Obesity is a health problem of epidemic proportions, particularly in the United States. A staggering 15% of the overall population is considered obese, which is defined as having a body mass index of 30 or higher.
It seems that for the fitness industry, you either eat ‘clean’, or you won’t reach appreciable goals or ‘gains.’ As with several of these rigid approaches to getting in shape, I have a big problem with eating only whole unprocessed foods.
Well, at least not in the way mainstream fitness gurus and resources preach. For them, cardio usually means boringly pedalling away on a stationary bike, or running to nowhere on some treadmill in a gym.