Avoiding Gym Bro Science and Low-Carb Diets

Many who seek fat loss too often rely on exercise and nutrition advice from their body-building brother-in-law. But body builders, especially competitive body builders, design their routines to bulk up. Which is not the goal of most people. And common mantra of weight lifters is “high-protein/low-carb” dieting. But the body needs carbohydrates for energy. Check out this article from the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

http://blog.nasm.org/nutrition/myths-weight-management-high-protein-low-carb/

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Fitness: Avoid A War With The Scale

Too many people are obsessed with that number on their scale. Don’t be. If you are eating right and exercising regularly, ask yourself these 2 questions: are you feeling better? and, do your clothes fit better? These are the truest gauges of health and wellness.

http://www.acsm.org/public-information/fit/health-and-fitness-technology/why-am-i-not-getting-leaner-?