Posts Tagged with "diet"

7 (Simple) Steps to Lose Fat, Without Even Trying


Fat loss is always a hot topic, but now that’s it’s spring time here in the USA, everyone is preparing for the upcoming swimsuit season.

And that means a lot of people are trying to lose body fat.

Unfortunately, many people will attempt to lose fat rapidly and in an unsustainable way. They’ll revolve their life around a diet and rigorous gym schedule, no doubt.

But today I’d like to propose a much better approach to fat loss.

When done this way, you can lose fat without even trying.

That’s because even though your goal is to lose fat, you’re not going to try to lose fat.

Confused yet? Don’t be.

It all begins with an intense focus on your actions.

Focusing on actions (e.g. strength training three times per week) instead of outcomes (e.g lose … Click to continue reading

Does Your Fitness Regimen Pass The Test? Why You Need to be able to Answer Yes! to This One Question


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Whether you’re currently following a fitness regimen or you’re looking for a new workout program and possibly even nutrition guidelines to embrace, you need to ask yourself an important question:

“Will I still be able to do this one month, six months, and a year from now?”

If your answer isn’t a definitive Yes, then it’s likely time you adopt a new approach or move on to the next possible solution.

Don’t revolve your life around a routine – rather adopt a routine that fits your lifestyle and preferences

Don’t try to follow a four-day-per-week workout routine when you know that more than three weekly gym visits isn’t practical

Don’t follow a rapid fat loss … Click to continue reading

Stay Lean Without Tracking Your Calories or Macros in 4 Easy Steps


photo: some rights reserved by Paula Guinto

This is a guest post from Armi Legge of I rarely discuss counting calories or macros, so this article is a great place to start for people who currently track their calories/macros and want some easy steps to gradually stop doing so, or to make the process much easier.

You want to be lean.

Maybe you’re not obsessed with your appearance, but you want that athletic look that shows you care about your body.

You start counting calories and you lose weight.

You’re thrilled, but at the same time, you don’t enjoy it. After a few weeks or months you get sick of logging your food into an app and weighing your plate before each meal.

You get sick of reading … Click to continue reading