Lose Weight And Gain Muscle – Its A 2-Step Process

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Fitness | Posted on 06-10-2012-05-2008

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“Lose Weight – Gain Muscle!” You’ve probably seen or heard this headline all over the place, from today’s top weight-loss, fitness, and muscle-building magazines to radio and TV ads. What you may not have seen or heard is that it’s best (and possibly easier, too!) to do the weight loss first, and muscle building after. You see, before you can build up your muscles, you have to ditch the excess body fat. So while you may see both processes touted together by your favorite exercise or body-building celebrities, losing weight and gaining muscle really is more of a two-step process.

We’ll start with losing weight (or rather, body fat), and why you should concentrate your efforts on this step first. By losing the extra body fat first (which is the “true goal” for weight loss), through healthy eating and moderate exercise, your muscles begin to build tone so that once you are ready to start the muscle-building phase your muscles are in a lot better shape for it. I read somewhere that losing weight is about creating a “calorie deficit” and I believe that’s a good way to put it. In plain English, however, what it means is to lose fat, you need to burn off more calories than you take in each day.

How do you create a “calorie deficit?” You do it by manipulating and maintaining a low calorie diet and light to moderate exercise plan. Don’t even think about trying those “fad/fast weight loss diets” either, because most of those are unhealthy and potentially harmful. Not to mention most people who use them and lose some pounds usually gain back what they lost and more. You want to create a long-term healthy eating and exercise plan so when the fat is gone, it doesn’t come back! So now you know how to take care of step one of your plan to lose weight and gain muscle: create a “calorie deficit” to burn off the fat.

Step two is all about building muscle. How does one build muscle? You do it through strength and endurance training that focuses on working specific muscle groups in each training session.

Strength training generally involves the use of weights, but you will also want to do things like sit-ups, push-ups, pull-ups… and these training exercises can be done anywhere because the weight you’ll be using is your own body weight! Still, free weights are going to come in handy for those other muscle-building reps you’ll be doing, like squats, bench presses, and curls. For maximum effect and minimum possible damage, schedule your muscle-building workouts for 30 to 45 minutes a day, three days a week.

The main thing to remember when you start on your quest to lose weight and gain muscle is until excess body fat is gone, you’ll just be gaining tone. After you’ve burned off the fat, then you’ll be ready to build muscle mass, and your body will be in better condition for doing so if you concentrate on burning the fat first.

If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment and we’ll get back to you. Thanks for reading.

–Nigel

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Really Easy Weight Loss

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Fitness | Posted on 12-09-2012-05-2008

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You know, it may not be fair that society and advertises perpetuate an unreasonable ideal for what people should look like. Nobody’s perfect. On the other hand, there is also a point when it’s a good idea to lose weight. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to be healthy, or to look your best. Losing weight isn’t always easy, but what follows will make it much, much easier. Nothing complicated, just stuff that actually works.

Building muscle burns calories even when you’re at rest. Wait! While that may be true, the calorie-burning effect of extra muscle tends to be exaggerated. The one thing that is not in dispute is that muscle does burn more calories, pound for pound, than fat does. The only question is how much, but in the battle of the bulging waistline we’ll use every trick in the book.

Write a plan to lose weight. Even if you’re writing down somebody else’s plan. The sheer act of writing it down increases the odds of your success. What foods will you be adding or reducing? What new habits will you encourage? What about exercise? There are no right or wrong answers, you know yourself better than anybody, so only you can make the best plan for you. The more specific your plan, the better.

Be ready for the inevitable roadblocks and setbacks. Yeah, I’m human, too. There will be times when you veer from your plan. It may be a moment of weakness, or it could be due to an unforeseen circumstance. The trick is to not let it get to you. All too often we make one slip and use that as an excuse for letting our plan slide for the day. Don’t let that happen. Forgive and forget and get back to your plan.

Make the better choice. This ranks right up there as an easy way to lose weight. For example, let’s say you are buying a bag of potato chips (yes, you can eat chips), compare it to another bag and see which has the fewest calories. Or, even better, compare the chips to another snack food, or something from the produce department. You always have a choice. How much weight loss you experience will correspond directly to how good your exercise and food choices are.

Perhaps you noticed that we actually said you can eat potato chips earlier. Yes! Chips. It’s silly to think you will really be able to swear off the foods you truly love for the rest of your life (barring serious health reasons for doing so). So, instead of fighting it, you’re going to control it. How? By eating smaller portions of the foods that do the most damage to your waistline.

