There are many forms of low carb diet but probably the most famous of all is the Atkins diet, created by Dr. Robert Atkins and popularized in the last quarter of the 20th century. Fad diets come and go, but the Atkins gained enough celebrity and medical support that it developed its own momentum, and took off in a big way. Low carb diets vary in what they suggest that you eat. The strictest form, such as the induction phase of the Atkins diet, can suggest that you cut out almost all … [Read more...] about Is The Low Carb Diet Dead?
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Trying to get six pack abs comes down to two things, losing the fat in the abdomen and strengthening those muscles in the stomach as well. We all know the exercises that we need to do the lower ab exercises as well as the upper ab exercises and of course the obliques and intercostals but really the eating is the core of getting 6 pack abs. First of all lets be clear, there is no such thing as spot reduction. It seems over the last few years there have been even more creams and pills that have … [Read more...] about Eating Your Way to 6 Pack Abs
The term 'volumetrics diet' is catching up these days suddenly with the attention gained from the media. So one would naturally as to what exactly it is and from where this term gained acceptance in the popular culture. The phrase 'volumetrics diet' was first used in the book released by Barbara Rolls in the year 2000, the title of which was 'The Volumetrics Weight-Control Plan' and it was co authored by Barbara and Robert Barnett. Both these writers have impressive credentials with Barbara … [Read more...] about What is the Volumetrics diet?
As we all know the popularity of the South Beach diet seems to keep enduring as it is a normal type of diet. The South Beach diet is quite balanced and teaches people to eat better that they do now with foods that they would usually eat and eat at home with food from a grocery store. Here is an interview with Dr. Arthur Agatston, cardiologist and South Beach Diet developer, as he talks about diet and exercise: In your newest book, "The South Beach Diet Supercharged," you write that "the … [Read more...] about Interview with South Beach Diet Founder
As I have mentioned a few times before and offered bonuses upon, there are three diet, loss, or health improving plans that I have reviewed. The plans are really very different from each other and I often get questions about which is the best based on a persons attitude and often which is the best of the three for me. These plans are: Burn The Fat, Feed the Muscle Fat Loss for Idiots Turbulence Training I have a lot of questions coming at me about which of these is the best and I … [Read more...] about How do the fitness programs I support differ
Anyone that has been on a diet knows that one day there is no easy way to get past the first day of the diet. On the first day of a diet everything is fine and exciting. On the second day of a diet there is no way that all of those great thoughts of the first day will still be carrying you forward. Here are some cant miss diet tips to help you after the first day of the diet. Have a great bunch of reasons Everyone has goals when they start a diet but these goals are usually far out. You … [Read more...] about Visualize to succeed on your diet
You have probably heard of the 5 factor diet. Perhaps you also know about Harley Pasternak, its inventor. But do you know about the story that led to its invention? Why is it called the "5 factor" diet? Well, there is an interesting story that says it all. In this article I will not only tell you the story behind its creation but also how it could help you with loss. Once upon a time, Harley was called upon to create a fitness plan for movie actors. The stipulations for the fitness plan … [Read more...] about The 5 Factor Diet
Joining a diet program is not enough to rid you of the burden of extra fat. In order to lose weight, you must plan your meals in such a way that your body receives the maximum amount of nutrition with the least amount of calories. In this article I will offer you four tips to help you Calorie Shifting Meal Planning. Overeating is not allowed: The calorie shifting diet doesn't restrict your food intake to the bare minimum, but that doesn't mean that you would keep eating and eating without a … [Read more...] about Calorie Shifting Meal Planning
In case you haven't heard of Inches a Weigh, it is a newly established loss center. On its website www.inchesaweigh.com, it claims to be very much different from the way conventional fitness centers work, in that it offers customized fitness and diet plans to its members. Inches a Weigh also claims to help their clients change lifestyle patterns. Now you maybe asking, is Inches a Weigh really a legit program or just one of the many existing shams. In this article I will tell you just … [Read more...] about Inches a Weigh Weight Loss Center
Fox news has an article today about a guy that lost 140 pounds using a self created "Baked Bean Diet" A diet of baked beans helped Neil King to lose 140 pounds in nine months. In fact, since June 2007, he's eaten more than half a ton of them, about 1,500 cans. Prior to dieting, King ate a full English breakfast, which at its heart consists of bacon and eggs and may include sausage, toast, and stewed tomatoes, for lunch, and drank eight pints of lager in the pub after tea. King, from Halstead … [Read more...] about Baked Bean diet
My wife is an on again off again Weight Watchers addict. I say that in just a joking way because we both know that she loves Weight Watchers but if she sees some shiny new other idea or gets discouraged for a couple of weeks then she will drop Weight Watchers and move on, but only for a while. I have written about Weight Watchers a lot of times before and even have a Weight Watchers blog that I do not pay as much attention to as much as I used to but the fact is that for many reasons Weight … [Read more...] about My Wife and Weight Watchers