Top 5 Fitness Articles of the Week – April 4, 2015

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.


 Taking Charge of Your Health: It Starts With Food – Podomatic

It Starts With Food is an excellent book that I read this year about how food affects your health.  One of the big takeaways is understanding why you can eat a bag of chips with over 1,000 calories and not feel full, yet when you eat two apples at 150 calories you can’t eat even one more.   Thank you to George P. for this podcast.


Weight Loss vs Body Fat Loss:  Stop Looking at the Scale – Denver Post

Weight loss is not body fat loss. Here’s a few more reasons why the scale isn’t your friend.


30 Unhealthy Food You Mistake as Healthy and their Surprising Swaps  – Healthy Holistic Living

I really like this one:  By Law food producers have to list ingredients in order of volume.  They know people are on the lookout for sugar, but they still want to market their products as healthy.   What to do?  They’ve come up with 46 different names for sugar so they can add a little bit of each type so they appear farther down the the list of ingredients.    Great article – thanks Holly J.!


What to do When the Scale won’t Budge – MyFitnessPal

So you’ve been doing everything right and after four weeks you step on the scale and… nothing.   Here’s what you need to do.  I like Option #3 the best.


The Female Guide To Getting Lean  – Breaking Muscle

Don’t let the title of this article fool you – guys you can follow this advice too!



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.