Is Your Goal Really Weight Loss? by Nathan Latvitis
... In addition to water, if you have been working out lately to speed along your “weight loss” (you mean fat loss, right?) progress you probably have gained some muscle doing so. 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.
Are you Bulking or Cutting by Zach Bashore
... That is why you don`t want to crash diet and try losing weight to fast or you`re most likely going to lose most of your hard earned muscle. To start, you should lower your calories from your BMR to roughly 300 fewer calories a day. You can change that number according to the results but 300 is a good number to start out at. You can either eat less food or do more cardiovascular exercise to burn these calories. How you do it will depend on the individual.
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.
Fat Burners: The Biggest Rip-Off of the Weight Loss Industry? by Nathan Latvitis
... When you cut calories without lifting weights or exercising, part of the weight you lose will be muscle as well as fat. When you add weight lifting/exercise to your routine, you essentially signal your body to keep your muscle. For more information on this topic of “weight loss and weight lifting”, check out our free 7-day fat loss e-course. The second lesson involves the effects of weight lifting on fat. So, in essence, you can lose weight without exercising – but it’s kind of a waste of time.
How to Calculate Your BMI by Ken Wilssens
... If you apply the BMI formula to calculate your body mass index and then measure the circumference of your waist, you will have a better indication of whether or not you need to lose weight. When you start to diet and lose weight, instead of constantly weighing yourself on the scales, you should take a measurement of your waist at regular intervals. When you lose weight through diet and exercise you will gain muscle, which will not produce any measurable changes in the BMI.
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%.
How To Do Calorie Counting The Right Way by Jed Baguio
... This can determine the intake calories lower than the burned calories and I will lose weight or vice versa I will gain weight. Correlate that with your weight or BMI (Body Mass Index) over time and having the tool that helps regulate my food consumption versus my daily activities. I can fine tune my meal plans and daily activities if I add my hunger levels before and after the meals. This can sustain my dieting for a long time and it will become my way of life.
Calorie Counting Done the Right Way = Weight Loss? Absolutely! by Erik Pijcke
... If the chart shows that the intake calories are lower than the burned calories, I will lose weight and vice versa I will gain weight. Correlate that with a chart that shows your weight or BMI (Body Mass Index) over time and I have the tool that helps me regulate my food consumption versus my daily activities. If I add my hunger levels before and after the meals, I can fine tune my meal plans and daily activities. In this way I can sustain my dieting for a long time and preferably it will ...