Caffeine as a Fat Burner: Does it Work?

If you are in the process of getting ready for boot camp, you may find yourself trying to quickly burn fat and get into shape. Boot camp is physically, mentally, and emotionally intense; the better shape you are in before going into boot camp, the better. Branches of the military all have strict guidelines when… Read More

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5 Healthy Practices Debunked

Thanks to the internet, the wellness trend has witnessed a massive increase in popularity over the past few years. You would think that with all the readily available information that we have today, nutrition and fitness misconceptions would be less common but, unfortunately, the renewed public interest in fitness and health has also opened the… Read More

Could a High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet Help You avoid the Flu?

Research suggests that ditching carbohydrates and eating lots of fat may give some protection against flu. Feeding mice the so-called keto diet seems to boost certain immune cells, which may be responsible for the effect. The keto diet forces the body to burn fat for energy, which can help with weight loss, and individuals may… Read More

Avoid Diabetes, Eat Avocados!

Eating avocados may help to safeguard against type 2 diabetes. A study by the University of Guelph found that a compound called avocationB (AvoB) counteracts the insulin resistance and oxidation in skeletal muscles. In the study, mice were fed a high-fat diet to induce obesity and insulin resistance for eight weeks. For the next five… Read More

How to Use the Paleo Diet to Get Fit Faster

Your diet should work in harmony with your fitness routine. The food you eat should help you build muscle and sufficiently fuel your body. It can be hard to know what food is best to eat, but the Paleo diet is a great option if you want a diet that is high in protein and… Read More

Beliefs about the Purpose of Military-style Boot Camps & Notions of the Body’s Capacity for Change

Research Paper Title Military-style fitness boot camps: contested resources in accounting for fatness. Background In this article, the researchers examine the social management of fatness via an analysis of 4 years of participant-observation in military-style fitness boot camps and interviews with camp participants, trainers and organisers/owners. They begin by focusing on popular imagery of the… Read More

Why Are You Not Losing Weight?

Are you trying hard to lose weight but all your efforts seem fruitless? Do not worry; this is a very common worry among those trying to make a difference. The problem may be more about mindset rather than individual practices. Therefore, the following is a brief outline to clear out some misconceptions people might have… Read More