How Eating More Often Can Aid Weight Loss

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Before we even begin this blog the key point to understand is eating more often is not the same as eating more. Now we’ve got that out of the way, what am I talking about?

When many people decide to try to lose weight they immediately fall in to the mindset of skipping meals. “Well I’ll just skip breakfast, or I’ll only have an apple for lunch”.

Technically speaking skipping meals (therefore reducing calories) will lead to weight loss, however it is extremely hard to keep this up for an extended period of time.

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Don’t Let Exercise Become Boring

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Embarking on a new fitness program is always fun and rewarding. You see results, you feel positive, your overall health improves – but then it all comes to a screeching halt because something throws you off your game. Whether it’s a work of family issue, or your confidence has been zapped in some way, one of the toughest aspects of getting in shape is sticking to the regime when the initial excitement wears off and you’re not feeling so positive anymore.

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Is It Possible To Build Muscle And Lose Weight?

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A common thought when people first embark on an exercise program is that they’re going to lose weight and get really muscley. However the truth is it’s extremely difficult to do both of these simultaneously. Even professional bodybuilders focus on each goal separately.

You may of course notice people who were once overweight, looking stronger and leaner. However the most likely scenario is that they simply lost fat, so their muscle became more visually prominent. They may have seen minor improvements in strength if they were absolute beginners (these are often called beginner’s gains), but unless they focus on one area specifically they will not have significant results in either.

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The Benefits Of Protein And Creatine

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Whether you’ve been working out for some time or are just getting started, the two most common supplements you’ve probably heard about are Protein and Creatine. Both help the muscle building process, with protein acting as the building blocks for new muscle, and creatine aiding in performance and speed of recovery.

The benefits of these substances have long been established, but that doesn’t necessarily mean everybody should be shoveling giant scoops of powders in to a blender every morning and after they exercise.

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The Beginners Guide To Weight Loss And Calories

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Losing weight is not rocket science. It also isn’t easy. This may help explain why so many fad and crash diets go in and out of popularity – they often promise miracle results, which sound extremely appealing to dieters that are struggling the old fashioned way.

There are of course many legitimate diets and weight loss tips that will help you reach your goals, but at the core of all of these is a simple scientific process. Calories!

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