This is from 'Engineering the Alpha' by John Romaniello & Adam Bornstein. PLEASE take note. I agree with all of them.
1. Fat doesn't make you fat. It is necessary for hormonal balance.
2. Heavy weights don't make you bulky. Don't fear them, they are your friend.
3. Yoga is not for girls.
4. Muscle does not weigh more than fat. But fat does take up a lot more space than muscle.
Here are 10 Unusual Tips to Burn Fat Faster by Chad Howse of Powerhouse Metabolism 1. Drink water when you wake up. Our metabolisms are one of our most important friends in our mission to fight fat. By drinking 2 big glasses of cold water upon rising, we're getting the calorie burning process started without actually consuming any calories. We're also rehydrating our bodies after a 6-8 hour span with full body function that uses a lot of water, but has no hydration. 2. Fat cells are more receptive during the morning.
PLEASE READ IF YOU FIND IT HARD TO MAKE TIME FOR EXERCISE.
We are bombarded by the media constantly with the latest in diet and exercise fads. They all promise great results, and for a time they... may just do that. But are you going to stick with this for the next six months? For a year?
Have an extra bowl of ice cream? More pizza or an extra bread roll?
For EVERY gram of active carbohydrates you consume on a daily basis, your body will hold nearly 3 grams of water. Wow. That's why you put on 3 pounds when you weigh yourself the next day. How do you undo the damage you did last night?
DRINK MORE WATER
Why Starch and Fruit Carb Cycling? These two types of carbohydrates have a greater effect on your systems, and can aid in fat and sugar storage. Adding a starch and fruit cycle to your nutrition regimen, can sometimes aid in speeding up the weight loss process. If you have established sound nutritional habits on a daily basis (examples: eating breakfast, protein at each meal, 5-10 servings green and brightly colored vegetables a day, etc.), then adding this strategy may be one to consider for an extra kick to your weight loss journey.
This weekend is yet another healthy eating test as everyone tends to bring out their best, normally unhealthy foods for the big game. Here are a few tips and tricks from us at the KewlFit office on how to avoid over doing it this weekend.