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  • What’s Wrong With Fads?
    Fad diets may help you lose weight quickly, but that weight is just as quick to return once you go back to your old eating habits. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, research shows that people who lose weight gradually and steadily (about 1 to 2 pounds per week) are the […]
  • The Science Behind Successful Weight Loss
    To start, you’re going to need to separate the facts from the heard-it-through-the-grapevine fodder. What worked for someone else — or even a group of people — may not be your ideal approach, and for many different reasons. But having a good grip on the basics, such as knowing exactly how to calculate and track […]
  • Can you lose weight eating the same thing and doing an 11-minute workout?
    Answer: The simple answer to your question is yes, given enough time. Let’s presume your weight was stable. This would imply that over a period of time you eat as many calories as you burn. Adding an intense 11 minute workout to your daily routine would certainly allow you to burn more calories and establish […]
  • The One Yoga Pose You Should Do Every Morning
    If your morning routine consists of hitting the snooze button multiple times or groggily scrolling through social media while still under the covers, perhaps it’s time to replace these old habits with a bit of mindful movement instead. That doesn’t mean you need to become a 5 a.m. yogi overnight. There’s no need to jump out of […]
  • Tips to Help You Lose Inner Thigh Fat
    6. Add HIIT to the Plan High-intensity interval training (HIIT)combines exercises done at high intensity for a short duration followed by a short recovery period. When you perform HIIT workouts, you push your cardiovascular and metabolic systems to their max potential, which may even lead you to continue to burn calories several hours after your […]
  • Tips to Help You Lose Inner Thigh Fat
    Incorporate cardio into your workout to help torch calories. 5. Complement With Cardio “Cardio is one of those things that can really complement a well-planned workout routine when factored in appropriately. The meat and potatoes of your workout will primarily consist of weight and resistance training in order to build muscle and trim fat, however, […]
  • Tips to Help You Lose Inner Thigh Fat
    4. Schedule Leg Day Although specific inner thigh exercises won’t burn the fat there, they can help build stronger, more shapely legs by developing the inner thigh muscles. Toning your inner thighs also has health benefits: Those muscles help stabilize your hips and knees, which can prevent joint pain as you age, per ACE. You know squats, lunges, […]
  • ARE YOU NEEDING HEALTH OR WORKOUT SUPPLEMENTS?
    All you need to do is click on this link https://bit.ly/2MH7zLW and it will will take you to a website where you fill out the questionnaire and it chooses the supplements for you!!! It’s really that simple. If you sign up through me, I can get you an additional 40% off. So what are you […]
  • Tips to Help You Lose Inner Thigh Fat
    3. Strengthen Up Strength and resistance training are highly recommended because muscle mass increases metabolic rate. So, the more muscle you have (everywhere, not just your legs), the more calories you burn daily. Cardio combined with resistance training led to better results for decreased body fat mass and increased lean muscle than just cardio alone, […]
  • Tips to Help You Lose Inner Thigh Fat
    Fill your plate with lean proteins, whole grains and plenty of fruits and veggies. 2. Eat to Lose Once you’ve reduced your calories, you have to make sure the ones you are still taking in come from quality sources. Limit refined carbs, sugar and both saturated fatsand trans fats, and add in more lean protein, fruits, veggies, whole […]
  • Tips to Help You Lose Inner Thigh Fat
    1. Start Tracking First things first: You need to take in less than you burn — that is, you’ll need to create a calorie deficit. To do that, you’ll determine how many calories you need daily to maintain your weight by using an online calculator or meeting with a dietitian. Then, subtract 500 to 1,000 calories, […]
  • Tips to Help You Lose Inner Thigh Fat
    If you’re looking to slim down your inner thighs, finding the right moves for leg day may seem like a big priority. But while certain exercises will help strengthen and tone your leg muscles, there’s no workout move out there that will target inner thigh fat in particular. That’s because spot reduction simply isn’t possible. […]
  • 3 Things I Should Have Stopped Doing a Long Time Ago…
    I was recently walking my dogs past a group of young kids playing basketball and my friend who was with me looked over at them and said, “Man, to be … 3 Things I Should Have Stopped Doing a Long Time Ago…
  • Vary Your Reps With These Methods
    While barbell back squats are generally synonymous with booty gains, changing your rep range or style will help increase your training volume and can be a fun way to mix things up, Halse says. AMRAP sets (as many reps as possible) are a popular way to add volume and variety. This involves performing as many […]
  • The Glutes and the Importance of Hip Extension
