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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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Neti Pot Review: No More Sinus Pain and Congestion? | Product Reviews by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Products Reviewed: Manufacturer: SinuCleanse MSRP: $14.99 (Neti … Read on »
Kimkins Diet: Big Fat Fraud? | Diet Reviews by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I first saw the Kimkins Diet pop up in the Yahoo Answers Diet and Fitness category about 12 months ago.  Someone calling herself … Read on »
Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe | Healthy Recipes and Snacks by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Mexican food doesn’t have a reputation as a “health food” — but it doesn’t have to … Read on »
Salad Spinners: Spin Your Salad Healthy | Healthy Eating & Cooking Tips by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living   Most kitchen gadgets are purchased on impulse, used once for the novelty of them, and then quickly buried in a cabinet or … Read on »
Answer Fitness®: Practical Fitness Advice for Everyone by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Home About Answer Fitness® Contact Me! Resources ... Read on »
Help Us Stop ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) with Just A Dollar! by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I don’t usually use Answer Fitness for personal appeals, but today I’m going to make an exception. Right now at Tweet for ALS there are a group of about 10 volunteers r ... 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 »
How Long Will Whey Keep? | Ask The Fitness Nerd by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living How Long Does Whey Protein Last For? We Take A Look At The Shelf Life of That Cannister of Whey Protein Dear Fitness Nerd, I have a quick question about the shelf lif ... Read on »
Body Fat Calipers | Fitness and Exercise Gadget Reviews by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When It Comes to Measuring Body Fat, Forget The Fancy Electronic Scales and Instead Reach for The Body Fat Calipers In my mind, there is no single piece of fitness, bodyb ... Read on »
Essential Amino Acids | Fitness, Health & Exercise Glossary by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What Are the 8 Essential Amino Acids and What Are Their Benefits? Definition of Essential Amino Acids Essential Amino Acids (also known as Indispensible Amino Acids) 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 »
Calorie Cycling: What Is Calorie Cycling and Does It Work? | Ask The Fitness Nerd by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Can Calorie Cycling Help Pull Off More Body Fat and Hold On To Precious Muscle? I recently heard about something called “calorie cycling.” Apparently it’s a way to pr ... Read on »
Calorie Cycling: What Is Calorie Cycling and Does It Work? | Ask The Fitness Nerd by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Can Calorie Cycling Help Pull Off More Body Fat and Hold On To Precious Muscle? Dear Fitness Nerd, I recently heard about something called “calorie cycling.” Appa ... Read on »
Top 10 Dumbest Fad Diets | Diet Reviews by Matt C. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We Take a Look at the Most Popular Fad Diets of the Past 30 Years and Pick The Top 10 Dumbest Fad Diets to Ever Be Unleashed on Dieters.  The Fad Diet. Nothing ex ... Read on »
Top 10 Dumbest Fad Diets | Diet Reviews by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We Take a Look at the Most Popular Fad Diets of the Past 30 Years and Pick The Top 10 Dumbest Fad Diets to Ever Be Unleashed on Dieters.  The Fad Diet. Nothing exempli ... 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 »
EPOC: Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption | Fitness, Health & Exercise Glossary by Matt C. Patient Expert 3 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What Is EPOC or Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption? Definition of EPOC EPOC, or Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption is a measure of increased oxygen consu ... Read on »
EPOC: Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption | Fitness, Health & Exercise Glossary by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What Is EPOC or Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption? Definition of EPOC EPOC, or Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumptionis a measure of increased oxygen consumptio ... Read on »
How Many Calories Are Burned Weight Lifting? | Ask The Fitness Nerd by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Can You Burn Meaningful Calories Lifting Weights? Dear Fitness Nerd, How many calories are burned during weight lifting? I ask because I lift weight 5-6 days a we ... Read on »