Mitchell Garcia

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Variations in Programming Technique in Olympic Weightlifting

When beginners start weightlifting, they don’t know what will or will not work for them, so it is important to start them with standard technique …

The Best Protein You Can Eat, According To Nutritionists

Don’t just settle for any old protein.<p>Protein is the key to keeping cravings at bay, building lean muscle and dropping those last few pounds. But according to a new review published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, it’s not just how much protein you eat that’s important: It's where …

The 5 Best Cardio Workouts That Don't Involve Running

Running is not the only way to stay in shape. In fact, there are many different types of dynamic cardio workouts that give you a stellar calorie …

Top 20 Bodyweight Circuits For Rapid Fat Loss

The most effective way to burn fat is a sound diet.<p>Period.<p>The second way (and close in effectiveness) is circuit training. Circuit training will suck …

Workouts

Here's what the maximum amount of sugar you should be eating in a day looks like

Sugar: Love it, hate it, but you certainly can't ignore it.<p>The FDA recently proposed that nutrition labels on foods be required to list the amount of added sugar as a percentage of the recommended maximum daily intake, or about 50 grams of sugar.<p>Since "50 grams" isn't exactly easy to picture, we …

Nutrition

An exercise scientist told us the biggest mistake people make when they decide to eat healthy

No matter what diet you pick, the problem remains the same: Eventually, it ends.<p>Research shows that the vast majority of people who diet to lose weight end up gaining back some or all of the weight they lost, typically within a few years. And most of us who try lifestyle changes like cutting carbs …

Nutrition

The Best Workout Ever, According to Science

<b>The Best Workout Ever, According to Science</b>It seems like every other week there’s a new study touting the best way to work out. And, really, how you …

Spicy food might help you live longer, according to science

Good news for sriracha lovers: preliminary research from this week’s issue of <i>BMJ</i> suggests that spicy food might actually be super beneficial for our …

Bryce Harper's All-Time 2015 Stands Alongside Babe Ruth, Barry Bonds

From the moment we first heard his name, we were told how great Bryce Harper would be.<p>He was 16 when he made the cover of <i>Sports Illustrated</i>, 17 when he was the first overall draft pick, 19 when he showed up in the major leagues. He was "Baseball's Chosen One," <i>Sports Illustrated</i> famously told us, …

10 Crossfit and Training Related Infographics

Infographics, also called information graphics, are visual presentations of information around a certain topic. With a thought-through design, they …

How Coca-Cola affects your body when you drink it

Sugary drinks are considered a major contributor to health conditions such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay. But have you ever wondered …

Diabetes

Garmin Forerunner 225

Go back ten years and buying a GPS running watch usually meant handing over some cash to Garmin, Polar or maybe Timex. For a long time these guys …

This Guy Lost 30 Pounds and Got Absolutely Shredded. See How He Did It

His training and nutrition plan may shock you<p>A year ago, Jonathan Montgomery, a 37-year-old firefighter with the Hillsborough County Florida Fire Rescue, was overworked, overweight, and sluggish. “I was strong, but slow and fat,” he said.<p>Fast-forward to today, and Montgomery is a physical specimen. …

CrossFit’s extremely lucrative business plan is also deceptively simple

“I don’t understand CrossFit’s business plan,” my middle-aged friend said, looking up from the floor where he lay next to a barbell, panting in a pool of his own sweat. Like many of the former athletes, weekend warriors, and get-in-shape hopefuls who have flooded to this cult-like fitness program, …

Social Media

We conducted an investigation to see how accurate Chipotle's calorie counts really are

But someone on Reddit who claimed to work at Chipotle said the actual servings contained far more calories than people realized.<p>"One serving of rice is supposed to be 4 oz, which should fit perfectly into those clear containers used for getting something on the side," the alleged worker wrote. "If …

Is It Healthier to Skip Breakfast or Just Eat a Doughnut?

How many times have you been reminded to start your day off right with a healthy breakfast? And how many times have you slept late, felt too rushed, …

Get up to speed on the Iran nuclear talks

<b>(CNN) —</b> Until word slipped out Monday that talks had hit a snag, all indications were that Iran and world powers negotiating to crimp the country's nuclear program might reach a deal any time.<p>If they do, it's huge news. If they don't? Maybe even bigger news.<p>But what is the deal? Who wants it? Who …

South Asia

High-Quality Whey Can Boost Exercise Benefits and Help Optimize Your Health and Longevity

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b>As you age, your body gradually loses its ability to produce critical amino acids—the essential proteins you need for energy …

The solution to feeding the world's growing population doesn't require any sunlight or soil

According to Philips, the answer may be indoor farms that grow plants with LEDs. The company has recently opened its GrowWise City indoor farm in the Netherlands, and the facility has the potential to revolutionize the way we cultivate food, and maybe even solve world hunger issues.<p>At the …

Aquaponics

Round 7: How Much Protein For Fat Loss? – Fitness Volt Bodybuilding & Fitness News

How much protein do you recommend for a fat loss diet?<p>Matt: I think the standard rule of 1 gram per pound of lean body weight is always sufficient …

Nutrition

10 of the Most-Asked Nutrition Questions Answered

You asked, we answered.<p>There's no such thing as a dumb question, so if you want to know more about how to eat right for maximum muscle and minimal …