Researcher and “Physique Scientist” Dr. Bill Campbell, the head of the Physique Enhancement Laboratory at the University of South Florida, talks about two groundbreaking studies he’s worked on regarding protein intake for women and flexible dieting, as well as the incredible science of strength training for fat-loss. [Read More …]
Has anyone ever received more praise for getting fat than Robert De Niro? In 1980, the method actor famously gained 60 pounds of flab by gorging himself on pancakes and milkshakes to play bloated ex-boxer Jake LaMotta in Martin Scorsese’s Raging Bull. Nearly 30 years later, film buffs are still marveling at his man boobs.
Nothing against De Niro’s amazing performance, but Men’s Fitness has had enough of critics praising extra pounds.
That’s why we’re paying tribute to 10 actors who worked their abs for their art—because it takes more effort to curl 80 pounds than it does to gain it.
10. Eli Roth in Inglourious Basterds
For his role as a Nazi’s worst nightmare in Quentin Tarantino’s fantastical World War II flick, the already physically fit Eli Roth needed to step up his game. His character — Sgt. Donnie “The Bear Jew” Donowitz, a Boston badass who disposes of SS officers with nothing more than a bloodstained Louisville Slugger — isn’t the type of guy who would…
When thinking about the perfect diet, people usually try to hit a single “ideal” number of calories or macro count. The ideal diet usually involves a laser-like focus on optimizing your intake of fruits and veggies, proteins, carbs, and healthy fats so you’re feeding your body the best to stay healthy and strong.
But what you eat can also affect your mental health, depending upon your age, says recent research published in Nutritional Neuroscience.
For the study, researchers polled people of all ages around the world with the Food-Mood Questionnaire, which includes food-related questions focused on neurochemistry and neurobiology. After crunching the data, the researchers noticed a distinct trend: Younger people (ages 18-29) prefer food like meat, which can improve a person’s mood by increasing the intensity of neurotransmitter precursors in the brain.
“Young-adult mood appears to be sensitive to a build-up of brain chemicals,” said study co-author Lina Begdache,…
With so many “get ripped yesterday” and “lose 50 pounds by tomorrow” schemes out there, it’s tempting to keep looking for that easy way to lean out. But, even extreme plans that seem to work for a while are fraught with trouble.
“Lifestyle changes are the best way to improve health and manage weight long term,” says Donald Hensrud, M.D., M.P.H., director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program and editor of The Mayo Clinic Diet Book and The Mayo Clinic Cookbook Here are some of the most effective tips and tricks for changing your lifestyle and droppping those extra pounds.
1. Stop “dieting”
The good news: If you really want to succeed, you won’t be going on a diet. “When someone undertakes a program with the typical approach to diet, they do something that’s very restrictive and drudgery but they think, ‘If I can…
4.8 out of 5 stars5 stars91%4 stars4%3 stars1%2 stars1%1 star1%83 ratings3,057 viewsCan you get low-carb food at fast-food restaurants? Ivor Cummins and Bjarte Bakke went to a number of fast-food restaurants to find out. How do you think it went?
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Keto pizza8 gKetogenic low carb76% Fat20% Protein3% Carbs8 g carbs / serving4,870
Fat head pizza10 gKetogenic low carb77% Fat20% Protein3% Carbs10 g carbs / serving( half a pizza )1,893
Keto garlic bread1 gKetogenic low carb88% Fat9% Protein3% Carbs1 g carbs / serving( one piece )2,589
Low-carb bacon cheeseburger wraps5 gModerate low carb69% Fat29% Protein3% Carbs5 g carbs / serving401
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