The Importance of Water

Water is the most essential ingredient to a healthy life. Water has many important functions in the body including: Transportation of nutrients / elimination of waste products Lubricating joints and tissues Temperature regulation through sweating Facilitating digestion Importance of Water During Exercise Proper hydration is especially important during exercise. Adequate fluid intake while exercising is […]

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6 Amazing Benefits of Sleep (Energy, Fat Loss, Hormones)

You already know that sleep is important for mental health, but did you know that having good sleep habits is essential for your physical appearance as well? While most people focus solely on diet and exercise, sleep is the biggest underutilized factor for fat loss and physique enhancement! Numerous studies have linked inadequate sleep to […]

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Running on empty – Does exercising in the fasted state burn more calories?

“There’s actually a lot of research that supports skipping eating before exercise to maximize your fat-burning potential,” claims FitDay.com. True…as far as it goes. Which isn’t very. In small studies in active young men and women, those who did  moderate-intensity aerobic exercise before breakfast—that is, while fasting—burned more fat while they exercised than they did […]

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14 Simple Ways to Stop Eating Lots of Sugar

Consuming too much added sugar is one of the worst things you can do to your body. It can have many negative effects on your health. It has been shown to contribute to obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cancer and tooth decay. While sugar is naturally found in foods like fruits and vegetables, this […]

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10 Killer Tips For Eating In Restaurants Without Blowing Your Diet

Tips For Eating In Restaurants Without Blowing Your Diet

1. View The Menu And Decide On Some Options Before You Go  The best thing about the Internet is that we have instant access to information. Luckily, restaurants are typically no exception. I suggest that before you go to a restaurant, you first decide on the place and then search through their menu to see […]

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The Calorie Deficit Sweet Spot

The Calorie Deficit Sweet Spot

You’re setting your calorie deficit all wrong. This could be leading to: Unnecessary muscle loss Provoked binges Very slow fat loss And probably many other things but regardless, your calorie deficit, depending how you set it up, could be inappropriate. Often I find people either use a % deficit or they select an arbitrary amount […]

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Is It Bad to Eat Before Bed?

Many people think it’s a bad idea to eat before bed. This often comes from the belief that eating before you go to sleep leads to weight gain. However, some claim that a bedtime snack can actually support a weight loss diet. So what should you believe? The truth is, the answer isn’t the same […]

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Will a high-protein diet harm your health?

The real story on the risks (and rewards) of eating more protein. By Helen Kollias Share Will too much protein damage my kidneys? Cause cancer? Reduce my lifespan? At Precision Nutrition we’re always getting questions (from fitness pros and clients) about the risks of a high-protein diet. In this article we’ll set the record straight and share […]

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