Want the secret to great abs?

You’ve probably heard that spot reducing is a myth..but most people still train as if it’s true. Doing crunches will not magically make your waist shrink, it will not cause your muffin top to disappear, and it will not give you washboard abs. Only a drop in body fat will do that for you. So what is the secret to great abs? Instead of endless crunches, the secret is a winning combination of fat burning cardio, resistance training and proper eating!

How much sugar should you eat?

A spoonful here and a spoonful there it all adds up! Americans are swallowing 22 teaspoons of sugar each day. School Lunches The majority of that added sugar comes from soft drinks and candy  a whopping 355 calories and the equivalent of drinking two cans of soda and consuming a chocolate bar. By comparison, most women should be getting no more than 6 teaspoons a day, or 100 calories, of added sugar the sweeteners and syrups that are added to foods during processing, preparation or at the table. For most men, the recommended limit is 9 teaspoons, or 150 calories, the heart group says. The guidelines do not apply to naturally occurring sugars like those found in fruit, vegetables or dairy products. Rachel K. Johnson, lead author of the statement available online Monday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, said it was time to give exact advice on how ...(Read More)