10 Jul 2015

Starvation Alert Answer the following yes or no questions.  If your response is somewhere in the middle, then the answer should be “yes.” Do you have little or no appetite in the morning? ☐ Yes ☐ No Do you usually skip breakfast completely or have a small breakfast (i.e….

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10 Jun 2015

Perhaps one of the greatest counter-measures against the negative emotions introduced by your mind is proper breathing technique. As an athlete and competitive bodybuilder, I have always traced my personal health and power to my breathing pattern. Later on as a physician, I began to take note of the…

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10 May 2015

Posture is the position of your body, or your body parts in relation to each other. How you carry yourself changes constantly depending on what you’re doing. Good posture maintains body and muscle balance and efficiency regardless of what you’re doing. If you’ve been taking your posture for granted,…

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10 Apr 2015

In addition to cardio, you must stretch the body out. Inflexibility is at least as common as obesity. Although not quite as dangerous from health standpoint, lack of flexibility is still a prerequisite to injury and certainly limits your ability to effectively burn fat doing cardio. Poor flexibility limits…

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10 Mar 2015

Fasting If the idea of fasting scares you, well, you are not alone. We are all naturally creatures that take comfort in the fed state and achieve a peaceful feeling from knowing that we have just gorged. Yet, when performed correctly, fasting can be one of the most powerful…

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10 Feb 2015

Baking is great and steaming is fantastic, but deep frying can be a big fat crime. Boiling won’t expose you to the fat and lard, but too long of a boil and you’ll be left with some kind of food product bereft of any nutrient content which escapes into…

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10 Jan 2015

One of the most powerful things you can do to create a body fat reducing environment is to drink more water. Water is the most common substance on the planet and perhaps the most neglected of any essential nutrient. Without enough water, our physiology simply does not operate properly….

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10 Dec 2014

Body Weight Resistance Routine Body weight resistance workouts are perfect for beginners and intermediates, especially if you’re working out at home. As you reach a more advanced level, you’ll want to consider taking that next step with weights. Here’s a basic body weight resistance workout that you should perform…

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10 Nov 2014

Exercise is an integral part of maximum fat loss. Regular exercise not only makes fat burning a breeze when combined with healthy eating, but also lower your risk of heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, and a myriad of other diseases. A well-designed exercise program also increases…

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10 Oct 2014

The most powerful passive metabolic activator is proper rest. Without it, your metabolism slows to a crawl because stress hormones run rampant. Sleep is critical to successful toning and shaping. It is during sleep that cortisol levels balance and surges of lean mass producing growth hormone occur. Sleep is…

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