Weight Loss Tips for Success

Losing weight and keeping it off is never easy. However, with the right practices, any weight loss goal is achievable. You won’t hear us advocating for any simple fixes or “weird tricks” to lose weight fast. Losing weight is putting your body in a state of persisting starvation. To overcome your body’s built-in defenses, you’ll need some help. You can start off by helping yourself with the right mentality.

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What is “Skinny Fat” and How Do I Avoid It?

Being skinny fat refers to being metabolically obese while having a normal weight, meaning you have too little muscle and too much fat. Basically, it’s an imbalance between the amount of muscle and fat you have that can make you appear fat even at your ideal weight.

A skinny fat or metabolically obese normal weight (MONW) individual can have the same BMI as someone who looks ripped, yet themselves have excess fat. This is because being skinny fat is about body composition, not weight.

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Diet Soda and Weight Loss

The American diet is filled with high fat, high risk foods that pack on the pounds. We’re always looking for reasons to lose weight in ways that don’t take much time. One of the big things associated with weight loss and better health is cutting calories. The fewer calories foods or drinks have, the better it must be for you, right?