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Starvation Mode

The first thing people do when they’re trying to lose weight is cut out calories, but it needs to be done the right way in order to work. If you cut out too much for an extended period of time, your body will enter starvation mode.   What is Starvation Mode? When the body isn’t… Continue reading Starvation Mode

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Starting a Fitness Regime for Beginners

My last post discussed how important a healthy diet is for weight loss, more important than exercise. But that doesn’t mean exercise isn’t important too. Exercising will help speed up your results, it’ll give you more energy, it’ll make you happier, it will help you burn more calories (muscle burns more calories than fat), and… Continue reading Starting a Fitness Regime for Beginners

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Weight loss is 20% exercise, and 80% nutrition.

Weight loss is 20% exercise, and 80% nutrition. Most of us have heard this expression, and the first time I did, it was a kick in the lady-balls. It’s easy for me to workout, it’s not easy for me to give up the foods I love. I thought that I could workout, and eat whatever… Continue reading Weight loss is 20% exercise, and 80% nutrition.

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Getting Started in your 20’s

Disclaimer: I’m not a trained professional in either nutrition or fitness. All of these views are my own, and based on my own experience with trying to live a healthier lifestyle.   We all know how it goes, you’re in high school, eating chocolate, pizza, and obscene amounts of everything that you shouldn’t. You don’t… Continue reading Getting Started in your 20’s

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Muscle Burns More Calories than Fat, But How Much?

Most of us have heard the statement that “muscle burns more calories than fat”, but just how many more calories does muscle burn than fat, and what does that mean? Let’s start with the numbers: Calories burned per day by fat: 2 calories per pound of fat Calories burned per day by muscle: 6 calories… Continue reading Muscle Burns More Calories than Fat, But How Much?