The only way to know the accurate calories that you are actually burning on any cardio machine like the Curve, the elliptical trainer, row machine, or bike is to wear a heart rate monitor with a chest strap. It actually reads the accurate number of calories you are burning. Do you realize most cardio machines over estimate the calories burned by 30 to 40%? A machine will estimate calories burned based on a 150 pound person if you press quick start. In addition, even if you put in your own weight, the machine is off.
I was up all night by only the light of a candle calculating formulas, checking and re-checking notes I made on napkins for the past year and going over old emails from colleagues. Not shaving in over a month, barely eating and with little sleep, I believe all the hard work has paid off…the secret to losing weight while not feeling hungry. Here it is….PUT MORE FOOD IN YOUR BELLY!!
Does the thought of wearing a bikini fill you with dread? You're not alone! Many women dread the arrival of bikini season because they just aren't happy with their figures. While dieting and exercise can help to get anyone's body bikini ready, we often sabotage ourselves unknowingly or are being held back by something that we might not expect.
Proper caloric intake is not just beneficial to weight loss goals, but is necessary for survival, efficiency and optimal function in daily life. I think it is important to approach the topic of caloric intake with a diversity of goals in mind: caloric and nutrient intake for health, weight maintenance, weight loss, and/or weight gain. Like exercise, diet and nutrition is not "one size fits all," but is unique to each individual.
By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer - Huffington Post
Published: 01/22/2014 02:06 PM EST on LiveScience"Temperature training" may be what is missing from your weight-loss plan. New evidence suggests that regular exposure to mildly cold air may help people lose weight by increasing the amount of energy their bodies have to expend to keep their core temperature up, researchers say.
If you are trying to lose weight, then I am sure you are focussing on what you are eating on a regular basis, measuring each gram of cereal, monotoring your carbohydrate intake, etc., which is great, however, how many of you are actually paying attention to what you are drinking? Here are some facts about the different things we drink on a regular basis: A 12oz can of soda has 39 grams of sugar and 140 calories or 9 3/4 teaspoons of sugar! A 8 oz redbull has 27 grams of sugar and 108 calories or 6 3/4 teaspoons of sugar!