Posts Tagged “fat loss”

Why is belly fat hard to lose?

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Why? Why? Why is belly fat so hard to lose? Jeez, I’ll lose it everywhere first, before I see a even a tiny difference in my waistline. Yes sir, that is the question that everyone wants an answer to. Google it, and you will find a million and one articles on; stubborn belly fat, how…

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Does drinking water help you lose weight?

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  I’ve heard many people saying that if you drink more water, you can lose weight faster. Some attribute this to feeling full and others to being able to flush out fat. Now, one is likely and the other is complete nonsense. There are other explanations besides those two, but I just wanted to give the…

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What is Tabata?

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Before I get into the details of Tabata, there are a few things I’d like to address. So far we’ve looked at different bodyweight exercises (bodyweight 100, 200, 300, 500), OrangeTheory, CrossFit…etc. Have I actually done all of these routines? NO, I haven’t…and I don’t need too…to be able to write on their effectiveness, what…

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Try the bodyweight 300

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There are many versions of the bodyweight 300 workout. Some include an extra exercise with the kettle bell, others may have 4 exercises. This version, from Men’s Health, has only 3 exercises and is no joke. You really can’t get any simpler than this. No equipment, no space…no excuse. I don’t even have to put…

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What is Orangetheory Fitness?

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Up until 2 weeks ago, I had never heard of this. Don’t get me wrong, I know what an orange is (fruit?…) and I know what theory means (didn’t Einstein have one…or two?).

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What is the 5:2 Diet?

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Technically, this could be in the review section. However, it deals with fat loss, so it seems more appropriate here. The problem with a lot of these diets plans, is that there is mostly anecdotal evidence of their effectiveness. For every individual who says it worked, there is another who said it didn’t. Who is to…

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How to shrink fat cells?

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That’s the million dollar question. First we must understand how they are created and what happens to fat cells when we ingest excess calories. The how part of the equation comes later on.   Fat cells, known as adipocytes, are generally thought to increase mostly during puberty and pregnancy. Other than that, once we reach…

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Fats will make you fat

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Myth: Fats will make you fat.   Truth: Not necessarily. Look, foods like avocado and nuts have fats which your body needs to function properly. It certainly does not mean that it is immediately stored in the body as fat. Fats also help you to feel satisfied and full, which means overall you will eat less which helps…

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