None of the things we just covered are complicated. Start incorporating them into your daily routine now. The best part is that you can keep eating all of the foods you love if you’re willing to build a little extra muscle, have a plan, be prepared, make better choices and keep portions in check.

If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment and we’ll get back to you. Thanks for reading.

–Nigel

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Your Metabolism And Its Effect On Fat Loss

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Fitness | Posted on 02-09-2012-05-2008

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Metabolism is the process by which your body converts food into energy. Many people hold the belief that fat people have low metabolism rates and skinny people have high metabolism rates. However, the process is not that simple.

Your metabolism depends on three separate factors, and how it works affects how much you weigh. Metabolism is determined by the amount of calories you consume, factors such as age and sex, and how physically active you are.

If you consume excessive calories, you will eventually gain weight. Each human body is designed to run on a certain calorie amount. This can vary from person to person, but is between 1500 and 2500 calories for most adults. If you are trying to lose weight, it will be less.

Men generally need more calories per day than women, unless the woman is pregnant or breastfeeding. The rate at which your body burns these calories is your metabolism; if you burn them more slowly, you’ll gain weight. If you burn through extra calories quickly, you’ll maintain your weight.

Factors such as age, body composition, and sex also determine metabolism. If your body contains more muscle, your metabolism will be faster. If it contains more fat, your body will be slower.

For this reason, women’s metabolism often slows down after pregnancy. Excess fat is accumulated and stored on the hips and breasts. After pregnancy, it can be harder to lose this weight. Age also affects your metabolism; as you age, your metabolism slows down. This can lead to “middle age spread” if you don’t take action to burn those extra calories and kick your metabolism into high gear.

Your rate of physical activity greatly affects your metabolism. This is good news; it means you have some control over the situation! If your metabolism is slowing down due to age, gender, or other factors, you can boost it by exercising. The key to weight loss is burning more calories than you take in.

When you choose to exercise regularly and eat a healthy diet, weight loss is possible. Your metabolism will increase as you add muscle to your body remember; muscle burns more calories than fat!

To jump-start your metabolism, you may need to lower the amount of calories you’re consuming daily and up the amount of exercise you are doing. Choose aerobic and weight lifting exercises for maximum impact. Aerobic exercise burns fat, and weight training will add muscle. Both can greatly increase your metabolism, leading to healthy fat loss.

If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment and we’ll get back to you. Thanks for reading.

–Nigel

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Weight Training For Fat Loss – How To Burn Calories Quickly

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Fitness | Posted on 31-08-2012-05-2008

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There are many methods of weight training for fat loss. By adding weight training to your exercise program, you can increase the fat loss you achieve. Weight training helps you to burn calories, boosts your metabolism, and helps your body burn fat more efficiently throughout the day. Weight training can be a great way to step up your workout, build muscle, and increase fat loss.

Weight training burns calories as you exercise. The physical exertion and strain on your muscles is a great way to burn calories that would otherwise be stored as fat. Excess calories can be burned quickly and efficiently as you lift weights, leading to increased fitness, strength, and loss of excess body fat.

Weight training for fat loss boosts your metabolism, as well. Muscle is more efficient than fat. Adding muscle to your body increases the amount of calories you burn while resting – your resting metabolic rate is raised. Adding muscle through weight training is a great way to ensure that you burn more fat, even while you’re sleeping or watching TV. It doesn’t get much better than that!

Weight training continues to burn fat after your workout is over. For several hours, even an entire day, after your workout, your body is breaking down and rebuilding muscle. This takes energy to do, and increases your metabolism. Building muscle mass leads to more efficient energy use, and a higher metabolism in general. Adding muscle helps you to burn excess calories more efficiently throughout your day. If you truly want to burn fat while you rest, then weight training is for you.

Multiple repetitions of weight lifting exercises can tone and strengthen your muscles. Your body will be stronger, and you’ll burn calories efficiently. Your posture, self esteem, and body image will improve as you continue to lift weights. Weight training for fat loss is a great way to mix up your workout, while improving your body image. The exercises are relatively simple to learn, and can be added to your daily routine with little effort.

