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Exercise actually doesn't burn THAT many calories. If you're primarily relying on exercise to lose weight, or utilizing it as a way to "cancel" out your binge eating habits, then you're likely frustrated with your results. If weight loss or improving body composition is a goal, you're better served focusing on nutrition first and foremost. Consider the 100/30 rule of weight loss. You can control 100% of your nutrition intake (easier said than done, but nevertheless still true). You can likely only work off 30% of your calories through exercise (and that would

It sounds counterintuitive, but stress in small, controlled doses is something that can work in your favor. You may have heard of the word hormesis. It's gaining popularity in health circles. To simplify it, hormesis is when you take a process or substance that is typically harmful when exposed to the body in large amounts, and conservatively apply the process in small doses to create resiliency or a counter-effect. A good example of this is something like the flu vaccine. There is a small amount of the flu that is being injected into