It’s been a while since I’ve written about the mythical “metabolic advantage” claimed for low-carbohydrate diets. It’s a subject I figured I’d already done to death, but it turns out some people just won’t let up.
Thanks to a viral YouTube video, a best-selling book, and countless media appearances, Robert Lustig has become a widely-quoted and highly influential anti-sugar commentator. Which is a pity, because most of what he says is complete garbage.
Finally: The truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth about high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and fat loss. Okay, okay…there’s also Anna Meares, Lance Armstrong, must-see footage of Japanese track cyclists pedaling faster than an electric blender, a crash course in Aussie lingo, and an amazing new tool that helps personal trainers motivate their clients.