Weight Loss and Dieting Secret #1 – IN and OUT

Written by Greg Ryan - High Profile Fitness Expert

Any dietary plan onrepparttar market has some portion of it that works, butrepparttar 150368 basic principle of any good eating program, no matter how sugarcoated, centers around calories IN— calories OUT.

The eating “only one type of food diets” will not be effective, and such a restricted diet defeats you mentally. Most diets are just too unrealistic for a person’s lifestyle. Plus they don’t supply enough basic nutritional needs for people to stay with them. Balance isrepparttar 150369 key! Attitude isrepparttar 150370 key to keeping balance!! Here are what I callrepparttar 150371 5 P’s of eating andrepparttar 150372 attitude one must take to keep food in check!

Perspectives toward food

Ask yourself, “Why do I eat?” Most will say, “I eat because I have to.” Well, think about it. Do you? If you eat just because you have to, then your choices will be more for taste. If you ate withrepparttar 150373 attitude that food was fuel, then how would you eat? You may be more likely to make a quality choice. Your attitude toward food is very important!

Pattern of eating

Do you driverepparttar 150374 same way to work every day? Do you go torepparttar 150375 same grocery store? Do you hang out withrepparttar 150376 same people most ofrepparttar 150377 time? The same thing is true with your food.

Chances are you eat atrepparttar 150378 same time, gobble uprepparttar 150379 same food types and in most cases, you take in roughlyrepparttar 150380 same amount of food on a weekly basis? Your body gets used to eatingrepparttar 150381 same types and same amounts. As in exercise, it is really important to incorporate a variety of foods in our daily eating to keep it off guard, so to speak.

Pushing your buttons

Why do you think advertisements are so powerful? They spark something inside of you and immediately you find yourself on autopilot going torepparttar 150382 refrigerator orrepparttar 150383 next fast food joint to get something you don’t need. Recognize this so you can make better choices.

Portion Control

Being aware of how much you eat at one time is very important. Take spaghetti for example—fifteen years agorepparttar 150384 doctors came out and endorsed pasta as a healthy food. While this is true, physicians didn’t explain portion control. Even though pasta may be a good food type, an extra hundred or two calories a few times a week adds up. Learn to pushrepparttar 150385 plate away.

Weight Loss – The Importance of Low Body Fat

Written by Greg Ryan

When you hear a doctor or a personal trainer say, “Your body fat is too high, or you are borderline obese, what do you think? Does it matter to you? Does it motivate you to lose weight? Or arerepparttar numbers onrepparttar 150023 scale more important to you?

Most people will always have a love – hate relationship withrepparttar 150024 scale in their bathroom. However, withrepparttar 150025 dramatic increase in diabetes and obesity cases in Americarepparttar 150026 importance of keeping your overall body fat down becomesrepparttar 150027 most important issue to ones health.

What does it mean to be obese? This means that thirty percent or more of your overall body weight is fat. When this occurs, your body has already begun to shut down in many areas. Things that are affected by high levels of body fat are; blood pressure, cholesterol, bone density, energy levels, immune systems and on and on. This isrepparttar 150028 direct reason forrepparttar 150029 increase in heart disease, diabetes, and strokes in America.

What is happening behindrepparttar 150030 scenes is this; muscle burns more calories than fat. If you have less muscle then you are going to burn less fat in day. In addition, aging promotes a decrease in muscle mass naturally. The goal is to slow that natural process down. How do you do that? I call this, “Having synergy in your workout and eating plan.”

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