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Archive for July, 2009

The 15 Best Diet Tips

WebMD has posted their best 15 diet tips “ever”. When it comes to advice though, the best tips are those that work for you. Here is their list: Drink plenty of water or other calorie-free beverages. Think about what you can add to your diet, not what you should take away. Consider whether you’re really […]

6 Diets to Avoid

When it comes to losing weight, everyone’s in search of a magic bullet. But don’t fall for the hype. Unfortunately, there’s no short-term fix for long lasting weight loss. So learn to identify these six red flags: 1. Diets that promote or promise drastic weight loss. When you start a diet, you can potentially drop […]

7 Steps To A Better Body

Follow these 7 steps, and you could melt 5-8 pounds in two weeks: 1) A FISTFUL OF PROTEIN 3X A DAY Aim for 4 to 6 ounces (about the size of your fist) of lean protein (chicken, fish, or egg whites) at every meal. In one study, people who got 30% of their day’s calories […]

Reach For Heavier Metal

People who are new to weight training tend to use dumbbells that are too light to gain strength or sculpt muscles, according to a study at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI. Choose a weight that feels heavy for 8 to 12 reps so that “you are barely able to complete the last rep […]