Tagged: fat loss

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What You Don’t Know About Low Carb – It’s the Calories OUT

I received an email from yet another trainer telling me the “truth” about weight loss and his special program. He tells me the only way to lose weight is through calorie deficit, either directly (limiting calories) or indirectly (limiting macronutrients which in effect limits calories). He tells me I can...

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Everyone is Lying About Their Diet

We all share basic nutritional needs — required amino acids, fatty acids, minerals, and vitamins — but we can ingest and absorb them in different ways. So most diets will work for someone, but some diets work better for most people. I encourage every new weight loss client to try a paleo/primal...

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How Is Your New Year’s Resolution Going?

Achieving your fitness goals may not be easy but it is simple. A lifestyle is likely how you got those extra pounds, soft muscles, or poor metabolism. And only a different lifestyle can change that! Here are some ideas for a better year. Eat Less Processed Food Processed foods (take-out,...

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Muscle Makes You Smaller: Why Women Need Strength Training

When you compare the same amount of weight in muscle and in fat, muscle is 22% smaller. That is, if you’re fat and you build muscle without losing a pound, you will still be 22% smaller. Despite website-after-website busting the myth of women “bulking up” from lifting, I still talk to women...

Tabata November – Update 1

Tabata November – Update 1

Do you like things simple? Have you tried our Tabata workouts yet? Here’s the deal: workout at home, for free, for ten minutes. Boom! How to do Tabata Do each exercise as fast as you can while maintaining good technique for 20 seconds followed by 10 seconds of rest. Do...

Sets, Reps, Weight: How Many?

If you’re confused about sets, repetitions (reps), and the amount of weight to lift during resistance training, you’re not alone. Not only is this confusing for many who are new to training, those who are familiar with training have different opinions. We usually talk about about “training volume” (number of...