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5 Bogus Fat Loss Tips That Keep You From Your Goals

There are a lot of weight loss companies in the business that try to push bogus fat loss methods in hopes of making money. These fad diets come with fat loss tips that are simply untrue and unhealthy. These different fat loss tips may actually keep people from reaching their weight loss goals.

Take a look at these five bogus tips that will keep you from your goals. If you understand why these goals are incorrect, you will be able to figure out the best way to approach your own weight loss goals to see health and success.


Stop Eating

One of the most bogus tips that people throw around for weight loss is to stop eating. This advice could easily be classified as an eating disorder. You should realize that it is never healthy to drastically cut your calorie count. If you are attempting to eat less than 1000 calories a day, you are easily harming your body as you attempt to reach your goals.

Eat Three Meals a Day

Some people claim that if you eat three small meals a day, you will lose weight. Unfortunately, this perpetuates the same bad habits found by those who stop eating.

While it is important to eat small meals, it is also important to get enough food in your system every day. Instead, eat 5-7 small meals of healthy foods. You need the calories to be able to function and stay healthy.

Drink Diet Pops

When people try to cut out pop or soda from their diet, they often turn to diet pop. While this does help to remove sugar from your diet, it can cause you to gain weight. Recent studies have shown that the sugar substitutes in diet pop actually increase the appetite of those who consume it. Diet pop can actually cause you to be hungry.

You Can Lose Weight Without Exercise

There are multiple diets that claim to be a lose weight without diet. It is possible to lose weight just by diet changes alone. If you want to reach your weight loss goals, however, you need to add exercise into your daily routine.

Weight Loss Pills are the Key to Success

Weight loss pills are not silver bullets to weight loss. While they may help people to lose weight, they are by no means necessary or needed. These pills can be dangerous, and should be avoided if possible.

Many fail to realize that the bogus fat loss tips that they rely on could cause them to lose weight. Many of these weight loss tips are simply ways to attempt to get people to purchase a product.

Take the time to think about your weight loss approach. If these tips are in your approach, consider the right way to change your lifestyle to lose weight. If you can avoid all of these tips and replace them with healthy alternatives, you will be able to lose weight.

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Metabolic Conditioning and what Do they Do

I wanted to give you a basic understanding of a not so new workout-  Metabolic conditioning .IMG_20141022_142219

Metabolic conditioning workouts, which are also referred to as High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) teach the body to access energy stores effectively during and after a workout. These workouts consist of lifting moderate to heavy weights or performing calisthenics in sets with targeted timed recovery breaks. This style of exercise elevates the heart rate quickly, adding a cardio component to the strength training regimen and causes the body to burn fat rapidly.

How Do They Work?

The body accesses energy based on the activity being performed. There are rapid, moderate, and slow energy burning modes within the metabolism. Metabolic Conditioning activates them synchronistically to maximize caloric burn.

Quick Energy

Power exercises, which are performed quickly, 10 seconds or less, utilize the creatine phosphate pathway to supply the body’s energy needs. Directing a lot of energy quickly to perform this type of exercise, for example a power lift, like the clean and jerk, is very demanding. The intensity of the activity requires a longer recovery time of about three to five minutes.

Moderate Burn

Intense activities of short duration, one to four minutes, access the glycolytic pathway. Examples of activities, which activate this energy pathway, are a lifting weights and running 400m to 800m. Recovery time for this energy pathway is one to three minutes.

Slow Burn

The aerobic energy pathway is the one most discussed and best understood by the average person. It supports activities of easy to moderate intensity. This energy pathway draws on stored fat cells to fuel the body’s activities. It can engage for hours. The rich fuel source of this energy pathway, fat cells, means its recovery time measures in seconds.

The variety of exercises involved in a Metabolic Conditioning workout, the level of intensity applied to them and the duration of recovery periods determines which energy pathway becomes activated. The objective of the exercises in a given session also determines the recovery period allowed for each exercise.

For example, doing bicep curls with a low weight but high repetitions will access the aerobic or slow burn pathway. Since the objective of this type of workout is to keep the body in an adaptive mode, all of the energy pathways become engaged at some point during the workout.


Metabolic Conditioning workouts can be crafted to maximize desired outcomes: weight loss and fat burning, muscle growth, improved speed, power or endurance. They also provide faster results, because they apply knowledge of the body’s energy systems strategically.

