What Does Fat From Food Do To You?

Does Fat From Food Fuel Your Exercise?

Over  recent  years, fat from food has gotten a bad rap. When mentioned, most people react like fat is a bad thing. And it can be. But it’s also one of the critical macronutrients of the three that the body needs to perform at optimal levels. These are  protein,  carbohydrates,  and fat.


The issue that comes into play with fat from food is the type of fat and amount.

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What Are The Best Foods For Energy Throughout the Day?

The Best Foods For Energy

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Do you have enough energy for a busy day?

Food is necessary to keep us going and giving us energy throughout the day. Anyone who has ever tried to work without breakfast or lunch can relate to that. But food can actually be responsible for a lack of energy too, if you eat the wrong things.

If you often find yourself feeling tired, or foggy in the head, then it may be time to have a look at what you’re regularly eating.

So what are the best foods for energy to keep you going throughout the day?

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Don’t Be A Slave To The Weight Loss Scales

Are You Obsessed Over The Numbers on Your Weight Loss Scales?

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Do you dread stepping on the scales each day?

A lot of weight loss “experts” will tell you to weigh yourself each and every day if you’re trying to lose weight. The idea seems to make sense on the surface. Regularly checking yourself on a set of weight loss scales leads to motivation when you see positive results.

This improves your focus and dedication to the efforts you’re making, and can lead to even greater results.

But what happens to you mentally when the scale doesn’t tell you what you want to hear?

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Exercise After 50 – What You Should Be Doing

How To Exercise After 50 Years Old

Many people get exercise wrong the older they get. Why? Because they often stop altogether. A lot of people stop exercise after 50. This is one of the worst things you can do to your body, especially at a time when exercise is needed more than ever.


The aging process hastens breakdown of muscle and connective tissue, and will leave you immobile if you sit there and do nothing about it.

Already over 50? No problem, you can still take matters into hand now and prevent an unfortunate outcome. Read on to discover how to exercise after 50 years old and what you should be incorporating into your fitness plan.

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Why Choosing Low Fat Diet Food Might Not Help You Lose Weight

What Is Low Fat Diet Food?

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Many healthy foods have a high fat content.

It seems that just about every week we hear about a new low fat diet food that will help us lose weight. Whether that’s a juicing diet, Atkins diet, Vegan diet, South Beach diet or just purely starving ourselves!

In the last few of years, studies have been conducted to show that not only are low fat diets reasonably ineffective in spearheading weight loss, some of them are quite detrimental to health and may actually cause you to increase in weight in the long run.

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The 3 Best Exercises To Lose Arm Flab

How To Lose Arm Flab

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Tricep kickbacks will help you lose arm flab.

Arm flab is a common appearance issue mainly among women.  When you lose arm flab it means that you can wave your arm without worrying about the bingo flap. You know, that section of your upper arm that hangs down when you raise it

Tricep exercises can help you lose arm flab by creating more definition and toning of the triceps. But not all exercises are as effective as others.

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Top 5 Foods To Eat After A Workout

What Are The Best Foods To Eat After A Workout?

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A fruit smoothie packs plenty of nutrients.

One important part of a successful exercise regimen is post-workout nutrition. The best foods to eat after a workout will quickly and efficiently restore the body’s energy and nutrients.

During exercise, the body breaks down muscle protein structures and glycogen. You also lose a lot of water through sweat.

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Why Am I Too Tired To Exercise?

5 Simple Reasons Why You Might Be Too Tired To Exercise

What are the two most commonly used excuses for skipping a workout or not exercising at all? “I don’t have time” and “I’m too tired to exercise”.


In reality, everyone has the time, it’s just a matter of making exercising a priority in your daily life. Three 10-minutes sessions are just as good (if not better) than one 30-minute one.

However, when it comes to not having enough energy to exercise, that can be a legitimate and real excuse. Here are 5 simple reasons why you might be too tired to exercise and how you can overcome them.

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Top 5 Foods To Eat Before A Workout

What Foods Should You Eat Before A Workout?

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What & when should you eat before exercise?

Before exercising, it’s important to fuel your body for the work that it’s about to do. If you don’t eat before a workout or eat very little,  it will likely lead to quick fatigue and weakness due to low blood glucose.

On the other hand, consuming too much food before exercise may cause stomach discomfort, nausea or cramping. The timing of meals can also affect energy levels during exercise. So what should you eat before a workout and when should you eat it?

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Learning Strength Training Basics Isn’t Difficult At All!

Strength Training Basics

Many people want to start a strength training routine but aren’t sure how to do so, or what to do. If you’re completely new to strength training, you’ll want to start out easy. Never push yourself until you’ve done this awhile and know when you can push yourself.


The terms strength training, weight training and resistance training can be used synonymously. It’s generally a personal preference as to the terminology people use.

Before we get into the strength training basics, let’s look at some of the benefits of this type of exercise. 

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