Which Protein Shake is Best For Fat Loss?

The most popular form of protein taken by fitness enthusiasts is whey protein, but this may not be the best choice when fat loss is your goal. Whey is a fantastic protein when your goal is to enhance your body’s ability to build muscle. It is a complete protein and is quickly absorbed into the blood where muscles, made hungry for protein by weight training, absorb it up like a sponge. Research has clearly shown that whey is the protein of choice after a workout because it stimulates muscles to grow, especially when taken within an hour of finishing your workout. Whey protein, however, is not the best choice in between workouts and meals…

Water Effects Workout Performance

If you have not read the article written by Blythe Alberg entitled, How Water Consumption Effects Fat Loss, I highly recommend that you do so. The article explains how we simply do not get enough water, how dehydration can short circuit fat loss results and exactly how much water you should drink when implementing a fat loss program. This article will explain how low grade dehydration can impact performance in the gym.

Weight Training – Does It Help with Fat Loss?

This is a controversial subject in the fitness world because the research has been somewhat conflicting. Some research has found that short term weight training results in a decrease in insulin sensitivity which would theoretically decrease fat loss. These results can be somewhat misleading, however, because when weight training is part of your regular workout program it seems to improve fat loss…

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