• So, You Made a New Years Resolution to Get in Shape…

    New Years Resolution Lose Weight

    According to a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, around 45 percent of Americans will be making a New Years Resolution tonight. Of those, a whopping 38% of them are weight related – easily making losing weight the number one most made resolution for 2014. It’s a noble resolution. Taking control of your health is important, and deciding to exercise more or making better food choices is never a bad thing. That being said, resolutions probably aren’t the best way to go about it. Indeed, 52 percent of us are confident that we will stick to our […]

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  • What Are Trans Fats?

    what are trans fats

    In the past decade, trans fats have been painted as a food additive to be avoided – and for good reason. Study after study has found their adverse health effects to be so serious that they’ve prompted health authorities to force the amount of trans fat to be listed separately from other types of fats on nutritional labels. Some cities (like New York) and even entire countries have gone so far as to ban foods containing trans fats altogether. This is a smart move, as they are blamed for an estimated 100,000 deaths each year in the United States alone. […]

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  • 10 Jaw-Dropping Feats by Incredibly Inspiring Human Beings

    Dick Hoyt

    Every now and then, you come across a story that just blows your mind or warms your heart. I truly cannot imagine doing some of the things listed below. If you ever feel your motivation dwindling, just bring up this list as a reminder of what human beings can do. Enjoy. 1. Dick Hoyt – Wonder Dad. Ever since Dick’s son, Rick, was born, doctors had been telling him to institutionalize his son. His son was born with cerebral palsy, and they tried to explain to Dick that he’d never amount to anything more than a vegetable. Dick refused to […]

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  • How to Get an Hourglass Figure

    kelly brook hourglass

    Sophia Loren. Salma Hayek. Betty Brosmer. Kelly Brook. Marilyn Monroe. Scarlett Johansson. Brigitte Bardot. Halle Berry. Lynda Carter. Christina Hendricks. Kim Kardashian. What do they all have in common? The hourglass physique. If you think for a moment about your ideal version of the female physique, it probably resembles something like an hourglass. That is, the shoulders and hips are about equal in width, with the torso tapering to the waist in between the two, and a curvy hip region. It quite literally looks like an hourglass. Throughout the ages, from Ancient Greece to Hollywood icons like Marilyn Monroe, this […]

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  • Can You Lose Weight Without Exercise?

    can you lose weight without exercise

    A quick note to my loyal readers: To all of those who have emailed or messaged me over the past few months inquiring about the status of Outlaw Fitness, fear not – we are still here! You can expect many more articles in the near future, as I’ve got lots of ideas stored in the vault plus a little more time on my hands. I want to thank you for your patience, as the last few months have been a whirlwind of busyness for me. I’ve been juggling some minor changes in my personal life, work, volunteering, a rapidly expanding […]

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  • 101 Tips to Lose Weight Fast

    how to lose weight fast

    Losing weight isn’t complicated. There’s no big secret that you’re missing out on. Despite this, many people have no idea how to lose weight fast. It all boils down to controlling your daily calorie intake, and getting some form of exercise in on a regular basis. That’s it. However, if you’re still having trouble losing weight, I’ve put together a list of 101 tips to help you lose weight in a hurry. Most of them are just little changes, but little changes implemented over a long time can add up to a major difference to the shape of your body. […]

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  • Is Saturated Fat Actually Bad for You?

    is saturated fat bad for you

    For decades, the overarching advice has been to cut down on saturated fat. This advice is so widespread and engrained into our society that we very infrequently, if ever question it. Indeed, low-fat products overwhelm us at the grocery store and have even infiltrated your local coffee shop, but are they really better for you? This is a topic of extreme controversy. It’s also one of the few topics in the health and medical world that has extremely reputable and knowledgable experts on both side of the argument. As if it isn’t already hard enough to sort through all the […]

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  • Are Eggs Actually Bad for You?

    are eggs bad for you

    No doubt about it, eggs have gotten a bad rap over the last half of the 20th century. This contradicts the known healthy attributes of eggs, and has somewhat overshadowed them. Eggs have went from good for you to bad for you and back. It can definitely be a little bit confusing to keep up with. I personally find eggs delicious. They’re quick and easy to make, and loaded with protein. You might even say that they are the perfect natural snack for those of us who are fitness-minded. For this reason, I wanted to explore these little oval wonders […]

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  • The Complete Guide To Interval Training [Infographic]

      *Note from Josh – Out of the three variations of HIIT laid out in this infographic, my favorites would be tabata training and turbulence training. If you’re looking for more of a complete HIIT workout, turbulence training would be the way to go. If you haven’t tried HIIT yet, do. “The difference between dreamers and believers is action.”  

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  • Is it Bad to Eat Before Bed?

    is it bad to eat before bed

    All over the web, you will find so-called fitness “gurus” saying that eating before bed is a bad thing. They say that anything you eat within 3 hours of falling asleep will turn into fat overnight, and you’ll wake up feeling a little more… jolly the next morning. Well, is this a fact? Is there any evidence to support it? Will eating before bed actually cause you to gain weight? Turns out, there actually hasn’t been a single study ever done that specifically sets out to ask and answer this question (as of 2012). In fact, there’s no empirical evidence […]

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