Top 5 Benefits of High Protein Diets


High Protein Diets High protein diets are more mainstream than ever. Bodybuilders, powerlifters, and plain gymrats use these diets to increase muscle mass while others see benefits in terms of improved body composition, weight loss, and more efficient dieting. The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) of protein is only 0.8 grams

What is a calorie deficit?

Calorie Deficit A calorie deficit is the “magic” that makes weight loss possible. It forces the body to use fat stores for energy causing weight loss. While a calorie deficit is the only way to lose weight, there are a few ways to create one, though they all involve improving

Reduce Body Fat Through Exercise

Exercise and nutrition both play a very important role in the amount of fat stored in your body. Not all exercising will reduce your body fat equally. The type, duration and intensity of your routine will determine how effectively you lower your body fat percentage. Spot Reducing The most important

Beach Body Exercise Plan

With bathing suit season coming up quickly, you need to get your body into shape so you can show off your washboard abs, killer legs and toned arms. To do this, you will need to combine cardiovascular exercise to burn the fat with a strength training routine to build some

Spring Break Beach Body Exercise Routine

Spring break is rapidly approaching and gyms all over the country are starting to get packed with people hoping to get a few last minute workouts in. If you’re one of those, you need to realize that you can’t completely change your body in one or two months. You can

Exercise for Turning Fat into Muscle

This is the stuff that late night infomercials are made of. You take a pill or use some sort of ab contraption and miraculously your fat turns into muscle in only a few days! Unfortunately turning fat into muscle is a myth and doesn’t actually work like that in real

The Fat Burning Zone

If you use any of the cardio equipment at the gym, you’ve probably used its built in fat burning program. Before you get too excited about all the fat you’re going to lose, you should know why these types of programs aren’t the best idea for getting toned or even