It's been conventional diet wisdom for over half a century: a 3,500 calorie increase or decrease, above or below maintenance levels results in a one pound change in weight. Given the advances of science, does this 3,500 rule still stand today?
Though resolutions are known more for their failure than success rates, the New Year offers a fresh start to erase bad habits and instill healthy new ones.Regardless of the goal, successful resolutions are all built on the same foundation.
There's a common misconception of what the phrases, losing weight, burning fat and increasing muscle tone mean. While many treat these three phrases as separate goals, the truth is that they're different ways of saying the same thing.