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Articles & Tips

SubtractTheFat articles & tips are designed to be informative without being complicated. Articles are more in depth while tips are little pickmeups and a great way to get started.

Losing Weight: Fat versus Lean Mass

1/31/2011 at 12:59 PM Posted by Jonathan DeBusk

Many people complain that they aren't seeing the scale move down no matter how hard they try. Some people will even say that they are losing inches but are still disappointed that the scale doesn't change. That's an unfortunate, and unhealthy attitude to take.

How to have a realistic, healthy holiday season

12/5/2010 at 10:19 PM Posted by Josh Meier

Yet another article telling you how to be healthy during the holidays? I'm not here to tell you that you need to ignore all the tasty food and munch on carrot sticks, but there are some simple rules that can be followed to limit the "damage" while still allowing you to enjoy yourself.

Fuel your workout: eat before you exercise!

11/20/2010 at 5:44 PM Posted by Josh Meier

Every morning, noon and night, in gyms across America, you can hear the sound of a low but persistent rumble. Listen carefully and, in between the whir of the treadmill and the clank of weight plates, your ears will pick it up: the clamor of empty stomachs crying out for food.

Why should I worry about salt?

11/20/2010 at 12:28 AM Posted by Josh Meier

Did you know that the average American consumes between 4,000 and 5,000 mg of sodium (or salt) a day. That is close to double the recommended amount we should be consuming. So, how can we start eating less salt in our daily diet, without sacrificing flavor?

Fat-Burning Zone: Fact or Myth?

10/24/2010 at 11:15 PM Posted by Josh Meier

You have probably seen the "Fat Burning Zone" charts on machines at the gym, or maybe you've just been told that in order to burn fat you need to stay within a certain heart rate. Is this really true?