A long, long time ago, on a webpage far far away, I wrote a couple of articles on intermittent fasting (IF). In the first article I talked about the physiological benefits fasting may have, and in the second article I broke down the different versions of IF and how they could be used to help you lose fat.
Over the last several months my training and nutrition regimen have been shit. Between the holidays, personal issues, bouts of depression, a back injury, and just general laziness; I've allowed myself to put on about 15-20 pounds since October.
Welcome to another edition of the Weekly Reading Round-Up, a collection of the best fitness info from around the web. In case you couldn't guess, we have another great list of articles to check out this week; so let's check them
Welcome to another week of great articles, with another edition of the Weekly Reading Round-Up; a collection of the best fitness info from around the web.
We have a superb list this week, so as usual, settle in, grab your Crown and coffee, and check out what's in store this week.
When it comes to hormones and fat loss, everything works together. Each of the hormones we talked about here, and many others, all work together in an intricate system of checks and balances. If one is out of wack, that's likely to throw off others as well.
Good morning! Welcome to another edition of the weekly reading round-up, a collection of the best fitness info from around the web. It's been a busy and exciting week here, which we'll get to in a second, but first I just wanted to extend a heartfelt thank you to those of you who check out this feature every week. When I first started, it was lists like these that helped me, and I happy to pass that on.
Now, let's get to it...
If you've any sort of foot in the fitness or supplement arena, you’ve undoubtedly heard of creatine before. It’s been around for over twenty years, and is the most popular and researched supplement ever. Despite this, there’s a lot of bad information out there surrounding this wildly popular supplement, and its use. My goal here today is to set the record straight, and show you why this very effective supplement should be in your stack...
The process of getting ourselves to that point - to the point where we're ready to go out and get what we want - is. For some, this may take a few days. For others, it may take a few years. But we're all capable of getting there. It's just a matter of deciding to let go of the beliefs that are holding us back.
At its core, clean eating is essentially the minimization or elimination of processed foods from one’s diet. The definition of “clean” however, tends to shift with the nutritional trends of the time...
When it comes to getting shit done, I consider myself to be pretty efficient...With focus, and without distractions...I can bust out between 1,500 - 2,000 words an hour...I never miss article deadlines...I’m in and out of the gym in 45 minutes...I’m the first one done eating, cause you know, I got stuff to do...Ladies always come first...All the important stuff.
Perspective is a funny thing. If you’re reading this then you lived through 2016. We all had the same 365 days; the same 8,760 hours. But for some, those days and hours we’re great. For others, they were a fucking nightmare.
While the information we’ve discussed up to this is important for everyone to know, most of it has been geared towards men, and maintaining optimal testosterone levels.
But testosterone is equally important for women as well, and in today’s post, we’re going to take a look at the role testosterone plays in the female body, and why it’s just as vital for women to live a healthy life.