the hormone to blame for excess fat in your hip, thigh and chest areas…

I’ve got a great article for you by John Romaniello explaining the 1 hormone that influences your fat levels in the “problem” areas…
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“Chubby Hips, Thunder Thighs and Manboobs”

By John Romaniello, CPT, Fitness Author More at:

I’m sure none of the items in the title of this article sound like terms of endearment, or ways you’d like your body parts described; but if one of them applies to you, then Read the rest of this entry »

Natural Ways to Stimulate Hormones for Muscle Growth and Fat Loss

Natural Human Growth Hormone

The following is an excerpt of an interview I did for The Elite Body, with Vince Delmonte, author of No Nonsense Muscle Building.

Jim:    So going with the hormone thing and not doing steroids, what are the alternatives to that?  What are the natural ways to stimulate those hormones?

Vince:    That’s a great question.  Let’s look at the three things – Read the rest of this entry »

Jon Benson, Creator of 7 Minute Muscle talks about the Tabata Protocol

What is the Tabata ProtocolThis is an excerpt from an Elite Body interview with Jon Benson, Author of 7 Minute Muscle.

Jim Katsoulis: Talk a little bit about  the Tabata protocol, if I’m pronouncing that right. Talk a little bit about – explain what the Tabata protocol is and how it influenced 7 Minute Muscle and your ideas of training.

Jon Benson: Okay, yeah. Tabata is a Japanese researcher Read the rest of this entry »

Why Organic Food is Better for You

This is an excerpt from an Elite Body interview with Isabel De Los Rios, Author of The Diet Solution. You can download a sample 6 week meal plan for free here.

Jim: Let me ask you this. With organic food, people see it out there and sometimes think it’s too expensive, is organic food worth the extra money and investment, you know, nutritionally?

Isabel Delos Rios:    It really, really Read the rest of this entry »

How to Change Your Metabolism

This is an excerpt from an Elite Body interview with Mike Geary, Author of The Truth About Abs which is the #1 ranked Abs program on the internet.

Jim:   You talk about more multi-joint movements; more big movements.  How do these big movements help boost metabolism and burn fat?

Michael:    There are actually a couple of things here.  A lot of the big movements indirectly work your Read the rest of this entry »

Should you workout on an empty stomach?

I received the following question from an Elite Body listener:

“I really enjoyed the interview with Darin Steen of Fat Loss Lifestyle, but I am confused on what he meant by “do cardio in a fasted state, first thing in the morning”.    I have always heard how bad it is to do any form of exercise before you put anything in your system to start your metabolism for the day; your body will still think it’s starving and burn muscle rather than fat.  What should I do?

This is a great question, so I sent it to Darin and this is what he wrote. “First off, ” Read the rest of this entry »

Replay Interview: Mike Geary, Author of The Truth About Abs

I interviewed Mike Geary, Author of The Truth About Abs which is the #1 ranked Abs program on the internet. He’s helped 100’s of thousands of people blowtorch their body fat and create rock hard abs.

In this call you’ll hear Mike reveal some of the most common mistakes that people make when it comes to getting a six pack and how you can the best results in the shortest time possible. You can listen to this seminar for a limited time by clicking here.

Replay Interview: Darin Steen, Creator of the Fat Loss Lifestyle 12 Week Transformation System

I interviewed Darin Steen, Creator of the Fat Loss Lifestyle 12 Week Transformation System this week. Darin has led over 16,000 private one on one personal training sessions and you can tell in this interview.

In this call you’ll hear Darin explain how he gets results like this from his clients (regardless of their age).  He also talks about his favorite 2 exercises, how to use your mind to maximize your results, and some motivation tricks for staying on track. You can listen to this seminar for a limited time by clicking here.

3 Rules for an Effective Workout

This is an excerpt from an Elite Body interview with Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle author Tom Venuto.

Jim: What are some rules people should follow for an effective workout?

Tom:    One of course would be form.  You have to learn the proper technique for the exercise.  That’s important because bad form can cause an injury.  If you’re injured, you can’t work out.  Second would be that Read the rest of this entry »

Mental Programming Secrets

The following is an excerpt from an interview that I did with Scott Tousignant from the MP3 audio program, Unstoppable Fat Loss. If you adopt the mindset that we cover below and apply it to your workouts and nutrition plan, you can expect success and amazing results.

Scott: When it comes to the mind, and you teach all the fantastic ways to reprogram it, what are some of the things that people are doing that are holding them back, in regards to their current mindset?

Jim: Well, that is a great question. I am going to kind of break it down, because, people do not realize that they are literally sabotaging their own success, with the way most people think about weight loss. Usually, when you ask a person how they’re going to lose weight, the answer is always Read the rest of this entry »