Weight Loss Tips

A collection of articles about weight loss tips
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How To Get Into The Best Shape Ever

Most fitness enthusiasts who are trying to get into a better shape know that they need to work out on a consistent basis—and that’s no easy feat. To stay on the right path, you need to have ample motivation, the right exercise routines, and the proper eating guidelines that can help you lose the extra pounds without sacrificing performance for weight loss.

Therefore, if you’re really looking to get the perfect physic, here are a few practical tips that can help.

Eat Your Fat

Fat has a bad reputation in the health circles. But it shouldn’t because fats are not created equal. In fact, moderate amount of fat intake can help you lose more weight. You just need to consume the right kinds.

Monosaturated fats should you be on your daily menu; this type keeps you feeling satisfied by reducing hunger pangs, and have minimal impact on blood sugar levels. The good fats are usually found in vegetable oils, such as canola and olive oil, and avocadoes.

On the other hand, the bad fats—also known as saturated and trans fats—raise your level of DLL (the bad cholesterol), increase the likelihood of heart related problems and , and can lead to weight gain.

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The Benefits of Fighting and Training to Lose Weight

Keeping yourself fit and healthy is a key aspect of both your physical and mental health. Exercising, whether it is being involved in a sports team, a session in the gym or just going for a run has a whole host of benefits. Combat and fight inspired training has been popular for many years but since the popularity of MMA (mixed martial arts) and UFC (ultimate fighting champion) significantly increased, it has become the number one choice for many wanting to improve their fitness and wellbeing.

So why is it becoming so popular? Here are some of the great ways fighting- and fight-influenced training can benefit your body and mind.

Great for fitness

Professional fighters, in particular boxers and MMA fighters are some of the fittest athletes in the world as their sport is so physically demanding. This kind of training promotes endurance, core strength, coordination, resilience and flexibility making it the popular training and fitness programme it is today.

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5 Ways To Get Fit Like a Fighter

For Mixed Martial Arts enthusiasts (like we are over at Havoc), nothing is better than watching two professionally trained fighters go toe-to-toe in a ring. But if fitness, not fighting, is more your thing, there’s a lot to learn from these incredible athletes. Their sport requires them to have the explosive strength to charge, the maximal strength to lift an opponent, and the cardiovascular endurance to stick through several rounds of intense competition!

So while you may not want to take a beating like contact athletes do, you can still take a page from their training logs. Here are 5 easy ways to integrate the training of contact sports into your workouts!

#1. Get Heavy With It

Hitting a heavy bag (aka a punching bag) is a fantastic workout. Not only will you get an abdominal, shoulder and triceps workout from punching, you’ll also work on your cardio as you duck, dodge, and move your feet. Make the most of your heavy bag use by constantly moving to keep your heart rate up.

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Massage to Lose Belly Fat at Home


Overweight people are often seen stuck with a big fat belly. They often deal with the critical question that is 'how to reduce belly fat' effectively. It is not so uncommon thing among them. It is the result of eating disorder and unhealthy lifestyle. In very few cases, it is hereditary. Whatever be the reason, it makes the person feel awkward and which results in decreasing their confidence level. 
In order to lose belly fat, a number of people often go for crash diet, fat reduction pills, ointment and sometimes injections. These steps are extremely unhealthy ways to reduce abdominal fat. Therefore, it is better to go for organic and natural therapy. Belly fat is the most difficult fat accumulated area of the body which takes a long time to get reduced. There are a number of ways by which you can give a whole new shape to your belly. A rigorous training, well planned diet and belly massage. 

Why to choose Massage therapy ?

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Losing Weight Can Indeed Be Very Simple

Thousands dream of weight loss but they become frustrated trying to figure out how to achieve it. Among the most substantial obstacles to weight loss is an absence of sound information. Use the guidelines you've read in this guide in order to help you in losing weight. With these ideas, you can reach your goals quickly and efficiently.

Soup or salad will help: Make a wise choice for your appetizer when dinning out. Pick a clear soup or a salad with dressing on the side. Soup or salad should be considered when counting calories. Keep then in mind when choosing your entree.

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6 Ideas that Can Make Weight Loss a Dream Come True

This article was written by Irfan Siddiqui who is a contributor to weightlossdiets4women.com, where you can read more about what really works in weight loss. You can also benefit from money saving offers, such as the latest Weight Watchers coupon code. A team of Fitness Coaches and certified Personal Trainers offer daily more ideas and tips.

