Why Real Food is Far Better Than Supplements

You may not believe this but, I was once a big believer in supplements. I was even one of those guys who claimed you couldn’t even get in shape without them. My how things change! These days my idea of supplementation is making a second trip to the buffet line …

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You don't have to read labels and count your calories to manage them.

Weight Control Without Counting Calories

Weight control is all about calorie control, but calorie counting can be a real pain in the neck. It’s time consuming, takes a lot of personal energy and can feel awkward as you insist on writing everything down when you’re eating with others. Not to mention it’s almost impossible to …

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9 Reasons Why You Should Train Every Day

Training every day may seem a little extreme, but it may just be the ticket to making progress much faster and easier than if you only pursued your goals a few days out of the week. Here are a few reasons why training every day can super charge your strength …

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Why Quality Diet & Exercise Habits are Cheaper

Quality is much better than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles. -Steve Jobs   The idea that fitness is expensive is highly prevalent within our society. People complain about the price of healthy eating, the cost of a gym membership and even the time it takes …

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Are Weights & Diets Even Necessary?

Simply put, no. Nothing that has been created within our fitness culture over the past 100 years is even remotely necessary. – You don’t need a gym membership. – You don’t need all of those supplements. – You don’t need to read the latest diet books or get caught up …

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4 Fitness Struggles You Can’t Win

Fitness Shouldn’t Be A Constant Struggle. If it is something is wrong. Our current fitness culture is in love with struggle and fighting the good fight. Facebook is filled with people showing off their blood sweat and tears. There are pictures of torn hands, and people laying on the floor in …

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Ending the Food Craving / Addiction Cycle

  One of the first steps towards true healthy eating is to end the endless cycle that causes eating behaviors such as cravings, binges and purges. Of course everyone has their own reasons behind their emotional attachments to various foods, but I’ve found that most of the time cravings and …

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Do You Really Need an Activity Tracker?

Activity trackers are becoming much more popular through promising to help make you more aware of everything from your heart rate to sleep habits. Becoming more aware of your daily habits is critical in improving your fitness.  This is especially the case because our modern-day living can make us a bit …

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The Garden of Eden Diet & Exercise Myth

A lot of popular diet and exercise methods are based on what I like to call the Garden of Eden myth. This myth essentially states that we humans have evolved within a particular environment and now modern society is throwing a monkey wrench into the works. We are sitting on …

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The Insulin & Fat Storage Myth

There is a lot of talk  on this theory that insulin causes you to gain weight. The basic idea is that certain foods can cause your blood sugar to spike thus signaling your pancreas to secrete more insulin. This insulin shuttles that sugar into your fat cells and you gain …

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The Reality of Healthy vs Unhealthy Eating

There’s a lot of argument over what foods are healthy and unhealthy. Classifying what foods are safe or unsafe to eat can drive millions of people to read blogs, magazines, and watch TV shows. There are ads all over the internet baiting you to click on them with promises of …

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How Fit and Strong People Think

It may not be politically correct to write it, but it’s a fact that those who are fit think and behave very differently than those who struggle to get in shape. Those who are successful in fitness are not just fit because they don’t eat junk food or hit the …

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A Simple Calorie Hacking Strategy For Weight Loss

Calorie hacking is the official weight loss strategy here at the Red Delta Project. Rather than hedging your bets on the latest diet trends or false hopes, calorie hacking is simply bringing about a temporary physical condition where you have far more calories being expended by your body than you’re …

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The Guarantee of Never Gaining Weight Again

Never having to worry about weight gain is one of the biggest advantages of Fitness Independence. It’s great to eat without ever worrying about getting fatter. It’s also fantastic to exercise for reasons other than just burning off fat and calories. I believe never needing to worry about weight gain …

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Is Cardio Really Worthless for Weight Loss?

I over heard someone at the gym the toher day tell their friend that cardio was worthless and that they are wasting their time doing it. This sort of sentiment is echoed aroudn a lot within our fitness culture. I myself used to make similar statements, but seriously, is it …

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The Handicap of Appetite Supression

I consider many popular diet and exercise strategies a handicap rather than a benefit. When it comes to diet, many people try to suppress their appetite or cravings through methods ranging from pouring powders on food to drastic surgeries.  While these methods might work to some degree, I believe they …

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Why Every Diet Will Cause a Weight Loss Plateau

It doesn’t matter how great the latest diet is or what the science says that supports it. No diet or eating method can create continuous long term weight loss. It also doesn’t matter if you still have weight to lose. Your ability to shed fat and pounds is always limited. …

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Never Base a Healthy Diet on Nutrition Alone

Nutrition is one of, if not the, single biggest hurdle many people face in their quest to build a super healthy diet.  Things would be a whole lot easier, and probably healthier, if we didn’t focus so much on nutrition and more on diet as a whole. “But Matt, aren’t …

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