How Much Do You Need To Exercise To Lose Weight?

A new study performed by the American College of Sports Medicine pooled all of the data to date on exercise and weight loss to determine their new guidelines. According to Melinda Manore, one of the lead researchers, their research determined that a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise was needed each week just to maintain current weight. This amounts to just 20 minutes of moderate activity each day if you exercise 7 days a week. Their findings also determine that a lifestyle of diet and exercise amounting to 250 minutes per week…

Green Tea Enhances Abdominal and Total Fat Loss In Moderate Exercisers

A recent study determined that green tea can significantly increase the amount of fat that is burned in people who are moderately active (180 minutes of activity per week). In this study, 107 overweight subjects were given either green tea or a placebo containing an identical amount of caffeine only. The group who was given the green tea enjoyed more weight loss…

Agave Nectar – Is It a Good Alternative to Sugar?

Agave is a plant that grows in southern Mexico, South America and the southwestern states of the United States. The sap of the Agave contains a high concentration of carbohydrates which makes it a potential alternative sweetener to plain table sugar. Agave syrup or nectar can be up to three times as sweet as sugar and is touted as a low glycemic sweetener. But is it a suitable sweetener for those who want to lose weight?

Different Kinds of Eggs – Cracking the Egg-Code

Blythe wrote a wonderful article about eggs entitled, Eggs…are they REALLY the PERFECT Fat Loss Food and it inspired me to continue the discussion. In today’s blog, I just want to briefly help you distinguish between the different types of eggs on the market. It use to be that we had only one choice in the supermarket, now we must decide among a number of different types of eggs and their prices can vary greatly. So let’s talk about some of the more commonly found types of eggs…

A Flossing Secret That Will Help You Lose Fat

For my entire life, I just never seemed to be able to get into the habit of flossing. I knew it was important to my oral health, I knew that if I didn’t start flossing I would ultimately have to have very painful gum surgery. My dentist told me this and I believed him. So why couldn’t I do it? Why couldn’t I get into a ritual of flossing? Brushing was not an issue, I did it religiously every morning and every evening. But I just would not floss!! Well, one day I came upon a secret that would instantly change my flossing life. In one night, I started flossing and to this day I do it practically every day. This secret can easily be used to help you in your fat loss journey…So are you ready for it? Here it is, at absolute NO CHARGE!

What To Do If You Are Severely Obese

Ok, allow me to start with the disclaimer…”See a doctor for goodness sake! Get the OK to start a fat loss program!”

Ok, now that I got that out of the way…Let’s get down to business.

Tony Robbins tells a story of a client that he was working with who was 150 pounds overweight. He recalls that the client was talking about getting started with a program, they said “I’ll get started just as soon as I find a personal trainer, read a diet book, get a gym membership, etc.” Tony’s response was…

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