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A Beginner's Guide to Intermittent Fasting. “…But Tony the Tiger tells us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day!”

A Beginner's Guide to Intermittent Fasting

This rule has become so commonplace throughout the health and fitness community that it’s readily accepted as fact: “Want to lose weight? Make sure you start off with a healthy breakfast, so you can get that metabolism firing first thing in the morning! Acid-alkaline-food-chart-1.1.pdf. How To Lose 20-30 Pounds In 5 Days: The Extreme Weight Cutting and Rehydration Secrets of UFC Fighters. The following is a guest post by Nate Green, who works with Dr.

How To Lose 20-30 Pounds In 5 Days: The Extreme Weight Cutting and Rehydration Secrets of UFC Fighters

John Berardi, nutritional advisor to athletes like UFC champion Georges St. Pierre (GSP). This is the first of two blog posts entailing extreme physical experiments. Absolutely no performance enhancing drugs of any kind were used. Part 1 — this post — details exactly how top fighters like Georges St. “We used GSP’s exact protocol with him [Nate].

Part 2 — the next post — will share how Nate used intermittent fasting and strategically planned eating to gain 20 pounds in 28 days, emulating a fighter who wants (or needs) to move up a weight class in competition. Cautionary Note on Part 1 Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters put it all out in the open for the world to see: they kick, punch, laugh, cry, and bleed in front of thousands of arena fans and millions more watching at home. Done right, it can significantly increase a fighter’s chances of winning. This is NOT an article on sustainable weight loss or healthy living. Enter Nate. Strength Training 101. Eat clean and lift heavy.

Strength Training 101

If there’s one constant thing we say across Nerd Fitness, it’s that if you want to lose weight, gain muscle, or just look better than ever for an upcoming event, the one thing you must absolutely do is eat clean and lift heavy. But what exactly does that mean? And how do you get started? And why does this work so darn well? We’ve touched on it a few times before, gone over your diet, and shown you some people it’s worked for, but we haven’t really gone into great detail. 5 Fitness Buzzwords That Make Me Want to Punch a Hole in the Wall.

It’s not secret that I’m not a fan of conventional wisdom, overhyped programs, and fake fitness products.

5 Fitness Buzzwords That Make Me Want to Punch a Hole in the Wall

These products and services are designed to prey on people’s insecurities, trick them to expect quick results as long as they pay four payments of $39.99, and then get them to buy the next product in the series. They’re built to line the pockets of their creators with money, not to help people reach their goals. On top of that, these products help make us feel inferior when we don’t succeed with them! This makes me furious. Fortunately, there is hope! Despite what you may have read on Nerd Fitness on April 1st, Nerd Fitness did not sell out to the Empire. Instead, we’re fighting against these ridiculous companies and their ridiculous buzz words. Let’s recognize them for what they really are and take these violators down.

“Muscle tone” If I could eliminate one word from the English language, it would be “tone.” Just typing that word out just makes me want to vomit. “Muscle Confusion!” -Steve. Everything You Know About Fitness Is a Lie. I hate the gym.

Everything You Know About Fitness Is a Lie

At least, I hate "the gym" as imagined by the modern American health club: the mindless repetitions on the weight machines, halfhearted crunches, daytime TV during the treadmill. Such a sad, unimaginative excuse for a life, when I could be out rock-climbing, surfing, or, hell, even just scrubbing the bathroom floor. But I love working out the way I've come to understand it, and two big discoveries made all the difference. First, I realized that we all live in a kind of Fitness Fog, a miasma of lies and misinformation that we mistake for common sense, and that makes most of our gym time a complete waste.

Muscle withers away if you're not constantly building it, and muscle withers faster as a man ages. Not that I haven't wasted time at the gym like everybody else, sweating dutifully three times a week, "working my core," throwing in the odd after-work jog. We're not innocent. How to Freeze Vegetables For Maximum Freshness. Scientists Rice Cooking Method Might Drastically Reduce Calories. In a recent research, scientists have discovered a novel way to cook rice, which might drastically bring down the calorie content of the starchy grain.

Scientists Rice Cooking Method Might Drastically Reduce Calories

The research comes as a breakthrough in tackling the alarming growth rate of obesity around the world. The research was presented at the world’s largest scientific society, National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Acidic/Alkaline Food Chart.