Archive | October, 2012

Top 10 Worst Halloween Candies and an Alternative

Number #1 – Three miniature Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups—the kind you find in office candy bowls and trick-or-treat-bags—fill your belly with more sugar than a glazed doughnut. Number #2 – Half a pack of Skittles has more sugar than a scoop of Haagen-Dazs Cookies and Cream Ice Cream.  Number #3 – Nine Twizzlers carry as […]

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10 Reasons You Need L-Carnitine

Reason #1: Carnitine promotes fat oxidation and endurance performance in athletes, especially when the combined with caffeine Reason #2: Try 1-3 grams of Carnitine w/ Breakfast, Pre & Post workout meals. Carnitine increases fat transportation to the mitochondria.

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10 Reasons Why Jogging Sucks as a Fat Loss Tool

Reason #1: Jogging on a treadmill is not a natural motion because the moving track decreases the work of the hip extensors, e.g., hamstrings and glutes. The resultant training effect could lead to structural imbalances, such as an increase in forward pelvic tilt due to tightness in the hip flexor muscles (e.g., the psoas), which […]

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10 More Core TRAINING Tips…

NOTICE! *This is a article on CORE not six pack abs. I will do further articles on six pack abs, but this is for CORE (with rectus abdominus is just one muscle out of many in the group of CORE musculature) But if you want less injuries, better athletic performance and better spinal stability, than […]

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5 Reasons To Go To Bed An Hour Earlier

Number 1. It improves your memory. Your brain makes sense of all that you did and learned throughout the day while you’re sleeping. Number 2. It helps regulate your weight. Sleep deprivation causes poor regulation of the hormones that control your appetite. Sleep is also the ever important fasting period of the day – if […]

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10 Things You Need To Know About Margarine

Tip #1: Myth: Margarine is healthier than butter-Truth: It all depends on the margarine. If it is hydrogenated-put the stick down Tip #2: According to Menzies School of Health Research-Replace butter/margarines w/ olive oil, cheese/dairy fats w/ nuts-and lose weight effortlessl Tip #3: Depression would become less common if we were all to stop using […]

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ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-10-10

Lyle McDonald/Dan Duchaine both suggested using an Isocaloric diet if one is shifting from a high carb, low fat diet into a ketogenic diet # Ketogenic diets for endurance energy-the body requires at least a 2 week acclimation period to wean athletes off their carbohydrate diet # ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-10-09: 10 Things YOu […]

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ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-10-09

10 Things YOu Need To Know About BPA… http://t.co/GyjOY0AV # ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-10-08: Georgia Tech study-Found that people tend to subconsciously eat bigger port… http://t.co/cVy1mfwo # After Squats http://t.co/2l4PnVVI # DB Squats – You're Doing Them Wrong http://t.co/Q7tLd7KS # How Much Do You Squat? http://t.co/ItdO8fDz # Dreaming of 45's http://t.co/Qd4YbJ8l # I Don't […]

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ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-10-08

Georgia Tech study-Found that people tend to subconsciously eat bigger portions of food when their plate is the same color as their food # ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-10-07: The REAL Four Food Groups – Food you can 1. Hunt, 2. Fish, 3. Gather, or 4…. http://t.co/qBrnLr2W # It's the ICON Performance Newsletter! 10 More […]

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ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-10-07

The REAL Four Food Groups – Food you can 1. Hunt, 2. Fish, 3. Gather, or 4. Pluck. # Ultimate Fat Loss Podcast Tip of the Week: Only 5.07% of Americans reported doing any vigorous-intensity activity… http://t.co/rGc93wfh # ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-10-06: Using black pepper along with turmeric (I use this combo in my […]

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