How Can We Speed Up Fat Burning?

First, is diet. *Healthy food and drink choices. *Keep the right balance of healthy protein/carbohydrate/fat intake at a 30/40/30 ratio in any given meal or snack.  Read the book “Enter The Zone” by Barry Sears, PhD for more information on this.    Second, is exercise.  Type, frequency, intensity.  What is best? What type of exercise…

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Exercise and Fat Burning

Yay! I’m down another 0.4 pounds today!  That’s a total of 20.6 pounds lost with 59.4 pounds to go to reach my goal!  And, I had pizza for supper last night! Exercise and fat burning can be a complicated and confusing topic, so we’re going to try to simplify it. We are what we eat…

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Weight Loss Overview

  This is an overview of what I am doing to lose weight.  It’s a very simple program. Breakfast: *I have a 180 shake.  Usually I add a serving of fruit to make a smoothie. *I take a 180 Metabolic Boost multivitamin. Lunch: *I have a 180 shake OR my main meal of the day.…

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Jump Off the Vicious Diet Cycle

Here’s the really great news . . . Did you know muscle weighs more than fat, BUT fat takes up more room than muscle? Your goal is to save the muscle and lose the fat! You’ll notice the inches falling off, so stop concentrating on the scale. Remember you want to keep the heavier muscle, increase…

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The Diet Cycle

     Diet, lose weight, eat again, gain weight, diet again!!  It’s a vicious cycle! Healthy weight loss is not just about what the scale says. It’s about what your body fat percent is (see yesterday’s post).  That’s the only stuff you want to target and get rid of.  That’s what’s causing the problems.  To accomplish…

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The Fat Cell Story

Fat Cells A picture is worth a thousand words.  Picture the following.  They can be very enlightening and persuasive.  (These are very simplified explanations.)      A new balloon, small and flat.  It doesn’t take up much room and it’s hard to blow up.  What happens when you blow it up?  It’s full and takes up…

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