Category: Burn fat

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When to Bulk and When to Cut

Take Home Points: Always bulk if you are close to or below 8% or 17% body fat for men or women, respectively. Always cut if you are close to or above 18% or 28% body fat for men

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Weight training for abdominal muscles

4 Ways to Burn More Calories

4 Ways to Burn More Calories & Why Cardio Sucks! Choosing the correct type of exercise is critical for losing weight and keeping it off. By the end of this, you’ll realize cardio alone sucks for weight loss,

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Can Insulin help you build muscle?

“Eat some candy after your workout, you need to keep those insulin levels high bro, that’s how you get jacked”. No “bro”, it isn’t. Insulin is a hormone that tells your body’s cells to use the sugar in

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Protein Timing – Does it matter?

This systematic review compared how consistently between-meal protein supplementation resulted in changes to lean mass, body fat, total body mass, and the ratio of lean to fat gains, when compared to with-meal protein supplementation. Both approaches produced similarly

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Does cardio effect strength gains?

If your goal is to maximize strength gains, ideally you’d avoid cardio (regardless of intensity) altogether. However, if you need to add conditioning work into your program, it seems that high and low intensity conditioning work have similar

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Why You Shouldn’t Use BMI

The general population in today’s society is gaining fat and losing muscle. This means that, for some people, the low amount of muscle causes a weight loss which results in a normal BMI even though their bodyfat %

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Body Fat

Body Fat Measurement Techniques

As you know, BMI is not optimal to measure body fat because it cannot differentiate between fat and muscle. Let’s break down the alternative methods to measure body fat: Waist circumference (WC): a simple way of measuring abdominal

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