Alcohol has been implicated as a factor that may hurt your efforts to lose body fat. Whether alcohol is “fattening” has been a very controversial subject because technically speaking, alcohol is NOT stored as fat; it is oxidized ahead of other fuels.Whether moderate drinking is healthy has also been a subject of controversy. Many studies show that cardiovascular health benefits are associated with moderate beer or wine drinking (which has been of particular interest lately with reservatrol in the news so much), while other studies show improved insulin sensitivity. Some experts however, say that alcohol has no place in a fitness lifestyle.
by Cade Thomas
It is not uncommon to hear people say that bodybuilding is a selfish sport. If ones desires to be successful at it, you truly do have to put your needs in first priority before managing a lot of other daily life struggles. While this can be counteracted to a degree with proper planning and preparation, there is no denying that a bodybuilders brain is focused inward and one must truly find what works best for their body on an individual basis.
If you’re looking to stay on your diet, the worst thing you can do is have an enabler feeding you food that you shouldn’t be consuming. Or someone who leaves out portioned snacks for easy consumption. You almost feel bad not eating it, right?
by Matt Weik
Running and operating a supplement company these days is not an easy task. In fact, with so many new companies popping up across the globe, it’s no wonder so many are here today and gone tomorrow—closing up shop without a trace of their existence. So why do so many fail? Here are some reasons…