Today’s Q & A – How many carbs should I be eating each day?
I want to address this question because I’m a big fan of consuming carbohydrates.
As you’re probably well aware, once of the most popular diets of our time is based around the no carb or low carb dieting.
The reason these types of diets are so popular is because of the sugar scare. Sugar often turns into fat. So, people got the idea that if you cut out sugar, you cut out fat.
Intermittent fasting is here to stay.
And here’s why…
What many people called a fad is no longer just that.
Many of the top fitness gurus continue to push this form of eating on social media, in their Youtube videos, on their blogs, podcasts and books.
Even my parents have heard about the importance of eating during an 8 hour window (which is really all IF is).
Fasting has been a thing since the beginning of time. Many religions have a form of fasting. Many cultures continue to fast to this day. But fasting as a concept to burn body fat at a faster rate has only been around for the past couple of decades.
The debate about whether caffeine helps or inhibits weight loss has been around for many years now. So what’s the absolute truth on this matter? That is what I’ll try to answer in today’s Q&A.
I only recently became a coffee drinker within the last couple of years. I seem to be behind the trend because you see this stuff everywhere and everybody is drinking it.
What makes it so special? Do our lives really need this stuff to perform better both at work and in the gym?
An interesting question popped into my inbox the other day: can I perform chest exercises to get rid of my man boobs?
A lot of guys seem to struggle with the man boob thing even when they are adding muscle mass to their body.
You’re hitting the bench press, you’re eating enough calories to build muscle, you’re overall feeling good about your progress.
But, despite all this progress, the moobs are still there! What the hell is going on? Why aren’t they going away? And what can you do to solve this problem?
Let me come right out and say it: sugar by itself isn’t the healthiest thing for you. It will definitely cause you to get fat and gain weight if you consume enough of it.
However, gaining fat is only possible when you’re consuming more calories than you’re burning. That’s the science behind weight gain.
If your metabolism is bad, then you’ll struggle to lose weight even if you’re consuming a low amount of calories.
The problem with sugar is that so many foods we consume contain an absurd amount of sugar. This leads to an abundance of calories if you’re not careful with your eating habits.