    In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade, there is a lot of interest in the glutes among cyclists. Nooo, not just pervy dudes, but… The Glutes and the Importance of Hip Extension
  • Do These 3 Moves to Increase Glute Gains
    Your glutes are the largest muscle in your body (your gluteus maximus, specifically), so you’ll need to incorporate different exercises to activate each part of this muscle group (the gluteus medius and minimus are the other two muscles that make up your glutes). Halse recommends you complement your squats with these three moves: 1. Hip Thrust Here’s […]
  • Add Weight to Your Squats
    Once you can comfortably perform 3 sets of 20 body-weight squats, it’s time to progress to the next level by upping the resistance. Adding weight to your squats not only helps your glutes develop but it’ll take some of the boredom out of a repetitive body-weight squat routine. The barbell back squat is one option. […]
  • Body-Weight Squats Work — Only to a Point
    Noticing a booty-building plateau (one of the worst kinds!) even though you’ve been adding more body-weight squats to your workout routine? It’s actually a pretty common problem, and if you’ve mastered the body-weight squat, it’s probably time to change things up. No trainer will deny that squats are among the top exercises for building functional […]
  • Body-Weight Squats Won’t Build You the Butt of Your Dreams — These Moves and Methods Will, Though!
    Fitness influencers across Instagram seem to promote body weight squats as the exercise for glute growth. And while they’re a necessary first step to developing proper form and fundamental strength, they probably won’t be the only magic key to achieving the well-rounded butt of your dreams. Glute gains are a science and require a strategic […]
  • Healthy Foods To Avoid For Weight Loss
    Granola How do I go about this? It’s processed, granola is processed, it’s been sweetened with brown sugar or other artificial sweeteners. Granola fills you up with bad calories. Although many people have accepted granola has highly nutritious due to the nuts and oats which make it seem healthy. Your regular oatmeal is way better […]
  • Healthy Foods To Avoid For Weight Loss
    Yeah, there are healthy foods to avoid for weight loss and Clearly most of the foods we have considered to be healthy for weight loss turn out to be other wise. We have to be perspicacious with the foods in our diet plans to lose weight, if not you’ll believe you’re doing everything right and […]
  • 3-Week Back and Bicep Routine
    The back muscles are the connection of all our limbs, the stronger they are, the greater the strength potential for the rest of the muscles. Remember… 3-Week Back and Bicep Routine
  • Benefits of Portion Control Beyond Weight Loss
    When it comes to losing weight — or just healthy eating in general — the rules around food are pretty simple: Don’t overeat, control your portion sizes and listen to your body’s fullness cues. But knowing the guidelines and putting them into practice are two different things, and the latter can be a lot more difficult — […]
  • Why Portion Control Works — and How to Get It Right
    If you’re trying to lose weight, you’ve likely been told to “watch your portions!” by at least one well-meaning soul. This isn’t bad advice, actually — as long as you know what the heck it means. Here’s a hint: Your diet-whisperer is likely talking about portion control, a practical approach to eating that puts the […]
  • Exercising Not to Lose Weight
    A while back I was exercising a lot because I wanted to get back in shape, feel “skinny” again and feel healthy in my body. But my motivation was … Exercising Not to Lose Weight I absolutely love this post!!! It’s a post that inspires and motivates!!! Make it a great day!!! Philip “FitGuy46”
  • Off Grid Coffee
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  • Ways to Not Eat in the Middle of the Night
    Daytime Eating Eating in the middle of the night increases your total calories for the day, making it more difficult to maintain or lose weight. You also increase your risk for tooth decay, according to the American Diabetes Association. Learning to control your nighttime eating gives you better control of your overall diet and weight […]
  • Know my fitness hacks!
    It would be really humble of you all as a part of my blogging tribe and family to kindly take a look at my interview and kindly share your views on … Know my fitness hacks!
  • Easy Things to Do Every Night to Lose More Weight
    8. Make Time for a Stress-Buster Use the time you were spending on social media to actively relax. Adults with obesity who participated in an 8-week stress-management program lost significantly more weight than those who didn’t take steps to tame the tension, per a October 2018 study published in the Journal of Molecular Biochemistry. “Stress releases hormones […]
  • Easy Things to Do Every Night to Lose More Weight
    7. Skip the Late-Night Scrolling Catching up on your social feeds might seem like a good way to unwind at the end of the day. But you may be better off cutting back if you’re trying to lose weight. Social media tends to have a negative effect on body image for women and adolescent girls, […]
  • Monthly Goal Intention, July: Pump the Breaks!
