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Change Your Thinking About Exercise

In order to achieve the results you want, you need to change your thinking about exercise, which will also boost your results. Working out is more than just a physical activity, it’s also a mental activity. While you’re training your body, you’re also training your neural pathways in the brain. In fact, some studies show […]


Top Fat Burning Foods

Top Fat Burning Foods

If you want to lose weight, there’s only one way to do it. You eat fewer calories than you burn. You can boost that loss by including some thermogenic foods. These top fat burning foods help you by increasing the number of calories you burn, effectively making weight loss easier. Basically, they force your body […]


How To Beat A Plateau

How To Beat A Plateau

I frequently get questions on how to beat a plateau and always give the same answers. While plateauing for shorter periods doesn’t always mean you aren’t making progress, it can be quite emotionally deflating if you’re working your hardest and don’t think you’re progressing toward your goal. The first thing I tell people is to […]


Does Exercise Make You Lose Fat

Does Exercise Make You Lose Fat

Does exercise make you lose fat? Exercise is part of the fat burning regimen, but the real answer to fat loss is to consume fewer calories than you burn. Exercise helps you burn calories. However, if you workout for an hour and then go with the gang for pizza and a few beers after your […]


Top Fat-Burning Foods

Top Fat-Burning Foods

If you’re trying to shed those last few pounds, you’ll probably jump at the chance of including the top fat- burning foods in your diet. These foods may burn more calories to digest than they contain, build muscle tissue—which burns more calories than fat tissue does—or promote the burning of fat. Some of the foods […]


Low Carb Diet For Beginners

Low Carb Diet For Beginners

If you’re just delving into the various types of diets available, I always recommend a healthy diet that does eliminate any food groups, but also doesn’t include processed foods. However, some people find that starting a weight loss program with a modified low carb diet is extremely beneficial. Here’s some information on a low carb […]


Eating Like A Caveman

Eating Like A Caveman

Eating like a caveman is how people on the Paleo diet eat. The diet consists of fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs and nuts. It represents the way our ancestors ate before agriculture took the world by storm and changed eating habits. It also represents a time when you knew exactly what the ingredients were […]


What Is Your Favorite Holiday DIY

What Is Your Favorite Holiday DIY

If you’re feeling funky, stressed or depressed over the coming holiday season, I always recommend exercising. Sometimes that’s just not enough and you need something to get into the spirit. That’s when it comes time to find a favorite holiday DIY decoration or gift giving idea that will brighter your day while you make it, […]


Holiday Treats With A Healthy Twist

Holiday Treats With A Healthy Twist

With a few changes you can still enjoy the wonderful desserts and sweet snacks for the holiday season. I’ve found some great ways to make holiday treats with a healthy twist. For instance, you can create a delightful caramel tasting mixture that spreads nicely and can be substituted for caramel in recipes that’s normally made […]


Holiday Comfort Foods

Holiday Comfort Foods

Even though there are hundreds of happy songs for Christmas and the New Year, there’s no doubt about it, ’tis the season to be jolly simply doesn’t work for some people. They often turn to holiday comfort foods that are both high in calories and low in nutrition. While comfort foods can play an important […]