Archives for Weight Loss

Weight Loss Diet Tips

Before I start personal training a new client I go through their diet and analyse what changes need to be made. I have noticed that a lot of people make similar mistakes when they start a diet and are trying to lose weight. So here is a list of some simple changes I often tell my personal training clients to make: As a personal training I almost always see people eating too many carbohydrates late in the evening. If you are trying to lose weight, as a general rule, avoid eating and carbohydrate rich foods after lunch time. Your body
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Body Composition How the Scales Deceive You

Your body is made up of four basic materials, muscle, fat, bone and water. The proportions of these materials determine the shape of your body. I often explain this to clients I personal train to clear up any misunderstandings. Muscle: Attaches to your bones and by pulling on your bones allows you to move around. Fat: Excess calories are stored in your body as fat. This is an adaptation that has carried over from Stone Age times, the excess fat was used by your body to get through periods of starvation. Body fat also protects some of your body’s vital
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Obesity and Fitness Identity

On today’s news there was a report that said the by 2050 half of the adult population will be obese, I’m not talking about a bit overweight here I’m talking about full blown obesity. This means that half the people you know in 2050 will be really fat! And you could be one of them unless you take action. This news report got me thinking about how people could do this to themselves. At the end of the day a person is obese due to the lifestyle decisions that THEY MAKE, it is not forced upon them, they CHOOSE to
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How to Make it Inevitable That you will Lose Weight

This concept came to me the other day when I was thinking of the differences between people who manage to lose weight and those that do not achieve it (or any other fitness goal). I have come to realise one of the secrets that the successful people use to achieve their health and fitness goal, whatever it may be. This secret is that THEY SET THEIR LIFE UP SO IT IS INEVITABLE THAT THEY GET THEIR HEALTH AND FITNESS GOAL AND ACHIEVE WHAT THEY WANT. Let me tell demonstrate this with two extreme example. Take a person in the middle
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