    Let me start by asking you lovely people a question, do you think it is possible to be TOO productive? If someone would have asked me that six months… Monthly Goal Intention, July: Pump the Breaks!
  • Easy Things to Do Every Night to Lose More Weight
    6. Set a Bedtime and Stick to It Sleep and weight are closely related — and the less shut-eye you get, the more likely you are to struggle with excess pounds. Among overweight adults trying to lose weight over the course of a year, those who regularly logged 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night […]
  • Easy Things to Do Every Night to Lose More Weight
    5. Plan a Protein-Packed Breakfast Deciding the night before what you’ll eat in the morning means there’s no risk of grabbing something junky — or skipping breakfast altogether and getting slammed with the urge to snack mid-morning. While you’re prepping ahead, aim for a breakfast that packs at least 10 to 15 grams of protein, […]
  • Easy Things to Do Every Night to Lose More Weight
    4. Sit at the Table — and Don’t Look at a Screen Make dinnertime its own special event free of multitasking. Eating with distractions like TV or your phone makes it harder to pay attention to your hunger and fullness cues, which can cause you to eat faster and take in calories that you don’t […]
  • Does banana consumption make you gain weight?
    When you are on a health spree and are looking to shed a pound or two, you will count your calories before you can put anything in your mouth. It is … Does banana consumption make you gain weight?
  • Easy Things to Do Every Night to Lose More Weight
    3. Downsize Your Dinner If dinner tends to be the biggest meal of the day and breakfast tends to be the smallest, try flipping those proportions. The body’s metabolism works at a significantly higher rate in the morning compared to later in the day, according to findings published in February 2020 in the Journal of Clinical […]
  • Easy Things to Do Every Night to Lose More Weight
    2. Eat on the Early Side When it comes to picking a dinner time, you’re better off being an early bird than a night owl. Adults who ate dinner at 6 p.m. burned 10 percent more fat and experienced blood sugar peaks 20 percent lower compared to those who waited until 10 p.m. to eat, […]
  • Resistance Training Techniques: Set Up, Execution, Safety Guidelines and Cues.
    Whether you are new to resistance training or need to brush up on techniques, it’s always a good idea to review set up, execution, safety guidelines … Resistance Training Techniques: Set Up, Execution, Safety Guidelines and Cues.
  • Easy Things to Do Every Night to Lose More Weight
    1. Eat Dinner, Not Snacks Do your nighttime calories tend to come in the form of a constant stream of nibbles, instead of an actual dinner? It can be tempting to grab a snack when you finish up work — and continue having a munch here and a munch there throughout the night. But grazing […]
  • Easy Things to Do Every Night to Lose More Weight
    Even if you have no problem faithfully sticking to healthy food choices during the day, the hours between finishing work and going to sleep can be plagued by pitfalls that can send weight-loss plans veering off course. At the end of a busy day, food can go from simple sustenance to a source of relaxation and even […]
  • Plyometrics for explosive power and more
    Are you interested in increasing the intensity of your bodyweight exercise routine?  How about developing explosive power and improve overall … Plyometrics for explosive power and more
  • Tips For Losing Weight After Lockdown
    5. Give Yourself a Break Phew, right? The last thing London wants you to know is that it’s totally normal to feel like some things are out of your control right now (which can be frustrating when you’re trying to adhere to a healthy lifestyle!). So try to take some of the pressure off — […]
  • Tips For Losing Weight After Lockdown
    4. Move More Whether your gym is still closed or you just don’t feel comfortable sweating next to strangers yet, working out in the traditional way might not be possible right now — but squeezing in movement wherever you can is key. “Taking a 15-minute walk around the block when you have time between calls or using […]
  • Tips For Losing Weight After Lockdown
    3. Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate Set the scene: It’s 8 p.m. and you head to the fridge for a snack, but realize after you eat it that you were actually just thirsty. It happens. “I find that in practice, many of us are confusing thirst with hunger — especially if we’ve skipped any earlier meals or […]
  • Tips For Losing Weight After Lockdown
    2. Stay Consistent Consistency is key, but that doesn’t equal perfection. All London means here is to stay consistent in the ways you can. Nail down your eating and workout habits, then start to figure out how you can improve them. “A big component of the WW app is tracking, which builds awareness about your habits, meal patterns, preferences (what you […]
  • Tips For Losing Weight After Lockdown
    1. Enjoy More Produce, More Often London says the more you can make your meals and snacks produce-based, the more inclined you will be to crave these all-natural favorites over the not-as-nutritious foods. To help encourage eating more produce, fruits and vegetables are “ZeroPoints” — so you don’t even have to track them. “These foods […]
  • Tips For Losing Weight After Lockdown
    Let’s go over a few lessons learned during self-isolation: how to bake banana bread five different ways, which household objects can double as makeshift dumbbells and the fact that being cooped up at home can equal unwanted weight gain. While you’ve been busy adapting to this new home-centered reality, you may have learned that it’s hard to […]
  • How to Incorporate Progressive Overload Into Your Workouts
    Unless you’re a certified trainer, the very best way to incorporate progressive overload training is to work with an expert who can write you a program that takes your goals, schedule and current fitness level and lifts in mind. But if that’s out of your price range or you’re do it yourself-er, the best way […]
  • Dear Body, I’m sorry!