Weight training is a great method to burn fat. Add weight lifting to your exercise program today, and enjoy the many benefits. Weight training burns calories as you exercise, and boosts your metabolism for continued efficiency. Weight training even burns fat after you’re finished working out! Add some weight training to your exercise routine today – you will be amazed at the results!

If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment and we’ll get back to you. Thanks for reading.

–Nigel

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Natural Fat Loss

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Diet, Fitness | Posted on 23-08-2012-05-2008

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When it comes to losing weight, everyone wants a quick solution. Natural fat loss supplements abound, promising quick, immediate weight loss. However, if you’re truly interested in losing weight naturally, the only real way to do so is through diet and exercise. Natural weight loss is just that – natural. It’s a process that your body goes through. You can’t reproduce natural fat loss by taking a pill or eating strange combinations of foods. You can, however, encourage it by eating well and exercising regularly.

Natural fat loss is achieved as the body loses fat and gains muscle. You can encourage fat loss and muscle gain by eating properly and working out. Foods for natural fat loss are nutrient dense, rich in vitamins and minerals. Foods like fruits and vegetables are packed with nutrition, without being packed with calories. For a natural fat loss diet, choose lots of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, and fat free dairy. By limiting your caloric intake, you’re encouraging natural fat loss.

As you build muscle, you decrease the percentage of your body composed by fat. A muscle toning program can add lean, toned muscle without adding bulk. Low weights and high repetitions will help you achieve a long, lean physique, while aiding your natural fat loss. As you build muscle, your body will burn calories more efficiently, which will allow you to burn your remaining fat even more quickly!

Cardio exercise will also help in your natural fat loss journey. After your first fifteen minutes of cardio, your body begins to burn fat for energy. You can ramp this process up even more by exercising first thing in the morning – before breakfast. Your body burns more fat on an empty stomach, so this can be a quick and easy way to jump start natural fat loss. If you get dizzy or shaky with this method, try adding a light breakfast with a low fat protein source, such as whole grain bread with peanut butter. This will give you enough nutrients for exercise, without weighing you down.

Natural fat loss can only be achieved through diet and exercise. If you are interested in losing fat naturally, without supplements, pills, or powders, you can do so. Natural fat loss involves a lot of effort, but it is well worth it. It is the easiest type of weight loss to maintain. Weight lost with fad diets is often quickly regained. However, with natural weight loss, you will achieve results that will stick with you for a lifetime. By learning how to eat right and exercise properly, you’re enabling your body to lose fat now, and maintain your weight loss for a lifetime!

If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment and we’ll get back to you. Thanks for reading.

–Nigel

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Muscle Building For Fat Loss

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Fitness | Posted on 22-08-2012-05-2008

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Many women are under the impression that any type of weight bearing exercise will bulk them up – adding too much muscle to be attractive. In fact, the opposite is true. Muscle building for fat loss is possible, and adding muscle will, in fact, help your body to burn fat more quickly. Adding muscle to your frame helps you to secure a lean, toned appearance. You’ll be stronger, and more flexible.

When practicing muscle building for fat loss, it is key to remember that you may not lose weight as quickly as with cardio alone. However, you are burning fat more quickly.  Muscle has weight, too, and you are replacing fatty pounds with muscular ones. However, if you are overweight, your weight will still drop. In either case, your percentage of body fat will drastically decrease, and you will lose inches from your hips, thighs, and waist.

When you decide to add muscle building exercises to your daily routine, start with a low amount of weight and a high number of repetitions. When you see those big bulky guys in the gym lifting weights – they’re doing the opposite. For bulk, you’d want a high amount of weight, lifted a few times. Low weight, high reps will lead to long, lean muscle and an overall toned appearance.

As you practice muscle building for fat loss techniques, it is still important to eat healthfully. Working out in the gym and then going home to load up on cookies and chips is unhealthy, and unproductive. Remember, it is much easier to avoid calories in the first place than it is to burn them once you’ve eaten.

Muscle building will help you to achieve other healthful benefits, as well. Your posture will improve, as your core muscles become stronger. You’ll have more energy, and be able to do more cardiovascular exercise as your body strength grows. Working out will become easier and easier, as you become stronger and stronger.

When you begin add muscle building for fat loss into your workout, you may be sore. If this occurs, be sure to stretch before and after your workout. Remember, your hard work will pay off! You’re decreasing your body fat percentage, which improves your overall health. You’re improving your posture, and building a stronger, healthier body. It’s a proven fact – muscle building for fat loss works!

