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Why Make Fitness More Complicated?


Posted on April 24th, 2012 by Matt Schoeneberger

Why make fitness more complicated?

We’ve already established that weight loss is not all that simple, right? If you don’t agree, please chime in and tell us why. Not everyone is out to lose weight, so let me back up and broaden the scope a bit. Fitness – whatever the hell that means, is a pretty complex subject as well when you start to consider everything that goes into achieving it. For the typical fitness-achiever, the psychological and social ramifications of making sure your behaviors stick out in a crowd of out-of-shape sloths are bad enough. Now add in the extra time and scheduling conflicts, the dietary modifications to support your new level of fitness and activity, yada yada yada and you’ve got a lot of stuff going on. This is a good thing, I think, because as Red states, “get busy livin’ or get busy dyin’.” Read more »

Dr. Oz Supplement Round-up: Caraway Seeds, Raspberry Ketone, 7-Keto, Forskolin, Saffron


Posted on April 17th, 2012 by Matt Schoeneberger

Dr. Oz puts out a lot of information in a week’s time, so much so that you have to wonder if there really is that much to talk about. If you took every supplement he recommended you’d have a cabinet full of pill bottles and powders and you’d be broke in a hurry. The unfortunate thing is Read more »

Conflicting Visions: a reason for fat loss failure


Posted on April 10th, 2012 by Matt Schoeneberger

Do you know who you want to be? In 1 year? In 5 years? Do you know what relationships you want to have? What job? What hobbies? Do you know where you want to live? Do you know how you want to look? Perform?

The first step in our psychology chapter is creating a compelling vision and it’s something I bet most of our readers skip right over. Read more »