Archive for September, 2012

If You’re Fat It’s Not Your Fault – Here’s Why…

If You’re Fat It’s Not Your Fault – Here’s Why…

September 28, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Us laymen get a lot of flak by the medical community when it comes to our weight. “More than two-thirds are overweight, one-third are clinically obese, and by 2030, that number will jump to two thirds!” they proclaim. And of course, we have no one to blame but ourselves. After all, we eat too much […]

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Skip the Situps If You Want a Flat Stomach

Skip the Situps If You Want a Flat Stomach

September 27, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

Got some belly fat you wouldn’t mind burning off? Then you’re in good company. Millions of others around the world share your sentiment. In fact, out of all the body parts people want to improve, the belly sits at the very top. There’s just something about a trim and toned midsection that makes it irresistible. […]

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Exercise Less – Lose More Fat?

Exercise Less – Lose More Fat?

September 26, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

Exercise burns calories. And the more calories you burn, the more weight you go on to lose. So given that, it’s logical to conclude that the longer you work out, the greater your fat loss will be. Unfortunately, weight loss is anything but logical. In fact, according to a new study done in Copenhagen, exercising […]

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Eggs Are NOT Bad for You – Really!

Eggs Are NOT Bad for You – Really!

September 25, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

I eat 4 eggs a day. Every. Single. Day. That’s 28 eggs a week. It’s also shocking news to anyone who hears about it (side note: my well-meaning parents are doing a good job of making my “unhealthy” eating habits known to the world). Back to the point, the question that immediately follows when people […]

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2 Simple Tips for a Flat Stomach

2 Simple Tips for a Flat Stomach

September 24, 2012 | By | 3 Comments

Nothing worth having comes easy. And that goes double as far as weight loss is concerned. It requires sacrifice and unwavering determination. But that’s not the say you can’t make the process a little less painful. How so? Simple: go for the low hanging fruit first, see some results, and then dive into the deeper […]

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The eBay Diet: How Creative Motivation Helped This Scottish Woman Lose Weight

The eBay Diet: How Creative Motivation Helped This Scottish Woman Lose Weight

September 21, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Getting in shape is hard. And just like with any difficult task, you need a great deal of motivation to get it done. That’s why programs that pay you to lose pounds are so successful. There’s an incentive beyond the obvious (i.e. to look better, to be more healthy) to shed the weight. And after […]

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The Skinny on the Starbucks Diet: Can YOU Lose 85 Pounds With It?

The Skinny on the Starbucks Diet: Can YOU Lose 85 Pounds With It?

September 20, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

We’re constantly bombarded with dire headlines warning of our impending doom if we don’t get our weight in check. It’s business as usual for the media (and no wonder why we tend to ignore them due to “sensory overload”). Nevertheless, once in a while a new story breaks that contrasts the former and gets our […]

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Burn Fat Faster By Avoiding This After Your Workout

Burn Fat Faster By Avoiding This After Your Workout

September 12, 2012 | By | 4 Comments

Not all exercise is created equal. In general, the more effort it requires, the more calories (and hence, fat) you’ll burn. And while that’s common knowledge, here’s something that isn’t: what you eat after your workout also affects its fat burning potential. In fact, what you eat (or in this case, don’t eat) within two […]

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How Fat Can Kill You – Even If You’re Skinny

How Fat Can Kill You – Even If You’re Skinny

September 12, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Most of us believe that thin people are generally healthy while heavier ones are not. And while being thin is usually better in terms of health, there’s a very important exception to this rule. In fact, there’s one scenario where it’s actually better to be obese than “skinny-fat”. You’ve seen them all around you: guys […]

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Sugar Just As Bad for Your Brain As Your Waistline

Sugar Just As Bad for Your Brain As Your Waistline

September 12, 2012 | By | 6 Comments

Sugar is your #1 enemy when it comes to gaining weight. It not only balloons your waistline, but wreaks havoc on your health overall. That’s why the Cruise Control Diet limits it as much as possible (and hence why fat loss on this plan is almost effortless). But new research findings should give us all […]

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