Is Your Goal Really Weight Loss? by Nathan Latvitis
... Muscle is also more dense than fat. You may be wondering how you are going to measure your progress now that the scale doesnít mean as much as it used to. Well, there are several methods to measure your body fat percentage. None of these methods are 100% accurate, but they will be much more useful than the use of a scale. One of the simplest ways is to use a caliper. You can usually find these at your local sporting goods/fitness shop. If you canít find them locally, you can order them off ...
Eating Basics of Gaining Weight by Ken Bendor
... As with losing weight, gaining weight can be achieved by adhering to a simple equation: to gain weight you need to eat more calories than you burn. While you have to get your calories up, this shouldn't be thought of as a prescription to eat anything you see. Gaining weight is more than eating everything in sight. Assuming your goal is to gain lean boy mass (muscle), then eating everything regardless of its nutritional content isn't the best idea.
Are you Bulking or Cutting by Zach Bashore
... On the flip side, you may know how to gain muscle, but you need to learn how to gain this muscle without the fear of fat gain. I am going to discuss the basics of bulking and cutting and hopefully give you the knowledge needed to complete your next bulking or cutting diet. Bulking is simply eating more calories than what you are used to eating, but it`s not as simple as it seems. Your calories need to be from healthy bodybuilding foods and not from junk foods like pizza, chips, and cookies.
10 Steps for Weight Loss by Russell Davies
... calories you are consuming - it is very easy to over eat. 10) Supplementing you diet can make fat loss easier. A diet high in protein can help preserve muscle (more muscle means an increase in metabolism). There are also some fat loss supplements available which help boost your metabolism, this is useful as your metabolism may slow during extended periods of dieting. This article is written from my own experiences. I have lost 20lbs of fat and gained 20lbs of muscle. My body fat is 11%.
What is Body Mass Index (BMI) by David Brooks
... This means there are some exceptions to the rules: 1)Muscles - body builders and people who have a lot of muscle bulk will have a high BMI but are not overweight. 2)Physical disabilities - people who have a physical disability and are unable to walk may have muscle wasting. Their BMI may be slightly lower but this does not necessarily mean they are underweight. In these instances, it is important to consult a dietitian who will provide helpful advice.
Healthy Body Weight by Rex Ng
... For instance, muscle has a higher density factor than fat, thus athletes tend to weight more. But there are some measurable indexes we can leverage as reference point to body weight. One of them is the amount of weight gained since mid-twenties. For majority of people, metabolism started to slow down during mid to late twenties, which implies we might be absorbing more calories than we are used to. Studies have indicated the amount of weight put on since mid-twenties have proportional ...
Fat Burners: The Biggest Rip-Off of the Weight Loss Industry? by Nathan Latvitis
... If you eat more calories than your TDEE, you gain weight (this weight can be muscle or fat or a number of other things, but thatís for another article) 2. If you eat less calories than your TDEE, you lose weight (once again, this can really be anything) 3. If you eat the same amount of calories as your TDEE, your weight stays the same So, in order to lose fat, you must create some sort of calorie deficit between your TDEE and the number of calories you eat.
Acupuncture Weight Loss? Plus 5 Step Weight Loss Plan by Brian Carter
... You can lose up to 2 lbs per week without gaining it back. That means you could lose 104 lbs this year and keep it off! Positive change is like stretching a rubber band- if you stretch too far too fast, it breaks or snaps back on you. So avoid the temptation to take an easy solution like ephedra or citrus aurantium (both misused Chinese herbs), because you'll gain the weight back, and you're risking heart problems and stroke. 5 Things to Do Right Now
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