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Fitness Myths and False Beliefs
Fitness Myths and False Beliefs

Believing That Aerobic Exercise is the Secret to Long Term Weight Loss Even exercise physiologists are often caught up in the partial view thinking that "aerobic exercise burns fat." The truth is, you might enhance fat release during aerobic exercise, but you can burn fat as fuel anytime you are in an "aerobic state." Aerobic, by definition, suggests that you are meeting oxygen demand. That means any time you are meeting the demand for oxygen you are capable of burning...

Do You Want A Flat Stomach?
Do You Want A Flat Stomach?

Do you want a flat stomach? I don't know a person who doesn't! People spend millions, if not billions of dollars, each year in the quest for a flat stomach. Right now there are about 200 or more ab exercise devices out there. There's the ab do-it, the ab rock-it, the ab roller, the ab dolly, and so many more. You would think that with all of these amazing new products that most people would be walking around with that...

Cure For The Ultimate Baby-boomer Bummer
Cure For The Ultimate Baby-boomer Bummer

It's been called the middle-age bulge and the middle-age spread. But whatever it's called, it's a physical reality for 80 million middle-age adults. Officially, medical researchers call this condition the somatopause (sa-mot-a-pause). Symptoms of the saging Somatopause Are you middle-age and experiencing weight-gain, energy decline, and loss of muscle? Are lab reports showing bad cholesterol going up and good cholesterol going down? These are all symptoms of the somatopause that typically begins in the 30s. Medical researchers report that the...

New Research May Change Exercise Forever.
New Research May Change Exercise Forever.

A new study published by the National Institutes of Health pulls together a body of previous studies and makes it clear that middle-age and older adults should be doing anaerobic exercise - high-intensity wind sprints rather than standard, long, slow cardio. Anaerobic sprinting types of exercise - running, cycling, swimming, cross country skiing - is shown by medical researchers to make the body produce significant amounts of anti-aging growth hormone. It's no secret that several well-known entertainers take growth hormone...

Real Muscle Real Fast
Real Muscle Real Fast

Real Muscle Real Fast! Adding muscle seems to be a mystery to most, yet if you pick up a copy of any fitness or bodybuilding magazine and you'll almost always see a headline like this: "Gain 15 Pounds of Muscle in 6 Weeks." If it were so easy you'd have millions of muscle-heads running around. Even though building muscle tissue can be a challenge, I'm going to outline some very specific principles that can pack on the muscle faster than...

Targeting Those Trouble Spots
Targeting Those Trouble Spots

Wouldn't it be great if you could get rid of that excess fat on your stomach or tighten up those hips and thighs? How many times have you tried diet and exercise to target your trouble spots only to see slow or no progress? How many people do you know that have been down that same path, probably multiple times? Having worked with hundreds of individuals, mainly women, the two things that I found with almost every client was that...