5 Top Fitness Articles of the Week – December 6, 2014

5 Top Articles


Each week I scour the interwebs as best I can, but if you see a good article please send it to me so I can share it with our IronCore Family.


A Low Carb Meal Plan and Menu That Can Save Your Life –  Authority Nutrition

7 foods to avoid and an extensive list of “authorized” foods that will help you lose weight and be healthy for life.


The 4 Dumbest Forms of Cardio – T-Nation

I don’t really have anything against any form of cardio.  I believe all activity is good for you.  However, these activities should only be done after you’ve done your high-intensity and weight workouts, not instead of.  And if finding the time to workout is a major problem in your life, then don’t waste time with these activities.


Do You Need Protein Immediately After Your Workout? – Stack

“Your muscles are screaming for protein right after your workout.”  It sound intuitive, right?  But the truth is, unless you’re looking to add tons of muscle like a bodybuilder you don’t need a protein shake if you’re eating the right amount of protein each day.


For the Millionth Time – Spot Reduction Is a Myth – Bret Contreras

Doing even ten thousand sit-ups a day will not remove that 2 inch layer of fat around your middle.   Read this to find out what will…


10 Backhanded Compliments People Give You When You’re Into Fitness  – ThoughtCatalog.com

If you’re hearing these compliments, then you know you’re doing things right!




Rob FinalRob Santarossa was a “severely obese” accountant who after failing at fat loss for almost 30 years created Power-Cardio 30, an amazingly effective (and fun) 30 minute workout system, and lost over 70 pounds without dieting.   He became a best-selling author and was named one of America’s Premier Experts.   Rob founded IronCore Kettlebell Club and has dedicated himself to helping people change their body while living their best life.