Archive for November, 2012

6 Flat Stomach Secrets Your Trainer’s Not Telling You

6 Flat Stomach Secrets Your Trainer’s Not Telling You

November 30, 2012 | By | 3 Comments

You want to slim down and get that flat stomach. So, you opt for what many others do in your situation: hit the gym and hire a trainer to help you reach your goals. And, while this is infinitely better than doing nothing at all, it does come with some drawbacks. You see, not all […]

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The Top 4 Fitness Tracking Apps Reviewed

The Top 4 Fitness Tracking Apps Reviewed

November 29, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Setting goals is key to losing weight and staying in shape. But goals are not enough. You need a way to track your progress at every step of the way. Luckily there are many simple and low-cost options that allow you to do just that. Take the pedometer, for example. At the very least, it […]

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Is Red Meat Bad for You?

Is Red Meat Bad for You?

November 28, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

It seems that everywhere you turn you read something bad about red meat: it causes heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and in general, increases the likelihood of you dying early. And studies seem to prove the aforementioned claims. Heck, even Harvard recently published a study that further supports these theories. Well, there you have it. If […]

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Does Running Burn Belly Fat? The Answer May Surprise You

Does Running Burn Belly Fat? The Answer May Surprise You

November 27, 2012 | By | 5 Comments

So, you’ve decided to do something about your growing waistline. Naturally, you’re looking for the most effective way to burn belly fat and get that flat stomach. After all, nobody wants to lose weight slow, right? And, I’m sure you know that diet plays a huge role in the process. But what about exercise? And […]

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Foods That Burn Fat – Do They Really Exist?

Foods That Burn Fat – Do They Really Exist?

November 26, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

Imagine every time you ate something you got a bit thinner. It’s a fantastic thought, isn’t it? Sadly, that’s all it is: fantasy. That’s right, consuming certain foods won’t make you weigh less. Still, that doesn’t stop many people from buying into the myth. As such, this article will attempt to clear up the misconception. […]

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How to Stop Sugar Cravings

How to Stop Sugar Cravings

November 21, 2012 | By | 17 Comments

They seem to come out of nowhere. One minute, you’re sitting on the couch enjoying your favorite TV show, the next… you get this irresistible urge to eat something sweet. These sugar cravings are quite common, can strike at any time, and are responsible for many failed fat loss attempts. Given this, I thought it’d […]

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How to Stop and Shed Middle-Age Spread

How to Stop and Shed Middle-Age Spread

November 20, 2012 | By | 4 Comments

No single age group is spared when it comes to weight gain. But if you’re in your 40’s, 50’s, and beyond, the problem’s a bit closer to home. Now, there are several reasons for the faster fat accumulation that occurs in mid-life (AKA the middle-age spread). Diet and hormonal changes are definitely on top of […]

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Woman Breaks Weight Loss Plateau By Ditching Plastic

Woman Breaks Weight Loss Plateau By Ditching Plastic

November 19, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

I’ve just spent the last hour scanning headlines on obesity, diet, and health. Of course, most of them have nothing new to tell us: watch your calorie intake, exercise, ditch the soda, we’re drinking too much alcohol (yes, alcohol seems to be the new target now), obesity causes heart disease, etc., etc., etc… All important […]

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6 Foods That Can Clear Up Brain Fog – Almost Instantly

6 Foods That Can Clear Up Brain Fog – Almost Instantly

November 16, 2012 | By | 10 Comments

Finding yourself a bit forgetful as you get older? While that’s natural to some extent, you can slow down the process. Better still, you can reverse it and improve your memory – very fast – simply by sprucing up your diet. So, if your brain needs a bit of a boost, just add the following […]

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Substituting Splenda for Sugar Not Such a Good Idea

Substituting Splenda for Sugar Not Such a Good Idea

November 15, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

The fact that Splenda (i.e. sucralose) is non-caloric has made it a popular alternative to sugar. And why not? After all, it’s the perfect example of having your cake and eating too. You get the sweet taste of sugar without worrying about its fattening effects. But sadly, we can’t fool nature – no matter how […]

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