If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment and we’ll get back to you. Thanks for reading.

–Nigel

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Get Ripped with Hardcore Workouts

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Fitness | Posted on 15-08-2012-05-2008

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By Craig Ballantyne

When it comes to losing your last 10 pounds, then you need hard-to-your-core workouts.

Designed with advanced fat loss and muscle gains in mind, the TT Hardcore workout system uses intense training techniques designed to get you rapid fat burning results.

In fact, you’re going get ripped with these classics.

But beware…these Hardcore workouts are for ADVANCED users only.

With challenging barbell complexes, difficult bodyweight exercises, awesome 5×5 trisets, and my plateau-busting adrenaline-style intervals, you’ll recruit maximum muscle to burn mega-calories during and after training.

Needless to say, ONLY use these programs IF you’re advanced and ready for hyper-fat burning results.

Stubborn fat simply doesn’t stand a chance against these Hardcore workout routines.

Plus, you’re going to get a bonus workout, one of my Trademarked Metabolic Resistance Training programs – TT MRT 2K12.

It includes what I call Muscle-Metabolic Resistance Training, or M-MRT for short.

By borrowing some squeezing techniques bodybuilding (yes, bodybuilding!), your workouts will be even better, more intense, and more effective for building muscle and burning fat at the SAME time.

You’ll use NEW exercise tempos, which force your body to train with MORE intensity for greater muscles exhaustion.

PLUS, we’ll use the 90% rep technique combined with the squeezing techniques to dramatically increase the amount of fat-burning, muscle building tension.

I’ll be honest, I’ve been training for over 20 years and I can’t ever remember my legs feeling exactly like they did after workout A in this program. Enjoy.

Add it all up and that’s where the M-MRT kicks into your program and completely changes the dynamics of the workout. Basically, you’ll burn way more fat with this program, while building lean, sexy muscle at the same time.

It’s the end of your belly fat as we know it.

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Diets and Weight Loss and Ultimate Exercises

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Diet, Fitness | Posted on 29-07-2012-05-2008

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If you’re like me and like to stay up late at night, you’ve probably seen the thousands of weight loss commercials that are aired at night. Late night cable TV viewing is all about selling some type of weight loss plan or machine and breaking it up into three easy payments for you.

Have you ever bought any of it? Will you ever buy any of it? If you haven’t, then you probably won’t. If you have, then you probably feel like you were scammed by what you bought because you didn’t get the results you were promised.

I know your frustration and irritation. When you’re trying to find exercises that are easy to do and will help you lose weight, sometimes you try to find shortcuts along the way and you may even be desperate for a solution.

Instead of wasting your time and money on the latest fad exercise plan or machine, let’s try some old tried and true exercises that have been around for years and have been proven to be effective.

Walking and running have been weight loss champs for decades. A lot of people have used these exercises with great success. They’re great exercises because they involve almost all of the body in the exercise and cause most of your large muscle areas to burn fat.

Swimming has been another favorite for years. It’s a very low impact exercise that’s easy on the joints and involves most of the body as well. Most people that use swimming as a weight loss exercise find that they can swim longer than they can run or walk and enjoy the added benefit of being to lose more weight by swimming.

Even though those are great exercises to use and add to your daily routine, I want you to think of this first: What physical activities do you really enjoy doing on a daily basis? It’s a really simple question when you think about it and it can have far reaching effects on how you lose weight.

What I really want you to identify are the exercises that you are already doing and see if there’s any way to do them more frequently. For example, do you like to golf? A lot of folks do. Well, next time you go golfing, don’t rent a cart to drive you around the eighteen holes. Walk the entire course. It’s the best of both worlds!

Just keep this in mind: The ultimate exercises for you are the exercises that you enjoy doing and because you like to do them, you’ll want to do them more.

If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment and we’ll get back to you. Thanks for reading.

–Nigel

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101 Reasons Why You Might Be Training

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Health | Posted on 14-07-2012-05-2008

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It’s always interesting to find out why everyone is getting in shape and improving their fitness.  So, I thought I would go the extra mile and ask our community a question.

This was that question!

You Might Be Training If…

The response was fantastic! So good, that it’s helped me write this article for you.

As you read through them you’ll discover that there is a good mix of health reasons, psychological reasons and some fun reasons.

