Research in the Journal of Applied Physiology shows carb loading can be great for certain types of workouts. Here’s when — and how much — to carb load.
Underrated and underused, resistance band exercises can upgrade your workout without needing weights. Here’s how to use them to build more muscle, improve flexibility, and upgrade your workout.
What if you could eat the foods you love and still lose weight? The new approach to fat loss nutrition breaks all the rules and delivers results.
The first rule of Born Fitness Coaching is: You don’t promote Born Fitness coaching. It’s been the staple of my approach ever since I started training people on the Internet, and for a simple reason: if I’m doing my job correctly, then I don’t need to promote. And that’s what I’ve done for more than 10 years […]
Snacks after 6 pm? A late night bowl of pasta? Lots of fear, but little weight loss reality. Here’s why eating at night does not make you fat.
Lots of weight loss plans tell you that you should avoid all sugar, indulgences, and desserts. And science suggests that’s exactly why so many diets fail.
You want abs in 4 weeks? Let’s be honest, it’s probably not going to happen. Here’s how to see around fat loss lies and realistically transform your body.
“What supplements should I take?” It’s easily one of the most common questions I’ve been asked during the past 10 years, as supplements transformed from a niche market into a perceived quick fix for everything from fat loss to increasing your strength 1.675%. And while the supplement industry clearly doesn’t need any help selling their […]
Hello fat loss. Remember me? We’ve been here before. That place where you’re told weight loss isn’t your fault. That there’s a new (gluten free, dairy free, carb free, cookie-filled) approach that is the solution to all your problems. And that this time it will be different. Welcome to dieting déjà vu. You know it […]
Every month I write a column for Muscle & Fitness magazine called “Born Fit.” In it, I answer real questions asked by real people on Twitter. These are my unedited answers to those questions. If you want to potentially be featured in the magazine tweet at me and ask a question using the hashtag #BornFit and #AskBorn. -AB […]
Confused about what fats are best for you? Instead of thinking good vs. bad, a simpler approach is healthy fat vs. available fats. It will change how you eat, and your diet will thank you.
The problem with most diets isn’t that they’re bad—it’s that they’re a bad fit for you. Set yourself up for success with this guide to finding a diet that matches your body, preferences, and real-life demands you face every day.