Is Saturated Fat Evil, or Not So Bad After All?

The myths, lies, and misconceptions about saturated fat and your health. by Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer I’ve written many times in the last couple years about the mistaken beliefs in society about saturated fat and the false perception in the media AND with MOST health professionals that saturated fat is bad […]

Potatoes, Glycemic Index, and “White Foods” – Friend or Foe for a Lean-Body?

by Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer I’d like to start a little discussion today about carbohydrates… and in particular, “white foods” as well as potatoes. One reason I wanted to mention this is because so many health and fitness professionals trash talk potatoes about being a bad carbohydrate choice because of the […]

Damage Control For Holiday Eating “Accidents” (Part 1)

By Tom Venuto, author of Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle We’ve all been at the holiday get-togethers, and have quickly devoured something devilishly delicious with little thought. Some feel little shame for eating a cake or drinking half the bowl of punch, but others find themselves feeling guilty afterwards and can’t help but […]

Fitness Challenge Debunks Holiday Weight Gain Myth

To disprove the myth that weight gain is inevitable during the holiday season, hundreds of Americans are signing up for a fitness challenge that tests their ability to become lean and fit between the end of November and the beginning of January. For the Holiday Challenge, a fitness contest that begins on Thanksgiving Day (November […]

Huge Buzz Over Burn The Fat Holiday Challenge

A few days ago, fat loss author/expert Tom Venuto issued a bold challenge to hundreds of thousands of people… Basically, he “called them out,” (but in a motivatingsort of way, that is). Tom was making an announcement about a new type offitness transformation challenge contest that willrun – get this – through ALL the holidays: […]

Fix your Nutrition: Basic tips and techniques you can use NOW


A big part of performing well with high intensity workout routines is nutrition. Many people are warriors when it comes to working out, but still eat anything they can get their hands on. This may work when you’re younger, but as you get older, these bad nutritional habits can come back to bite you. The […]

An Explanation and Solution for Slow Female Fat Loss

The following is a guest post by Tom Venuto, author of Burn The Fat, Feed the Muscle. You may have heard (or, heh, realized), that it’s more difficult for women to lose fat than men. Immediately most people think it must be estrogen or hormonal issues. But perhaps the biggest factor is NOT hormones, but […]