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A Lovely Six Pack With Your Fat Burning Diet

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Did you know that diet plays a major role in forming a lovely six pack? Yes, there are a lot of factors that affect the growth of your six packs and it is wrong to rely on abdominal exercises like crunches alone. Having six pack abs requires a good set of inspiration, commitment, and also hard work in order for one to fully achieve it. For some learning how to get a six pack is about making lifestyle changes while for other is a challenge they have to undertake.

The Important Role Of Fiber

What type of food can help you burn fat and give you nutrients at the same time? It is actually food items that contain soluble dietary fiber. Fiber is a very good way to lose weight because it is best in giving negative calories to the body. This means that it takes more energy to digest the food item than the calories they contain. This negative effect allows for fat and calorie burning just by eating them! Fiber is usually found in whole grains, green leafy vegetables, and fruits like apple. On top of that fiber usually adds a bulk in the stomach which makes it harder to digest and give you a “full feeling” which makes you less hungry. Don’t forget your intake of water to provide proper digestion.

Other types of fat burning diets are those that contain fewer calories but high nutrients. You definitely won’t find that in your fast food, processed foods, and other high calorie content food items. Fruits and vegetables are included, and also legumes, fish meat, lean meat, olive oils, sea foods and other healthy food items. Eating less but frequently also helps in maintaining a high metabolic rate and fewer hunger pangs.

There are a lot of activities you need to do in order to form a six pack. This basically involves a more complex approach and not just abdominal exercises as mentioned above. It includes a mixture of cardio, abdominal exercises, and weight lifting. You can start with daily cardio exercises to promote flat abs. Flat abs as we all know is the first step to form your lovely six packs. You will know that it is right to start working on your six pack abs once you get the flat stomach. Most of the time the journey to losing stomach fat is longer and harder rather than forming the six packs as you can easily form flat stomach into formed abs. The formula is basically 5 to 6 days of cardio lasting for about an hour, and 3 to 4 times a week abdominal exercises with a few weight lifting exercises in between to promote good posture and proper formation.

Those are the simple activities that you may need to do in your journey to a lovely six pack. Do not just read them but take action now and try them out. Consistency is the key for fast and long term results.

 

Alex Chris writes about weight loss related topics. You can also read his latest article on the best six pack workout.

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My Wife The Weight Loss Superstar!

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My wife really is a weight loss superstar; at least in my eyes anyway. She has struggled with her weight for years, but in the last few months she has managed to bring it right under control. I’d love her just the same no matter what weight she was; it wasn’t like she was that heavy. It is great to see her so happy and confident though, and this time it seems that she really will keep her weight under control. I’ve seen her try and fail before, but there really is something different about this current attempt.

In the past my wife has tried one fad diet after another. She will also go on these fitness frenzies where she will work really hard for a few weeks, but then end up getting injured. Her recent attempt though at losing weight was a lot more controlled; instead of just cutting down on her food or overdoing it with exercise she has instead made life changes. She has made a few changes to her diet, and just goes for a walk in the evenings. Her progress losing the weight has been slower than other attempts, but she has now reached her ideal weight. In the past when she hit this magic number she would return to her old ways, but this time she is just continuing with the current life changes and it now seems to take no effort on her part.

My wife has done well, and hopefully there will be no more worry about her weight. As well as making her more confident it is probably going to be better for her health. She has been a great inspiration for me and although my weight isn’t a problem she has inspired me to make other changes in my life – including giving up coffee.

I think that my wife is a good example for other people who are struggling to keep their weight down. She is proof that you can make it work even if you have failed many times in the past. The secret isn’t anything to drastic or any type of fad died or fitness regime, but instead the way to do it is to make simple changes that you will be able to keep. I think some people do worry too much about a bit of extra weight, but if losing it can make people feel better about themselves I suppose it’s worth it.

Musa is a guest blogger for Tony Ferguson, he absolutely loves the internet and is a tech geek at heart.

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Easy Ways For Women To Lose Belly Fat Fast!

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Women are particularly conscious of their belly. Aside from the fact that we like wearing bikinis during the summer, we tend to wear body- hugging outfits more than men. The problem with women is that our metabolism slows down as we grow older. Metabolism is responsible for burning fat, which is necessary in having a flat belly. We are also very sensitive to the hormonal changes that occur in our body. A little shift in our hormone level, and we get stressed out. Unknown to a lot of people, stress is one of the biggest causes for big bellies. Another glitch in the woman’s body is that we have fewer muscle tissues than men, making it harder for us to lose belly fat fast. If you’ve been trying all sorts of things to have a flat belly, here are some tips on how to lose belly fat fast for women.

GIVE YOURSELF A BREAK

Whether you are a career woman or a stay- at- home mom, I’m sure you have a lot of stress factors in your life. Since stress contributes towards a big belly, you might want to give yourself a break every once in a while.  It doesn’t have to be something grand. Sometimes, a ten minute break away from the noise the kids make is enough. Stretch, close your eyes and relax a moment or two on your bed. You can also play a little of music if that relaxes you.

