Carb Cycling For Weight Loss – A Beginner’s Guide

carb cycling for weight loss

There’s been a lot of chatter recently about carb cycling for weight loss. I guess it’s to be expected due to the popularity of the hit reality show “Extreme Makeover; Weight Loss Edition”. Chris Powell, the show’s star trainer, has had tons of success prescribing this carb cycling method to the clients. And of course, […]

Is Cardio Good For Weight Loss

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Visualize this; an overweight marathoner, or an avid swimmer / cyclist. can you see it? Sure there are some overweight individuals that do these activities. But those are the ones that do very low amounts. First things first. Before I answer the cardio for weight loss question, be sure you understand that there is a […]

Fat Loss Demystified – It Really Is This Simple

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As a personal trainer of athletes and fat loss clients, there’s one thing that rises way to the top of my pet peeves. That one thing is none other than all the BS and confusion about dieting and nutrition. I’m not going to lie here and say that this is something I’ve always known. No, I’ll admit […]

Jumping Rope For Weight Loss

If I had to choose between running and jumping rope for weight loss, I’d choose jumping rope every time. That’s a no brainer for me. First of all, I don’t like running. I used to hate running but now it’s just a dislike. Second, I’m going to burn about the same amount of calories jumping […]

Weight Loss and the New Year – The First 3 Steps

It’s January again and for most people that means it’s time to start your weight loss program. Unfortunately most will fail. The failure won’t be due to a lack of desire, of course. It won’t even be the result of a bad nutrition or exercise plan. So what does that leave as the root cause […]