Why Everyone Should Strength Train

Our bodies can lie to us. For example, when you first start serious strength training, almost any program will produce dramatic results. It is possible to gain 10-20 pounds of pure muscle during your first year of training, depending on your genetics. Continue reading “Why Everyone Should Strength Train”

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Why you should prioritize strength training, especially on a diet (UPDATED with FREE workout program log)

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It may seem counter intuitive, but when you are losing weight, strength training, not cardio training should be your number one exercise priority. When you place your body in a caloric deficit, it is normal for your body to burn a combination of stored body fat and muscle to meet its energy needs, but you can prevent this loss of muscle mass through strength training. The human body has been conditioned to adapt to the stresses place on it by its environment by making it more resilient to the stress the next time it’s encountered. If your body is required to lift heavy objects using all the muscles of the body, on a frequent basis, it will preserve muscle and burn fat exclusively when in a caloric deficit, assuming you are consuming sufficient quantities of protein. That is why strength training should be your number one exercise priority.

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BOOK UPDATE (Kindle-Print-Audio) Chapter 1 Audio

Hello everyone, A quick update on the book: Print: The printed book can now be purchased from here. The printed version should be available on Amazon by the end of the week, September 29, 2017. Kindle: The Kindle Version has been updated. If you have already downloaded the book, your copy will be updated in the near future. Amazon is working through some technical issues. … Continue reading BOOK UPDATE (Kindle-Print-Audio) Chapter 1 Audio

FREE DOWNLOAD PROMOTION – Our Kindle eBook The Fat Loss Habit!

Hey everyone, I want to let you know that our Kindle eBook, The Fat Loss Habit is available for FREE DOWNLOAD until Saturday, September 9th. The book will be available in PRINT later this month. The AUDIOBOOK will be available in late October 2017. I would greatly appreciate it if you could leave a brief REVIEW of the book. Your review will have a HUGE … Continue reading FREE DOWNLOAD PROMOTION – Our Kindle eBook The Fat Loss Habit!

Are You Trying to Lose Weight or Body Fat?

Image by CrossFit Fever Unless you are trying to make weight for a sport, or you’re competing in a weight loss contest, you aren’t trying to lose weight; you’re trying to lose body fat.  Losing weight doesn’t make you look better, losing body fat does. The type of weight you lose is more important than the amount of weight you lose. Looking good isn’t a … Continue reading Are You Trying to Lose Weight or Body Fat?