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Lose those extra pounds in a week

There are so many guys out there who are struggling with a few extra pounds. Some men work hard in order to achieve results, but they are still not even close to their goal weight. Most of the time, guys do not know what exactly they are supposed to do in order to lose several pounds in a short period of time. Most of them think that they will look stronger and slimmer by doing a lot of cardio and running on the treadmill. Even though their plan makes sense, there are few other things that they are supposed to be doing if they want to look better in a seven-day period. We have made a list of some of the smartest things you can do in order to lose those few pounds that are bothering you. Remember that all you need is a good strategy and a lot of ... Read More »

List of essential weight loss recipes

  The weight loss subject somehow manages to stay present at every full table for lunch. How to lose it, the number of the calories in one plate, drink water instead of Pepsi… Yes, the old good sentences. We keep repeating them, but what we actually do, to make a change, to take one step forward? Putting yourself through the roller coaster of the food chain, not eating during the whole day, remembering the food pyramid like you remember your favorite song, is not going to take you away if you don’t make a balance. A balance in what you do, work, how you eat, how much, it doesn’t matter what our activity is, find your balance. The beauty magazines are full of recommended diets, lists of healthy food, fitness tips, recipes for a weight loss, advices and expert reviews and thoughts. The choice is big, it’s up to you. ... Read More »

L Carnitine and Weight loss

L Carnitine has been regarded as a substance that helps aid weight loss due to it’s role in the transport of fatty acids during lipid breakdown. In animals L Carnitine can be biosynthesised in the liver and kidneys from the amino acids lysine and methionine. It’s therefore not surprising that foods that contain high quantities of amino acids have high levels of L Carnitine; Beef Steak – 95mg Bacon  – 27.7mg Chicken – 3.9mg Long been dubbed a fat burner a paper which was published in 2011[1] goes into detail about the effects of many substances dubbed as fat burners, e.g. CLA, Caffeine and green tea extract. It’s worth checking it out if you have access to the journal. L Carnitine Weight Loss Mechanism L Carnitine is responsible for transporting long chain fatty acids that contain an acyl group. An acyl group is derived from a carboxylic acid and has ... Read More »

5 Superfoods for weight loss

superfoods for weight loss

Super foods for weightloss – Shed the Pounds fast in 2013 So 2013 is amongst us, I am sure I speak on everyone’s behalf when I say we may have over indulged just a bit. Right I just want to make it clear I am completely against fad diets and NO starving yourself is not the key to losing weight. I just want to point out some healthy superfoods for weight loss that you should be eating to make your weight loss journey a healthy one. Anyone who is overweight has undoubtedly tried to lose weight at some point many struggle due to cravings, tiredness and just unable to maintain eating boring foods. We one advantage to eating superfoods is that they taste great and psychologically give you a massive boost because of all the hype behind them. You’ve got to remember how powerful the mind really is when it ... Read More »

How to control hunger and suppress cravings


How to suppress your appetite One of the biggest problems many people face when it comes to losing weight is not having the will power to control their eating habits. Hunger is an important part of anyone’s weight loss journey, if you are not hungry at some part of your day the chances are you will not lose any weight. This urge to eat shouldn’t be gigantic and if it does over power you then it’s likely you are eating the wrong foods. I’m not going to go into an appetites suppressant which you may have seen advertised. I promote the natural weight loss journeys, there is no such thing as a shortcut! So what brings on a hunger craving? Usually this is brought on by a lack of food in the stomach and digestive system but how does your body know this? In simplest terms it’s down to volume, ... Read More »

Protein Shakes for Weight Loss

How Protein Shakes can Help Accelerate your Weight Loss It’s certainly dieting season so with that in mind I would like to tell you why I think protein shakes are great for weight loss. This applies to women just as much as it does to men. Protein shakes have revolutionised fitness for many people in an active and hectic lifestyle, they provide all the essential, conditionally essential and non essential amino acids our body needs to survive which brings me to my first point. Certain diets people take part in in order to lose weight require them to substantially reduce their food intake and eat lots and lots of vegetables. Dairy products are commonly cut out as well as red meat sources as they are considered too fatty. This leaves many people resorting to lots of vegetables and very minimal calories which can result in numerous problems. The first being, ... Read More »

A guide to get shredded in time for summer!

It’s show time guys, if you are in this game to impress the opposite sex and make your peers envious as hell then here are some tips I have been adhering to in order to get lean as f**k. So i mean’t to do this post at the beginning of May however I didn’t so here it is now. Essentially this is a guide to lose a 1lb of body fat a week while still keeping muscle mass and hopefully adding to what you already have. This will bring out your muscles and accentuate what you already have. I say bring out your muscles…. not build new ones. In 10 weeks it is unlikely you will put on more than a couple pounds of muscle. This in fact would be an amazing gain as building muscle and losing fat is not an easy feat. One important thing to try and ensure ... Read More »

Fast Weight loss Tips and Advice

Following the roots of the website, Strength and Fitness TIPS today I am going to give you some tips for your arsenal to help you with fast weight loss. These tips can really help everyone in any situation, even if your primary goal isn’t to lose weight but just to remain healthy. Losing weight doesn’t mean you need to make massive sacrifices and live in an unhealthy manner, you simply need to be able to use your time and diet effectively. Following these 15 tips will allow you to healthily achieve fast weight loss. Fast Weight Loss Tips Fast Weight Loss Tip 1 – Calorie Count You need to appreciate how many calories each food you consume contains. For instance 1g of fat contains 2.5 times the number of calories as 1g of carbohydrate. I suggest making a list of foods and what calories they contain, this way you can plan ... Read More »

Reasons why you may not be losing weight

Many people trying to lose weight must have come across the feeling of making very little progress. Trying really really hard just doesn’t seem to cut it and that weight is just not shifting. Well you are not alone, it’s a huge problem with people trying new diets and workout routines, they just don’t lose weight at the speed they expect. It’s all well and good telling you that it is hard and you just have to keep at it, I’m sure that’s not what you want to hear you know it’s a hard grind, instead lets find a solution. In order for the body to lose weight you need to be in a calorie deficit, in other words you need to be expending more calories respiring than you consume through your diet. The remaining calories needed for the body to function are then taken from your fat reserves. In ... Read More »

Does the Acai Berry Diet aid weight loss?

Acai Berry Diet Superfoods? If you have ever looked for a food or fruit that is supposed to aid weight loss you have undoubtedly come across the Acai Berry. Let’s look at where it has come from. The reason it’s called an Acai berry is because it comes from a Acai palm, botanically known as Euterpe oleracea. This species is native to Central and South America and is most commonly found in the swamps and flood plains. The berry is a small black purple berry that is round, similar to a grape but with less pulp. The Global demand for the fruit over the last 10 years has increased dramatically. The Acai berry diet aims to use the berries natural ingredients to cleanse the body. This then should help aid weight loss and increase overall wellbeing. Ok so it looks again like yet another magical fruit, similar to the Goji Berry, ... Read More »

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