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Ketogenic Dieting for Fat Loss

Ketogenic Dieting for Fat Loss   Ketogenic (herein referred to as “keto”) dieting has been around for decades and garnered a somewhat strong following in health/fitness subculture. Essentially, keto diets are simply diets that are high in fat and protein and very low in carbohydrate (usually <10% total macronutrient intake). Thus, the body is diverted to utilize fats for energy Continue Reading...

Cardio vs Weights – Which Team Are You On?

“Cardio vs weights” is one of those debates that places you on a team; like asking someone if they prefer Apple or PC, Ford or Chevy, Captain Crunch or Cocoa Puffs. People are part of one team or the other and each side tends to chastise the other. I’ve played on both teams and want to share my opinion on Continue Reading...

5 Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

5 Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Recently there has been somewhat of a paradigm shift in what people believe is the most optimal intensity to perform cardiovascular exercise at—that being the shift from (LISS) low intensity, steady-state cardio (e.g. walking) to high-intensity interval training (e.g. running sprints). While the debate of which of these types of cardio is superior Continue Reading...

Why Functional Fitness is the Biggest Trend of 2016

What’s functional fitness? A classic example is a push up, which uses multiple muscles, including the chest, triceps, abs, and lower back.  Functional exercises like the push-up engage your whole body, instead of just isolating a single muscle group. This translates into increased strength throughout your body for daily activities athletic or not. Now compare a push up to a similar Continue Reading...

5 Ways Your Office Job is Killing You

5 Ways Your Office Job is Killing You Make no mistake that modern society’s 9-to-5 office lifestyle is generally not conducive to health and longevity. Most people who work typical desk jobs lead highly sedentary lives and about the most active thing they do throughout the day is the walk from their cubicle to the parking lot. The major risk Continue Reading...

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