Tag - definition

The Body Fat Diet

Countless misconceptions exist on why the body stores fat: eating too much fat, eating too many carbs, not enough protein, not enough green tea or eating too late. The correct explanation is that the body stores fat when you combine an abundance of calories with physical inactivity. Eating too much...

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Is there a difference between losing weight and burning fat?

Losing weight and burning fat are sometimes seen as two different goals but the steps needed to accomplish either are identical. At the core of both is calorie balance; the relationship between how many calories you burn and eat. During positive calorie balance, the body stores fat while a negative...

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Top 5 Fat Burning Myths

1. Spot Reducing. When your body fat percentage is high, you usually have a few areas you'd rather do without. Sometimes your body will store fat in the arms or midsection and your first thought is to target those areas with specific exercises. Sit ups for the midsection, tricep extensions...

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Top 5 Foods for Your Abs

Getting a perfect set of abs is difficult. The process however, is fairly straightforward. Everyone has a set of abs. Unfortunately, the body loves to store fat in your midsection and as a result, any definition is obscured. The solution is to force your body to burn that excess fat...

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Toning

Toning is an often misunderstood concept. Most people know what toning is but get confused when trying to achieve it. Toning is simply increasing muscle definition by burning fat. Exercise and diet play an important role and ignoring either will delay any results. Body Fat Percentage The amount of muscle definition is...

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Top 5 Ways of Turning Fat into Muscle

Note: You can't technically turn muscle into fat becuase there is no pathway that the body can us to make muscle tissue out of fat tissue. The phrase 'turning muscle into fat' actually describes two different steps: losing weight/burning fat AND building muscle. 1. Calorie Deficit. To burn fat you need...

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