Saturday, July 10, 2010

My Best Weight Loss Tips

Alright blubber butt let's get you on the road to weight loss. If you were here for my first beginner tip you already have started to figure out what real food is. Don't laugh -- more people are clueless about food and nutrition than money.

When you are fat it's not that hard to start losing weight. Here are three simple steps you can take to get your weight moving in the right direction.
  1. Eat a healthy breakfast.
  2. Be physically active every day.
  3. Avoid refined carbs after noon.
I'd like to believe these concepts are simple and obvious but by looking at all the people leaving craters as they walk I know they remain a mystery to some.

First, eating a good healthy breakfast will keep you going throughout the day. It will help you on your job and it will help you make it through your daily physical activity. Speaking of activity you can do something as simple as walking. If you are truly fat and sedentary start slow (after checking with your doctor) and then work towards 20-40 minutes of walking per day.

Finally, avoid refined carbs. Most treats and snacks are loaded with refined carbs. Basically, most breads, snack foods, juices, soda and desserts are full of sugar. In the afternoon and evening you'll be better off if you can stick to leaner meats and vegetables.

Hmm, by the way, don't stuff your gullet just because you are used to eating way to much and feel hungry. Eat reasonable amounts and never trick yourself into thinking you "deserve" a treat or reward. Do you want results or not?

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Workouts To Get Ripped

Andrew's workouts can get you ripped too!My friend Andrew is a certified fitness trainer who has been a successful bodybuilder competing at the regional level. He currently runs his own fitness studio and helps his clients achieve their own goals. If anyone can help you get lean and ripped muscles, he can.

So, if you are looking for a muscle building workout program to follow I am going to point you to his warrior built program. He's spent a lot of time and effort putting together a professionally produced MMA style workout series available on DVD or via download. Additionally, Andrew has provided a complete meal program that you can follow in order to get lean.

All you have to do is follow the program... so what are you waiting for, it's time to get ripped! Stop being dissatisfied -- start you transformation right now.

If you are more of a beginner and are looking for some introductory information about getting ripped here are some breadcrumbs for you to follow... basically, getting lean enough to have muscle definition, without losing muscle mass, involves careful control of both nutrition and workouts.

When attempting to get ripped you need to continue to exercise with intensity. This provides a high level of energy usage in a fairly short period of time - having a dramatic metabolic effect. Additionally, as getting lean involves reducing calories to burn fat, your workouts must also be intense enough to avoid muscle loss.

Most people who are serious about their goals are perfectly capable of working out and following a suitable workout program... when they find one. Where the majority of aspiring physical specimens fall down is in the nutritional arena. It takes sophisticated food strategies to ensure that the body is willing and able to continue to shed fat.

Anyhow, while I'm just getting started with this blog I will keep adding more details about the things I know about. It's a long journey but it's well worth taking...

Saturday, June 19, 2010

The First Step

Are you out of shape? Are you fat? Do you wish you knew how to change your life? It's not as hard as you think.

There are two things you need to be able to do:
  • You will probably need to learn how to eat appropriately.
  • You will also need to add some physical activity to your life.
That's it. Two simple things stand between you and your dreams. Obviously, it isn't that easy to accomplish or we wouldn't be living in fat nation. The problem usually isn't that we don't know how to exercise -- just about everyone can walk.

The problem is that we don't know jack shit about food and nutrition! We grow up bombarded with marketing that extols the virtues of all the processed crap sitting on the shelves of our supermarkets and corner stores.

Your homework is to open your eyes, stop being a blind consumer, and figure out what exactly real food is. It's not a chip, a cake, a cookie, a chocolate bar, or anything that claims to be fast food. It sure as hell isn't sugar water in a bottle or can.

Go ahead and figure out how to pull your head out of your nutritionally challenged fat ass while I work on another beginner level post. I'll even give you a free hint -- it's easier to eat better if you don't bring crappy shit home from the store in the first place.

Friday, June 18, 2010

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