Tag - metabolism

Diet vs. Exercise for Weight Loss

Losing weight is as simple as following one rule: burn more calories than you eat. When you burn more calories than you eat, your body is forced to use fat stores for energy which over time, causes weight loss. The weight loss rule has two sides: how many calories...

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Quick Weight Loss: Why It’s Unhealthy

Everyone is always looking for the quickest and easiest solution to just about everything, weight loss included. Losing weight isn't a quick or easy process. If you want a time frame, think about how long it took you to gain the weight you're now trying to lose. If it...

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Strength Training and Weight Loss

When most people think about exercise and losing weight, they automatically picture running, biking or swimming - a high intensity workout that burns a large amount of calories. They focus all their effort on cardio and completely ignore any of the benefits a strength training routine has to offer....

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Top 5 Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism

1. Eat Enough. When trying to lose weight, make sure you're eating enough. That's right, enough. If you cut your calories too drastically, your body will compensate by slowing down your metabolism to conserve energy. It's getting ready for a prolonged period of starvation. If you're eating under 1,200...

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