Since every once in a while I get new friends asking me for help and advices as to how to use MFP to lose weight or calculate calories and macros (macronutrients), etc., I decided to write the last message I sent, in a way I could use it for a blog post. One thing I really want to let you guys know, fitness is not easy, and by that I mean, don’t expect to learn all there is about fitness in a 5 words sentence. What I mean with this is, as much as I like to help everyone who needs it, there’s no way I can summarize it all in one sentence, therefore this post will be VERY LONG, but I will try my best to keep it somehow interesting and save you from having to visit another 100 websites/pages by giving you possible scenarios and possibilities, so you can choose what works best for you. All this information will come from my own research and paid programs, so I do hope you appreciate all the info I’m providing here. Read more
Today was my first day doing MP45. While is too soon to talk good or bad about the program, I wanted to do a quick review today, and then start doing weekly summaries about the progress in general, including meals and workouts.
How was my first impression in regards to the workout. While I had already written down on my notepad each set I needed to do, so when the time came I only had to write the weight and reps information along with any notes for future reference, I didn’t realize how intense the workout was going to be. Personally, I truly believe Read more
3000 what? Are you out of your f***ing mind?
I bet somewhere along those lines would be the first thing to pop up in people’s minds when reading 3000 burpees. I mean, who would even consider doing such a ridiculous amount of burpees and claim they’re sane anyway? Read more
What is ITBS or ITBFS? It stands for Iliotibial Band Syndrome or also known as Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome.
ITBS is an overuse injury of tissues of the outer thigh and knee. The iliotibial band runs along the lateral or outside aspect of the thigh and is an important structure that stabilizes the outside of the knee as it flexes and extends. Inflammation of the IT band can occur as it crosses back and forth across the bony prominence of the femoral epicondyle as the knee flexes and extends causing pain on the outside part of the knee especially during running when the heel strikes the ground. Read more
Calories (noun) – Tiny creatures that live in your closet and sew your clothes a little bit tighter every night.
There are probably more articles about calories and macronutrients than there are about any other trending topic online. I am sure the amount of information can be overwhelming and at times confusing, especially when most articles seem to contradict each other and everyone claim to be right while the rest are wrong. Read more
The name Jim Stoppani creates controversy in the BodyBuilding.com forums like no other. For some, the guy who hides behind a Ph.D. degree and knows nothing about fitness and nutrition, who only cares about selling his supplement brand. For others, he is a fitness expert who provides useful and scientific articles and workout routines that has help people change their lives. With such mixed opinions, then why Six-Week Shortcut to Shred? Read more
Hello and thank you for visiting my blog!
Last Friday night as I was going to bed I realized I only have one more week left before I finish my current workout plan. It got me thinking about what my next step would be. While I have been considering to try out some of the free plans available at BodyBuilding.com, it occurred to be that just like myself, there are many people out there hoping to find reviews on those programs, experiences, and results. In the past, I have looked up for some reviews, hoping to find someone who has taken the time to go over the program and show real results, but unfortunately I haven’t been convinced by what I have read.
While I’m not a professional in the fitness and nutrition field, I believe I have achieved a lot during the time I have been actively working out, whether it has been at home or at the gym. Because of that, my passion for fitness and honesty when it comes about what I believe it works or it doesn’t from my perspective, I’ve decided to create this blog and provide others with a better review as I experience each fitness program.
While I am aware each individual is different, regardless of their gender, ethnicity, age or health condition, and results will be different from person to person, I will never claim that my experiences are applicable to everybody the same way. My goal is to give you a basic idea and hopefully motivate you to either try the program or look for a different and better option for you.
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