    I’m sorry for how I have mistreated you over the years. I am sorry for sometimes starving you.  I am sorry for sometimes overfeeding you.  I am very … Dear Body, I’m sorry!
  • Why You Need Progressive Overload
    If you’re on the hunt for a way to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of your workouts, all experts agree: Progressive overload is it. Progressive overloading involves intentionally planning your workouts so that every single session maximizes its strength-building potential. Typically, that means manipulating the weight, rep scheme, tempo or intensity of a movement. Could […]
  • What Does Progressive Overload Mean?
    The key to gaining strength and building muscle, “the progressive overload principle says that in order for our muscles to change and get stronger, we need to work them harder.” That probably makes sense to you intuitively, but to understand physiologically why and how this works, you need to understand how muscle growth happens. During […]
  • The One Method Guaranteed to Help You Get Stronger
    No shade to the mood-boosting benefits of strength-training. But if you’re slinging around weight and not getting any stronger, at best it’s a bummer, and at worst it’s interfering with said happy-making perks. If this sounds familiar, it’s probably because your strength plan lacks something called progressive overload. Never heard of it? I have a cheat […]
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    I’m on day 2 of my 45 day shred. Don’t forget to follow me on my journey. Today’s workout consist of legs and shoulders. Need help getting started? Contact me or click on my link http://www.fitguy46personaltraining.com for your free consultation. Make it a great day!!! Philip “FitGuy46”
  • Side Effects of Doing Squats
    The pros and cons of squats are numerous: squats strengthen the buttocks, hips and thighs, yet they may injure the lower back or other parts of the body when performed improperly. Learn how to do a proper squat, as well as the advantages and risks involved. The Proper Squat According to Harvard Medical School, there’s […]
  • FitGuy46 Personal Training
    Follow me on my 45 day shred. I will be posting parts of my workout daily. Comment below and let me know what you think. Ready to take that first step? Contact me or click on my link http://www.fitguy46personaltraining.com for your free consultation. Make it a great day!!! Philip “FitGuy46”
  • Certified Personal Trainer
    Follow me on my 45 Day Shred. The next 45 days I will be posting videos with some of my workouts. It’s my way of getting my name out there. I figure if I can be seen in action, it will help me get clients. Right now my main focus is helping people lose weight […]
  • 7 Signs Your ‘Healthy Diet’ Is Actually Disordered Eating
    2. You Fixate on the Quality of Food Are you preoccupied with checking ingredient lists and nutritional labels? This is another indicator of orthorexia, Moskovitz says. It may also present as excessive worry and fear about eating sugar, additives and other chemicals that the person deems toxic, Conason adds. What’s more, some individuals will only consume […]
  • 7 Signs Your ‘Healthy Diet’ Is Actually Disordered Eating
    To help you differentiate, read on for red flags that indicate you may be struggling with this condition. 1. You Think About Food Constantly We all know that meal planning each week can be time-consuming. But when thoughts of food dominate your headspace 24/7, that’s a major warning sign for problematic eating, says Lisa Moskovitz, RDN, founder […]
  • 7 Signs Your ‘Healthy Diet’ Is Actually Disordered Eating
    Adopting a “clean eating” plan has become a popular way to lose weight and improve overall health. But while being more mindful of consuming minimally processed, whole foods can be a good thing, the drive to eat healthy can sometimes veer into a problematic preoccupation with what you’re putting on your plate. Unfortunately, it’s not […]
  • Wellness Tip
    Get More Your Natural Light You know that quip about how we’re basically house plants with complicated emotions? It’s not so far off the mark! Like plants, we really do need water and sunlight to thrive. But as much as we get bombarded with the “drink more water” advice, getting our dose of daily sunshine […]
  • Developing a Healthy Relationship With Eating and Exercise
    Understanding calories and energy expenditure is important to overall health, but obsessing over the two won’t do you any favors. Though it can be hard to reframe these obsessive thoughts, start by focusing less on quantity and more on quality, as well as how both food and exercise can benefit your body outside of your […]
  • Statement from Kayla, CEO of The Fit Writer
    After over a week of observing, learning, and re-evaluating, I want to make it known where I stand, as well as my business. I believe that Black … Statement from Kayla, CEO of The Fit Writer
  • In Search Of Clients Looking To Lose Weight And Get Toned Up
    If you’re looking for help losing weight and toning up, contact me or click on my link http://www.fitguy46personaltraining.com for your free consultation. Make it a great day!!! Philip “FitGuy46”
  • How Much Cardio Should You Do?
