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How Lost Sleep Kills Your Fat Loss Plans

July 10, 2010

How Lost Sleep Kills Your Fat Loss Plans

Whether you are a college student, night shift worker or you are a parent with small children you may struggle to get regular sleep yet you want quick weight loss.  The sleep recommendation provided by the National Sleep Foundation recommends 8 hours per night.  According to the CDC and a National Health Interview Survey shows that 30% of Americans who are 30-64 years of age sleep less than 6 hours per night.

There is a prevalence of chro

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Building Muscle Without Weights

July 10, 2010

Building muscle without weights is entirely possible–even preferred in some cases. It is a common misconception that you must join a fancy gym or buy expensive Olympic weights, squat racks, and other esoteric equipment in order to forge a well-developed body. But that is not true. Especially if you follow a sound, well-rounded exercise program coupled with good nutrition.
Remember when you were a kid and did all those pushups, pullups, and situps? You did calisthenics, ran, and played games in

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Cardio is a Misnomer

May 12, 2009

Cardio is a Misnomer

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Caveman Thwarts Store Robber with Step Ladder

April 21, 2009

Caveman Thwarts Store Robber with Step Ladder

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GOMAD, One-Legged Squats, and the 3 Pillars

April 20, 2009

I want to share with you several articles I’ve written recently. The first is about the venerable “Gallon of Milk a Day” program. It’s been a weight gain staple diet regimen for decades. It’s simple, too.

  1. Buy a gallon of milk
  2. Drink it all in one day

Start slow, though, unless you want your digestive system to go nuts on you. And please don’t even think about trying the GOMAD if you’re lactose intolerant or suffer from dairy allergies.

I’ve also written about a fantastic muscle-builder, especially for the glutes, hams, quads, and calves. It’s the One-Legged Squat and it’s killer!

Finally, there are the 3 Pillars

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of any weight training or bodybuilding program: Exercise, Diet, and Recovery.

Muscles need:

  1. Stimulation – in the form of progressive resistance training
  2. Fuel and building blocks – in the form of sound nutrition, and
  3. Time to recover – meaning rest

If you do nothing other than train hard but brief and infrequently and eat right and get 7-9 hours of sleep, you’re far ahead of 80 percent of your peers.

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