Diet and Nutrition

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Leptin Resistance & How To Increase Leptin Sensitivity Using Metabolic Override

On August 17, 2016 by Physical Culturist

Leptin resistance can be a major factor in obesity and your inability to lose weight.

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Can You Exercise Off A Bad Diet?

On April 13, 2016 by Physical Culturist

You may think you're burning off your bad eating habits, but chances are you're just making weight loss harder.

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The Healthiest People In The World Eat A Lot Of Carbs

On March 31, 2016 by Physical Culturist

Mmm... noodles.

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11 Proven Ways to Lose Weight Without Diet or Exercise

On January 12, 2016 by Physical Culturist

Here are 11 ways to lose weight without diet or exercise. All of them are based on science.

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Diet is More Important Than Exercise For Weight Loss

On December 15, 2015 by Physical Culturist

The idea that you will lose weight simply because you start exercising is a common one, but the truth is that the results of this type of intervention varies greatly.

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Lose Weight Faster By Eating Carbs In The Evening Only

On November 9, 2015 by Physical Culturist

If you are slimming you'll lose weight quicker if you confine your carb intake [like pasta, rice, bread, potatoes and fruit] to the evenings. Nutritionists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem discovered this when they put about sixty overweight policemen and women on a six-month diet.

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You’re Fat. Asians Aren’t. Here’s Why.

On October 22, 2015 by Physical Culturist

The myths stop here. Here's what you can and can't learn from Asian cultures about health and longevity. You may be surprised.

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A Calorie Is Sometimes Not A Calorie

On August 9, 2015 by Physical Culturist

A calorie is a calorie. Just eat less and exercise more. That's what they say. And here's why they're dead wrong.

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7 Bad Foods That Are Good For You

On July 17, 2015 by Physical Culturist

You've been misled by dumb dietitians. Turns out that many of the "evil" foods they say to avoid aren't bad at all. Check out this list.

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The 100 Laws of Muscle

On June 21, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Observe the laws. Build muscle, lose fat, and win the mind game. It starts right here.

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Woman Loses 88 Pounds in One Year by Making 3 Simple Changes

On May 12, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Losing weight can be difficult for some people, but this woman lost 88 pounds in a year by making three changes. Don’t give up on your weight loss goals! Make these three simple changes and prepare to be amazed!

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The Surprisingly Sufficient Viking Diet

On March 20, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Today, the Vikings are celebrated as a proud, warlike folk, well known for their mythology and elaborate funerals. The Viking diet, however, is a mystery to most people. As it turns out, their food was healthy, fresh, and even a poor Viking ate much better than an English peasant during the Middle Ages.

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6 Things The World’s Most Successful “Diets” Have in Common

On March 15, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Here are 6 things that all successful “diets” have in common.

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The Truth About Protein Powders

On March 12, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Some behind-the-scenes considerations that consumers should be aware of when buying supplements.

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Fat Burning Truths And Myths

On March 8, 2015 by Physical Culturist

This article will give you 11 fat loss facts, covering everything from how the body burns energy to when and how to focus on enhanced fat burning so as to optimize body composition.

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20 Nutrition Facts That Should be Common Sense (But Aren’t)

On February 17, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Common sense is surprisingly rare in nutrition. All sorts of myths and misconceptions are being spread around, even by so-called experts. Here are 20 nutrition facts that should becommon sense (but clearly aren’t).

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The Worst Nutrition Advice in History? Here’s the Top 5 Contenders…

On February 14, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Nutrition history is riddled with nonsense. People have been advised to do all sorts of strange things that challenge common sense. Some of these things are not only useless, but potentially harmful. The worst part… a lot of this misguided advice is still being pushed. Here are the top 5 contenders for the worst diet advice in history.

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A Nutrition Myth that Keeps us Fat, Sick & Tired

On February 7, 2015 by Physical Culturist

The calorie-is-a-calorie myth might be the biggest fallacy in nutrition that keeps us fat, sick, and tired.

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10 Things The Best Athletes Do (That You Don’t)

On January 17, 2015 by Physical Culturist

10 important lessons about training and nutrition that we can all learn from the best athletes!

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7 Common Calorie Myths We Should All Stop Believing

On January 10, 2015 by Physical Culturist

There are some major misconceptions about calories, body weight, fat loss, and health. These calorie myths are often rooted in truth but presented in black-or-white terms that are useless at best, harmful at worst, and do little to help the average person lose body fat.

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How many of your health supplements are actually snake oil?

On December 8, 2014 by Physical Culturist

In this brilliant chart by David McCandless from 2010, you can see a gorgeous visualization of how many supplements are actually helpful — based on scientific studies — and how many are basically nothing more than snake oil.

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Top 5 Bulking Foods That Build Muscle

On October 29, 2014 by Matthew Chan

I see it all the time: skinny guys carrying around tupperware filled with rice and chicken--and sometimes, with rice only--and other times, just vegetables, in an attempt to bulk up and gain some muscle. Despite hitting the gym regularly and sticking to their strict diet, they can't seem to gain weight. Here are my top 5 bulking foods that will pack on muscle fast!

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The 10,000 Calorie Sumo Wrestler Diet

On October 26, 2014 by Physical Culturist

This video follows Byamba, current world sumo champion, through his average day of consuming 10,000 calories. In and out of the dojo, Byamba shows us how to shop, cook, and eat chankonabe--a Japanese stew eaten by sumo wrestlers to pack on the pounds. Itadakimasu!

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The 20,000 Calorie Strongman Diet

On October 24, 2014 by Physical Culturist

This video follows Robert Oberst—aka Obie—one of America’s leading professional strongmen. In an average day, Obie consumes 15,000–20,000 calories to power himself through hours of punishing training. From the gym to the kitchen, Obie shows us the kind of fuel he needs in order to stay at the top of his sport.

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Is “Bulking” Dead?

On October 13, 2014 by Physical Culturist

The term “Offseason Bodybuilder” used to be synonymous with gigantic bloated physiques, offering a stark contrast to the dry and shredded anatomy charts that were presented on stage. There was something enamouring about the larger than life scale that some bodybuilders would blow their physiques up to in their pursuit of the ultimate amount of muscle.

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