Is Your Goal Really Weight Loss? by Nathan Latvitis
... This gain in muscle can also affect the numbers you see on the scale. Muscle is also more dense than fat. You may be wondering how you are going to measure your progress now that the scale doesn’t 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 ...
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
... 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 effect on the chances of developing heart attack, stroke, diabetes, arthritis, gallstones, snoring, and sleeping disorder. Another metric often use by the medical community to gauge ...
Fat Burners: The Biggest Rip-Off of the Weight Loss Industry? by Nathan Latvitis
... Pretty much everyone’s TDEE is different, and it changes everyday depending upon how much work your body does that day or if you gained more muscle mass, etc This number can be affected by such things as genetics, how much muscle mass you have, what you do during the day, etc. You can get a rough estimate of you TDEE at Weight Loss TDEE CalculatorOnce you understand TDEE, there is another simple concept to understand. This concept is known as The First Law of Thermodynamics (don’t worry – ...
Acupuncture Weight Loss? Plus 5 Step Weight Loss Plan by Brian Carter
... 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
To Lose 10 Pounds Within 2 Months
And Keep Them Off: 1. Avoid heavily marketed supplements - instead, see a professional trained herbalist (acupuncturist) - it's safer and more effective - my preference would be a Chinese medicine practitioner, but some very well-educated ...