Fiber is actually not a nutrient and it doesn’t provide the body with energy or calories. It’s also not digestible or absorbable by the body, but its health benefits earn it the designation of “phytonutrient.” Fitness professionals know that the “average American” (which includes many of our clients) likely isn’t taking
The myth of being able to out exercise a bad diet is at odds with the “intake versus output” relationship of energy balance. At its most basic, weight control is a demonstration of energy balance, a simple equation representing the relationship between intake and output.
Despite an enormous amount of research on the topic, there is still some confusion over the relationship of cardiorespiratory training intensity to fat expenditure. This fairly complex physiology has given way to one of the most common weight loss misconceptions: You have to exercise at a low intensity, or you