8 Reasons Why You Keep Falling Off The Diet Wagon

April 15, 2009

By Tom Venuto www.BurnTheFat.com Clearly, we have an obesity problem in America and many other countries across our planet. Yet, I propose that we do not have a weight loss problem today. In case you’re confused at this apparent contradiction, consider these statistics: According to a study

The Little Thing in Your Head That’s Keeping You Fat

February 25, 2009

By Tom Venuto www.BurnTheFat.com I have no doubt that a scientist somewhere just read the title of this article and said out loud, “YES! Venuto is right! That little thing in your head – the hypothalamus – it IS the thing that is keeping you fat! By George, that Venuto guy isn’t a dumb

The 2 Pounds Per Week Rule and How to Burn Fat Faster

February 22, 2009

By Tom Venuto www.BurnTheFat.com Why do you always hear that 2 pounds per week is the maximum amount of fat you should safely lose? If you train really hard while watching calories closely shouldn’t you be able to lose more fat without losing muscle or damaging your health? What if you want to

My Holiday Fitness Challenge to You

December 11, 2008

By Tom Venuto, NSCA-CPT, CSCS www.BurnTheFat.com Media reports say that most people gain between 5 and 10 pounds of body fat in the six weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. According to research from the New England Journal of Medicine, the average amount is much more modest – just

Listen to Maintainers, Not to Losers: 5 secrets to keeping the weight off for good

November 16, 2008

By Tom Venuto, NSCA-CPT, CSCS www.BurnTheFat.com I have very little interest these days in all the media-hyped stories of dramatic, rapid losses of body weight. “Big losers” don’t impress me, for numerous reasons. For example, weight is not fat. “Weight” could be composed of mostly

Wu Long Tea (oolong tea): Does it really help you lose weight?

November 16, 2008

Wu Long Tea (oolong tea): Does it really help you lose weight? By Tom Venuto, NSCA-CPT, CSCS www.BurnTheFat.com You’ve probably seen the advertisements: “Drink wu long tea and lose a jeans size every 7 days!”… “Burn 20 lbs of fat in 30 days with wu long tea!” … Maybe you even

Steady State Cardio 5 X More Effective Than HIIT????

October 5, 2008

By Tom Venuto, NSCA-CPT, CSCS www.BurnTheFat.com High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT for short, has been promoted as one of the most effective training methods ever to come down the pike, both for fat loss and for cardiovascular fitness. One of the most popular claims for HIIT is that it