Diets & Weight Loss

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When To Diet Properly

Many people are so eager to diet that they don’t slow down, take a step back and see if they are ready to get started on one. If you are not truly ready to diet, you are just setting yourself up to fail.

The most common mistake many people make is starting a diet during a super busy time in their life. When you are busy, time is of the essence. A major snag in diets is the preparation for foods take a little longer than just grabbing fast food. You also might find yourself a bit stressed, which usually leads to turning to comfort foods being eaten.

Another time you should avoid starting a diet is during the holiday season. Now, if you had started the diet months before it’s fine, but trying to start a diet at the peak of big, family meals is just asking for trouble. Once you see all the great food you will more than likely be telling yourself “Oh, I think I’ll start my diet next week.” It’s just not a good idea to try and pull off a diet during the peak eating season.

Finally, you should probably avoid starting a diet if you are living with or going to be around a bunch of people who are not on some type of diet of their own. I know it takes some dedication to try and get the results you are looking for, but if you are surrounded by a bunch of people who are eating pizza every night for dinner and candy bars for snacks, the temptations just make it really difficult to have any sort of success in dieting.

If you can overcome any of these scenarios, more power to you. It is really up to the individual, just know that the majority of failed diets happen because of these instances in life. You can increase your success rate by starting your diet in more ideal situations.

How Losing Weight Can Help You Mentally

When people go on diets, they do so because they want to see the results on their body. However, the mental aspect of losing weight will actually make a huge difference in regards to you as well.

I have never been severely overweight, but what I would like to do is share my father’s story with you. He is about 6 foot tall, and as his weight began to get in the upper 200 pounds, he knew something had to be done.

It’s a given that he was having trouble doing physical activities. As a school teacher though, he didn’t realize until later just how much this weight gain wore on his mental state. He became bitter, fatigued easier and just did not want to do much of anything.

Once he found a way to lose all that weight (got down to the low 200s, where he still is today), he mentally became a lot stronger. He enjoyed his job again, he wanted to do things after work.

The moral of the story is, if you are suffering with weight problems, think about all the benefits that come with finally getting back to your old weight. The physical difference will be noticeable by everyone right away.

Mentally, once you see that you are able to trim the fat off so easily, you want to constantly work at it even more. You begin to realize all that work you did can change the complete outlook of the rest of your life. If that doesn’t boost how you feel mentally, I’m not sure what else could.

Good luck if you are about to start your battle with the bulge. As you can see on the rest of this site, there are a lot of great programs to help you stay motivated. Some even focus on the mental aspect, so pay close attention to those.

Can You Lose Weight Without Exercise?

Exercise and weight loss seem to be inseparable. The fact is, not everyone can exercise though and so they look for other options. So the question is: can you lose weight without exercise?

The answer of course is yes, it just puts a bigger emphasis on eating correctly. When you workout, it basically gives you more ways to eat what you want and take in more calories. You will burn more when doing exercises.

If you opt not to do any exercise, you still burn calories during the day. Your body is always burning calories off, just not at as quick a rate obviously. Walking around, doing everyday work will burn more calories than you think, although this is not ideal.

The important thing to look at though is why are you not working out? If you are able bodied, you should definitely give it a try. It will help you keep the weight off, and also build muscles. Being active will also help you with staying overall healthy in every way possible.

Another option is to have weight loss surgery done if you just can’t exercise. Many people have had success with this, but again I would consider this an idea only if nothing else works for you. It is important to limit these surgeries to extreme cases, because some even consider it a form of cheating yourself by taking the easy way out.

Exercising is a person’s best friend to keep themselves in good shape. I know it is easier to say and think about than actually do it, but once you begin you might fall in love with the idea and continue to do it. The important thing is to begin. Best of all, you can begin to eat the foods you like again and they won’t have as huge an impact on your stomach.

Fat Loss 4 Idiots Review

No workout product puts it as bluntly as this. If you are not happy with your current weight, the Fat Loss 4 Idiots program promises you that they can make things easy on you. Weight loss is simple if they walk you through it. Although I’ve tried a lot of workouts, I am no expert myself on the specifics of training. So I decided to give this a try.

