Top 5 Weight Loss Strategies From A Top Level Personal Trainer

Written by Joey Atlas

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The puppy strategy is very similar torepparttar baby strategy. If you are not playing with it, training it, feeding it, walking it or cleaning up after it you are too tired to overeat. And, before you know it your new puppy is done napping and ready for more activities. Like caring for a baby, your puppy requires a lot of attention and mental energy. This prevents many people from unnecessary snacking that prevents weight loss.

4) If you are not ready for a baby or a puppy then take a up a new hobby. A new hobby will get you out ofrepparttar 140484 house, stimulate your mind and prevent you from eating out of boredom. If your hobby is a fitness related activity, such as mountain biking or hiking, then you are really going to make some progress.

5) Drink more water. I know, you've heard this one before. But, can you truthfully say you are doing it? Not many people can. Ponder this. You consist of about 73% water. Your body gives off water all day and all night. You must continuously replenish your water levels in order for your body to function at its highest levels. Many fitness professionals talk aboutrepparttar 140485 metabolism slowing down as a result of too little food intake. However, just as important, yet rarely mentioned is water intake and its effect on metabolism. Not getting enough water can cause water retention and a slowing ofrepparttar 140486 metabolism. Both of these can prevent weight loss and cause weight gain.

One little known strategy for boosting water intake is to drink 8 - 12 ounces as soon as you wake up. This helps wake up your metabolism. Another way to boost your water intake is to drink 10 - 12 ounces when you start to feel hungry. Instead of immediately reaching for food, drinkrepparttar 140487 water and see if that calms your hunger until you are ready for your next meal.

Each one of these strategies can help you lose weight. But, by utilizing all of them, you are creating a formula for success. A formula that can berepparttar 140488 foundation of your newlifestyle.

Copyright 2005 Joe E. Atlas, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Joey Atlas, MS - Exercise Physiology, is considered one of the top personal trainers in the US. He is the author of the best selling audio CD "Controversial Secrets of a Personal Trainer", Joey is a co-owner of GAC Personal Training,, where he continues to guide people toward a better quality of life through proper exercise programming and nutritional guidance.

Eating Habits and Disorders

Written by Mark

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1. Eating without hunger 2. Embracement of weight 3. Engaged in continual diet

Symptoms of Anorexia Nervosa:

1. Fear of becoming fat/obese 2. Social withdrawal, perfectionism. 3. Loss of menstrual cycle 4. Body weight below normal weight

Tips for Healthy Eating:

1. Donít skip meal: Plan your daily meal and snacks. For healthy eating habit, we should have 3 meals and 2 snacks every day. 2. Learn simple way to prepare food: Try to learn various simple way of preparing food for yourself. Try dried herbs (basil, parsley) and spices (chili powder, lemon pepper) instead of adding topping link butter and gravy. 3. Avoid eating more sugar: Sugar drinks contain more energy inrepparttar form of calories and these drinks do not have other vitamins and protein which body needs. So avoid such type of drinks 4. Pay attention to your eating while having meal: Listen to your body while you are having meal. Stop when you feel satiated. This will help your body to balancerepparttar 140483 energy.

Mark has been collecting articles and information on Weight Loss and HGH (Human Growth Hormone and related health benefits. He has created and edits numerous web sites about this subject. Mark is a staff writer for

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