Truth About Fat

Written by Versha Chugh

A body fat measurement is recognized asrepparttar superior method for measuring "weight loss”. When one declares that they want to "lose weight", what they often mean is that they want to lose fat. So, now that you've had your body fat percentage measured, what doesrepparttar 137470 number really mean?

First, your body fat percentage is simplyrepparttar 137471 percentage of fat your body contains. If you are 100 pounds and 10% fat, it means that your body consists of 10 pounds fat and 90 pounds lean body mass (bone, muscle, organ tissue, blood and everything else).

Fat is essential for functioning of many body parts. Fat regulates body temperature, cushions and insulates organs, lubricates joints, balance our hormones and tissues and isrepparttar 137472 main form ofrepparttar 137473 body's energy storage. In fact,repparttar 137474 fat naturally found in whole foods is fat you actually need for your body to function properly.

Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) are fats that must be in a diet for good health. They are principally gained from vegetable oils. EFAs are necessary fats that humans cannot produce on their own, and must be obtained through diet. EFAs are long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids derived from linolenic, and oleic acids such as sunflower oil. They are liquid at room temperature. There are two families of EFAs: Omega-3 and Omega-6. Omega-9 is necessary yet "non-essential" becauserepparttar 137475 body can manufacture a modest amount on its own, provided essential EFAs are present. The number following "Omega-" representsrepparttar 137476 position ofrepparttar 137477 first double bond, counting fromrepparttar 137478 terminal methyl group onrepparttar 137479 molecule. Omega-3 fatty acids are derived from Linolenic Acid, Omega-6 from Linoleic Acid, and Omega-9 from Oleic Acid.

Fitness Goal Secrets Revealed Here for the First Time

Written by Tony Farrell

Lets talk a little about achieving your fitness goal.

Everybody finds it hard to arrange time to do various day to day chores or tasks, including your muscle and fitness training.

Just follow these steps to help you get more out of each day in your workout routine, or any other part of your life for that matter. These steps will help you achieve your muscle and fitness goal.

I have found thatrepparttar more I struggle with my daily liferepparttar 137428 harder it is to get anything out of what I do. In other words, if I have certain things that need doing throughout each day, and I also want to get in some training, I find that I don't getrepparttar 137429 proper benefit that I should expect from my training routine.

Is thisrepparttar 137430 same with you?

Do you find that it's hard to getrepparttar 137431 time to train?

Are you struggling withrepparttar 137432 fact that you have so much on your plate, that it's just too much stress to cope with?

Well, let me help you here. I'll guide you throughrepparttar 137433 various steps required to get you to achieve that fitness goal.

There's a lot of information here. So what I've decided to do is to break it into a number of easy to follow articles. This way you can cope much better and receive much more benefit from it.

Ok, lets begin with an overview.


This is a triple key to success in your muscle and fitness regime. To ensure your success, you can't have one withoutrepparttar 137434 other.

You see,repparttar 137435 problem with most people is that they want certain goals or results. Nothing wrong with that. And you should have certain goals that you wish to attain. This isrepparttar 137436 Have portion ofrepparttar 137437 three keys.

The real problem starts withrepparttar 137438 fact that most people believe that they just have to do certain things in order to achieverepparttar 137439 desired results or goals. This isrepparttar 137440 Do part ofrepparttar 137441 three keys.

Although this is true, no matter what you do you can't achieve success withoutrepparttar 137442 first key, which is Be. I'll go into this a little more shortly.

But first, let me clarify...

Your goals arerepparttar 137443 Have key. This isrepparttar 137444 first thing you need to decide and it must be specific. What is it you want to have? Do you want to have more lean muscle? Or is it to have less weight? Or do you want to have more weight gain?

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