Insulin Sensitivity

If Your Primary Goal Is Weight Loss, Carbing Up Before Your Workout Is Not A Good Idea

If Your Primary Goal Is Weight Loss, Carbing Up Before Your Workout Is Not A Good Idea

Its not uncommon to hear people talk about carbing up before a workout.  This is at typical practice with distance runners or cyclists and weight lifters and it certainly helps with performance.  However, if your primary reason for working out is weight loss then carbing up probably isn’t going to help you.  You will certainly have a stronger workout but…

Why Is My Dietary Advice So Different From That Of The Mainstream Health Authorities?

Why is my dietary advice so different from the mainstream health authorities?  That’s a great question.  Why aren’t they paying attention to what the more progressive MD’s and PhD’s are saying and showing in their research? In 1994, the American Diabetes Association ( I called them the American Dietetics Association in the video, Whoops) recommended a diet of 60-70% carbohydrates,…

When Losing Weight, Keep Lifting Weight

Just because your goal is to lose weight, don’t think you avoid lifting weights. One of the greatest benefits of resistance training is insulin sensitivity. Insulin sensitivity means that your muscles are receptive to insulin bringing fuel to be stored in the muscle- NO, this does not make you bulky. It actually provides energy for when you move those muscles.

The opposite of insulin sensitivity is insulin resistance which means that your muscles don’t respond to insulin so the fuel is diverted to your FAT CELLS for storage. Increased insulin resistance leads to, not only fat gain, but also diabetes.

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