Posts Tagged 'weight loss'

The Carbohydrate Difference

Posted by:

In the last few years, thanks to a resurgence of Atkins Dieting, there has been a lot of focus on the term “good carb, bad carb.” In reality, this oversimplistic view really isn’t true. A carbohydrate is a carbohydrate, no matter where it comes from. If it’s a carbohydrate, what it does in your body is break down into sugar, which the body then absorbs into cells and uses for energy (your brain, for example, ...

Continue Reading ?
4

Calories In, Calories Out Debate: RIP

Posted by:

Okay, here I’m going to link you to a couple of scientific studies.  It’s up to you to read them, but they all encompass one thing: the debate on Calories In, Calories Out is going to be laid to rest. May it rest in peace.

Article One, published in Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. You can read a further in-depth (albeit protein-biased) article looking at a similar study in layman’s terms here.

Continue Reading ?

0

Not Just the Calories

Posted by:

When it comes to weight loss, there’s a fact out there that is very pervasive.  In fact, we all know this little tidbit, even if we don’t follow all of the advice in all the magazines.  However, the fact in and of itself isn’t the whole story.

That fact is contained in this sentence: “It’s all about calories in, calories out.”

First off, let’s explain a calorie.  One food calorie is technically a kilocalorie (kcal). An actual Calorie is much, much larger.  ...

Continue Reading ?
0

Planning A Meal or Thirty-Five

Posted by:

One of the tips that is always given by successful people is that of planning ahead.  It makes sense, as those who plan ahead can get more done in a shorter time.  One way I plan ahead is to write out a to-do list, then prioritize it.

If you are shooting for weight loss, planning ahead is key.  Once everything is planned ahead, you can go on autopilot and make small adjustments as necessary.

Those who are not used to planning ahead ...

Continue Reading ?
0

Planning to Succeed?

Posted by:

Last week’s goal was to exercise.  If you didn’t notice, I extended that goal, because I intend to have you focus on it as being one of the most important things you can do to lose weight.  Now, that is not the end-all to finding those skinny jeans or becoming lean, but it is top priority.

The second in command: Learning to use fruits and vegetables and linking them with high-quality protein.

Huh?

The human body was not designed to eat Tostitos, Hot ...

Continue Reading ?
0

Good Reasons to Eat Protein

Posted by:

Dr. John Berardi, author of Precision Nutrition and published nutrition scientist, has just released a new article that looks at the amount of protein a person should consume in each meal.  Two recent studies just showed that 20-30 grams per meal was all that was needed, regardless of the person, for muscle synthesis (muscle-building). However, Dr. Berardi puts up some good claims to refute that.  To read the full article, please Continue Reading ?

0

Eating Well or Forget It?

Posted by:

One of the things that seems the most difficult when it comes to weight loss is the nutrition. We can talk about it all you like, but until the following things are followed, a workout with Carrannmor Fitness is just going to be canceled out in the weight loss department.

1. Drink More Water.

Go do it right now. Go on. I’ll wait until you’ve had some.

There. Now you’ll feel better. Minimum requirements for water intake ...

Continue Reading ?
0
Page 3 of 3 123