Why Women Should Lift Weights: 5 Myths Busted

Hin LaiFitness Training8 Comments

As someone who is heavily involved in the fitness industry, friends and family always come to me asking for gym advice – whether it’s to lose weight or change the way parts of their body look. My suggestion to them always involves some sort of weight lifting component which always scares the females off. Speaking to my personal trainer friends, they … Read More

What is Insulin and It’s Connection to Fat Storage

Steve TheunissenNutritionLeave a Comment

Insulin is one of those words that everybody’s heard of, but many can’t actually explain. Asked what it is and why it’s important, they shuffle their feet and uncomfortably shrug their shoulders. For those people concerned with controlling their body fat levels (and who isn’t?) that creates a problem. Insulin, you see, has a critical part to play in determining … Read More

What is Cortisol and it’s Link to Fat Loss

Hin LaiLifestyleLeave a Comment

Cortisol is a hormone that is induced by stress. It is commonly known as the fight-or-flight hormone which is triggered when your body perceives to be in immediate danger. For example, if you were walking around town and a bear appeared in front of you, your cortisol levels would immediately skyrocket. Cortisol is a very natural hormone response in our … Read More

What is EPOC and How it Accelerates Fat Burning

Patrick DaleFitness Training1 Comment

EPOC sounds like it should be some kind of backed-by-science sports supplement or maybe a secret government law enforcement agency but, in reality, it’s one of the keys to fast and efficient fat loss. To lose fat, you need to create a calorific deficit which basically means you have to eat less, exercise more or do a little of both. … Read More