Weight Loss

These 7 habits separate the fit from the flabby

These 7 habits separate the fit from the flabby

Many people ask me how to quickly and easily get fit. While I know they are hoping for a simple answer, the reality is that getting and staying fit is a lifestyle, not a quick fix. So what do fit people do in their “healthy lifestyle”? Take a peek with the following 7 Habits of Highly Fit People… Fit Habit #1: They Don’t Buy Junk Fit people know that if they keep junk food in the house they will eat it sooner or later. So they don’t buy any. Even buying junk food for your kids or spouse is not

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Get Faster Results (4 Tactics)

Get Faster Results (4 Tactics)

Have you ever been frustrated over a lack of results from your workout routine? If so, you are in good company. Even the most seasoned athletes experience times when their results plateau. When you continue to put in the same effort day after day with little or no results it is safe to say that you’ve hit your own fitness plateau. Your body adapts quickly to any repetitive routine. The definition of ‘insanity’ is to do the same thing over and over while expecting different results. This holds true for your workouts. When your results stop then it’s time to

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The Rumors Aren’t True

The Rumors Aren’t True

I’ve got to warn you. There are false rumors going around about strength training. The truth is that strength training is one of the absolute best things you can do for your health and appearance. If you’ve fallen for these 5 myths then you’re missing out on tremendous potential results. Myth #1 Muscle Turns Into Fat Why would anyone want to build muscle if it could morph into fat after a span of disuse? Rest assured that this is a myth of the highest order. Muscle tissue is muscle tissue. Fat tissue is fat tissue. One will never become the

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Your Flat Abs Plan

Your Flat Abs Plan

One of the most frequent questions that I’m asked is, “How can I get great abs?” You may have pondered this question at some time or another. Many people are frustrated by their stomachs, to the point of giving up after doing dozens of crunches with zero improvement. It’s time to forget everything you’ve heard about how to sculpt your abs. Quite simply, crunches alone won’t give you a six pack. Doing crunches with the hope that it will transform your abs from flabby to muscular is to believe in one of the most widely held fitness myths. I’m talking

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Take It Off: Your Better Body Plan

Take It Off: Your Better Body Plan

Have you ever seen a really impressive “before” and “after” photo on a weight loss product? Well, there’s something that the diet industry doesn’t want you to know. There is more involved than just the diet product, and it’s the same across the board. Look into the eyes of any person in their “before” picture and you’ll see that they are deeply disturbed. The body they have is no longer in sync with the body they are able to accept. They changed the body that they accept, and became disturbed. Now look into their eyes in the “after” picture –

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Stressed? Time to Sweat It (Out)

Stressed? Time to Sweat It (Out)

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. Stress is an inevitable part of our modern existence. Whether you’re the CEO of a large company, a Kindergarten teacher or a construction worker, you have stress to deal with. We all have bills to pay, relationships to maintain and challenges to get through. But you don’t have to let it get the best of you. How can you turn your stress-filled life on its head? With one of the best weapons against stress: exercise. When stress is getting you down, you need something to kick you out of your funk. You need something that

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Get A Better Booty

Get A Better Booty

Here’s the blog that you’ve been waiting for – everything you need to know to shape up your booty for bikini season. Keep reading for the essential exercises that target your glutes to give it the shape and tone you’ve been wanting. Better Booty Exercise #1: Hip Lift A great exercise to work your glutes is the hip lift. To do this exercise, lie on the floor with your back flat, knees bent, and feet resting on the ground. While keeping your arms at your sides on the floor, lift your bottom and lower back off of the floor. Hold for

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Why you gained instead of lost, in the gym

Why you gained instead of lost, in the gym

You head to the gym because you know that exercise burns calories and helps you to shed extra kilos. Knowing this, you may think that losing weight should be easy with enough exercise. However the truth is that if you aren't accustomed to exercising and are out of shape, beginning an exercise program may actually lead to an initial increase in your weight. This fact, however, shouldn't stop you from exercising, as you’ll eventually turn the weight corner and start losing. What is it about exercise that may cause some people to gain instead of lose weight? Muscle: One of the

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Yes, it’s happening

Yes, it’s happening

It happens to everyone. That moment when you realize that it’s time to do something about your weight. It may happen when you’re looking in the mirror or standing on the scale. Your first thought is to go on a ‘diet’ but as quickly as that enters your mind the ghosts of a hundred diets past return…along with all the frustration. Then you wonder, why bother? The weight will come back, as it always has. Then you’ll be back in front of the mirror as discouraged as ever. The answer is not to go on another diet. The answer is

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Your doctor wants you to read this

Your doctor wants you to read this

Your doctor feels like a broken record. That’s right—he’s sick and tired of telling you how important exercise is to your health because YOU DON’T LISTEN. He’s sick of explaining how so many of your health problems will improve or even disappear as the result of a consistent exercise program. He’s tired of tallying your controllable risk factors that include physical inactivity and obesity. So why does he continue to give you the same lecture? Because he’s seen exercise change lives. He’s even seen exercise save lives. 1. Feel Great: The first thing that patients tell their doctor after starting an

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