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Are You Afraid of Failure?

March 31st, 2014

Weight loss is a sensitive issue, and I find that most of the people who engage me in a health or weight-related conversion are people who have lost weight or are already in good shape.  The vast majority of the overweight people I see in social settings avoid the topic like the plague.  It is […]

Top 5 Ready-to-Drink Protein Shakes

March 28th, 2014

What exactly is a ready-to-drink shake? Ready to Drink Shakes are protein drinks that are, as their name implies, ready to drink. They do not need to be mixed or manipulated. These products come in bottles, cans, and cartons. While most of these have a significant amount of protein, they differ widely in their fat […]

So you lift weights?

November 6th, 2013

There is more than one way to skin a cat.  Most people know the benefits of resistance training and as with most things there are multiple philosophies about the best way to do it. Proponents of high intensity, limited volume training believe the best way to make a muscle grow is to completely overload it […]

Is Peanut Butter Good for You?

October 16th, 2013

I loved writing this article. You can read it here, but if you don’t have time, the take home message is if you react well to it and can work it into a maintainable nutrition plan that makes sense for your goals, then go for it.

Can Metabolism Boosters Help You Burn More Fat?

October 7th, 2013

I get asked this question every day.  The long and short of it is…yes, if you pick the right one.  Nothing will help you burn fat if you are eating more calories than you are burning.  However, if you are already following a sound fat loss nutrition plan and exercising properly, certain supplements can give […]

Guide to Low Testosterone

October 2nd, 2013

My Builtlean article for this week is on testosterone.  Hormone replacement therapy for men has become a big business (You’ve seen the Andro Gel commercials, right?), but it certainly is not for everyone.  If you think you have low testosterone and are not doing so already, please see a responsible, knowledgeable practitioner (i.e. me) for evaluation and […]

Podcast…More Myth-Busting

September 16th, 2013

Because you can never have enough myth-busting…

Got Cellulite?

August 27th, 2013

Cellulite itself is not dangerous, but it can cause major psychological distress.  I wrote an article about what cellulite is and how to best treat it here.  Basically, if you have issues with cellulite, the first order of business is to lose body fat.  If that doesn’t erase the problem, then see a good cosmetic […]

Appetite Suppessants and Long Term Weight Loss Success

August 21st, 2013

There is a very busy medically supervised weight loss practice with multiple locations in the greater Philadelphia area. The program has actually been featured on Good Morning America. As it is a franchise, the program is based on a strict protocol that leaves little room for individualization of programs. And although the program is overseen […]

Do you eat when you are stressed or anxious?

August 15th, 2013

Many overweight people find comfort in food when they are under stress or are experiencing anxiety.  Are you one of them? If you eat in these circumstances and want to stop the behavior, it is important to first understand why you are doing it. (I go into more detail in my article on binge eating.)   […]

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