Healthy diet plan or deceiving approach to fat loss? Here’s why one of the most popular diet options could be the world’s most dangerous diet.
Does adding a pound of muscle increase your metabolism? Yes, but not by as much as you’d like. Here’s how adding muscle affects you.
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.
It’s been demonized and singled out as the cause of the obesity epidemic. But is sugar bad for you? Are all sugars equal? Here’s what science has to say.
Do carbs make you fat? According to research, the answer is no. Use this guide to enjoy carbs, lose weight, and improve your health.
Are artificial sweeteners bad for you? We get this question all the time. First and foremost, it needs to be said: diet beverages have an undeserved bad reputation. They’ve been blamed for everything from making you gain weight to messing with your hormones. And, study-after-study tries to pardon the beverages without any luck. Plenty of […]
Each week, we review feedback from coaching clients and readers of the site and our emails. One of the most common frustrations is figuring out what to eat, specifically knowing what to look for in a healthy diet. The reason for the struggle is that it’s not clear where to begin to fix the problem. […]
You might want to think twice before you rush to slug down another post-workout smoothie. Your pre-workout routine of oatmeal and fruit? It might not be helping in the way you think. And the extra BCAAs you’re drinking during your workout? The real impact is likely only on how much money you have in your […]
High-intensity interval training (AKA “HIIT”) has been a popular training method for years. It’s effective and time-efficient. But, as time has gone on, the methods you see being labeled as “HIIT” are getting farther away from the science that proved the effectiveness of these types of routines. Just because the high intensity is good, doesn’t […]
The hardest part of the fat loss process is believing that this time will be different. But, it can be if you’re willing to remove the usual complications associated with weight loss and commit to a different approach. After helping thousands of people lose weight, the key to building an effective fat loss plan is […]
The relationship between alcohol and weight loss is complicated. Here, we break down and offer suggestions on how to manage that relationship.
You were wrongly taught to fear saturated fat for decades. Now it’s making a comeback, however, claims about saturated fat’s benefits may be going too far.