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How to Exercise without Expensive Gym Equipment

Just because you may not own or have access to any top-notch fitness equipment doesn’t mean you can’t get an effective workout. Gym memberships can cost upwards of $100 or more per month while buying your own treadmill, elliptical trainer or multigym machine can easily run $1,000+ for a quality product. The best solution when on a tight budget is to use alternative ways to exercise, many of which require no special gym equipment at all. Read More…

The Benefits of a Weight Loss Holiday

Guest post by Dan Aldulescu who’s a travel writer specializing in researching and recommending the best weight loss holidays offers.

A recent NHS study revealed that almost a quarter of adults in England are clinically obese, with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of at least 30kg/m2. Even more are overweight (a BMI of 25-30 kg/m2) and the problem certainly isn’t restricted to the UK. Obesity is on the rise throughout the developed world, with comparable or higher levels in most of Europe and the USA.

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Healthy Tips for Weight Loss

(Guest post from Julia Wayne)

In order to optimize the effectiveness of your weight loss, consider eating healthy foods. Some healthy recipes for weight loss include eating fresh fruits and vegetables that are high in water content. Eat lean cuts of meat, such as chicken, fillet cuts of beef, or fish, cooked with olive oil in a pan, or baked. Avoid cooking foods that have lots of fat, or eating foods that are fried. A great way to lose weight is to take advantage of meal planning before getting an idea of having abdominal or vaser lipo in order to get rid of those extra pounds. Read More…

19 Easy Ways to Burn 500+ Calories per Day without Exercise

“I don’t have time to exercise”…Yeah, we’ve all said it. The fact is that there are opportunities to burn extra calories throughout the day without having to spend 60 minutes or more at the gym. I’ve compiled some tips that can help you burn 500 or more calories per day by making minor adjustments to your daily routine. Think about it; burning an extra 500 calories-a-day is equivalent to burning 1 lb. of body fat per week! That’s over 50 lbs. per year without adding any intense exercise! Hopefully you’ll find some of these tips useful, and if you have any of your own to add, simply post it in the “comments” section below – we love great tips from our readers! Read More…

Lift Weights to Lose Weight

Do you lift weights on a regular basis? Most people do not, and that’s a mistake, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations. The CDC suggests that you should be lifting weights, or performing any type of resistance training, at least two times per week. There are several health benefits that weight lifting offers, and one of these is weight loss. It’s actually one of the most effective weight loss strategies out there. Read More…

Free Personalized Weight Loss Plans

Not all effective weight loss plans are expensive. In fact, some diet and exercise programs are free to use. It’s important to find a weight loss plan that is based on proven scientific research and promotes safe weight loss. So, rule out any weight loss plan that eliminate certain nutrients from your diet, such as carbs, fats or extremely low calorie diets. Consult your doctor if you have a question about a diet or exercise program. Read More…

Extra Easy Diet Plans for Weight Loss Success

Have you ever heard of the KISS concept? ”Keep It Simple Stupid” is a great concept when talking about dieting and weight loss. By keeping your diet plan simple and easy to follow, you will greatly increase your odds of long term success. Complicated diet plans and fad diets are not effective choices when you’re looking to lose weight and keep the weight off for good. The key is to get back to the basics; eat low-calorie meals that are full of nutrition. Yeah, that means veggies, fruits, whole grains, low-fat dairy and lean protein sources. Read More…

Weight Loss Strategies May Vary Depending Upon Your Body Type

Eating a well-balanced diet and exercising on a regular basis is the best way to lose weight, but the specifics of this plan vary according to several factors, including your body type. In general, the bigger your body, the more calories you need to support your bodily functions. Your age and sex also play an important role in how you should design your weight loss plan. As with any diet program, talk to your doctor if you need help designing a program tailored specifically for you. Read More…

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