weight!?

Do you sometimes gain weight when starting a new exercise program?

I found this excellent post by Chalene Johnson, the creator of Turbo Jam, Turbo Fire, and ChaLEAN Extreme.

P90x: Why Confused Muscles Get Strong Faster

This is a repost from the P90x #053 newsletter and has some great information on how P90x works and why it works.

By Steve Edwards

With the popularity of P90X, the term Muscle Confusion™ is getting a lot of play in the media. And while many people credit it as the reason P90X is effective, not many people understand what it means, much less how it works. Today, we'll briefly examine what Muscle Confusion is and why it's so effective.



Theme by Danetsoft and Danang Probo Sayekti inspired by Maksimer