Ever since Gerard Butler inspired millions of “bros” of all ages to start doing sit-ups in his iconic role as King Leonidas (Frank Miller’s 300), the fitness industry has been flooded with Spartan themed workout programs. While the fitness industry has a bad habit of being dominated by fads and gimmicks, is there anything we … Continue reading Spartan Workout: 5 Lessons the Historical Spartans can Teach us about Fitness
You don’t need 20/20 vision to look around and see that obesity is on the rise, it’s a growing problem that’s only been getting worse over the years, and it seems like the industry most logically suited to turn back the tide has been an absolute failure (at best). How bad is the failure, especially … Continue reading How to Identify a Fad Diet or Weight Loss Scam
I’m going to let you in on a little secret: fat loss is rarely linear. What does this mean for you? It means that your fat loss journey is going to look and feel much more like a swashbuckling “sails and cannon” era trip across the ocean than a first class Emirates flight. If you’ve … Continue reading The Secrets of Fat Loss
Raise your hand if this sounds familiar: You want to lose weight, so you get on a diet and cut your calories way back – you start working out, doing cardio, and in general try to clean up your habits. The weight starts to come off, usually a good amount in the first week. You … Continue reading The Reverse Diet Basics
Detoxing: It’s a classic diet myth, a multi-million dollar industry, and in serious need of some myth-slaying. If you think surviving on lemon juice and living on the toilet sounds necessary… here’s your excuse to skip it.
Today we’re pitting the two biggest names in cardio, LISS and HIIT, against each other to see which is the best option for fat loss. Who will win?
Dieting for a vacation can be smart and sensible, or a psychosomatic banana peel that sends you spiraling. Don’t starve yourself right before a vacation… learn to plan ahead.
If the last time you tested your fitness level was running up and down a dirty gym floor, it might be time for a re-test. Testing your performance in the gym can help you gauge your fitness and plan how to target your weaknesses.