Tag Archive for: Weight Loss

Piceatannol: The Answer to the Obesity Epidemic?

Forgive the hyperbole of the title, but this compound is truly one of the most realistic hopes we have, outside of diet/exercise, of exogenously treating obesity — and it is a naturally occurring compound. Piceatannol is a compound similar in structure to, and a metabolite of, Resveratrol. Resveratrol is a compound found in grapes, red wine, purple grape […]

Exercise for Weight Loss: The Great Intensity Debate

Perhaps no more common or confusing exercise physiology concept exists — particularly when weight loss as a goal enters the equation — than that of Long Slow Distance (LSD) versus High-Intensity Training (HIT). Some physiological background information… A truly physically-fit athlete can do a century (100-mile bike ride) with brutal elevation changes using nothing for […]

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