    The amount of cardio you do will depend on a variety of factors including your overall goals, current health status and how much time you have to devote to exercise. As a baseline, the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans state adults should do at least 150 minutes to 300 minutes of moderate-intensity (30 to 60 […]
  • What Is Cardiovascular Exercise?
    Whether it’s incorporated into a weight-lifting session as short bursts between exercises or as a stand-alone workout on the treadmill, elliptical or stair climber, cardiovascular exercise is defined as any physical activity that raises your heart rate and improves the function of your heart, lungs and circulatory system. To be an effective cardio session, your chosen activity needs […]
  • FitGuy46 Personal Training
    Follow me and I welcome all comments. Ready to get started? Contact me or click on my link http://www.fitguy46personaltraining.com for your free consultation. Make it a great day!!! Philip “FitGuy46”
  • Cardio Can Do Amazing Things For Your Brain and Body
    Want a way to burn calories, boost your mood, reduce your risk of heart disease, get a better night’s sleep and keep your brain running on top speed as you age? Then lace up your shoes and get moving, because cardiovascular exercise is the key to improving both your physical and mental health. Need help […]
  • FitGuy46 Personal Training
    I live in San Antonio, Texas. I’m also willing to train you virtually online. I also do fitness assessments and program design. I’m also a distributor for DotFIT supplements. Ready to get started? Contact me or click on my link http://www.fitguy46personaltraining.com for your free consultation. Make it a great day!!! Philip “FitGuy46”
  • Cleanses – Do They Really Help?
    Cleanses have recently become popular as a means to improve health and energy, rejuvenate the body, lose weight and slow aging. According to Spins research, between October 2008 and October 2009 Americans spent more than $100 million dollars on cleansing and detox products in an effort to lose weight, gain energy and purify themselves of […]
  • The Undeniable Facts of Weight Control
    Individual total calorie intake is determined by personal activity, body statistics and goal including desired time frame. The foods that make up your allowed calories can be structured to improve health & performance. One single fact determines the rate of weight/fat loss: the average daily calorie deficit. This is defined as the difference between how […]
  • Weight Control: The Facts Make It Easy – Part II
    Visibility allows flexibility – do it your wayTo reiterate, nowhere in Part 1 did we tell you what to eat or do to lose weight.  All we have said is “know how many calories you burn, what you want to weigh and when, and then you’ll know how many calories you get to eat.” And by now […]
  • Weight Control: The Facts Make It Easy – Part I
    If you know what to do, then why CAN’T you control your weight? The simple answer to the question is motivation, because everyone knows how to lower their weight – everyone. Yes, ALL adults know (albeit many are in denial) that their undesirable or oversized fat stores are a result of eating or drinking more […]
  • Plank Mistakes That Make the Move Ineffective (and Potentially Painful)
    Hiking or Sagging the Hips About 45 seconds into a minute-long plank, you may be tempted to hike the hips to the ceiling or sag them toward the ground to give your abs a break. You may even be doing it without realizing it! “Hiking the hips up to the ceiling is going to take […]
  • Plank Mistakes That Make the Move Ineffective (and Potentially Painful)
    Looking Up Looking up at a mirror or clock during your plank may help you check your form or stay on track, but it can also wreak havoc on your form, Whitney says. The key to a plank lies in keeping your entire body in a straight line from head to hips to heels. Glancing […]
  • Plank Mistakes That Make the Move Ineffective (and Potentially Painful)
    Looking Up Looking up at a mirror or clock during your plank may help you check your form or stay on track, but it can also wreak havoc on your form, Whitney says. The key to a plank lies in keeping your entire body in a straight line from head to hips to heels. Glancing […]
  • Plank Mistakes That Make the Move Ineffective (and Potentially Painful)
    Looking Up Looking up at a mirror or clock during your plank may help you check your form or stay on track, but it can also wreak havoc on your form, Whitney says. The key to a plank lies in keeping your entire body in a straight line from head to hips to heels. Glancing […]
  • Plank Mistakes That Make the Move Ineffective (and Potentially Painful)
