Low Carb Dieters: Want a Break from the Meat? Make It Veggie!

Written by Sylvie Charrier

At first, your low carb diet seemed likerepparttar best dream you'd ever had. A dietary expert was actually telling you to eat as much meat, eggs, and cheese as you possibly wanted. You could go to any restaurant, orderrepparttar 131286 biggest slab of beef onrepparttar 131287 menu and—since you weren't eating bread or potatoes with meat—you could still claim you were watching your waistline when offered dessert. But, now thatrepparttar 131288 low carb honeymoon is over, you might be finding thatrepparttar 131289 thought of another pork chop, omelet, or hunk of cheese makes you sick to your stomach. If you fit this description, there is a way to keep your carbs low, but your spirits high. Instead of a steak for your next breakfast, lunch, and dinner, why don't you try a low carb vegetarian dish?

Don't worry—you don't need a special ID card to eat vegetarian foods, nor do you need to wear sandals and burn incense. In fact, with nuts, fruits, and vegetables, you eat vegetarian foods allrepparttar 131290 time! But, if you're ready to skip steak once in a while, it's time to replace some of your meat entrees with vegetarian options. And, believe it or not, it's easier than you might think to whip up a low carb vegetarian dish.

"I can't believe it's not vegetarian!"

The easiest way to take your low carb diet on a vegetarian trip is by using meat substitutes. Meat substitutes taste, feel, and even smell likerepparttar 131291 real deal. When you simply substitute these faux meats in any of your meat-based recipes, you'll have to checkrepparttar 131292 package twice to make sure it really says "Vegetarian" onrepparttar 131293 label. From tofu to tempeh, seitan to TVP, there are just about as many meat substitutes as actual meats onrepparttar 131294 market today. You can have vegetarian ribs, shrimp, steak, chicken, turkey, salmon, and just about any other meat you can think of. But, if you really want a break from meat,repparttar 131295 real thing or even fakes, vegetarian dishes can serve you up right.

R Factors For Fitness and Health @ Body Perfect Fitness

Written by Robert Adams

Building a:

Perfect Body for Body Perfect Fitness and Health
Is just Four Factors Away!!!

The R Factors!!!!

What are they?

Rev up
You must incorporate an on-going Aerobic (with oxygen) exercise program in each of your weekly goals. That means a minimum of 3 times per week, you must work on strengthening and protecting your heart fromrepparttar risks associated with a sedentary lifestyle. Your heart will thank you for it, when you Rev up your motor and keep in revved for a minimum of 20-30 minutes three times per week in your target heart rate zone. Aerobic (with oxygen) exercise will definitely improve your Body Perfect Fitness and Health as well as make your heart stronger so your whole body can work more efficiently.

Ultimately more oxygen will flow through your body and reducerepparttar 131284 risk of depression and anxiety as well as increase your good cholesterol (HDL) and reducerepparttar 131285 risk of heart related disease. Think about it!! Lower your risk of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, heart attack, and just for a little body movement for 30 minutes 3 times per week. Where do I sign up?????

What is your target heart rate you ask?

Well first of allrepparttar 131286 type of exercise does not matter. You may walk, ride a bike, run, work out on a treadmill, stairclimber, eliptical machine, or any movement that will put you into a aerobic (with oxygen) state.

Getting your heart rate up to and maintaining a range of 65%-80% of your MHR (maximum heart rate) for 20-30 minutes. Keep in mind that your body will not start to burn excess fat and carbohydrates until you hit aboutrepparttar 131287 20 minute mark of that 65%-80% MHR. You body will then kick in and start to gobble up those stores of fat in your body and munch down on them to help you reduce your body fat % and get to a leaner Body Perfect YOU!!!

To calculate your MHR you must first take 220 and subtract your age. That becomes your high end ofrepparttar 131288 threshold of your heart rate.

An Example:

I am 43

220-43= 177 is my top end of my heart rate- I basically would be at an exhaustion rate with my heart maintained at 177. Meaning I would not be able to sustain exercise at that high a level for too long and really I would not get any long term Aerobic benefit.

My goal is to keep it between 65%-80% of that 177 maximum for my age:

177 X 65%=115
177X 80%=142

So my goal would be to keep my heart rate inrepparttar 131289 115-142 range forrepparttar 131290 best Aerobic conditioning for FAT loss and to keep it in that range for a bare minimum of 20 minutes, becauserepparttar 131291 real benefit kicks in after 20 minutes. So if you can incorporate cardiovascular activity at least 3 times per week for 30 minutes or more you have just completedrepparttar 131292 first important step in the

R FACTORs for a Perfect Body
Body Perfect Fitness!!!!

Resistance Training. Moving Weights, lifting something, exerting force on your muscles to produce hypertrophy. Working out!!!! Yes studies have shown that incorporating resistance training into your daily and weekly Perfect Body forYOU Body Perfect Fitness and Health routine, will help support a transformation of your body composition. Meaning you will gain more muscle and reducerepparttar 131293 amount of fat % that your body is composed of. A solid resistance training program is essential inrepparttar 131294 transformation to a leaner more defined body that will work harder for you when you are not working. Studies have shown that a higher % muscle composition body will work at burning more calories per hour while at rest than a body with higher fat percentages. Lean bodies Burn more FAT!!!!!!

How you eat and what you eat!!!! Yes it is very important inrepparttar 131295 R Factors to incorporate a retraining process of your eating habits. You have to think of your body as a car that needs to be refueled every day. The right type of fuel will determine how your engine runs. Small meals every 3-4 hours that include low glycemic index foods that are low in fat, are good complex carbohydrates and that incorporaterepparttar 131296 right type of lean proteins, will provide a well rounded nutritionally sound eating plan that keeps your blood sugar in check throughoutrepparttar 131297 day.

Here is one great way to help manage and buildrepparttar 131298 perfect meal plans for you:

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Don't Buy intorepparttar 131299 fact that you can eat allrepparttar 131300 FATTY Foods you want as long as they are high in protein and low in carbohydrates. You body does need fat, but it needsrepparttar 131301 right kinds of fat. The fats that are not saturated and low in trans-fats. Stick to fats like Olive oil and Canola Oil. The fats found in nuts like Almonds are outstanding, because they are low in saturated fats and high inrepparttar 131302 good fats. The fats that help you raise your HDL and lower your LDL levels in your body to maintain a healthy cholesterol level. When thinking of low glycemic foods think of one other important factor.

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