The Reason why 95% of all Diets Fail Miserably

Are you tired of not meeting your weightloss goals?

Most extremely popular fad diets are extremely restrictive – not just in terms of how many (or should I say “few”) calories you are allowed to consume, but also with regards to which food groups you can choose from.  For instance, we have all heard of the “fat free” or “no carb” diets.  But these restrictive diets are all extremely unhealthy, and are doomed to fail from the start!  For starters, while starving your body on a 1000-calorie/day diet might make you lose weight (at least initially, until your body gives up on you), these “starvation” diets will only make your body fatter (and extremely tired/cranky) in the long run...

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6 Tips for Eating Healthier when you Eat Out

Healthy Eating RestaurantsWhen most people think about going out to eat, they picture endless (free) bread and drink refills, giant man-sized portions that only Champion-Eater Joey Chestnut should be able to finish, and menus loaded with high-definition photos of dishes that make you fatter just by looking at them.

But, while most restaurants are guilty of doing seemingly everything they can to sabotage healthy diets everywhere, this doesn’t mean you can’t find healthy and waist-cinching meals outside your own home/ dorm room.

If you want to be able to eat out and enjoy your food without worrying about destroying your sleek and sexy figure, just master these 6 simple fat-fighting restaurant strategies!

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Eat Healthy on a College Budget: Top 10 Cheap Health Foods

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Want to eat healthy but don't feel like you can afford it on your measly college student budget?

First of all, I understand your frustration. I was a college student not too long ago, and understand all too well what it’s like to have no cash and no healthy food handy. But don’t worry -- having meager dough in your wallet does not mean you have to go hungry, or settle for junkfood!  Let’s see if I can help you out…
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The Top 5 Fat-Burning Nutrients for Women

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Many women who complain of insomnia, poor memory, frequent colds, mood swings, or chronic fatigue are likely suffering from vitamin and mineral deficiencies. The following nutrients are not only vital to your health and well-being, but also to achieving your fitness and weight-loss goals!

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Stay toned during the Holidays with these 6 simple tricks!

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For many women, “Holidays” mean putting diet and fitness habits on the back burner for a few weeks… and then regretting it later when they step on the scale.  Instead of being one of these women who gains 5-10 pounds this Holiday Season, incorporate some of these simple tricks into your routine, and be ready to show off that toned body in your hottest little black dress this New Years!
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The top 11 nutrition rules you can’t afford to break if you want to be strong, lean, and sexy

Nutrition Rules

You might think you are doing “everything you can” to eat nutritiously, but just like most of my clients, chances are you might be unknowingly breaking one of these extremely important “rules” of nutrition.

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FTF15’s Calorie Calculator for Women: Eating Healthy Just Got a LOT Easier

Nutrition Rules

The phrase "calorie calculator" is searched nearly 13,000 times a day by people who want to know the "magic number" of calories to eat each day to ensure they reach their fitness and fat loss goals.

This number is also known as your basal metabolic rate (BMR).

There are SO many calorie calculators out there on the internet - some good, some awful, many somewhere in-between.

What You're Going to Learn

In this post I’m going to show you where on earth these calorie calculators come from, give you a great one, and show you where to get an awesome nutrition plan that goes with it.

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Why Dieting and Cardio Won’t Get You Here

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For the most part, women avoid weightlifting and usually just stick with cardio.

Treadmills and Elliptical trainers are what we do when we want to lose weight. They just make sense to us, are really easy to use and hey...everybody else is doing it, right? But imagine if there was a way to drop weight and sculpt your body without crazy amounts of dieting and cardio.

There is nothing wrong with making cardio an integral part of your workout routine. But here are 3 important things you should know if you want a more toned sculpted body... Continue reading