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Matt C. Patient Expert

Plymouth, Michigan
Leader of the greatest interactive marketing team by day, certified "Fitness Nerd" by night. I run a popular fitness blog -- AnswerFitness.com -- that focuses on nutrition, exercise, healthy eating and the benefits of weight and resistance training. My editorial policy is pretty... Full Bio
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True Lemon®: Get Real Lemon In a Powder … With No Rind! | Healthy Food of The Day by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living True Lemon has everything you’d want in a lemon juice … sans the juicer or rind. Learn why True Lemon deserves to be in every Clean Eating pantry. A question for you: Wha ... Read on »
Under Armour Cold Gear Review | Fitness & Athletic Apparel Reviews by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Under Armour® says when it’s cold outside, you need ColdGear®. Find out whether Cold Gear lives up to its promise. Product Line Reviewed: Under Armour ColdGear® Sp ... Read on »
Under Armour Shoes: Under Armour Proto Speed Trainer Review | Athletic Shoe Reviews by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Under Armour Shoes? Answer Fitness takes the Under Armour Proto Speed Trainer shoe for a run and tells you whether they’re worth the price. Product Reviewed: Under Armour ... Read on »
VO2 Max: What Is VO2 Max? | Fitness, Health & Exercise Glossary by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What is VO2 Max and How Does It Work? Definition of VO2 Max VO 2 Max is the maximum capacity of an individual’s body to transport and utilize oxygen during exercis ... Read on »
VO2 Max: What Is VO2 Max? | Fitness, Health & Exercise Glossary by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What is VO2 Max and How Does It Work? Definition of VO2 Max VO2 Max is the maximum capacity of an individual’s body to transport and utilize oxygen during exercise.   ... Read on »
Weight Loss Plateau: Diagnosing & Overcoming a Weight Loss Plateau by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Asking yourself “How do I get out of a weight loss plateau?” Try these ten tricks to jumpstart your fat loss and get back on track. The weight loss plateau. It happens ... Read on »
What Are MUFAs? | Ask the Fitness Nerd by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What’s a MUFA? The Fitness Nerd explains what this funny acronym means and why MUFAs are suddenly the rage among dieters. Dear Fitness Nerd: What are MUFAs? I keep hea ... Read on »
What Does Body Composition Mean? | Fitness, Health and Exercise Glossary by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What Is Body Composition and How Is It Measured? Definition of Body Composition In physical fitness, body composition is defined as the percentage of fat, muscle, and  ... Read on »
What Does Flexibility Mean? | Fitness, Health and Exercise Glossary by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What’s the Definition of Flexibility and Why Is It Important to Physical Fitness? Find Out The Facts on Flexibility. Definition of Flexibility Flexibility is defined a ... Read on »
What Does Muscular Strength Mean? | Fitness, Health & Exercise Glossary by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What Is Muscular Strength and How Is It Measured? Definition of Muscular Strength Muscular strength is defined as the maximum amount of force that a muscle can exert a ... Read on »
What Is A Complete Protein? Complete vs Incomplete Proteins | Ask The Fitness Nerd by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Completely Confused About Complete Proteins? Learn What A Complete Protein Is and How Balance Your Protein Intake Dear Fitness Nerd, Can you explain exactly what a co ... Read on »
What Is BMI? | Ask The Fitness Nerd by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What is BMI and is it an Accurate Measure of Weight and Health? Dear Fitness Nerd, Can you explain exactly what BMI is? I recently bought a Wii Fit and according to th ... Read on »
What Is Textured Vegetable Protein or TVP? | Ask The Fitness Nerd by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What Is Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP) And Where Does This Mysterious Vegetable Protein Come From? We Unlock The Secrets of This Common High-Protein Food Ingredient Dea ... Read on »
What’s The Best Time to Drink Protein Shakes? Ask The Fitness Nerd by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When should you drink a protein shake? Today we tackle the question of what’s the best time to reach for that protein shake. Dear Fitness Nerd: I’ve read a lot about ... Read on »
What’s The Highest Protein Content Food? | Ask The Fitness Nerd by Matt C. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Which Food Has The Highest Protein Content? We Dig Into The Numbers and Settle a Bet. Sort Of … Dear Fitness Nerd, Can you tell me what is the highest protein content ... Read on »
Why Workout Routines For Toning Fail by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: General Discussion in Strength Training If your fitness goal is to get a ‘toned body’, you’ve probably been doing all the wrong things with your workout routine. Learn what “toned” really means and how you can achie ... Read on »
Why Workout Routines for Toning Fail | Fitness Tips by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If your fitness goal is to get a ‘toned body’, you’ve probably been doing all the wrong things with your workout routine. Learn what “toned” really means and how you can ach ... Read on »
Will I Get Bulky Muscles from Judo? | Ask The Fitness Nerd by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Judo will not make you look fat. Exercise doesn’t necessarily equate to bulky muscles for women. The Fitness Nerd explains why. Hi Fitness Nerd, I started taking judo ... Read on »