Eating small meals does not increase metabolism

There has been this myth propagating throughout the internet that eating small, frequent meals throughout the day boosts your metabolism. When you don’t understand how the body works, it might make logical sense.

I want to lose weight: Where do I start?

According to the National Institute of Health, 2 out of 3 Americans are overweight or obese and 1 out of 3 is obese. This is a crazy high number that people should really take note of. With numbers this high this means that a good majority of people who read this article will have a significant amount of weight they need to lose. If you search for ways to lose weight on the internet, the amount of results is pretty staggering.

Does resistance training increase fat loss?

Most people are aware that resistance training provides an increase in muscle tissue and strength. This type of training also provides other benefits including weight loss, improved mobility and balance, increased bone density, and decreased risk of disease and injury. While much of this is common knowledge, how do we know that much of this is…

Can you build muscle while dieting?

People often fear that while they begin reducing the amount of calories they eat, they will lose muscle along with fat. This may be false according to science.

Fasted cardio isn’t your best friend

Bodybuilders and other fitness enthusiasts are always looking for better ways to target and burn fat.  Fasted cardio is one of those things that is constantly discussed.  The first article that comes up when you search for fasted cardio is one from  Written by a self identified “expert”, she goes on throughout the article…

Lifting weights burns more fat than cardio

When people talk about losing weight or burning fight they almost immediately follow that up with “I’m going to start running” or “I forgot to hit the treadmill”.  Every time I hear this it makes me cringe a little.  For individuals that don’t know much about exercise or the science of the body, I guess…

Intermittent fasting is effective for weight loss

Intermittent fasting is a popular topic lately. There is always a new gimmick that the internet touts as the most effective way of losing weight. Fortunately for Intermittent fasting, science is on its side.