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Why You Should Learn to Love Strength Training

Everyone enjoys a particular style of exercise, it could be bike riding, yoga, swimming, etc, but which ever style of exercise you enjoy make sure it involves strength training. 10 Reasons to Love Strength Training  1. Strength training keeps muscle mass when you are losing weight. During weight loss, from dieting, 25 to 30 percent of weight loss is muscle.  The only way to preserve and build the muscle while burning fat is thru strength training. 2. Strength training raises your metabolism. The more muscles you have the higher your metabolism.  After the age of 25, you lose a half a pound...

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6 Non-Diet Reasons You Have Belly Fat

As we all should know, diet is the number one reason why people have a difficult removing fat from the body.  We all know that you can do 1000 crunches a day, but eat unhealthy, and never see a 6 pack.  But there are also other important reason you cannot get that troublesome fat off your body, even though you are eating a healthy strict diet.  You’re Not Sleeping Enough When you do not get enough sleep it negatively effects the hormones in your body, which causes you to gain weight.  One hormone in particular leptin is responsible for the...

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8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Diet Plan

The first thing that you must ask yourself is, “What is a diet”? According to dictionary.com a diet is, food or feed habitually eaten or provided.  Basically, a diet is the food that you eat on a daily basis.  The common or understood definition of a diet is changing how you eat to a healthier version for a period of time.  The understood definition of a diet is what gets the average person in trouble.  If you plan to start and stop eating healthy after a period of time then you are planning to gain the fat back.   So the real...