The 20 Worst Foods in America

20 Worst Foods in America-courtesy of Men's Health The U.S. food industry has declared war on your waistline. By: Matt Goulding 20. Worst fast food-chicken meal Chicken Selects Premium Breast Strips from McDonald's (5 pieces) with creamy ranch sauce • 830 calories •...

The truth about holiday weight gain

Every holiday season we hear reports from the media claiming that Americans have an average weight gain of 7-10 pounds during the period from Thanksgiving to New Years. Fortunately these claims are based on loose studies and are actually grossly exaggerated. Several...

Tips to avoid holiday weight gain

• Never go to a party hungry • Limit your alcohol consumption • Get in some extra time at the gym • Stay away from all the treats around the office and at parties • Focus on socializing, not on the food • Stay active • Drink water. Try drinking a glass of water right...

How much protein and when?

I suggest you consume about 1 gram of protein for every pound of body weight (150lb=150 grams of protein). You should take in protein every 2-3 hours and the intake should be divided up evenly throughout the day over the course of 5-6 meals. This can be in the form of...

Tips to boost fat loss

If you're having trouble shedding fat, make sure to following these tips 1. Consume 5-6 small meals per day 2. Perform your cardio first thing in the morning on an empty stomach 3. Stay hydrated and drink plenty of water to increase your metabolism 4. Consume protein...

Former model and personal trainer gains 90 lbs.

Personal trainer Paul James began a bizarre weight gain experiment to get inside the heads of overweight clients. Click on this link to read the story. This is an interesting story so check it out. The before and after pictures are...

A few words on carbs

Carbohydrates have gotten quite a bad rap lately with all this low carb stuff out there. Carbohydrates are currently viewed as the main culprit for gaining body fat. This is both true and false so you need to understand how they work. The two types of carbohydrates...

Burn more fat!

If you want your fat loss program to be more efficient, try doing cardio first thing in the morning on an EMPTY stomach. Don’t eat breakfast, grab a glass of water instead and hit the treadmill, bike, elliptical, or whatever you enjoy doing. Do NOT eat any calories...

5 quick tips to clean up your diet

I can't stress enough how important nutrition is to your fitness goals. Here are some super easy ideas to help clean up your diet. 1. Eat smaller, more frequent meals throughout the day. An easy way to do this is take your lunch and dinner and separate each into 2...