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I need to point out in my Fat Loss 4 Idiots review that all in all I was extremely please with the results. Not only that, it was easy (relatively speaking) to follow. Therefore, I’d recommend this to just about anyone, save the super intense athletes who might want something that targets specific areas.

Their initial claim is to lose 9 pounds in 11 days. A lot of that will depend on your current habits. If you eat whatever you want and never work out, those first 11 days will be very tough. However, you will most likely lose much more than 9 pounds as well on the Fat Loss 4 Idiots program.

My personal results with the program led me to believe that initial weight loss was water weight. This is normal at the beginning, kind of a way to cleanse your body. However, after a month I was somewhere between 15-20 pounds lighter. That included a lot of fat burning.

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For the most part, Fat Loss 4 Idiots focuses on diet, since that is the root of most people’s problems. If you can eat healthy, you will not need as much exercise to burn calories off. The diet is pretty good, nothing too crazy that you have to limit yourself too. It really is a simple, easy to handle diet that gives you results.

The most important advice I’ll give to people looking to start the Fat Loss 4 Idiots ebook program is that you must commit yourself to dropping weight. This is considered, for the most part, to be an easy, beginner diet for the busy person. You need to commit to the lifestyle changes though, or you will not see the results you want.

Ready to try Fat Loss 4 Idiots? Check out their official site here.

Xtreme Fat Loss Diet Review

I always have billed myself as not being an expert, but just someone who has tried a ton of different workout programs to find which ones work and which ones don’t. When I first picked up the Xtreme Fat Loss Diet, I was a bit skeptical, but I decided I needed to try it due to the reviews I had read before.

Here is the official Xtreme Fat Loss Diet website.

Before I really get into my Xtreme Fat Loss Diet review, I want to give you a brief overview so you know how the program developed by fitness guru Joel Marion works. Since you can read that on their official site, I then want to go over my personal thoughts so you can make a smart buying decision with your money. With thousands of weight loss programs out there, you need to spend your money wisely.

The Xtreme Fat Loss Diet ebook is packed with a lot of hard work in the 25 days. That’s right, the program is not very long, but boy oh boy you will be working hard. In fact, in those 25 days it is broken up into 5 sets of 5. If that makes it easier to get through, I would look at it that way. Five short sets of five workouts.

When they say Xtreme in the Xtreme Fat Loss Diet, they really mean it. I went in expecting it to be hard, like all diets and weight loss plans to a degree, but this one is more intense than others.

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As hard as you work in the fitness department, I must touch on what you will be doing while eating. They will have fasting days where you obviously don’t eat anything, and then cheat days where you can eat whatever you want. Depending on what type of person you are, this will either be a great thing or a scary thing. Going in I was a bit unsure if this would work properly for me, since I was used to eating every day with smaller meals, but I found it to not be a big deal.

Overall, the Xtreme Fat Loss Diet review I did went pretty well for me. I dropped pounds (somewhere between 10-12 pounds) and overall I felt I was eating better. Fasting is not something I recommend to continue doing, but during the program it seems fine.

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The Diet Solution Program Review

Below is my review on The Diet Solution Program. Jump to their official site for any additional information and to purchase by clicking here.

Many diets, while not billed as a crash diet, is in fact a short term deal. It gives you that little boost, and then it is up to you to remain healthy or put the weight back on. With The Diet Solution Program, it is a complete lifestyle changer for the short and long term. So is it worth getting into this commitment?

Isabel De Los Rios first developed this system because she had a sick mother who was also a diabetic. She needed to find something that could help people with all types of backgrounds to change the way they eat for the better.

When I first started The Diet Solution Program review, the first thing I noticed is how much detail is put into this ebook. The main program is just under 100 pages in a PDF file, but you also get seven other guides in the basic package. All of them are helpful in changing your eating habits, walking you through the process and just being overall healthier.

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The one disappointment I had with The Diet Solution Program is there is no exercise program that is included in it. I mean, I guess I shouldn’t have expected one since it is all about the diet, but having even a basic one would be nice since everyone should get exercise as well.

