Tag: weight-loss

Fat Loss Hypertrophy

Maintain muscle while stripping fat

Dr Jacob Wilson is director of the skeletal muscle and sports nutrition laboratory at the Department of Health Science and Human Performance at the University of Tampa. Ryan Lowery is senior research scientist at Department of Health Science and Human Performance at the University of Tampa, with a focus on sports nutrition and supplementation. In the Western world there is a prevailing mentality of wanting things instantly, especially in the field of fitness. We don’t have time to wait for the results of our hard work to be realised. We want to be lean and ripped yesterday, and not have…

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Fat Loss Nutrition

Why calories always count

Eric Helms is a pro natural bodybuilder, raw powerlifter and a coach at 3D Muscle Journey. He lives in Auckland, New Zealand. Are you focusing on nutrition incidentals and missing the factors that will have the biggest effect on your body composition? One of the most common things I see among bodybuilders or people interested in body composition is that we don’t know what are the big rocks and what are the pebbles. As a result we sometimes spend a lot of time and energy on the pebbles before we even have the big rocks in place. The reason why…

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Fat Loss Nutrition

What’s a realistic weekly fat-loss target?

Losing weight is easy; keeping it off is the real problem. That’s why the best fat-loss strategy is one that is sensible and sustainable, says Layne Norton Dr Layne Norton is a physique coach and natural pro bodybuilder and powerlifter, who holds a PhD in Nutritional Sciences. He is based in Tampa, Florida. Everyone is different It is a cliche that everyone is different, but when it comes to fat loss the saying really does hold weight. Some people can lose body fat on a relatively high-calorie diet, while others will have to be far more aggressive. Set a realistic target…

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