HIIT for maximum fat loss

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We explained in a previous post why nutrition was the most important element of a successful weight loss program. However, this does not mean that exercising is useless. Exercising actually plays a key part in accelerating the weigth loss process if associated with a healthy diet. Find out how to get the most from your workout. HIIT for maximum fat loss To maximise your workout’s ... Read More »

Processed foods make you fat

Fast Food

If weight loss could be summarized in one rule, it would be this one: eat fresh and minimally processed foods. The closer the food is to nature, the better. You cannot escape the fact that processed foods make you fat and sick. We define a food as “processed” when it has been substantially chemically distorted from its initial form. It’s the ... Read More »

How to choose a diet plan that works?

The perfect choice

Newspapers, blogs and television shows continuously boast the benefits of new “revolutionary” fad diets. If you are looking for healthy weight loss results and wonder how to choose a diet plan, discover the three golden rules of a healthy diet plan selection. Rule 1: Stay away from “quick fix” diets As a rule of thumb, any diet that promises more than ... Read More »

Is exercise as important as diet?

Blue Weights, Green Apple, and Tape Measure

It is commonly believed that exercise and diet are equally important when trying to lose weight. You have often heard that it simply boils down to “eating a bit less and exercising a bit more”. Is exercise as important as diet? The fitness industry has instilled in our minds that to lose fat you must “burn it off” on the cardio ... Read More »

Set realistic weight loss goals and track results

Diet results

Set realistic weight loss goals Setting your weight loss goal is the first step of a successful weight loss program. Your goal should be realistic and measurable. Usually losing 1-2 pounds per week, or about 4-8 pounds per month, is realistic. Calculating your BMI (Body Mass Index) will guide you to determine if your weight loss goal is reasonable. BMIs of ... Read More »

Vegetables for weight loss

FARM FRESH vegetables and fruits

Vegetables are the unsung heroes of any successful weight loss program. In this article you will learn why they are so important and how to use them to reach your diet goal. Maximum satiety, minimum calories The reason vegetables are the key to weight loss lies in their composition. Most vegetables are high in fibre and contain a lot of water. Fibre, ... Read More »

The Calories Myth, busted

Dieting. Unsure Bewildered Girl Choosing Apple or Cake

You’ve been told that “a calorie is a calorie”. In this article we’ll go over why this is wrong and what you need to know if you want to lose weight. The Myth Proponents of the “a calorie is a calorie” and “calories in vs. calories out” dogma claim that what you eat doesn’t matter as long as the net calorie ... Read More »