It wasn’t that long ago that kettlebells were a new instrument for those of us living in the western world. The kettlebell as we know it today originated in Russia approximately 350 years ago. The first appearance of the word in a Russian dictionary appeared in 1704. They were originally used as handled counterweights to weigh out dry goods on market scales.
Last summer, I read several books by Lyle McDonald about fat loss, which were extremely “sciency”, but I must say quite fascinating. I recently have been reading article from Dr. Mike Israetel about various topics and I came across an article that he published: “Thinking Clearly About Obesity, Belly Fat, and Weight Loss” By Dr. Mike Israetel, Professor of Exercise Science at Temple University.
Today’s article is a routine of 4 awesome abdominal exercises carefully chosen to target both the upper and lower abs. This combination will strengthen your core. One important thing to remember is that the key to getting “abs” is your diet/nutrition. The old saying that “abs are made in the kitchen” is definitely true. However, one you get your body fat down to a low level, you need a solid exercise routine to make them pop!
Today’s article is about traveling healthy. Too often, when people head out on a business trip or a vacation, they throw all inhibitions and rules aside, with respect to fitness and diet. And then when they return, they grumble about having gain a few pounds and feeling crappy, etc…Why do that to yourself?
I’m sure you’ve all heard of the famous French Paradox. How can it be that the French have a much lower rate of heart disease when they consume so much saturated fat? Is it because of the wine? Is it linked to diet choices? Or is the widely held belief that saturated fat causes heart disease wrong? Today’s article explores this notorious paradox.