Category: Lose Fat

Snooze to Lose With CLA

/ Posted 05.25.2010

Conjugated linoleic acid, or CLA, has gained force as an unsaturated fatty acid that encourages fat loss by decreasing the … continue reading


Unique Fatty Acid for Reducing Bodyfat

/ Posted 05.19.2010

So here we have CNA and butyric acid; both are types of fats. Yet both have potential for helping along bodyfat loss and perhaps enhancing metabolic rate.


Lean for Life

/ Posted 05.13.2010

You see a lot of bodybuilders bulk up in the off-season. You may have wondered if that’s a good way … continue reading


Fruit for Fat Loss?

/ Posted 04.28.2010

You may remember the diet from years ago that had people eating lots of grapefruit. It all sounded like wishful … continue reading


Blast Off Stubborn Belly Fat

/ Posted 04.04.2010

Q: I’m looking for advice. I have stubborn belly fat—I’m 45—but am pretty tight everywhere else. I’ve competed naturally for … continue reading


Fat Shrinking and Moderate Drinking

/ Posted 03.05.2010

So the first rule is to choose the lowest-carb libation. A good choice is wine at four grams of carb per glass.


Ripping Up After 40

/ Posted 02.21.2010

If you change the distribution of your macronutrients to fewer carbs, you can radically change the look of your physique without cutting calories. In fact, you might be able to increase the calories that you take in while still getting leaner.


Low Carbs, Low Training Intensity?

/ Posted 01.16.2010

Several studies have found that athletes who severely restrict carb intake suffer a loss of training intensity. On the other hand, the body is capable of using other forms of fuel.


How to Strip Off Bodyfat, Part 2

/ Posted 01.13.2010

Now that you know your current average daily calorie intake—from the info in Part 1—you can figure out the changes you need to make. Here’s my next group of strategies for getting lean.



/ Posted 12.07.2009

With several industry leaders investigating new and highly promising mechanisms of weight loss, one company was bound to make a … continue reading

The Instinct Diet

/ Posted 12.05.2009

Use Your Five Food Instincts to Lose Weight and Keep It Off


Calorie Cut in the Gym

/ Posted 11.14.2009

Most people either lift weights or do cardio. The smart ones, of course, do both.


Ebb and Flow Diet

/ Posted 11.11.2009

Bodybuilders can be so focused that they never ease up on either training or dieting. Well, that can lead to … continue reading


Food Facts

/ Posted 11.08.2009

•B-vitamins may improve memory. Researchers gave mice with dementia nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3, and the animals performed memory … continue reading


High Protein and Fat Oxidation

/ Posted 10.15.2009

What the study found was that fat oxidation wasn’t suppressed in obese people who ate meals high in protein.


Every Single Workout Helps

/ Posted 10.12.2009

How long does it take for training results to show up? According to a recent study, you can expect beneficial … continue reading


Tea Therapy

/ Posted 08.28.2009

Dr. Miller’s Holy Tea is an organic, all-natural great-tasting tea that gently cleanses and detoxifies the body.


Maximum Muscle, Minimum Fat

/ Posted 08.26.2009

The book is packed with insightful information on cholesterol, cortisol, good fats and bad fats—both are anabolic—food for sex and muscles, growth hormone and IGF-1.


Cortisol and Belly Fat

/ Posted 08.22.2009

Does cortisol really force fat onto your midsection, as seen in television commercials?


The Body Fat Solution

/ Posted 08.07.2009

Venuto’s number-one principle is calorie deficit—if you burn more calories each day than you take in, you lose ugly fat. It’s not as easy as it sounds, though, primarily because of lapses in mind-set and motivation.


Novel Fat Fighters

/ Posted 07.20.2009

A recent study investigated the effect of cheonggukjang on various aspects of fat metabolism. For those of you who’ve never heard of cheonggukjang (me included), it’s a fermented soybean paste used in Korean cuisine. It contains whole as well as ground soybeans.


Protein Burns Fat

/ Posted 04.21.2009

Science is finally catching up with the bodybuilding world. A new study verifies what muscleheads have known all along—that a … continue reading


Scientific Cardio to Maximize Fat Loss

Cardiovascular exercise is one of the more difficult aspects of bodybuilding, but it’s a necessity if you want to get … continue reading

Protein Timing

/ Posted 04.03.2009

Just 167 calories after your workout—it doesn’t take much to ensure that you get the optimal anabolic response to exercise. … continue reading


Need Cuts? Go Fish

/ Posted 03.28.2009

Only fatty fish contain generous levels of omega-3 fats—sardines, mackerel, salmon and halibut, for example. The lean fish favored by bodybuilders, such as mahimahi, tuna and orange roughy, have almost no omega-3s.

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