1. I’m training because I want to lose weight.

2. I’m training to improve my physical appearance.

3. I’m training to try and reduce my risk of developing diabetes.

4. I’m training to improve my self-esteem.

5. I’m training because it helps me maintain an independent lifestyle.

6. I’m training to increase my level of muscle strength.

7. I’m training because it gives me more energy to meet the demands of daily life, and provide me with a reserve to meet the demands of unexpected emergencies.

8. I’m training to improve the likelihood of surviving from a heart attack.

9. I’m training to burn unwanted fat from my body.

10. I’m training to improve the functioning of my immune system.

11. I’m training to reduce medical and health care expenses.

12. I’m training to help to maintain weight loss – unlike dieting.

13. I’m training to reduce my risk of having a stroke.

14. I’m training to improve my athletic performance.

15. I’m training to improve my body and confidence.

16. I’m training to help me manage stress more effectively.

17. I’m training to try and attract a new partner.

18. I’m training to help boost my creativity.

19. I’m training to protect myself against “creeping obesity.”

20. I’m training to reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure.

21. I’m training to help combat substance abuse.

22. I’m training to improve my decision making abilities.

23. I’m training to enhance sexual desire, performance and satisfaction.

24. I’m training to help burn excess calories.

25. I’m training because to helps me to relax.

26. I’m training to help improve my posture.

27. I’m training to maintain or improve my joint flexibility.

28. I’m training to reduce workdays missed due to illness.

29. I’m training to help me sleep easier and better.

30. I’m training to improve my body’s ability to use fat for energy.

31. I’m training to help to increase my overall health awareness.

32. I’m training to try and get my ex back.

33. I’m training to reduce my risk of getting heart disease.

34. I’m training to help alleviate depression.

35. I’m training to improve my mental alertness.

36. I’m training because I’m a fitness freak.

37. I’m training because it can help relieve the pain of tension headaches.

38. I’m training to increase my productivity at work.

39. I’m training to reduce my anxiety level.

40. I’m training to improve my ability to recover from physical exertion.

41. I’m training to reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer.

42. I’m training to reduce the likelihood of developing low back problems.

43. I’m training to improve my mood.

44. I’m training to help provide protection against injury.

45. I’m training to reduce the level of abdominal obesity – a significant health risk factor.

46. I’m training to assist in my efforts to stop smoking.

47. I’m training to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer.

48. I’m training to help me maintain proper muscle balance.

49. I’m training as it may be protective against the development of Alzheimer’s disease.

50. I’m training to help to decrease my appetite.

51. I’m training to increase my level of muscular endurance.

52. I’m training improve my balance and coordination.

53. I’m training to help reduce and prevent the immediate symptoms of menopause.

54. I’m training to increase the density and breaking strength of my bones.

55. I’m training to reduce vulnerability to various abnormal heart rhythms.

56. I’m training to help to preserve lean body tissue.

57. I’m training to improve mental cognition.

58. I’m training to improve pain tolerance and mood because I suffer from osteoarthritis.

59. I’m training to try and help improve my short-term memory.

60. I’m training to increase my anaerobic threshold allowing me to work or exercise longer at a higher level, before significant amount of lactic acid builds up.

