A Former Fat Man’s Guide to Getting Fit This is not your typical guide to getting in shape. I’m not going to give you a detailed diet, nor am I going to tell you how to work out. Largely because that won’t help you if you’re struggling. Rather, I’m going […]
I’ve got a trick to help you have fun, but still stay faithful to your diet – cheat on it! Follow my simple tips and tricks to safely cheating get you through the holiday in a fun and successful way.
Breaking News: Chugging sugar makes you fat They’ve just released a new study once again showing the link between sugary sodas and obesity. Please, contain your shock and surprise, beloved reader. It hurts me to have to write this post… It really does. But somehow, someway, people are still drinking […]
Nature vs. Nurture As a student and obsessive fan of human psychology, I found a recent article in the NY Times covering an upcoming study on what men find attractive infinitely fascinating. The study asked the question do we like slender curvy women more than slightly wider women because the […]
If You Haven’t Had it Yet – You Will Soon Enough Tendinitis. It affects just about everyone at some point in their lives – both active people and non-active people alike. Sometimes it’s called Tendinosis or Tendonosis as well. No matter what you call it, it is painful and can […]
Are You Capable of Change? There is a very interesting book out there called Change or Die by Alan Deutschman about how, even in the face of certain death, people are unable to change their behavior. He backs it up with some pretty solid science, but the ultimate conclusion of […]
The terms “complex” and “simple” carbs are used all the time but how useful are they really? Does the FDA Nutrition Facts Label give us any useful information when they list “sugars”?
Soy protein is everywhere. And so is soy propaganda. We’re all being told how healthy and wonderful soy is in so many places that most people don’t stop to ask if any of it is true. And sadly, it’s not. You don’t have to look very far to see that […]
Mankind is truly amazing. We have managed to progress on an almost continual basis for thousands of years. We’ve vanquished many terrible diseases that have plagued us for years totally eliminating polio, for example. We’ve sent a man to the moon and back and each generation has a higher standard […]
No doubt about it – kettlebells are a hot new training tool even though they shouldn’t be. I see droves of people using them in the gym and run into articles about them all over the Internet. They’ve been around a long time and were recently re-popularized by Pavel Tsatsouline, […]