Fat is needed for the production of hormones, absorption of vitamins (A,D,E & K), creating cell membranes and a whole host of functions that makes you all sexy and shit. In other words you need some, hence the name - Essential Fatty Acids.Read More
Protein is required for the restoration, repair and growth of bodily tissues. For the purpose of this article we're mainly interested in Skeletal Muscle and protein's effects on Lean Body Mass (LBM).Read More
For Fat Loss in particular, this is the most important thing to address, truly nothing else matters anywhere near as much. Your energy needs to go here. Now I’m about to blow your mind. Are you ready for this? Ok here we go: You either need more, less or the same number of calories that your body requires to sustain itself. Da-da. See mind blown right? Now let's get a bit more specific for you.Read More
Let's face facts, you want to look outstanding nude. You want people to know that, whatever you're wearing, you take care of yourself. And so your journey into this whole fitness shebang begins. Which reminds me of sitting in the back of my parents car...
Are we there yet?
After all, you want abs and you want them yesterday god dammit. The thing is that there are some fundamental aspects to human physiology that mean there has to be a time limit within which things can happen.Read More
So in the first article here, we looked at the questions I want you to have asked and answered before addressing whether or not you need cardio for weight loss.
I'm now going to assume you have that in place. If not, I will say it once more. It matters more than the rest of this for weight loss. Go do it first. Unless you're about to ride at dawn which is obviously superior in every way to everything.
When it comes to Cardio, the options are huge there are almost infinite variations available with every conceivable piece of kit.
You want to lose weight and look better in the Jack Johnson. You decide you've got these soft flabby bits you're less keen on. So it's time to exercise to get rid of them. And that exercise is obviously going to be some form of Cardio, right?
Maybe. But there are some bigger fish to fry first. Let's look at the when and why of getting all kinds of sweaty.Read More