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How many diets do people try in their lifetime? How can an individual set themselves up for success?
On a daily basis men and women around the world are looking for a new diet or workout to try. Almost half of US adults are on a diet at any given time according to the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. Women were more concerned with weight loss than men (56.3% and 42.2%
By now you’ve probably heard the phrases “counting macros” or “IIFYM (if it fits your macros)” – but what do these mean exactly? What are the benefits of counting macros and how do you do it? Understanding macro counting can help you decide if it’s the right diet approach for you. Counting Macros: The Basics
Intermittent fasting (IF) is an eating pattern that involves fasting for typically 16 hours a day and eating for 8; it’s not a ‘diet’ as it doesn’t tell you what to eat, only when to eat it. If you’re trying to put on muscle, it’s likely that you’re a little put off at the prospect
If you want to lose fat in the most optimal way, you have probably found yourself questioning whether aerobic or anaerobic exercise is more effective. Aerobic exercise means ‘with oxygen’, while anaerobic means ‘without’. Aerobic exercise may consist of jogging, rowing or walking; essentially cardio. Your heart and breathing rate can be sustained during aerobic
UPDATED: July 10th,2019 Under-reporting food intake is the most common reason that individuals struggle to lose weight, according to a 2007 study by Park et al. You may have forgotten about that creamer and sugar in your coffee, but your body hasn’t; and it’s causing you to gain an extra pound a week. Macro tracking
Exercise isn’t a passing trend in your life: it should be part of your lifestyle for as long as you live. If you start a fitness routine in order to meet a goal (say, lose 20 pounds), then you achieve that goal and quit exercising—you’re probably going to end up right back where you started,