Making Progress

First of all, never compare yourself to the next person. Your only competition should be the person staring back at you in the mirror. I think where so many fail, is when they start comparing themselves to fitness models. Stop doing that!!! By comparing yourself like that, you will think that you’re not making progress. […]

Lose And Tone With FitGuy46

My name is Philip and I am a certified personal trainer. My main focus and goal is to help you lose weight and tone up those muscles. So let’s get started!!! Contact me for your free consultation. Make it a great day!!! Philip “FitGuy46”

A Healthier Approach

Losing weight requires effort and commitment. Any diet that tells you otherwise will be gone tomorrow, replaced with the next best thing. According to the American Heart Association, the best way to lose weight is with a portion-controlled diet that emphasizes fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains and low-fat dairy along with regular physical activity. Dr. Hyman agrees that […]

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 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 […]

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

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, […]

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 […]

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”

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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”

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 […]

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 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 […]

Certified Personal Trainer

Hi I’m a recent grad from NASM. I am a Certified Personal Trainer. I specialize in fitness assessment, program design and weight training. I want to help people who have had difficulties in the past incorporating fitness as a lifetime goal. My desire is to help potential clients see fitness as a lifetime endeavor. My […]