Should I walk or should I run? By Travis Illian, Ph.D.

I really enjoy getting asked this question…should I walk or run?  Let’s start with some basics: General Training Rule: Start with simple and move to complex!  This is an easy rule that is often broken.  Take the time to master simple tasks.  If you have not been working out for a while, Read more [...]

How to Count Calories and Burn Fat by Travis Illian, Ph.D.

A Simple calculation to determine your Daily Caloric needs Understanding how many calories your body burns daily will help you make wise decisions and get results.  If you want to lose body fat then you must consume 300-500 less calories than you need most days of the week. Here is a real Read more [...]

12 Year Study – As Coffee drinking increases, Risk of Death decreases

The results of a large study of nearly half a million older adults followed for 12 years revealed a clear trend: as coffee drinking increases, the risk of death decreases In the study published February 19, 2013, Epidemiology of Caffeine Consumption and Association of Coffee Drinking with Total and Read more [...]