There is no ‘quick fix’ to optimum health and weight loss; you have to work for it. Don’t worry, it doesn’t get to the point of blood, sweat and tears, but quite often it is not just a “walk in the park”. No matter what your reasons, keeping fit is all about healthy living, and maintaining a weight value that will allow you to cope with any number of physically taxing scenarios. In a nutshell, if you want to get into shape, run a mile without running out of breath-yeah, it’s possible, and probably losing just enough poundage to fit into that prom dress. Let me tell you what has worked for me: 

Exercise to Music

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How Snacking Can Promote Weight Loss...

...plus 12 healthy snacks that will help keep you thin

It’s mid day and your stomach is longer for a bag of chips while your mind is telling you to drink a glass of water and wait until dinner. Which is right? Do you listen to your gut or your brain?

When your tummy sounds like a rabid bear after a honey pot, you shouldn’t ignore it. Sure, we’ve been convinced that snacking leads to weight gain. However, if you indulge yourself with a healthy snack you can actually lose more weight and feel great in the process!

There’s zero need to feel guilty about snacking if you snack wisely. In truth, healthy snacks not only help manage hunger—they reduce the overpowering need to binge on fatty, sugary foods when you succumb to a snack attack. Think of it this way: you can enjoy a piece of fruit and a small carton of yogurt to curb hunger mid day or weaken to the first fast food drive thru on your way home from work. Which is better? The apple and yogurt by far!

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Make Small Changes that Bring Big Results

Shedding pounds and keeping them off for good is a challenge for many people. If you are trying to lose weight, you are not alone. Across the nation, millions of people are overweight or obese. In many cases, these people respond by going on drastic, radical fad diets and exercise routines.

These strategies are difficult to maintain long term, and most people simply give up. Making small changes can make a big difference in your weight loss efforts. By using a few simple strategies you can lose weight and enjoy a healthy life.

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Every Day is a Choice

If you ate an entire pizza and a gallon of ice cream yesterday, forget about it. Yesterday doesn't matter. You have a brand new opportunity to start over every day. Weight loss is more psychological than physical in many cases. Tell yourself that today is the day that you will make a commitment to eating healthy foods.

Scrap the fast food breakfast sandwich and have a bowl of cereal instead. Skip the soft drink and have a low calorie beverage instead. By making a commitment to eating healthy and cutting back, you are already a step ahead in your weight loss efforts.

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Easy Ways To Feel Fuller For Longer

Do you find that even after a hearty breakfast you still feel hungry? Do you find yourself snacking on biscuits, crisps and chocolate throughout the day?

If you can’t resist the temptation to snack and find yourself piling on the pounds, here are some pointers to follow to feel more alert, be healthier and help with weight loss:

1.       Drink up!

Many people complain of feeling hungry when in actual fact, they are thirsty. The brain processes hunger and thirst in the same way, so a sensation of hunger could actually just mean that you haven’t had enough to drink. Regular sips of water and a small glass of water before each meal will make you feel fuller so will prevent you from overeating.

2.       Eat more protein rich foods

Many people experience the afternoon slump where you feel extremely tired and lethargic, this is usually caused through a high-carbohydrate diet which provides you with high energy but this is short lived as your sugar levels promptly dip making you feel tired.  By including more protein in your lunch, such as chicken and fish, the body will convert carbohydrates to sugar more slowly, leaving you feeling fuller and more energetic for longer.

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How to Lose Fat - 6 Key Rules

If you have tried every popular weight-loss trick in the book, only to find yourself still overweight, then it’s high time to take a reality check. After months or years, if you are still frustrated about your belly, love-handles or wide thighs, then it’s about time to change your life.

Before all the specifics, the first step is to dump everything. Dump the fad diets, the Weight Watchers meetings, the diet pills, the thousands of crunches, the hours on the treadmill and the “low fat” foods. These strategies have proven ineffective for millions, wasting everyone’s time and money.

I have researched how to lose weight for years; I have been down that frustrating road of crunches and cardio, diets and “low fat” foods, and I have corrected my mistakes along my journey. Below you will find the six methods I incorporate into my daily routine to maintain a healthy, athletic body.

Method 1 – What is “Weight?”

What weight do you want to lose? People are often confused when confronted with this question, since the media, experts and gurus have always taught the concept of “weight-loss.” However, in reality, this phrase is inaccurate.

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