Foods to Avoid for 6 Packs

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Nutrition |

6 Packs Are Made in the Kitchen No matter how hard you crush it at the gym, if you aren’t eating for fitness, you are doing yourself a disservice. Sure, indulging now and again is okay. But 80% of the time, you should be packing in foods to promote and activate your fitness lifestyle. Here are some foods to absolutely avoid if you’re working on sculpting your 6 pack. Six-pack stoppers Alcohol – Moderate consumption of alcohol...

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Butter is Back

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in News, Nutrition |

We’ve been talking a lot lately about the harmful affects of sugar, especially in regard to weight gain and major diseases including obesity, diabetes, and even cancer. We recently reblogged a TED Talk about how diets don’t work and an important NY Times article on how the only diet worth following is the one that suggests you just eat real food. (Real food being that grown from the earth in a sustainable manner.) Here is another...

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Science Compared Every Diet, and the Winner is Real Food

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in News, Nutrition |

Science Compared Every Diet, and the Winner is Real Food Curation: The Atlantic Author: JAMES HAMBLIN, MD, is a senior editor at The Atlantic. Flailing in the swell of bestselling diet books, infomercials for cleanses, and secret tips in glossy magazines, is the credibility of nutrition science. Watching thoroughly-credentialed medical experts tout the addition or subtraction of one nutrient as deliverance—only to change the channel and hear...

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10 Food Rules for Achieving an Athletic Build

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in Nutrition |

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: you get results in the gym by what you put on your plate. Of course you have to be working out with intensity, diversifying your workout plan, and giving your body plenty of rest. But you must also follow certain food rules that truly give you the athletic build you’re after. You must not just eat less, but eat better. Put foods on your plate that will fuel your workout and repair...

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The U.S. Ski Team’s Favorite Meal

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014 in Nutrition |

Jamaican Jerk Chicken from: Outside Magazine Okay, so the Winter Olympics are long over, but we can’t help sharing this delicious recipe said to be the favorite of the US Ski Team. If you’re like us, we eat a lot of chicken to stay fueled on protein. But chicken can become so very boring. This Jamaican Jerk Chicken recipe is not only the furthest thing from boring, but it’ll start giving you dreams of summer and BBQ. If...

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Why Dieting Doesn’t Work

Posted by on Mar 20, 2014 in Nutrition |

We all know that being healthy and achieving our fitness goals comes down to one major thing–eating. As the saying goes, “anyone can spend an hour working out. It’s what you put on your plate the other 23 hours that determines health.” Sandra Aamodt, a neuroscientist and science writer with two published books, explains why dieting simply Does. Not. Work. Dieting leads to eventual weight gain as deprivation is not a...

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