There has been a long heated debate between clean eating and other forms of dieting. Some say that, “eating clean” is better than any diet that allows for “junk food”. Why argue over which style of dieting is better when you can have the best of both worlds? Both dieting strategies have their strengths and weaknesses; it all depends on how you apply them.
You’ve probably seen CLA and L-Carnitine (in its many forms) marketed as miracle fat loss supplements. The truth is that neither of them will give you any real noticeable fat loss. That being said, some fat loss is better than no fat loss, and both of these ingredients have other benefits that might make them beneficial considering they are fairly cheap supplements!
Before I get into monounsaturated fats, I wanted to point out that all the different types of fats still equate to 9 calories per gram. This means that the same amounts of butter and olive oil will yield the same amount of calories. So if you think that one type of fat is better than another for weight loss then you are somewhat mistaken.
Powerlifting articles will often center on programming, periodization, and what you do with the bench, squat, and deadlift. The truth is, “power bodybuilding” has always been a thing even though people may have identified as “only a bodybuilder” or “only a powerlifter”.
Ever since I jumped out of a pool and started posting my box jump videos, I have had a tremendous amount of people reach out to me to help them increase their vertical jump. There are a lot of things you can do to increase your vertical jump, but the truth is that all of them will center on consistency and progression!