Work and rest ratios should be applied to ensure the desired results:

Objective: Improve power

Focus: creatine phosphate pathway

Work to rest ratio: 1:10

Objective: Improve sports performance

Focus: creatine phosphate pathway

Work to rest ratio: 1:2

Objective: Improve endurance performance

Focus: aerobic pathway

Work to rest ratio: 4:1

Objective: Burn body fat

Focus: targets the creatine phosphate and aerobic pathways

Work to rest ratio: 1:2 and 3:1 workouts each performed once a week

Creating A Workout

Creating a workout is pretty straightforward. For example, weighted squats for power performance would be performed for 10 seconds followed by 1.5 to 2 minutes of rest. Three more power-building exercises, plyometric jumps, broad jumps and plyometric push-ups, would follow to form a circuit; each of the exercises would be completed with the same work to rest ratio. One set of all exercises included in a session forms a circuit. The circuit is usually completed 3 to 4 times.

Implementing Metabolic Conditioning Workouts

Metabolic Conditioning must be done at least two to three times per week to see results. This approach to exercise activates all three of the body’s energetic pathways during one workout. It is this component of the workout, which makes it so effective.

In addition, the post workout calorie burn associated with these types of workouts last up to 36 hours following exercise and that is what makes this type of workout routine one of the best choices for burning fat. The workout needs to include 3 to 4 exercises performed in sets based on time intervals with energy pathway based recovery times.

These are intensive workouts and not ideal for beginners who should take care and work up to the fitness level required to perform them. It is also important to check with your doctor before starting this type of fitness routine. While they are intensive, their effectiveness and results they provide from very short sessions of exercise make the effort totally worthwhile.

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5 Healthy Eating tips for Busy People

5busypeopleIt can be quite difficult to stick to a diet of three healthy meals every day if you lead a busy lifestyle. Many times there are those last minute meetings at the workplace to attend to right before your lunch break and when they take longer than expected, they end up eating up most of your lunch hour. And then there are those errands to run that make you lose track of time, or a hectic day that leaves you too exhausted to prepare a proper meal when you get home. As a result, busy people often skip meals or end up eating fast foods and vending machine treats. To avoid bad eating habits and get into a consistent healthy eating schedule, follow these five healthy eating tips for busy people.

1 – Cook Healthy Meals in Bulk

Make it a point to cook a variety of healthy meals to last you an entire week over the weekends or on days when you don’t have to go to work. After that, just refrigerate or freeze these meals and you’ll get to enjoy hot healthy meals at the end of a busy workday without having to do any preparation. Cooking in bulk and refrigerating or freezing food also enables you to heat some food in the morning and then bring nutritiously-sound meals with you to work.

2 – Drink Smoothies When You’re On the Move

Smoothies are excellent drinks for busy people as they take away the temptation of indulging in unhealthy sodas or other sugar filled beverages during the day. Requiring only a few minutes of your time to make, smoothies are easy to carry around and can stay fresh for up to 48 hours when stored in the right container. Therefore, with a smoothie you’ll be able to have a fresh healthy drink at any time of the day, whether it’s in between meetings and running errands, or driving to and from work.

3 – Learn Some Quick Healthy Recipes

The thought of spending hours preparing a nutritious healthy meal while putting up with your grumbling stomach and tired body when you’re hungry is not very appealing. However, once you’ve learned how to prepare a few quick and healthy recipes, you can put together tasty nutrient packed meals in minutes instead of hours. Omelets, salads and stir fry are just some of the many quick and healthy meal options available to you which can be put together in as little as 20 minutes.
4 – Plan Your Grocery Shopping For The Week Ahead

Choosing to eat healthy is a decision that requires you to plan ahead. By making a list of all the ingredients you need for the coming week when you do your grocery shopping, you’ll be able to eat healthy foods throughout the week and also save time and money as you’ll know exactly what you want when you enter the grocery store. 
5 – Stock Up On ‘No Cook’ Healthy Foods

People who are always in a rush and therefore don’t have time to prepare meals can greatly benefit from stocking up on ‘no cook’ foods such as canned beans, canned tuna, fresh fruits, Greek yogurt, nuts and seeds. With zero preparation time, healthy ‘no cook’ foods provide you with an instant meal or snack that you can grab whenever you’re hungry and pressed for time.


If time always seems to get the better of you when you’re trying to stick to your healthy eating goals, start implementing these five tips today. You’ll be amazed at how much easier and simpler healthy eating becomes and start to enjoy it much more as a result.