Why Does Weight Loss Cause So Many Problems?

weight loss causeWhen it comes to weight gain, the majority of issues will always be related to the amount of food or drink that’s put into the body on a daily basis. It has long been said that weight loss success comes from the kitchen which makes complete sense when you think about how many times each day we have the opportunity to toss something into our mouth.

If you overeat daily, then naturally that’s going to cause your weight to go up a little bit more each day. If you’re able to stay slightly below your own personal daily calorie amount, then you will lose a little bit of weight each day.

Do you truly want to have weight loss success? Then do without the unhealthy types of food/drinks and start eating in a healthy, nutritious manner. When you realize how enormous most fast food meals are, you will hopefully keep yourself from eating these types of nutritional disasters.

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Making It Through The First Months of Exercising

first months of exercisingI’ve made a disheartening observation at my local gym which I imagine happens at gyms all over. I’ve been going to this great little spot called FitFromTheGroundUp for over two years now and time and time again I see groups of people energetically sign up and start attending classes with their new workout clothes and shoes but sadly one by one they drop out over the course of only a month or two.

Apparently folks decide it’s time to work out and lose weight, but for some reason as they start actually working out their motivation sadly waivers and they eventually quit.

Granted it’s not known if they are quitting exercising altogether or if they just did not prefer the Crossfit/Bootcamp style workout, however most likely it’s due to not being willing enough to stick with the get-in-shape process.

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Healthy Meal of the Week 30 With Healthy Leftover Idea

healthy meal of the week 30Healthy Meal of the Week: Chilaquiles
Healthy Leftover Idea: Carne Asada Soft Tacos

One of my favorite meals my parents used to cook when I was a kid was chilaquiles. I think one of the main reasons why I enjoyed this meal so much (aside from how great it tastes) was because my mom let me help her prepare this meal. It was my job to cut the tortillas into pieces and then I got to help her put them into the pan to fry in oil for a bit. It’s funny what amazes a child when they are 8 or 9 years old.

This meal is an easy one to prepare and tastes fantastic if you have a liking for Mexican style dishes. Plus, the leftover meal takes practically nothing extra in order to whip together other than a bit of cilantro and diced onions. Hope you enjoys these meals as much as I do!

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50 Food Blogs for Clean & Lean Eating

50 food blogsThere are all sorts of food blogs and cooking resources found online that claim to be healthy, but how many of them are actually are? Many “healthy” recipes are actually far from it. They may include a healthy ingredient or two, but are also high in calories, full of sugar, or made from other heavily processed ingredients.

This is what you need to stay away from if you’re striving to lose weight and get in shape. That’s why I wanted to share this list of award-winning food blogs that offer reliable healthy meal ideas. Like our healthy meals of the week, these food bloggers offer delicious and nutritious recipes that can help you form a healthy diet which is the true key to weight loss success.

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It’s Crucial You Fix That Portion Size

fix that portion sizeIf you are attempting to revamp your living habits in an effort to lose weight, this may be an up and down struggle as you get used to the process. To get a good handle on this weight loss process, one of the most crucial items of business that needs to be taken care of is your portion size.

Lack of control over portion size is the number one reason why folks continue to gain weight. Eating too large of a portion at meals translates to taking in too many calories. If you do that on a daily basis naturally your weight will continue to increase.

Depending on how large your portion size is will determine how much weight you actually gain. That’s why getting a strong handle on the amount you eat on a daily basis is going to be your true ticket to weight loss success.

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Get Off The Couch and Workout

get off the couchWe are creatures of habit. Once we get into a routine and get comfortable, it can be extremely difficult to change that around. This is especially true if the change you are trying to make is in regards to your health and fitness.

Let’s face it, it’s much easier to sit on the couch with a bag of potato chips in one hand and a soda in the other watching television as opposed to working out.

However, if you’ve made it a point to change your life around, and if your doctor has given you the ok, you need to drill in your head that it’s time to get off the couch. As dramatic as that might sound, it’s really not as bad as you might think.

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