Top 5 Fitness Articles of the Week – December 13, 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.


You Won’t Believe What’s In Your Yogurt – And It’s NOT On The Label –  The Food Babe

Here’s an eye-opening expose of what was once a very healthy food that’s been destroyed in search of the mighty dollar.


Why The Scale Lies About Your Health and Where To Find The Truth – Breaking Muscle

Your scale doesn’t measure your health and it shouldn’t be the main measure of your success.   If it is, this article will help you understand why you need to stop it.


 Training Kettlebells, Music and Surgery:  Same, But Different?  – Strongfirst

I earned one of my kettlebell certifications from Pavel Tsatsouline.   It’s where I learned that anyone can buy a kettlebell (or a piano or a scalpel) and find some free videos on Youtube, but that doesn’t mean you’ll ever get results from it.   There is no substitute for properly planned, progressive program taught by an expert.


Are Those “Kid Friendly” Foods Actually Healthy? – The Windsor Star

Every parent wants to feel good about the food they feed their kids – and the big food companies know this.   So they slap the words “organic whole grain” on a box of Fruit Loops or Kraft Dinner and all of a sudden it’s healthy?   I know it’s easier to get your kids to eat a can of Chef Boyardee than chicken and veggies, but where are they going to learn how to eat healthy if you don’t teach them?


 Is A Calorie Really Just a Calorie?  – Nerd Fitness

You’re tracking your food religiously in myfitnesspal, staying under your daily calorie allowance and yet you’re not losing an ounce.  This article explores the fact that your body treats 100 calories of chocolate very different than 100 calories of broccoli.




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.