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...
When 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!
In a previous article I gave you a great ab workout for women in order to get those core muscle in shape. Now that you have that working for you, you're gonna need to burn off some fat so you and everybody you want to impress can see them.
Read on to learn four simple changes you can make immediately to start burning more fat and get that flat belly you want.
In this article you are going to learn how to eat to keep those college pounds off...and maybe finish your semester lighter than when you started!
Imagine coming home for Christmas break in the best shape of your life!
Read on to learn how...
Are you a woman looking to lose weight? While there is a ton of information online, in books, and in magazines, sometimes it can be hard to find what you need to actually lose weight. For example, magazine articles can sometimes be misleading and the supposed "toning exercises" can also lead us down a path to frustration
So you've probably already heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day", and it’s TRUE -- breakfast not only gives you the necessary energy to get through morning and that mid-afternoon slump, but will jump-start your metabolism and help you reach your optimum energy and fitness goals.
And, while ANY breakfast is definitely better than no breakfast at all, most of the so-called "breakfast" foods out there are full of sugar, preservatives, and processed crap (granola bars, cereals, muffins, bagels, poptarts, donuts, etc...)
So, instead of sabotaging your weight loss goals, sapping your energy, and storing fat with lame morning munchies, try one of these quick, delicious, energizing, and fat-blasting breakfast ideas!
Imagine if there was a type of delicious food that made you THINNER just by eating it. But wait, how is that possible...Doesn't food make you fat?
Aside from the fact that EATING in general will give you energy and speed up your metabolism, there are certain foods that really kick you into energetic, fat-burning shape. Take a look at this list of top fat-burning foods below, and… bon appétit!
For those of you who haven’t heard, there’s this new fad out right now called the “paleo diet”.
Based on the principle that food was a whole lot healthier back before humans started processing it and putting it back together in pretty packages, the diet preaches that followers should eat an abundance of fresh fruits, vegetables, lean meats, seafood, and nuts… and should completely avoid anything processed.
When I first heard about this diet, I thought it sounded pretty similar to the way I have been eating for the past five years. I figured it was the same old story -- some slick person with great marketing skills stumbled upon something that has existed for years & years ("healthy eating"), put a strange spin on it (the "paleo diet" lets you eat insects!) and slaps a name on it to make money. Ha!
But, before you go jumping on the paleo bandwagon, riding off into the stone age, and then posting about it on your twitter accounts… let me warn you: Don’t fall for it, ladies!!!
For, though the premise behind the paleo diet is somewhat admirable, there are actually quite a few major problems with it in practice…
Would you drink a bottle of Household Cleaner because it was “Calorie Free”, “Low fat”, or contained “No added Sugar”?
Of course not...so then...
Why feel good about drinking a bottle of artificially sweetened carbonated soda made from un-pronounceable ingredients?
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.