How Walking and Strength Training Help You Lose Fat

One of the quickest ways to lose fat is to eat a proper diet and get plenty of cardio. But can walking and strength training help lose body fat? Depends on your workout routines and the intensity of your walks. The trick is to do activity that gets your heart rate up to the point of putting your body into “cardio mode.”

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How Well Do You Commit to Portion Control?

Portion control is perhaps my favorite way of dieting. It allows me to eat anything I want while still losing weight. However, it may also be one of the more difficult things to accomplish. This is especially true when you consider buying food at the grocery store or at a restaurant. For instance, most cans of Progresso soups are technically for two servings, but how many of you actually separate it out come lunch time?

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Are Weight Machine Workouts Worth the Effort?

There are several significant differences when using a weight machine as opposed to free weights. One of the most apparent of differences is that of leverage. Using weight machines gives you the ability to process more weight with less effort. For example, you’ll put in far more physical effort to lift 40 pound dumbbells 20 times than you would if you used a bicep curl machine for the same weight and repetitions.

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How to Meet Goals You Set for Fitness

Did you know the word “fitness” peaks out in Google search results during January? This is mostly because so many people will set a new year’s resolution to lose weight or otherwise live better. Unfortunately, a lot of these people will lose interest after a few months. A large portion of them do this because they don’t see a realistic way to meet goals they set for themselves. It can be discouraging when you don’t see instant results. So, what can you do to meet these goals and change the way you live?

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7 Practical Reasons to Lose Weight Naturally

Losing weight doesn’t have to center purely around looking good in the mirror. Additionally, it shouldn’t center purely around health factors either. Although these two reasons are powerful motivators, especially living longer, there are many other practical reasons to slim down your body mass. More happens to your body when you lose weight that can impact a wide range of things in your life. In fact, your entire quality of life could be altered greatly by slimming down.

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7 Easy Steps to Lose Weight in a Week

I don’t believe that exercise and fitness should feel like a life-altering chore. There is no reason why it shouldn’t be fun and engaging. Don’t get me wrong, there will be plenty of things you’ll have to change if you want to remain fit. But that’s not saying that it can’t be easy. As I strive to meet my goal of 180 pounds, I’ve developed an easy course of action if you want to lose weight in a week. How much you lose is dependent on your own determination.

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500 in the Green 7-Day Challenge

So, here we are with another challenge. If you want to join me in this one, feel free to send me a message on Twitter. Anyway, the purpose of this challenge is to remain at least 500 calories in the green each day according to MyFitnessPal. Depending on your level of regular daily activity, it may be more difficult than you might think. At least, it is for me.

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