Calorie Shifting – Improvement to Traditional Calorie Restriction?

In our attempts to rid ourselves of excess body fat, I’m sure we’ve all heard of about a million different dietary designs guaranteed to provide the best dieting experience. And, as we all know by now, it is the energy balance that dictates the end result. In other words, if you consume less than you […]

Women and Fat Loss by Lyle McDonald

This is an excerpt from a forthcoming book on fat loss, addressing every topic you can think of, from Lyle McDonald. Please visit for further information on Lyle’s books as well as hundreds of excellent articles.

Women and Fat Loss: An Overview

As a general observation, while men and women show about the same […]

The Paleo Diet – Comprehensive Review

When I was a kid, my favorite relative was Uncle Caveman. After school we’d all go play in his cave, and every once in a while he would eat one of us. It wasn’t until later that I found out that Uncle Caveman was a bear… – Jack Handy

I have been […]

Epidemiological Studies and Killer Red Meat

This week, Harvard published the results of a study which concluded:

Red meat consumption is associated with an increased risk of total, CVD, and cancer mortality. Substitution of other healthy protein sources for red meat is associated with a lower mortality risk.

I wasn’t even going to bother writing about it due to its utter […]

Research Review: Fasted Cardio vs. Fed Cardio

A few weeks ago, a study was published titled “Effects of fed- versus fasted-state aerobic training during Ramadan on body composition and some metabolic parameters in physically active men.”

This was intriguing to me as the topic of fasted versus fed-state cardio has been an interest of mine for many years. There has long […]