Myth: Burn fat to lose fat. Busted!

The classic “fat-burning hypothesis” is starting to fail; burn fat to lose fat…it doesn’t work that way…entirely. Lots of people want to lose fat and they think cardio or some form of training that burns the most fat will result in the most fat loss. I have already debunked the fasted cardio myth if you…

PUFA Dangers Part 1: storage, mobilization and oxidation

Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are fatty acids which have more than 1 double bond in their structure, whereas saturated fats have no double bonds (only single bonds). The more double bonds a fatty acid has, the more fluid it is, and the longer the saturated fatty acid chain is, the more solid it is. For…

8 best ways to increase CO2 and gain its benefits

CO2 is a product of oxidative metabolism, as a result of the body metabolizing carbohydrates and fats to produce energy in the presence of oxygen. When oxygen is not present, carbohydrates are converted to lactate via anaerobic glycolysis. In some conditions, glucose is converted to lactate even in the presence of oxygen, as in the…