7 Power Packed Tips to Help You Lose Weight & Gain Optimal Health

Written by Faye Nicole Hines

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Nowrepparttar best exercises you can ever try is Tae Bo and Pilates, 3-5 times a week. Before you start Tae Bo always remember to wear a PROSPIRIT strap that heats up around your waist, this will increase your chances to develop toned abs. Combine Pilates with Tae Bo and you’ve created a power packed exercising routine. If Tae Bo is too hard on your body, just simply replace it with “Walk Awayrepparttar 131230 Pounds.”

After following these simple guidelines you will haverepparttar 131231 most incredible body! But do you know what device will empower you to remain focused, motivated, and consistent, in this program? Can you live without optimal health?

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The Truth About Low Carb Dieting

Written by Gary Matthews

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They come in two basic forms, simple and complex. Simple carbs are easily identified by their taste and are sweet. Complex carbs, such as potatoes are pleasant torepparttar taste buds, but are not sweet.

They are then divided into two groups, high fibre and low fibre.

High-fibre foods arerepparttar 131229 healthiest choices for nutrition andrepparttar 131230 intake of these foods is associated with a lower incidence of cancer and diabetes. Carbohydrates supplyrepparttar 131231 sort of calories easily burned during cardiovascular exercise.

They are often wrongly feared and considered fattening, butrepparttar 131232 most important factor in weight control is balancingrepparttar 131233 energy (calories) consumed. Please remember:

Energy In is more than Energy Out = Weight gain Energy In is equal to Energy Out = Weight maintenance Energy In is less than Energy Out = Weight loss Different foods affectrepparttar 131234 ability to exercise at different levels. High levels of exercise (cardio and strength training) require carbohydrate as a fuel source; at lower levels it is fat.

A lack of carbohydrate inrepparttar 131235 diet will lead to fatigue,repparttar 131236 inability to exercise effectively, and excess fat consumption. When our food is digested, carbohydrates are broken down into simple sugars.

These sugars are absorbed byrepparttar 131237 body and used byrepparttar 131238 muscles or stored as glycogen inrepparttar 131239 muscles and liver. As our glycogen storage capacity is limited, carbohydrate needs to be continually topped up byrepparttar 131240 foods we eat.

Butrepparttar 131241 Body has an Unlimited Storage Capacity for Fat!

The average person is extremely vulnerable to fad diets and extreme dieting behaviours. The low carbohydrate diet is one ofrepparttar 131242 latest eating plans to hitrepparttar 131243 streets. This current diet craze is very popular but there are safer and more effective methods based on scientific research, to reduce body fat levels.

Low Carbohydrate Dieting is Simply Wrong

Why is this? Just as a car runs better on a certain fuel, so doesrepparttar 131244 human body. Unfortunatelyrepparttar 131245 latest low-carbohydrate fad diets are notrepparttar 131246 fuel mixrepparttar 131247 human body was designed to run on.

Carbohydrates contain 4 calories per gram, whereas fats contain 9 calories per gram. For weight loss,repparttar 131248 priority is to decrease total calorie intake. Reducingrepparttar 131249 amount of fat inrepparttar 131250 diet will makerepparttar 131251 biggest difference in reducing total daily calorie intake and hence weight loss.

Carbohydrate intake is not fattening. Excess calorie intake is fattening.

If you aren't having enough carbohydrates in your diet you will experience:

·Fatigue due to low blood sugar levels inadequate intake of vitamins and minerals ·Low fibre intake, which may affect bowel movements ·'Bad’ breath due torepparttar 131252 breakdown products of fats (called ketones)

The bottom line for carbohydrates and weight loss is to:

·Try to balance carbohydrate intake with activity levels ·Maintain energy levels by eating carbohydrate rich foods on a regular basis ·Carbohydrate rich foods are normally low in fat and nutrient-rich

A real weight loss program includes allrepparttar 131253 food groups, strength training, and low-level aerobics, a slight decrease in your daily calorie levels and a program that can be followed for life.

Above all try to achieve a balanced diet, eating a balanced variety of foods will help you to feel great every day, ensure better long-term health and improve weight control.

Gary is the author of several ebooks, including "Maximum Weight Loss in Ten Weeks" - the complete ebook and time-saving solution for burning away unwanted fat, and "Maximum Weight Gain in Ten Weeks" - easy-to-use and follow techniques that serve as a guide to muscle growth without having to "live in the gym".

Visit Gary’s website at http://www.maximumfitness.com/

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