Why Diets Don’t Work

Almost everyone goes through periods of inactivity.  Blame it on the weather (hot or cold), vacation, job, family—there are interruptions in our fitness.  As we know too well, the surplus is deposited as “potential energy” around the thighs or mid...

Fat Burning Q & A

Question: How does eating before a run influence the fat burning? Jeff: According to the physiology experts and dietitians consulted, fat burning is not affected by what you eat before the run.  The function of a pre-run snack is to get your blood sugar level where...

Cross training for fat burning

To maintain a regular dose of set-point lowering stress, while minimizing orthopedic stress, cross training can help. The best activities are those that raise core body temperature, use a lot of muscle cells and can be continued comfortably for more than 45 minutes....

Cross Train to Burn Fat

Cross training can help you burn fat. To maintain a regular dose of set-point lowering stress, while minimizing orthopedic stress, cross training can help. The best activities are those that raise core body temperature, use a lot of muscle cells and can be continued...

Living with Cookies

If you like cookies too much – to the extent you have trouble stopping yourself from eating them once you start – the way to take the power away from cookies is to eat them more often (in appropriate portions) and not try to "stay away from...