    You’re Arching Your Back One of the most common plank mistakes is arching the lower back, says April Whitney, CSCS. As your core starts to fatigue, it’s common to let your midsection sag toward the ground, causing your back to fall out of alignment. Although this error doesn’t always cause immediate injury, this mistake causes stress […]
  • How to Do a Forearm Plank
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wCBOqf-HrTI Lie face down on the floor, with your forearms on the ground, elbows directly beneath the shoulders. Extend your legs straight behind you, toes tucked. With your core braced, press into your toes and forearms and raise your body up off the ground. Keep your back flat and body in a straight line from […]
  • Brush Up On The Correct Plank Form
    We all have that one friend who can allegedly hold a plank for 15 minutes. While none of us have ever stuck around long enough to actually see this astounding, 15-minute plank, it’s pretty safe to assume that the form probably isn’t perfect, especially toward the end of the time cap. Whether you’re holding a […]
  • The Facts About Eating A 1200-Calorie Diet
    Eating just 1,200 calories a day may help you drop those last few pesky pounds. But even when cutting calories, weight loss success depends on the individual. So, it’s not easy to predict, for example, how long it will take to lose 5 pounds on a 1,200-calorie diet. “Genetic, metabolic, hormonal and environmental differences between people can […]
  • A 1,200-Calorie Sample Menu
    While you can easily incorporate many of your favorite foods into a low-calorie diet, sample menus can help add variety or reinforce the concepts of balance and moderation. Below, you’ll find a weeklong sample menu for a balanced 1,200-calorie plan. At any meal and snack, add water, unsweetened hot or iced tea or sparkling water […]
  • Make Every Bite Count
    Hunger and cravings are significant barriers to any meal plan. To counter this, Malkani recommends more high-volume, fluid-containing and low-calorie foods, such as salads, vegetables, soups and fruits. In addition, she recommends eating balanced meals, drinking plenty of water and incorporating high-fiber foods, such as whole grains and legumes. Equally important is to avoid getting calories […]
  • Steps To A Healthy 1,200-Calorie Diet Meal Plan for Weight Loss
    Step 3: Shop and Plan Whether you are simply improving food choices or following a low-calorie meal plan, planning ahead is important for success. The Academy of Nutrition and Dieteticsrecommends that you start with a thoughtful grocery list. Make this list after planning meals for the week, and take note of what you already have on […]
  • Steps To A Healthy 1,200-Calorie Diet Meal Plan for Weight Loss
    Step 2: Understand Your Macro Needs All meal plans provide a certain amount of energy from carbohydrates, protein and fat — the main energy nutrients in food. While the ideal proportions of these macronutrients continues to be a topic of dispute, the National Academy of Sciencesprovides fairly flexible guidelines. “The percentages of macronutrients that make up a […]
  • Steps To A Healthy 1,200-Calorie Diet Meal Plan for Weight Loss
    Step 1: Seek Expert Advice A 1,200-calorie diet is not inherently risky and may work well if this energy intake helps you achieve gradual, safe weight loss. But if following this plan makes you hungry or weak, you probably need to adjust your diet. Also, if this low-calorie plan causes rapid weight loss — greater […]
  • A Healthy 1,200-Calorie Diet Meal Plan for Weight Loss
    If you’re trying to lose weight, cutting back on calories is an important step. A diet that limits the daily calories to about 1,200 may help you reach your goal weight but may provide too little energy and nutrients for most active women and men (men need at least 1,500 cals per day). Regardless of […]
  • How to Eat the Right Number of Calories
    First, determine the number of calories you should be eating each day to maintain your weight by using the chart in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which breaks it down by age, sex and physical activity level. For healthy weight loss (about 1 pound per week), you should aim to cut about 500 calories a day from that […]
  • How to Eat the Right Number of Calories
    First, determine the number of calories you should be eating each day to maintain your weight by using the chart in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which breaks it down by age, sex and physical activity level. For healthy weight loss (about 1 pound per week), you should aim to cut about 500 calories a day from that […]
  • Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Calories on Your Weight-Loss Diet
