Category Archives: health condition

Dangers of low fat diets

For years, we have been told that to lower one’s risk of heart disease, we need to: a. lower our LDL ( the so called “bad cholesterol”) by decreasing the consumption of cholesterol rich foods (i.e. meats) b. lower our … Continue reading

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Trans Fats increase risk of depression

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Depression linked to heart disease through the accumulation of belly fat

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What are the benefits of high intensity interval training?

There are many benefits of high intensity interval training (HIIT) 1. HIIT has been studied in overweight women and has been found to be beneficial to improving blood sugar control and making insulin more sensitive. 2. It is time efficient … Continue reading

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What is the science behind burst training?

Originally from : http://jjvirgin.com/3982/effective-efficient-exercise-4-minutes-day/ “The science behind burst training is based on something called the ‘excess post-exercise oxygen consumption’ (EPOC) effect, which is the recovery of one’s metabolic rate back to pre-exercise levels,” says Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Jini … Continue reading

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How to do burst training

So how do you do burst training?  Burst training can be done in many ways: How to do Burst Training-Transformation TV-Episode #007 18 Intense Burst Training Exercises      

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What is Burst Training?

When it comes to weight loss, many people are misled to believe that they need  to perform aerobic exercise 5 days a week for 30 minutes each day.   While this may help some people lose weight initially, it leaves … Continue reading

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What is adiponectin?

If you are struggling to lose weight,  understanding what is adiponectin might be the key as highlighted in this article:  Adiponectin – a key to fat loss? By Andrea Kreithen, MD / Natural …  Adiponectin is a type of fat … Continue reading

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Waist to Height ratio: A better predictor of obesity and cardiovascular related health conditions

For a long time, BMI or Body Mass Index, which is the ratio of one’s mass to one’s height, has been considered a screening indicator for obesity.  Generally a BMI of 25 or higher is considered overweight.  However BMI can … Continue reading

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Sleep helps weight loss!!

You probably have heard the saying…”Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man/women healthy, wealthy and wise.  Well now studies are coming out showing that sleeping at least 9 hours a day can be helpful to weight loss. More … Continue reading

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