Here’s the back story of how I came up with my Super Powered Raw Oatmeal recently.
While on a quest to go sugar-free and wheat-free I faced the problem of what to eat for a fast breakfast that didn’t include bread of any kind. I wanted something healthy, organic, and preferably uncooked. I also wanted a [...]
Inside Natural Bodybuilding Part 4
This is part 4 in a series of 5 interviews with bodybuilder Tomas de la Milera. He is a 51 year old bodybuilder with a classic physique like Frank Zane. Peek into his world as he prepares for competition and he shares what it takes to be a natural bodybuilder.
Dieting for [...]
Obesity – Officially a Disease According to the AMA
The American Medical Association officially labelled obesity a disease in June 2013 and guess who jumped on the bandwagon for even more reimbursement for its treatment?
Was it nutritionists? How about fitness professionals? No. It was the same-old, same-old… bariatric surgeons and Big Pharma. Popping pills and stapling [...]
Let’s cut to the chase on the subject of fat loss. There’s so much nonsense written about it, so much time spent worrying about it.
Here is a short summary of fat loss facts. Snappy, to the point and hopefully there are a few facts you can use easily right away…
As fitness trainers we come across many reasons why people are interested in personal training. Probably the biggest one is weight loss or, more specifically, fat loss, so it was with interest that I learned about the Fat Rights movement recently.
Fat activism began in the 1960′s in the USA with the launch of the National [...]
It’s no secret that we have an obesity epidemic going on in the Western World. From Australia to America, waistlines are growing. So is the cost of health care. We know that staying active is your Number One best defense against the onset of heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, depression and the like but what you [...]
Most people can count more than ten other people they know who “want to lose weight”. Losing weight is a very general concept and when people say they want to lose weight, what exactly do they mean?
How To Lose 10 Pounds In One Day!
My husband, Rudi, wrote a humorous article a while ago, something like, [...]
Cellulite, the dreaded dimpling or “orange peel” appearance of skin on the thighs, buttocks and even sometimes abdomen of otherwise healthy women. Nobody wants it, it’s an ugly reminder that there’s fat right there, just itching to escape. Some women spend thousands of dollars trying to remove it, many women just give up and [...]
Is there a right way to eat anything? It seems like there are so many choices in ways to eat, what to eat, how many times a day you should eat, what combinations of nutrients you should eat that it can get downright confusing. A lot of people are trying to lose weight. What is [...]
Does BMI effectively indicate obesity in individuals? Can we trust it as the standard for determining whether we are obese, overweight or healthy?
BMI, or body mass index, is so well known by most people as the measure of the health of the body that most people don’t question its authority. It is used by doctors, personal [...]
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