In 2001 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that 21% of Americans were obese. It’s been a growing epidemic since the 80’s, and obesity related deaths are growing by the day. In the face of this new threat, many experts recommended that people use cardio exercises to lose weight.
If you’re not getting the results you want from your fitness routine, this weight loss supplement may help. Using the Chinese mushroom, lingzhi, this claims to boost metabolism, burn fat quickly, reduce the formation of fat cells and help your body expel toxins more efficiently. It’s available in four tea formulas or in pill form. But does the 2 Day Diet Japan Slimming Formula work?
The use of a journal that contains relevant and up to date information is important for enhancing weight loss success over the long term. Jay Alexander in his book “Beyond Self-Confidence” states that goals and aspirations written in a journal are twice as powerful for effecting change as compared to those that go unwritten. Another great advantage for using a journal is it will also allow the monitoring, measuring or modifying of a weight loss program as your needs change.
It’s always wise to listen to your body, but what your body isn't telling you losing weight might just hold back. At least when it’s complaining about fatigue while you, or at least your mind, is thinking about reaching a higher goal. There’s a difference between pain and fatigue, and one of the keys to successful weight loss through exercise is to know the difference. When pain and discomfort is announcing an impending injury, it’s time to slow down or stop.
If you’re spending your allotted five hours a week in the gym exclusively on a Stairmaster or an elliptical machine, chances are you aren't aware that you can think yourself thin by using the new muscle math. It goes like this: a 200 pound muscular man (or woman) burns more calories in a day than a 200 pound fat guy, even if they both do the exact same things, even if they do nothing at all. More accurately, a pound of muscle at rest consumes more calories in a day than a pound of fat. That’s righ
Counter-intuitive as it seems, one of the best fitness strategies out there – not to mention one of the cheapest – is drinking water to lose weight. Lots of it. Water is one of the heaviest non-metallic substances on the planet, and though we’ve all heard that we need to gulp down at least eight tall glasses of the stuff every day, nobody does this right before a weigh-in. But the truth is, if we’re trying to lose a few pounds, we need that much water, and more.
As a rule of thumb, you lose weight when you consume fewer calories than you expend. You can do this in two ways; reduce your calorie “input” or / and increase your calorie “output”. Making and implementing a suitable weight loss meal plan can help reduce your calorie “input”. Likewise, increasing your calorie output can be achieved by increasing your physical activity or adopting some good exercise plan.
Traditionally, the recommended ways to combat abnormally high weight or obesity include practices such as dieting, exercising and taking supplements or pills. However, these methods are not always completely effective for everyone, especially for those who are excessively obese. There are various weight loss surgery options available today.
We often hear “If I could just lose a few pounds around the middle I would feel better!” or “summer is coming soon and I want to look good in my new bikini but I can’t with this belly fat!” And so trimming down the tummy has become a concern of many people who have dreams of a chiseled six pack of abs.
Stevia supporters got some good news in December 2008 when a natural sweetener, Truvia™, was given the green light to hit the markets. Finally the FDA approved a stevia ingredient as a sweetener for commercial and popular use.