Weight Loss for Beginners by David Mcevoy
... Sticking to 500 calories a day less than what you normally eat, ensures a regular, steady weight loss that will leave you feeling empowered, more energetic, healthier and indeed, happier. An average adult male needs around 2500 calories a day just to live, and the average woman, 2000, but what about you? How do you work out how many calories your body needs each day? You can visit where you will find a very simple, calories per day calculator for adults.
Goal Setting for Weight Loss by Chyna Dolores
... You need to remember that sometimes you may ‘gain’ weight as you may have gained some muscle while losing fat. # Another great way to measure your success is to use a tape measure and keep track of your losses. Hips, waist, bust, thigh, calf, arm and neck measurements are the most commonly used measurements to track weight loss progress. You may even like to use an article of clothing to help track your progress. # If your goal is to lose fat, not just weight, than you will need to measure ...
Weight Loss: FAQ by Adam Waxler
... As my weight loss web sites gain more popularity, I find myself answering more and more emails with questions about various weight loss programs and other diet tips. I have noticed that many of these questions about weight loss are very similar to one another. Therefore, I have put together a list of the ten most frequently asked questions about diets and weight loss 1. What is the best diet plan or weight loss program? My answer to this is simple…any diet that provides all the nutrition ...
What's Wrong With Dr. Phil's Food Plan? by Dale Reynolds
... A good recommendation for healthy weight loss is to eat 500 calories under your AMR (not below your BMR!) and to remember to recalculate your needs as you lose weight (recalculate after every 25 pounds lost, if you get stuck and are not losing, or if you increase your activity significantly). Dr. Phil doesn’t provide different plans based on your starting weight and activity level, and he is against counting calories (or exchanges or Points.) But without knowing your approximate AMR and ...
Fattening Foods: Not So Fattening After All? by Nathan Latvitis
... If the amount of calories we eat is greater than our TDEE, we gain weight (as stated before, this weight is not necessarily fat all the time - it could be muscle). Many people skip this important fundamental and look at the type of food they are eating or several other factors before they investigate how many calories they are eating per day and how to adjust their amount of calories consumed to achieve their goals. Fat holds 9 calories per gram, while carbohydrates and protein hold only 4 ...
Weight Loss Using BMI And BMR by Glen D. Williams
... There are wide variations in healthy weight among humans of the same height, like sex and frame size. Another common variation is, as we get older, we can afford to be a little more, shall we say, fluffy. The point is, you now have a way to figure out how much you should weigh based on something more objective than the TV. BMR-Basal Metabolic Rate: Your BMR is basically, the number of calories your body needs to maintain its current weight. Like the BMI, it's an approximation.
How to Count Calories With Your Eyes by Marc David
... And at some point, you’ve been told or heard that eating 5-6 frequent small meals a day is the way to go for weight gain or weight loss. After running a fitness site and bodybuilding forum, I see a lot of confused individuals who ask this very question below about the 5-6 meal deal. They have heard about it and want to do it but when it comes to counting calories, they are not willing to measure each grain of rice. And can you blame them? Many times people will ask, “I know all that stuff ...
What is Body Mass Index (BMI) by David Brooks
... 20 to 25 - you have a healthy weight range for young and middle-aged adults. 23 to 28 - you have a healthy weight range for older adults. 26 to 30 - you are mildly overweight. Over 30 - you are very overweight or obese. Some things to remember
BMI does not differentiate between body fat and muscle mass. 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.