Counting Calories for Best Result

Counting Calories for Best Result

Calories are a measure of energy, normally used to measure the energy content of foods and beverages. The amount of calorie intake needed to lose fat for each individual depends on the type of workout you are doing, your body weight and your gender. To lose weight you have to maintain a calorie deficit in your day to day activities. This mean eating fewer calories than you burn. An average woman needs to eat about 2,000 calories per day to…

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How to Stay Motivated with Your Fitness Routine

How to Stay Motivated with Your Fitness Routine

Set realistic goals Goals need to be SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-constrained). Set short-term, moderate, and long-term goals. Make the goals challenging enough that you will feel pleased with yourself for completing them, and easy enough that they are attainable in the time frame you give yourself. Short term goals can be varied. For instance, you could set a goal to do 20 minutes walking on the treadmill on Mondays. Alternatively, by the end of the month you…

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Hormones Responsible for Weight Gain

Hormones Responsible for Weight Gain

Hormones are secreted in the body by several glands that are essential for the growth, development, reproduction, etc.  They are the body’s chemical messengers. They help tissues or organs to do their work via travelling through the bloodstream. While these hormones keep your body function normally, a hormonal imbalance can cause an adverse effect on your body. In order to lose weight all these hormonal imbalances should be taken into consideration. This is why it’s so important to understand how…

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Keep Count of Your Macronutrients

Keep Count of Your Macronutrients

When come to nutrition and weight loss Keeping count of the ratio of macro nutrients which are your fats, proteins and carbohydrates that you consume is key to get lean. Fats Dietary fat refers to the fats and oils found naturally in animal and plant foods, and those used in cooking, at the table, and added to processed foods. Dietary fat is made up of fatty acids. There are two types of fatty acids: saturated and unsaturated. They’re used by…

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