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March 29, 2011

What Causes Belly Fat (And What to do About it)

What Causes Belly Fat (And What to do About it)

What causes belly fat often depends on a variety of factors including a person’s diet, level of activity, body type, genetics, and hormonal balance.  Belly fat, or abdominal obesity, is more than a cosmetic challenge; it can seriously challenge your health as well.  This is often the reason that people target it and work hard to get rid of it.

Regardless of what causes belly fat, it’s a pretty good clue that you may have increased inflammation throughout the body.  This can create problems anywhere in your body, not just for your belly.  Fat in the abdominal area is additionally a concern for individuals who may develop high blood pressure as well as an increased risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease due to excess belly fat.

What Kind of Belly Fat Do You Have?

There are actually different kinds of fat on the human body.  Intramuscular fat is what runs throughout your muscle tissue.  It is a lot like the marbling in a steak.  Then we have subcutaneous fat.  This is the belly fat that lies directly beneath you skin and is the kind of fat that people think they’re working hard to get rid of.  Next, we have the visceral fat.  This fat is the dangerous kind that’s both in and around your organs and behind the muscular wall.  When looking at what causes belly fat, we find that it’s mostly visceral fat.

Weight Loss Tips To Get Rid of Belly Fat:

Many people hit the gym in order to get enough exercise to get rid of belly fat once and for all, but what they don’t realize is that they’re mainly targeting the subcutaneous fat, not the visceral fat.  Visceral fat, that hidden cause of belly fat, is best fought with your diet.

From a diet perspective, belly fat is usually caused by eating too may carbs.  Therefore, you have to cut back and limit the number of carbohydrates you consume.  Believe it or not, you don’t have to be very drastic with your carbohydrate limits.  Most people that want to fight visceral fat should keep their carbohydrate consumption below 200 grams a day.

You have to pay attention to the type of carbohydrates you consume.  If you consume high glycemic carbs, those from high sugar or processed foods, your insulin levels will spike, resulting in belly fat.  You should eat foods with low glycemic carbs or complex carbohydrates.  Stick with fresh vegetables, whole grains, whole grain bread and whole grain rice.  Low glycemic carbohydrates are released slowly into your bloodstream without causing your insulin levels to spike.

Belly Fat Tip To Get Rid Of Your Gut

One great tip that has worked extremely well for many of my clients that are trying to get rid of excess belly fat is timing when carbohydrates are consumed.  It’s best to eat high carbohydrate foods early in the day because this is when your metabolism is the highest.  As the day progresses, your metabolism begins to slow down.  During the late afternoon and evening your metabolism has slowed to a point of not efficiently burning excess carbohydrates.  Carbs that aren’t burned are stored as belly fat.  As you can see, it makes perfect sense to reduce your carbohydrate consumption in the evening.

This one tip will help you eliminate one of the biggest obstacles of losing your belly fat.  But if you’re serious about discovering the secret for how to lose weight fast, then you’ll find some more advanced fat-burning tips at as well as a complete fat-burning program that covers everything from diet to exercise and even how to balance hormones that are holding you back from losing!

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March 27, 2011

Weight Loss Affirmations – Lose Weight With Affirmations

Developing a positive mindset is one of the most powerful life strategies there is. Using powerful positive thinking techniques, visualizations and positive affirmations, it is possible to achieve whatever you want. Professionals and business people can use these techniques to develop personal power or gain a competitive edge. At a personal level it will transform your life, your health and renew the joy and passion for life. Imagine waking up each morning, bursting with excitement, energy and joy for the new day! It really is that powerful…

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March 24, 2011

How to Lose 10lb in 10 Days

How to Lose 10lb in 10 Days

Losing 10lb in 10 days is definitely not a healthy way to lose weight. To lose 1lb of fat you must burn 3500 calories. So to lose 10lb you must burn 35,000 calories. That’s impossible to do in 10 days. So can you lose 10lb in 10days ABSOLUTELY. Can you lose 10lb of fat in 10 days? Heck no……

Sure weight loss has been on your mind for days but you just don’t know how to do it.

Here’s a guide to losing 10lbs in ten days flat!

Start by eliminating white sugar from tea, coffee, juices and food.

Try doing it for a week or two and see the difference.

Absolutely cut creams, pastries, carbonated soft drinks and cakes from your diet and this too, will help.

If this alone doesn’t help, then do away with simple carbohydrates as well as these convert into sugar and don’t help in cutting the fat.

Of course, how much carbohydrate intake you need to reduce depends on your body type.

Some of us get results by decreasing carb intake by 100 grams whereas others get results by a maximum of 20 to 30 grams.

Drink juices without sugar (freshly squeezed lime water is ideal) or go on a purely vegetarian diet.

Juices provide the nourishment while vegetables provide fibers that the human body so urgently needs.

This combined with the right workout regimen is sure to help you shed flab in 10 days.

No doubts about that.


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March 23, 2011

Chino Hills Fitness – Trainer VS Client

Just when I thought that I have seen it all. The other day I was going upstairs to my office and I saw Ann Marie. Just watch this amazing video as she lifts “Big Bad” Chad like he is a rag doll. Chad is 293lb!!!!

Not bad for a 50 year young lady 😉

You probably remember Ann Marie from a previous video where she discussed her tremendous results.

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