61. I’m training reduce the risk of developing colon cancer.

62. I’m training to improve my heart circulation.

63. I’m training to try and improve my stamina.

64. I’m training to give me the energy to get me through my busy day.

65. I’m training to get back into my old clothes.

66. I’m training simply to stay fit and healthy.

67. I’m training to so I can watch my kids and grandkids grow up.

68. I’m training to keep myself motivated.

69. I’m training as it helps to keep me focused.

70. I’m training to run a marathon.

71. I’m training to enter fitness competitions.

72. I’m training as my goal is to be a cover model.

73. I’m training to lengthen my lifespan.

74. I’m training to lower my blood pressure.

75. I’m training to improve my golf.

76. I’m training to get six pack abs.

77. I’m training to improve my metabolism.

78. I’m training to look good for my holidays.

79. I’m training to try and get fit enough to join a sports team.

80. I’m training so I can use the stairs instead of the elevator.

81. I’m training to get my life back on track.

82. I’m training so I can take the dog for a walk instead of the other way round.

83. I’m training to get back in shape after the birth of my beautiful baby.

84. I’m training to lose weight and boost my chances of getting a new job.

85. I’m training to try and improve my concentration and attention span.

86. I’m training so I can play active games with my children.

87. I’m training to try and get a role in a film.

88. I’m training so I can make gardening easier.

89. I’m training so I can learn rock climbing.

90. I’m training to lose weight for my wedding.

91. I’m training for ME!

92. I’m training because I’m sick and want to improve my health.

93. I’m training to commit to exercise; I’m done with being a quitter!

94. I’m training to transform my body so I look like a gladiator.

95. I’m training to lower my cholesterol.

96. I’m training to make this year my best ever!

97. I’m training to try and strengthen my heart and lungs.

98. I’m training to become a higher performer at work.

99. I’m training to try and improve my arthritis.

100. I’m training because I want too.

101. I’m training to improve my overall quality of life!

This list should open your eyes as to why you should be training and getting your body back in shape.  By now, your mind will be full of reasons to get into your exercise gear and start your training program.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re stuck in meetings all day or sat at a desk all day, you can’t say you have no time to exercise.  Get up earlier and do your training before you go to work.  You really have no more excuses.

If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment and we’ll get back to you. – Nigel

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Shocking Fat Burning Research: Truth About Weight Loss Exercise Programs

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Fitness, Information | Posted on 30-06-2012-05-2008

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No one believes you can gain muscle and lose fat at the same time. I say, it’s true. Not only do the strength and interval workouts prove it, but now science agrees. Weight loss programs are starting to use only strength training for fat burning.

I have 3 BIG, and I mean BIG fat loss, body changing lessons to share with you today…

First…

Researchers from Purdue University showed men and women (with an average age of 61 – with one subject 80 years old!) were able to lose fat, gain muscle, get stronger, lower LDL cholesterol, and improve blood sugar control with a simple strength workout routine.

36 healthy men and women did strength training three times per week for 12 weeks, doing 3 sets of 8-12 repetitions.

By the end, the subjects gained an average of four pounds of lean mass and lost over four pounds of fat. This study show’s it is possible to gain muscle and lose – at any age.

And you don’t need fancy machines or an expensive gym membership, all you need is a professional program, like Turbulence Training, that you can do in the comfort of your own home.

Next…

I hear from men all the time who claim to be 6% body fat or less (which is the level of a professional bodybuilder) but still have a hard time seeing their abs.

This, by the way, is impossible. Listen, if you really are 6%, you’ll have an 8-pack, and you won’t need any advice from me.

The problem is too many men and women believe that handheld body fat analyzers are accurate.

The truth?

Recent research shows these tools underestimate the amount of fat you are carrying on your body by 2.4 kg! That’s 5 pounds of fat these handheld machines are neglecting to tell you about!

So don’t get too smug with your handheld body fat readings, because it’s likely underestimating the amount of fat on your body.  Besides, its not about the machine, its about the mirror, how your clothes fit, and about losing the inches from your waist.

Worry about those, not some bogus readout on a machine.

And finally…

Everyone knows you don’t burn fat with strength training, right?
Wrong! A new study hot off the presses from the prestigious Journal of Applied Physiology showed strength training boosts metabolism by 10% after exercise and increases fat burning by 100%.

In this study, subjects did a standard 3-set strength training program focusing on multi-muscle exercises and showed just how powerful “Turbulence” is for fat loss…

During strength training, you apply “turbulence” to your muscles, causing an increase in your metabolism and fat burning after the workout. That’s how you build muscle and burn fat at the same time.

So forget about the “calorie readout” on the cardio machines. While strength training doesn’t burn as many calories as traditional aerobic training during the workout itself, it continues to burn calories AND fat long after your workout.

And that’s why you get a better body with Turbulence Training than you do with long, slow, boring, less-effective cardio.

Turbulence Training: Build muscle, burn fat, at the same time.

Get in shape for summer fast with strength and interval training.

PS – Here are the respective references for those 3 studies…

a) Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Apr;85(4):1005-13.

b) J Appl Physiol 102: 1767-1772, 2007.

c) Hormone Research 2007;68:8-10.

Craig Ballantyne is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and writes for Men’s Health and Oxygen magazines. His trademarked Turbulence Training for Fat Loss have helped thousands of men and women with weight loss and fat burning in less than 45 minutes three times per week. Turbulence Training for Fat Loss workouts help you burn fat without long, slow cardio sessions or fancy equipment. Craig’s bodyweight workouts for fat loss help you lose fat without any equipment at all.

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