• boxing

    High intensity interval training has become very popular in recent years, partially due to the rise in Crossfit gyms.  Along with its popularity have come many myths  and claims about its effectiveness and processes.  So to guide you on the right ...

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  • berries superfood

    We have become more and more prone to embracing the mindset that as long as we eat, we will be okay, discounting the very fact that we do need nutritious food to properly nourish our bodies. The onset of technological modernization comes with the dem...

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  • minerals and supplements

    There are a lot of bodybuilding supplements to choose from out there. Most of them promise to deliver great results. But not all of them can be effective. Perhaps, some are misguided because of the lack of understanding of what these supplements do t...

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  • bodyweight

    Bodyweight exercises (sometimes mistakenly called plyometrics) are great because you don’t need any equipment to do them and they can be done practically anywhere. With bodyweight exercises, you are working to build up your muscle and cardio en...

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  • eating-healthy

    You can quickly determine if you have bad or healthy eating habits just by looking at the contents of your trash bin and fridge. Is your waste basket overflowing with empty bags of chips? Are there several candy bar wrappers there? Is your fridge bur...

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Our Philosophy

At Fitz101, we don’t believe in fad diets, crash diets, or silver bullets to weight loss and getting fit. Instead, we believe in using the power of habit to create a lifestyle of regular exercise and healthy food choices. Our articles will never tell lies and we back all our articles up with scientific and educational sources.


How to Get into the Habit of Working Out

Involvement in physical activity results in desired health consequences in terms of both acute reactions and chronic adaptations in the physiological and psychological provinces. Despite the celebrated benefits of exercise, present-day estimates from the National Center for Health Statistics indicate approximately 40% of men and women in the U.S. are sedentary during their leisure time. [...]
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How to Efficiently Work Out During Lunch

Procuring the time to keep fit on a regular basis may seem virtually unmanageable to the individual with a busy schedule. Snagging the time either before or after work just may not be viable. Nevertheless, this does not mean you cannot find the time. The most conventional reason people don’t exercise is because they lack [...]
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How to Gain Muscle if You’re An Endomorph

People with endomorphic physical figures experience most of the challenges in becoming fit and healthy. If you are an endomorph, you usually display a smooth, rounded body that looks similar to that of a pear fruit. You have small shoulders and broad hips and you also tend to have medium to large bone structures. Due [...]
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A Visual Guide to What 200 Calories Looks Like in the Everyday Foods We Eat

Ever wondered what 200 calories looks like? Well wonder no more. Awhile back, Wisegeek had an extremely detailed (and visual) study of caloric content in the everyday foods we eat. It took a series of photos of what 200 calories looks like for various foods we commonly eat. So in honor of beach season, below [...]
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Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are one of the most nutritious foods around. With more than 400 varieties, sweet potatoes belong to the Convolvulaceae family – a plant group with trumpet-shaped flowers. The most common variety of sweet potato has orange flesh and is commonly called a yam. A majority of people love the sweet taste but even [...]
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What are Macronutrients and Why are They Important

The World Health Organization defines a macronutrient as a source of nourishment indispensible in weighty amounts of any diet. Three important classes of macronutrients are proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids (fats and related compounds).  In this article, we will talk about the three important classes of macronutrients and why they are essential to our health. Protein [...]
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Obesity is Now a Recognized Disease

The American Medical Association (AMA) declared on Tuesday that obesity is a disease.  This decision could have a dramatic impact on the lives of close to 80 million obesed Americans.  Dr. Patrice Harris of the AMA  said in a statement that “[r]ecognizing obesity as a disease will help change the way the medical community tackles this [...]
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High Intensity Interval Training: Separating Fact from Fiction

High intensity interval training has become very popular in recent years, partially due to the rise in Crossfit gyms.  Along with its popularity have come many myths  and claims about its effectiveness and processes.  So to guide you on the right path with your fitness goals, we have taken some of the most popular claims [...]
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What Does Fat Oxidation Mean and Why is it Important for Our Health?

As a default fuel source for humans, fat (triacylglycerol) is plentiful in the body. A comparatively lean individual with 15% body fat carries nearly 10,000 grams of stockpiled triacylglycerol in adipose tissue, granting 90,000 calories (kcal) of energy. This is enough energy to complete numerous marathons and many resistance exercise sessions. Of course, to take [...]
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Bradley Cooper Workout and Diet

Bradley Cooper was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He earned a degree in English from Georgetown University in 1997. After graduation he focused on an acting career by enrolling in an acting school in New York City. Two years later, he made his television debut in a role on the hit HBO series, “Sex and the [...]
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