    You’re Getting Sick Catching colds regularly? Your low-calorie diet may be to blame. “Eating too little can negatively affect the immune system and stress out the body,” Moskovitz says. When this happens, your body produces fewer lymphocytes, aka infection-fighting white blood cells, according to the Cleveland Clinic. Consequently, with lower lymphocyte levels, you run a greater risk of getting […]
  • Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Calories on Your Weight-Loss Diet
    You’re Not Losing Weight If your weight loss grinds to a halt, you might think that slashing more calories is the solution. It’s probably not. Though it sounds counterintuitive, your low-calorie diet could be the reason you’ve stopped shedding pounds in the first place. “Whenever you limit calories to lose weight, your metabolism can go […]
  • Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Calories on Your Weight-Loss Diet
    A diet that’s too low in calories can leave you backed up. “Not eating enough means there is nothing to push through your digestive tract, which can lead to bowel movement irregularities such as constipation,” Moskovitz says. Plus, a lot of trendy diets ditch (or significantly cut) carbs — including healthy whole grains, veggies and fruits — […]
  • Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Calories on Your Weight-Loss Diet
    Your Workouts Are Suffering Wiped out during workouts? Poor performance in the gym is a hallmark of consuming too little food, Moskovitz says. Here’s why: Calories equal energy, so if you’re not ingesting an adequate amount, your body must use all its strength to support basic functions and it won’t have much oomph left over […]
  • Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Calories on Your Weight-Loss Diet
    You Feel Woozy Lightheadedness is another indication that you’re not eating enough. “Your blood sugars may be too low and thus causing you to feel weak or woozy,” Moskovitz explains. That’s because when your blood sugar dips below what your body needs to function properly, your systems go into conservation mode to use less energy, […]
  • Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Calories on Your Weight-Loss Diet
    You’re Hungry All the Time When you begin a weight-loss plan, your body might need time to adjust to eating fewer calories, so a hunger pang here or there is common. But if you’re constantly craving your next meal or snack after a few days, something might be up. “Thinking about food all the time […]
  • Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Calories on Your Weight-Loss Diet
    Weight loss relies on a fairly straightforward equation: To drop the number on the scale, you must consume fewer calories than your body burns. With this in mind, it seems logical that cutting as many calories as possible can help you shed pounds faster. Makes sense, right? Hate to break it to you, but this […]
  • A 20-Minute Resistance Band Workout for a Tighter Core
    There’s a good chance you’ve incorporated resistance bands into your at-home lower-body workouts. But these portable bands aren’t just for building bigger booties and gorgeous gams — they’re just as beneficial for boosting your ab burn too. Adding a resistance band to your ab routine can really help you slow down to focus on the […]
  • Is Sitting Cross-Legged Bad for Your Knees?
    With more people working from home, you’re likely spending the bulk of your days on your butt. And if your home office set-up is more makeshift than ergonomic, odds are you’re moving back and forth from the couch to the floor to the kitchen table, trying to find a comfy seated position. Thing is, sitting […]
  • Get the Right Gear
    Sure, you could toss on a pair of sneakers you bought 10 years ago that barely have any tread left. But if you plan on logging some serious mileage, having a pair of walking shoes designed for exercise is a must. Because while your Chucks are comfy for running errands, you’ll want extra support and cushioning when […]
  • Add Intervals to Your Walks
    High-intensity interval training might seem like it’s only for high-impact workouts, but you can incorporate it into any form of exercise. It’s the perfect way to reap the benefits of longer, steady-state walks in a fraction of the time. You won’t even have to go full speed ahead if you don’t want to. You can add […]
  • Go for a Long Walk in the Great Outdoors
    While you might think long-distance walking is just another name for hiking, it’s so much more than that. The trend started in 1963 when then-attorney general Robert F. Kennedy walked 50 miles from Washington, DC, to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, reportedly only wearing his Oxfords. Today, plenty of people take the challenge to walk all the […]