Lose Fat, Not Muscle

Lose Fat, Not Muscle

Want to lose fat? Then, count your calories and burn off more than you consume. This mantra has been repeated so many times throughout the past several decades that this simple mathematical equation has spun off into numerous diet programs, meal plans, calorie-counting apps and even devices you wear that estimate how many calories you are burning.

Best Fats For Fighting Fat

Best Fats For Fighting Fat

There used to be a saying that “fat is fat.” Dietitians and cardiologists conspired to convince Americans that the growing problem of weight gain was due to “energy-dense” foods. Of the three macronutrients (fat, carbohydrates and protein), fat has the greatest energy density with 9 calories per gram, as opposed to 4 calories per gram for carbohydrates or protein.

The Science of Appetite

The Science of Appetite

For very few people is the cause of weight gain is completely genetic, but this includes less than 10 percent of all obese people. For the vast majority, the reason for an unhealthy and lasting weight gain is simply eating too much. Certainly, the decreasing popularity of exercise and reduced occupational activity contribute to the problem, but relative to putting on the pounds, it is all about how much is eaten.

The Best Plan to Cut Abdominal Fat

The Best Plan to Cut Abdominal Fat

No matter the time of year, spring, summer, winter or fall, having a gut is unhealthy, unappealing, limits physical abilities and can even affect sexual performance. Let’s take a deeper look at abdominal fat and a few things you can do to keep that waistline in check.

4 Ways to Bust Sugar Cravings And Lose Body Fat

4 Ways to Bust Sugar Cravings And Lose Body Fat

Sugar cravings are perhaps the worst thing that can happen to a dieter. They can take you from a place of being in control of what you put in your mouth to a raging, out-of-control sugar addict, willing to eat almost any sugary treat to help curb the craving. Here are four sugar-busting suggestions to help you control your cravings for good and stay on the road to getting ripped.

4 Steps To Keep Losing Fat When All Hell Breaks Loose

4 Steps To Keep Losing Fat When All Hell Breaks Loose

For those who are focused on a goal, diet is a crucial ingredient – and that’s when these situations can become a huge sources of stress, even to the point of creating the “Screw It” effect. What’s the “Screw It” effect? When an obstacle gets in the way of our planned diet and, since we are already off plan, we decide to take it to the extreme and go way, way off plan.

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