Detox diets are designed to flush out poisons and contaminates from your body in a healthy and gentle manner. Many use a detoxifying diet plan to begin a loos regime and some use the plan periodically to maintain health and vigor. Detox diets should not be thought of as fads they've been used for centuries in a belief that they promote a healthier and longer life. What Is A Detox Diet? A detox diet is restrictive, allowing only fresh and natural foods that are fibrous and that will help … [Read more...] about Detox Diets For a Healthier Lifestyle
Mens Health has a great article on the nutrients and eating skills necessary to lose fat. I usually hate the slant of these articles because I thing the target them at 18 year old kids getting ready to go to the bar but thats just my attitude. The article is great and I am going to paraphrase the points here as I think there is some knowledge I can add and the article was a little wordy. 9 Tips How To Eat To Lose Fat 1. To lose weight, you must cut calories The low-fat/low-carbohydrate … [Read more...] about 9 Tips How To Eat To Lose Fat
I ran across this 10 day cleanse that not only gives you a bit of a plan but also gives you some ideas on why you may want to take these things to help you cleanse your body. I am kind of lukewarm on the value of cleaning . I know that many people think that the best thing you can do for your body is to do a detox occasionally but I have also seen a lot of literature saying that cleanses are not at all useful. One thing is for sure and that is that a cleanse is not going to really help you … [Read more...] about 10 Day Cleanse
One of the most frustrating things you can probably experience is doing your best to lose weight, and not seeing the results that you want to see. This is not uncommon and a lot of people go through this infuriating episode in their lives on a regular basis. Why is it more difficult for some people to shed the pounds while others are just burning these off with the same amount of effort? Is something stopping you from succeeding in your goal to lose weight? You might not be aware of this, … [Read more...] about Weight Loss Challenges and Hormones: The Hidden Connection
In this age of instant gratification, it's hardly surprising to know that an increasing number of over people are looking for the quickest way to lose fat. In fact, this topic has gained widespread media attention in recent years. With approximately 120 million Americans being over, I can assure you that this topic will remain in limelight at least for the foreseeable future. So what exactly is the quickest way to lose fat, you might ask. If we go by all the media hype then we have to … [Read more...] about Quickest Way To Lose Fat
Have you tried visualization for weight loss? If you are not familiar with visualization, it may sound like a strange or mysterious technique, but it isn't really. Visualizing is something that has been proven effective for any goal or desire, including loss. Visualization takes advantage of how our brains operate. The fact is, your brain does not know the difference between what is really happening and what you are imagining. This may be hard to believe, but it's been proven. Athletes … [Read more...] about How Can Visualization Help You To Lose Weight?
I wrote this Twitter for fitness a couple years ago but just wanted to remind everyone to follow me on Twitter for more fitness tips ------------------------------------------------------ I have decided to start something that is a little different just as an experiment. I will keep posting here but also will add lots of other links through a twitter account so that anyone using Twitter can get even more value without my regular blog readers being buried in article links from other blogs … [Read more...] about Twitter for fitness tips
Ever noticed those infomercials about exercise equipment? I am sure you have. These are pretty expensive equipment and they promise to flatten your abs so that you can make your body hot body like your favorite celebrity. These gadgets promise to help you lose fat in specific areas. such as the stomach, the chest, etc. Basically, these companies are just exploiting the gullibility of the common masses. Most people believe that in order to lose belly fat, they only need to work on the … [Read more...] about The Spot Reduction Myth
With so many scams hitting us via social media ads and spam email every day, it should come as no surprise that there are plenty of weight loss scams on the market today. Here are some tips to help you separate what is real from fiction when it comes to claims that a product will help you lose weight. To Good To Be True? The first thing to keep in mind is that if it sounds too good to be true, chances are that it is exactly that. There is no such thing as a miracle weight loss … [Read more...] about Avoiding Weight Loss Supplement Scams
Setting short term weight loss goals is very important. A couple of nights ago I was watching a fitness show filmed out of Vancouver called the Last 10 Pounds Bootcamp, and it really got me thinking about goals that most people have for their fitness. Inspired by TV? Last 10 Pounds Bootcamp is a 30 minute show with a trainer (Tom Europe) and a nutritionist (Nadeen Boman). The idea of the Last 10 Pounds Bootcamp is that the person will change their life, for a reason, by losing 10 pounds in one … [Read more...] about Setting Short Term Weight Loss Goals
Sometimes you may feel that you're not making any progress at all with your fitness program, like a gerbil spinning on its wheel, going nowhere. But there are ways to track your loss and fitness targets that will provide the incentive you need to keep on keeping on until you reach your goals. Watch How You Track During your fitness quest, you'll want to weigh yourself once a month rather than daily or weekly. This strategy gives your body a chance to react to the weeks of effort you've … [Read more...] about Get Proof of Your Progress – Measuring and Tracking Weight Loss
There have been many claims that taking acai for loss can be a very effective way to shed unwanted pounds. Others have been somewhat skeptical, seeing acai as yet another hyped-up gimmick. What is the truth? Is it worth your while to try acai for your loss goals? Acai Berry is a Superfood First of all, acai is a berry that is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It is sometimes called a superfood because of its nutritional value. So you really can't go wrong in adding a healthy … [Read more...] about Acai For Weight Loss -Does It Work?
MSNBC has this article about losing weight as we get older. Thought it would be great info for people that are struggling these days. While time may adorn you with new lines on your face, a new color hair (gray) and a new waistline, the passing decades are not to blame for all of the changes in your body. Your eating habits, your attitude and your approach to everyday experiences also play key roles. As we age, our bodies lose muscle and gain fat. Our nutritional needs change, as well. … [Read more...] about How To Lose Weight As You Get Older
Metabolic cooking is a new program that I have found that includes a bunch of recipes to help you lose weight. One of the biggest questions that I ever get asked is: "What should I eat to lose fat?" If you're reading this right now, that means one thing: you're on a mission to accelerate fat loss and get rid of your boring diet. You've been there and done that. You've tried other diets in the past and have come to see less than stellar results, likely despite some of your best … [Read more...] about Metabolic Cooking Review and Information
Some people are not satisfied with just basic weight loss; what they also want is to get great six pack abs like their favorite celebrities. You will be happy to know that it is quite easy to do, and doesn't involve working out rigorously for endless hours either. You have to remember though that you need to lose weight, and that weight will come off your whole body not just your midsection. In this article I will tell you about two simple loss strategies which will not only help you … [Read more...] about Six Pack Ab Weight Loss Strategies