ADAPT A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

For some, the goal of having a flat belly is an on-off thing. You want it one day, and you don’t care the next. Having a flat belly is not an easy task, and you’d need to give it all if you are serious about it. You’d hear from a lot of people that you’d need to go on a diet if you want to lose your belly fat, but that’s not all that you need to do—it’s just the first. You also need to quit drinking, and only drink on occasion. You’d also need to take a lot of rest but push yourself when it comes to working out.

COMMITMENT

As pointed above, you’d need to be committed if you want to lose belly fat fast. Stick to your diet, and work out religiously. Committing is a big issue for a lot of women, especially those who have a job or have kids to take care of. Imagining the body that you want or sticking a picture of a sexy woman up on the wall may also help you stay focused.

Chris is a contributor for how to lose belly fat, a web resource dedicated in helping you lose the nasty fat from the belly.

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4 Weight Loss Facts You Should Know About

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You might be a health buff who thinks you know everything when it comes to topics that involve weight loss and fitness. However, the following facts might be something that you still haven’t heard of or would be too outrageous for you to even believe. Here are some interesting healthy weight loss reports that you might want to include in your “weight loss fact list”.

Fact #1 Women Gain More Weight Than Men When Living Together

Your DVD collection won’t be the only thing growing if you move in with your man. Cohabiting tends to make men healthier- but women heavier. According to a recent research about the influence that live-in partners have on each other’s eating behaviors, they found that lads tend to eat more healthfully after the move, but women less so – thereby packing on the pounds. Why? Probably because women start eating more like their men. Women might compromise and buy white bread if that’s all what their partners will eat. Can’t agree on chow choices with your new roomie? Try smaller packages of the food you each like: a half-gallon of whole milk for him and a skim for her; ice cream for him, Skinny Cow pops for her.

Fact #2 Quit Meat And Gain Less Weight As You Grow Up

Move over, bacon! Quitting meat can help prevent weight gain as you grow up. A group of researchers followed the weight of nearly 22,000 meat eaters, vegetarians, and vegans for 5 years. Everyone put on a few pounds, but the carnivores who gave up meat during the course of the study gained less than any other group.

It makes sense: Animal protein is full of saturated fats. And fiber-rich carbs (like whole-grain bread, fruits, and veggies) can give you an energy-burning boost because calories from complex carbs are used quickly rather than stored fat. Not ready to ban beef? Include more grains and legumes in your diet to help burn calories efficiently.

Fact #3 Calories Do Matter

A calorie is a calorie, right? Not really. Choosing foods rich in vitamins and nutrients (like fiber, protein, and complex carbs) over ones that have the same caloric content but fewer nutrients can help you lose weight: Calorie for calorie, they keep you fuller longer. Make these food swaps and tame your tummy.

  • Instead of having half a cup of corn, have 3 cups of asparagus instead. Both have 75 calories but the latter has folate, Vitamins A and K.
  • Instead of snacking on 1 oz of pretzels, have 1 large apple instead. Both snacks contain around 100 calories each but apple has fiber, potassium, and vitamin C.
  • Instead of having 5-oz of roasted chicken breast for lunch, shift to 5-oz of salmon fillet. Both would approximately account to 300 calories each, but the fish has folate, magnesium, niacin, and potassium.

Fact #4 Motivation Is Still The Key

Exercising just to trim your figure may make you exercise less. A group of researchers surveyed 59 women and found that the 26 who sweats for the sole purpose of shedding weight or toning up attended the most exercise classes. But they actually spent 40 percent less time exercising overall than women who were active because it made them feel good, was good for their health, or relieved stress. Your new mini may motivate you to initiate a workout program, but your discipline might waver if you’re driven by unrealistic expectations and you associate exercise with hatred of your body.

Our suggestion: Try combining fitness and pleasure: Watch your favorite TV series while you walk a mile or two in your treadmill or pedal a good distance in a stationary bike.

Losing weight is like pumping air in a balloon. If you put too little air, the effect is close to nothing and it’s just a waste of energy. Pumping too much air on the other hand, would cause it to burst. So, take it one step at a time and apply the tips and tricks that could help you along the way.

Alex writes about healthy ways on how to lose weight fast. He strongly believes that this should be done using natural and safe methods. All his articles are easy to follow and are based on established research and personal experience.

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The term thermogenic are very popular when coming to fat burning supplements. From the name, thermogenic, we can assume it has something to do with heat. According to studies, fat burning supplements may help raise the body’s temperature; thus increase the body’s ability to burn calories and preventing the calories to be stored as fat.

An effective thermogenic fat burning supplement contains key ingredients that create a fat burning ‘thermogenic’ environment by functioning together and in synergy. Some of these elements can also aid in reducing food cravings. Let us now take a look at some of the most common ingredients usually found in a fat burning supplement.

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