Dieting & Food

Article of Shame- Cut 5,000 Calories in A Single Day!

Image credit: wok I did my first article of shame in late November of last year. Well, I’ve been back to the magazine rack, and I’ve got another wonderfully educational article to share with you. Today’s article of shame comes from Maximum Fitness For Men. The tag line on the cover of this magazine reads, “No B.S. Just Results”....
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Dieting & Food

Yogurt Is A Carb

In my house, we talk about what the basic macronutrient value of a food is:  carbohydrate vs. protein vs. fat.  Some of my kids are old enough now to start thinking about the quality of the macronutrient (i.e. different types of fats, types of carbs, etc.) but still, the basic macronutrient content rules. And even though fruits and veggies...
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Dieting & Food

Keeping the Protein Flow

Ever heard somebody say that you better watch what you eat? Watching what you eat is very important, but you’ll also need to pay attention to what you’re not eating if you want to keep muscle on your body. I’m sure you’ve already heard that you need to eat plenty of protein to keep your body in good shape...
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Dieting & Food

Drinking Your Way to the Top of the Fat Chain

Just when you thought we couldn’t climb any higher… Let’s be honest with ourselves, we’re getting fatter year after year. With every sugar drink and super-sized soda consumed, we hobble yet another step higher up the fat chain. Staying lean and toned from our workouts becomes more and more of a distant dream. But climbing up the fat chain...
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Ramadan and Working Out – Lifting, Cardio, Fasting

Ramadan – a month-long holy time for Muslims – is starting soon.  This article will help those of you who practice Ramadan fasting (or actually, just about any intermittent fasting) understand how your eating, lifting, and cardio should be adjusted. Important Note #1:  I am not Muslim, so am not qualified to discuss the spiritual aspects of Ramadan.  If...
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