Dodging the (extra) Holiday Pounds

When battling the bulge, patience and consistency are the two threads that must wind themselves through every dietary option you choose to employ for success to be achieved. However, during the Holiday Seasons, everything goes out the window and it’s (eating & drinking) on like Donkey Kong! That being fact, how do we combat known…

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TGIF and Happy Halloween from Burch Fitness

Happy Halloween Burch Fitness Followers! I just wanted to kick out a short hello, followed by a short Happy Halloween, followed by a short Be Safe this weekend message. Enjoy trying to keep up with your little ones (hopefully your cardio is up to snuff)! Enjoy “sampling” their candy after knocking on all those doors!…

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More Brain, More Muscle, Less Bodyfat

Good morning followers of Burch Fitness!   This is a quick letter designed to simply throw out some tips n tricks that I find helpful throughout my daily battle with with the bulge and in pursuit of my chase for more muscle, less fat and a healthier existence.   Remember to email me any questions…

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Laying Down & Relaxing Just May Result in a New PR!

Stronger, faster and consistent!  That describes how your workouts have been for some time now.  Strength gains and improved stamina have been the norm.  You’ve been determined to achieve a new level of health & fitness.  Good for you! EXCEPT, lately you’ve been feeling like crap, you’re chronically fatigued and you’re actually getting weaker in…

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Good Intentions, Bad Results – A Better Understanding of Why your Efforts May Lag

When it comes to making food choices remember that most of your foods fall into 1 of 3 categories.  Protein, Fat or Carbohydrate.   All 3 are necessary for normal body functioning.   However, our modern American diet has provided us (and therefore we have consumed) a ton of calorically dense foods/highly processed foods.  …

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A Better Understanding of FAT Loss Efforts

Whew!  Well, I’ve spent the last few days doing a bit of research on FATS and trying to cobble together the latest and greatest in order to write up what I wish to provide – a comprehensive (for the majority) approach to understanding FAT in order to better manage FAT.   Here is the ugly…

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Athletic Performance/Roller Derby: The Sciencey Learny Stuff

Coming off of a fun weekend in Destin, FL where the Muscogee Roller Girls enjoyed a great victory, I thought I’d repost this write-up (written by another writer/she also plays derby) for the girl’s edification.  Congratulations Jett Fuel #847 for earning MVP Jammer! What I Learned At: The Perform Better Functional Training Summit: Part One…

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Are you an Endurance Athlete wishing you had a bigger fuel tank? Well…you do!

I am going to write about the difference between carbo-loading (CL) and glycogen supercompensation (GS) and why perhaps, GS is a superior approach to packing more fuel into your body for the benefit of your run/race.   For endurance athletes, the act of consuming a large plate of pasta the night before an endurance event…

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Congratulations Vaughn!

Greg, Hi this is Yesenia Jenkins (Marina Weissflog’s sister). I’m sorry that this email has taken me so long to get to you, we have been extremely busy. I wanted you to have the before and after pictures of my husband Vaughn.  He went from weighing over 380 pounds to just under 243 pounds in about…

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Ranger School: Optimal Potential for Success/Graduation

When asked by a young Army Infantry Officer if I could guarantee his success in getting into Ranger School I offered up a “hmmmmmm…” followed by a “yes.”  Barring any physiologic or mental impairment, I would absolutely *guarantee a Soldier, Sailor, Airman or Marine success in passing what is statistically and practically speaking (arguably no…

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My name is Greg Burch and I approve this message:

This is THE MUST READ article for ANYONE/EVERYONE desiring to achieve better HEALTH and HUMAN PERFORMANCE.   PS…I didn’t write it but had a great time reading it!  Thanks Daniel Duane. Everything You Know About Fitness Is a Lie http://www.mensjournal.com/magazine/print-view/everything-you-know-about-fitness-is-a-lie-20120504 By DANIEL DUANE   Nov 2010 Gym machines are boring, CrossFit is sadistic, and dieting sucks. Luckily, none…

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