We’re all looking for more and better ways of burning fat. Even if your weight is relatively stable, it’s a good idea to learn techniques for burning fat so that you can counteract the natural loss of muscle tone and slowing of the metabolism that comes with aging.
Take a look at these tips for burning fat.
1. Eat Regular Meals and Weight Loss Snacks
There are two things that get our metabolic rate moving in higher gear. One is exercise, the other is eating. We burn calories when we digest food, so eating regularly keeps our metabolism moving.
Studies have shown that people who graze throughout the day burn more calories than those who eat three big meals – even if the two people take in the same total number of calories. » Read more
As you go about your diet plan, one thing that you must stop and consider is which are the best fat burning foods to be including in your daily menu.
By choosing wisely, you can select options that are going to increase your metabolic rate the highest, preserve your lean muscle mass tissue, help to accelerate the rate of protein synthesis, stabilize your blood glucose levels, and help you have more energy overall.
It sounds like a tall order, but the right diet can easily accomplish all of these objectives. The trick is to make sure you’re eating nothing but the best fat burning foods.
So this said, let’s walk you through the main ones to consider. » Read more
For many women, the top goals that they have with their workout program is to work on toning the bum, toning the thighs, and toning the tummy. Essentially, they want to firm up but not develop a lot of muscle bulk, thus retaining their feminine appearance.
Fortunately, if they go about their program correctly, it’s perfectly possible to see good toning in all three of these areas. The problem is that many women quickly run to the cardio machines thinking that’s the single best way to tone these areas of the body. Only it’s not and their progress is significantly going to suffer if this is what they do.
Let’s have a look at some of the best exercises for toning the bum, toning the thighs, and toning the tummy. » Read more
Before you learn the best way to flatten tummies, you need to understand how the body works and why we gain weight on the tummy in the first place.
Many people think that the need to flatten tummies comes from lack of exercise or not eating properly. This may in fact be the case in some situations, but not always. » Read more
Most people are eating a poison every day without giving it a second thought. This substance can increase belly fat and consuming even small amounts (2% of total energy intake) is consistently linked to coronary heart disease.
The research also says that this stuff can increase visceral fat, contribute to insulin resistance, increase risk of type 2 diabetes, increase bad cholesterol, decrease good cholesterol, trigger systemic inflammation and adversely affect almost every cell in your body.
The Danger of Trans Fatty Acids
What substance could be so harmful that it causes all of these health problems and yet is so prevalent in our food supply that most people are eating dangerous amounts every single day? This industrially manufactured ingredient is called Trans fatty acids (TFA’s). » Read more
Many of us would like to reduce tummy fat. Fat tends to accumulate around our middle, and this fat can seem like the hardest fat to get rid of.
Reducing tummy fat is usually a combination of diet and exercise together.
Using a combination of fat burning exercise and exercises that build muscle in the abdominal region along with a diet rich in foods that help prevent the accumulation of fat is a great way to reduce tummy fat, and help you improve your body all over.
1. Watch your carbohydrates
Simple carbohydrates like white flour, white sugar and foods high in starch like white rice and white potatoes cause your blood sugar to spike and then plummet. This blood sugar reaction causes your body to hold onto fat. By steering clear of these foods, you’ll help encourage your body to use fat for energy. » Read more
Achieving a nice flat tummy is not impossible but will demand hard work and dedication. Exercise alone will not give you flat abs, having a proper diet is also necessary. Before you can do anything to tone and slim the waistline you must change your eating habits.
Once you have implemented a better way of eating you can move on to the muscle building and toning exercises.
The first and possibly most important aspect of getting flatter abs is to incorporate cardiovascular and strength training tummy workouts in your routine. This is to help you not only lose the fat that accumulates around your middle, but also to help strengthen and tone the abdominal muscles. » Read more
The newest sign of sexiness and vigor is a flat tummy. It seems that everyone is trying to tone their midsection in order to fit into slimmer size of jeans or show off their midriff. However, with all of the workouts and plans that are available, how do you know what the best way to flatten your tummy is? Here are the basics that will help anyone – man or woman.
Flattening the tummy starts with your diet
The first thing that you need to do in order to flatten your tummy is to start eating more healthy foods. When you continue to eat high amounts of fat, salt, and calories, you are creating the perfect conditions for a less than perfect midsection. » Read more
I often get asked, “What’s the best way to burn fat and lose my belly?”
People want to know if aerobics is better than strength training, or if traditional cardio exercise is better than intervals.
Well, to say I’ve done them all would be an understatement.
With over 15 years experience helping others, training myself, training for sports, spending countless hours in the gym, AND actually conducting laboratory research studies on different exercise methods, I’m pretty confident in knowing what works and what does not.
But first of all, I want to frame my responses. I’m going to talk about what works for people that have a limited amount of time to exercise, mostly because I expect your readers don’t have 90 minutes per day to devote to a workout, unlike the typical audience of a fitness magazine. » Read more
The human body does not come in one single shape; it comes in many different shapes and sizes. Still, we hear a lot in mainstream media and health and nutrition circles about body shape as if it is something that can be modified.
To some extent that is true, but not entirely. It does help, though, to understand your body shape, what can and cannot change about it, and what your shape may indicate about your health and wellbeing.
What Is Meant By Your Body Shape?
The general body shape of a person is determined by fat, muscle and skeletal structure. The skeletal structure will continue to grow and change until a person reaches adulthood, then it will remain essentially the same throughout the rest of his or her life. » Read more