Posts by: Erik Ciccarelli 

Erik Ciccarelli 

ZUM U: Insulin and Cortisol in Fat Loss

 

Insulin and Cortisol are two hormones in the human body that can either be your best friend or worst enemy. We’ll be discussing these two hormones in relation to fat loss. In our modern day world we’re inundated with choices. One of the most abundant choices we make a day is food. What to eat? How much to eat? When to eat?

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Focus on the Three Free

Erik Ciccarelli's Three Free for better health

In a current world of information overload and immediate gratification, we’re constantly looking to what works the best to feel optimal and look our best. Like in any other industry, new methods are always being developed in fitness. New products are coming out all the time, to help you lose weight, get stronger, improve balance, sleep better, feel better, etc. What I’ve seen over the years are three main ingredients in the big equation of life that will always play a major role in helping to achieve your personal goals: sleep, stress, and water.

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Train What You Can’t See

Train What You Can’t See
We’re a forward moving species. The anterior (front) part of our body does the most work, but that’s because we trained it that way. Joints take a beating when muscles are compensating. Muscles are compensating when they’re doing too much work. Because we can see our chest, abs, quads, biceps and shoulders, those areas get worked more. Everyone wants better abs and stronger arms, but the joints surrounding those fun places to work become irritated and mad at you for overworking them.

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