Recent obesity research has revealed some shocking and rather frustrating news, which is that the number of calories burned after exercise actually fall in people whose BMI is greater than 30.0. This was the result of a study into resting burning rates by a team at the Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT) from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and from the University of Roehampton.(more…)
Have you started to wonder if your weight loss strategy is causing muscle loss too? Should you be wondering this if you haven’t already? After all, to be able to burn away unwanted fat, your primary strategy is to consume food in a way that leaves you in a calorie deficit (regardless of what technique you’re using to achieve that goal). On the other hand, when you’re training to build – or even preserve – lean muscles, you usually need to keep up your calories or even eat in a surplus. See the problem?(more…)
Summer exercise ideas aren’t just a matter of considering what is possible during warmer weather. They also frequently involve what you’ll actually want to do. Spring and fall give you mild weather in which you’ll want to get out and move around. However, when you’re facing the dead-heat of the sun on the hottest days of the year, many of us just want to sprawl out with a cold drink and wait for the air conditioner to turn on again.(more…)
These days, it feels like we’re all looking for the best weight loss diet for everyone. With obesity having reached epidemic proportions, trying to find that one key to healthy body mass has become an obsession among the medical industry, those who could profit from such a discovery, and among people who need to lose the pounds.(more…)
They say that anything can be accomplished when you master the nuances of mind over matter. Well, it just so happens that recent scientific discoveries have confirmed his, at least when it comes to the body being able to burn more fat. That’s right, it seems as though we can actually think our way to a thin and fit physique if we know what we are doing. It all comes down to our unique brain chemistry, our hormonal balances, and our ability to manipulate all of that to our greatest benefit.
There exist natural hormones in every person’s body, and up until recently, they were pretty much disregarded in terms of weight loss. (more…)