Women tip: train like a man!

A common and sad sight nowadays in most gyms is a pletora of overweight women running and puffing on treadmills or doing estenuating spinning classes or high reps weight lifting. They have an amazing stamina, they obviously train very hard and they can probably run a marathin in a decent time, and yet they are still fat and show a lack of muscle tone. My tip? Stop with all that nonsense. If you want to have a sculpted body with toned muscles, you better start thinking about High Intensity Interval Training, that translates in heavy weights, few reps, long rests. And no, you won’t build up “too much muscle”, believe… Read More

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Breakfast? A bad habit to avoid

We are all aware of the mantra repeated in the last 30 years that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The same guys were also pushing sugary cereals, dairy and cookies and helped immensely the current obesity epidemic. But everyone believed them, ourselves included. Then you start having a look at all those studies about the beneficial effect of breakfast and you discover that they were all based on sandy foundation, being that intentional or not doesn’t really matter, does it? Most diabetologists (the people that are helping other people get diabetes?) love to explain how this is an incurable disease to their patients (or should I… Read More

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