4 Laws of Muscle

By Mark Fickler | Weight Loss

This is a great articleShort. Concise. And packed with information.I learned some stuff from it. You will too.The 4 Laws of MuscleYou are what you just ateIf you exercise first, you’re more of what you just ateIf you’re inactive, you’re less of what you just ateChew your foodSee, It’s not what you thought.When you think […]

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Leptin Resistance

By Mark Fickler | Weight Loss

This is a great video explaining how too much insulin (and insulin resistance which it causes) messes up your leptin signaling (which is supposed to turn off hunger cravings once you’ve eaten) and the vicious cycle ensues with you ending up fat, sick and tired. Yeah it sounds complicated but in this video, the very […]

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Fat Loss Workouts

By Mark Fickler | Weight Loss

This is a 30 week pre-planned training regimen that is specifically designed to maximize fat loss while building muscle mass.It uses bodyweight exercises, kettlebell movements and additional dead lifting work to accomplish the goal.This workout is taken from Fat Loss Happens on Monday, authored by Josh Hillis and Dan John.This blog post will walk you […]

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Carbohydrate Intolerance

By Mark Fickler | Food

The following information is taken entirely from Phil Maffetone’s post Carbohydrate Intolerance and The Two Week Test. Many people suffer from a condition known as carbohydrate intolerance, or (CI). This is perhaps the most well-hidden epidemic of our time and is being made worse by the prevalence of sugar and other high-carbohydrate foods common to […]

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Insulin Response

By Mark Fickler | Weight Loss

If you haven’t watched the video about glycemic index (which is a set up for this video), you can watch it here. This video is about how your body responds with insulin after eating a carbohydrate and producing a blood sugar spike. What do you think? Post your comments and questions below. Thanks!

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