Ketogenic Diet May Reduce Cancer Risks

By Robbie Durand Ketogenic diets have long been used in the strength training world. Bodybuilders, powerlifters, Olympic lifters, and wrestlers have all made use of...

An Introduction to the Keto Diet – Am I In Ketosis?

The basic principle of the ketogenic diet is that a state of ketosis will help you burn your fat stores as energy. Many people,...

Upset Stomach? How Activated Charcoal Benefits Your Digestion

Numerous studies have noted that activated charcoal is carbon.  It is a charcoal that has been treated with oxygen with the purpose to open...
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The 5 Signs of a Fad Diet

A fad diets is any diet plan or aid that aims to reduce one's weight, usually in an unrealistically short time. Fad diets attract susceptible people who suffer with weight  problems. They desperately seek shortcuts to achieving a shapely physique. A common problem with fad diets is that the fat-reducing...

To Drink or Not To Drink – Alcohol And Exercise

It’s Friday afternoon and you’re leaving work. You may be thinking about going out. You might have a few drinks with friends, just to relax and...

Whole Food Machine or Junk Food Queen – You Are What...

Take a look inside your kitchen. What type of foods do you see? In your freezer do you see microwave meals, ice cream and...

Alcohol Diet – A Healthy Meal or a Couple of Cocktails?

Skipping meals to save calories for drinking alcohol is becoming distressingly popular… It has become far more familiar, now that we have a name for...

The Benefits of Caffeine – Yes, It Really is A Drug

Caffeine is the most widely consumed drug in the world. It is a naturally occurring trimethylxantine found in various plants and is generally accepted...

Top Five Facts about Fat (From the Diet Cheat Sheet)

1. One nasty blubbery pound of body fat equals 3,500 calories. 2. Excess calories ingested from food are stored in the body as fat tissue,...

A Vegan Speaks Out on Plant-Based Strength Training

Stop. Have you all gotten your exercise in for the day? Have you eaten ALL of your vegetables? Okay, I’ll stop! I didn’t come...

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Everything You Need to Know About Hypertrophy – The Growth Factor

By Megan Johnson McCullough; NASM Master Trainer and Instructor and Professional Natural Bodybuilder Strength training and weight lifting have multiple benefits for all those who...

Processed Foods – What They Really Do to Your Body

By Megan Johnson McCullough We live in a world that operates at a fast pace, turning convenience and time efficiency into priorities. We have learned...

Body Fat Test Tools: How to Measure the Bulge         

As much as we don’t want to hear about the fat to lean tissue ratio of our body, body fat test tools are great...

The Hidden Benefits of Collagen

Our bones and muscles are held together by connective tissue. The connective tissues include ligaments (connecting bone to bone), and tendons (connecting bones to...

5 Rope Exercises to Boost Your Training Session

Are you losing interest in your cardio workouts? By Gabriel Rivera It’s a Monday, and it happens to be a cardio day. You’ve been lacking the...