Category: Fat Loss

How to Tone Your Body

This is a question that many women would like to know the answer to. Some guys also say that they want to tone their muscles, but the vast majority of the time it’s women who want to “get toned”. Can you “get toned”, though? Well, that depends on what you think toning actually means.  If…



Is Cardio Effective for Fat Loss?

We hear it all the time: If you want to lose weight then start running, swimming, jogging, biking, etc.  However, we then see many people who have been jogging for over a year or more and really don’t look much different than they did before.  Although, then there are those few who come out looking…



Caffine and Fat Loss

When you think of caffine, do you think “fat loss supplement”?  Well you should.  You see, the truth is that many of today’s fat loss pills are just caffine stuffed with many other powerful looking ingredients.  The supplement companies definately wouldn’t want you to know that though!  If you knew that, then you could just…



Exercise Less When On a Diet

If you are on a calorie deficit (diet) to lose fat and keep the muscle, then you might be doing too much!  There are so many different ways people workout to lose fat, and there are so many people with so many different opinions about which is the right way to and fastest way to…



Why People Wear Sweatshirts While Exercising, and Why It’s Useless

I have seen over and over again people working out while wearing a sweatshirt, sweatpants, or both.  Many people claim that this helps them burn more calories because it heats up their body temperature, and, after all, heat is what really burns the calories.  Other people wear them because they say that it helps them…



Should You Do Cardio After Lifting?

Sometimes I get asked, “Should I do cardio after lifting weights?”  Well, it really depends on your goals, is what I normally say.  There are many people that when I ask them why they run after they lift, they say it’s because they want to build muscle by lifting and then lose fat afterward by…



Why Eating Enough Protein is Vital

Whether you want to lose fat, gain muscle, or tone (which is just a combination of both..) you must make sure that you do one very important thing:  Eat a TON of protein!  How much is a ton?  More than you think it is.  The most common recommendation from bodybuilders is to eat 1 – 1.5 grams…



When to do Cardio or Aerobics on a Diet?

Before I get into this topic, let me first say that most of your focus on a diet should be what and how much you eat, lifting weights should be second, and cardio should be last (again, this is generally speaking).  After you have a solid diet working with regular weight training in place, then you can…



Which Diet Should I Follow?

With so much diet advice flowing around the internet nowadays, it’s no wonder that people can get very confused, very easily.  One of the most common questions that people have is what type of diet to go on?  A low carb diet?  Low fat?  Fruits and veggies (**sigh…**)? Well, there’s not one diet that is…



Easy-Gainers and Hard-Gainers

There are many people who say that they no matter how hard they try, they just cannot lose any body fat or lose weight.  On the other hand, there are many people to say that they eat ALL THE TIME but just can’t gain any weight.  They blame genetics.  They say that they are just…