5 Top Fitness Articles of the Week – September 13, 2014

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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.

 

Being in Motion VS Taking Action – JamesClear.com

Just because you’re “busy” doesn’t mean you’re getting something done.  Learn how to fix this problem.

 

Why We Get Fat:  Beyond Calories or Carbs – Anthony Dexmeier

I don’t agree with everything in this article.  But I DO agree we need to take the main focus off of calories and focus much, much more one WHAT those calories are made of.   Like it or not 100 calories of chocolate has a VERY, very different effect on your body (and fat stores) than does 100 calories of broccoli.

 

All You Need To Know About High-Intensity Training   – Body Experts

Well, maybe it’s not ALL you need to know about HIIT.  But I like the fact that fitness people are finally realizing that HIIT is not just about running.  You can do HIIT with weights and get strong and lean… but you have to know how to do it right and you won’t learn it in any weekend Personal Training course.

 

How Hard Do You Need To Workout? –  T-Nation

Yes our IronCore workouts are hard, but we rarely if ever, go to muscle failure and we don’t believe in pushing you to the point of vomiting (though it might seem that way sometimes).   This is a great article on how these extremes are counterproductive to your goals.

 

How to Read Supplement Labels: Sneaky Ways they try to Trick You – Breaking Muscle

This is short article is PACKED with great information that will save you from wasting a ton of your hard-earned $$$$.

 

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.