Is it possible for a dieter to drink beer without getting a beer belly? Good news: Yes (with the right low calorie beers)! Bad news: No you cannot accompany that beer with nachos, pizza and peanuts. Calories make us fat - whether they come from beer or chips and dip. Of course not all beers are the same. A light beer can be as low as 55 calories per serving whereas other beers can be as high as 185 calories. Thus a single light beer without a side of BBQ wings will not make you fat. … [Read more...] about Drinking Beer on a Diet
There are many reasons that you might have decided to diet right now. You may be preparing for a big event. You may have made a big New Year’s resolution. Or it may be that you’re just ready to lose some to improve your health. Whatever your reasons, starting a diet can be an exciting and invigorating idea. But after a few weeks, or even days, dieting isn’t quite so appealing. You may be missing some of your old food choices, you may feel hungrier, or you may just feel deprived and … [Read more...] about 20 Tips How To Stick To Your Diet
This great article from Sheri Strykowski about metabolism boosting foods and how to increase metabolism that is sure to have you nodding your head in agreement but there are a few that will probably be new to you as well. Here are 10 metabolism boosting foods that will increase your metabolism and help you lose weight by boosting metabolism I have made comments in bold just to highlight some of my own opinions on how to increase metabolism. Stoke your metabolic fire and burn … [Read more...] about How to Increase and Boost Your Metabolism
When it comes to fast fat loss, there is no shortage of tips and tricks you can find online. However, truth to be told, most of these tips is either ineffective or just rehashed stuff from old weight loss methods which hardly go well with the modern lifestyle. That said, the trick I am going to tell you about is not only simple but also effective. How do I know? Well this one trick alone helped many many people shed dozens of extra pounds. You would be surprised to know that this trick … [Read more...] about Simple Trick To Force Your Body To Burn Fat Fast
As someone that follows the ebb and flow of diets I get a chance to see a lot of diets as well as the reports as to whether they work or not. Over the last few years there have been probably 100 diets released on an unsuspecting public, some gain traction and others don't but the big diets over the last few years have been Atkins, The Zone Diet, LA Weight Loss, Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig. Most of the diets have not been successful for the vast number of people but two diets have stood … [Read more...] about Why do the Jenny Craig and Weight Watchers diets work?
I know lots of people have talked in the last year about using a Wii for getting exercise but I sat on the sidelines, sad because I had no Nintendo Wii. Well this has all changed now since I got a Nintendo Wii yesterday for the kids for Christmas. I am not sure if the Wii is really going to be a fitness machine but I am really excited about Christmas morning and trying this thing out. I just ran across a site for a Wii workout called Wii Healthy. The site has a workout program that i will … [Read more...] about Using your Wii for fitness
I set off a bit of an email flurry a couple of days ago when I suggested that Gastric Bypass surgery is bad and is the wrong way to lose so I thought that I would explain why I do not like the idea of losing using gastric bypass surgery. Gastric Bypass for those that are not aware of the idea is a surgery that either puts a band around a part of your stomach or staples your stomach so that it is smaller. This smaller stomach of course can hold less food so most people are going to lose a … [Read more...] about Gastric Bypass is the wrong answer
Everyone likes to have shortcuts to losing weight. Although as we all know the important things really are to have a good diet and to get exercise. Loosing weight is sometimes important just for the ones trying to get a few pounds off their shoulders, but mainly for the ones who have overweight issues it is essential for them to get an extra help with an exercising routine, a nutrition plan which can also come with supplement to help this weight loss, with maintaining a healthy diet and don't … [Read more...] about 4 Things To Do Today To Lose Weight
Often things take a bit of time to take affect. Sometimes you do all the right things but see no results and change tactics, don't do that ride it out instead. When people start a new diet they get excited do all the right things and then in the first week they lose 5 pounds or so and are very excited with the results, then the next week comes and the only lose a pound or nothing at all and discouragement sets in. What Are Yoyo Diets? You hear a lot about yoyo dieting, which will help you … [Read more...] about Why Didn’t I Lose Any Weight Today?
One thing that seems to confuse a lot of people is the fact that the media shows us slim people with great six pack abs. This would lead most people to believe that if you want to reduce your stomach then you should just do sit-ups and you will lose the stomach. Sadly this is called spot reduction and it is not really possible to lose a bot belly by just doing sit-ups. What your really need to know is how to do crunches So to lose your pot belly you really need to do more to lose your … [Read more...] about How to do crunches to strengthen your core
Now that fall is in full swing and the baseball playoffs are winding down most of our exercise is going to need to take place indoors instead of the outdoors that it is so easy to do in the summertime. There are of course two kinds of exercise, weights and cardio. First I want to apologize in advance to any hardcore lifters here. Most of this stuff is a bit of a review for you. Sometimes I think that everyone of course lifts weights on at least a weekly basis. Of course this is not fair as … [Read more...] about Starting to lift weights – Part 1
Dancing with the Stars starts it's new season tonight and if you have ever watched the show before you already know how hard these contestents work to get the moves right and the dances very fluid and professional looking. This season there are two stars whos names you know that have had trouble losing some lately. Jenny Garth who you might remember from Beverly Hills 90210 and Marie Osmond from the Donnie and Marie show as well as other stuff are on this seson of Dancing with the stars and … [Read more...] about Dancing to Lose Weight
Are you looking for new loss information? I was fortunate enough to get a hold of some great loss materials and I want to offer it free to the people that read my blog. All I ask is that if you have not signed up for my 21 day fitness email mini course that you do that now. So here are the free loss products Free Email Fitness Course Jon Benson, the creator of Fit Over 40 is offering a free 10 day course on how to lose 10 pounds in a week. This offer is apparently only good for a couple of … [Read more...] about Free Weight loss book and course
Jessica Carreras recently wrote this Alli review article for the Michigan Journal about her results in using Alli , the new wonder diet pill that I have written about before. As we all really suspect from a fitness standpoint this pill is not going to help you lose if you are not taking care of yourself with a great diet and daily exercise. Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers, Hydroxy Cut - and the newest loss miracle? Hello, Alli. This in fact a first person Alli review Praised as a … [Read more...] about First person Alli review
I am paraphrasing this article from Health 24 that I thought many men would like and many women would be a little disgusted with on how men can lose faster than women. The “Secrets of the Sexes” series on BBC recently featured a fascinating episode on “Brainsex”. Zooming in on the brains of men and women, they concentrated on how the sexes differ in terms of emotions, empathy, problem solving and spatial orientation. It was evident that the brains of men and women differ considerably. This … [Read more...] about Men Lose Weight faster than women