Getting back to the nutritional part though, there really is nothing better to guide you to eat the right way. You will be able to eat tasty foods as well as opposed to the normal diet food. Keep in mind though that the food The Diet Solution Program recommends sometimes will cost you more than what you are used to spending, but just remember what you may pay now to eat healthier will prevent you from paying health bills later in life.

If you are looking for a nice, solid diet program that is fairly easy to stick to for long periods of time, The Diet Solution Program is one of the best I’ve had the experience of trying. Find a nice workout program to accompany it and you should be well on your way to a much healthier lifestyle.

If you are struggling with eating healthy, consider trying out The Diet Solution Program today.

Fat Burning Furnace Review

Losing fat weight and gaining muscle weight is basically the goal for the majority of people out there starting a new workout program. So when the Fat Burning Furnace promises exactly that, I had to see if this product was just a scam, or if it truly worked.

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When I first got my hands on the ebook put out by Rob Poulos, I began reading and comparing it to the countless other products I have demoed and reviewed. This was, of course to see if this one was worth recommending to others or even trying in the first place.

What makes the Fat Burning Furnace different from other products is it focuses more on weight lifting than doing cardio for the exercise. Through their science, Rob has found that lifting seems to give you more results in the fat burning and muscle building that you want. I have to say, what he says makes sense, and of course my individual results made me a believer as well.

Most people will be pleased to know that because it is weight lifting, the workouts are under 30 minutes for the most part. That is huge for someone looking to start the Fat Burning Furnace but may not have the time to dedicate an hour or more to working out. I was able to get my workouts in when doing the Fat Burning Furnace review during the mornings before going to work. The workouts can also be done just using your body weight, which is another bonus if you don’t have equipment.

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While a nutritional guide is included with the Fat Burning Furnace system, it’s pretty basic. It gets the job done, and for the most part gives you what you need to know, but if you want to have more recipes and food choices, you might want to look online for free supplementary choices. They are all around, and even though it might take up some time, it’s well worth it.

The most important thing I must stress with the Fat Burning Furnace is you must stick with it. Seriously, 30 minutes a day to workout should be easy to get in. If you can’t find the time to do this workout program, I’m not sure where else you should look. The best part is, it just works. I got stronger, more defined and lost about 10 pounds after a month. Your weight loss will vary depending on where you are in overall health right now, but if you are looking for a short, effective workout you can stick to, try this one out.

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Acid Alkaline Diet Review

If you are not really up on diets, your first thought when seeing the name Acid Alkaline Diet might be “is this a battery website or something.” No, it certainly isn’t that, but what it claims to do is help you lose weight in a unique way. Read on to see my thoughts.

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I won’t claim to be a weight loss, diet expert, but I have tried a ton out there. I feel actually trying them surely beats just reading about them, but that is for you to decide after reading what I have to say. In this Acid Alkaline Diet review, I will give a brief overview of the plan, and then I’ll tell you the pros and cons I went through in my personal journey.

The basis of the Acid Alkaline Diet is to separate and eat two types of foods: alkaline-forming and acid-forming. The goal is to get 80% of the foods from the former category, 20% from the latter. If you don’t follow a diet like this, your pH balance in your body can be thrown out of whack. You might be wondering which foods are in which categories. I’m not going to fill this page up with charts, but a good generalization is most alkaline-forming foods are fruits and vegetables. It is not a completely vegetarian diet, but it has similar qualities to those.

That being said, you can kind of see the pros and cons forming already of this diet. The pros are, you get results and it just plain works. I first believed with the data they have to back it up, dating back over 50 years. I further believed when I began to lose some weight and keep it off following this system.

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The major con of course is the serious meat eater. There are diets out there that work well and are pro-meat. In fact, I have reviewed some of them on this site so take a look around. In the Acid Alkaline Diet, they claim that eating this more vegetarian way goes back to the old days where we didn’t fill ourselves up with processed foods.

I do want to touch on a variation many have tried, and even I did towards the end of things. If you incorporate some light, lean meats in your food (topping on salad, small entree, etc.) you should still be able to meet your goals. The ebook sometimes goes a little crazy with the recommendations, but these slight changes could help the heavy meat eater adjust.

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Cheat Your Way Thin Review

On the outside, Cheat Your Way Thin almost sounds too good to be true. We associate cheating in regards to diets as falling off the wagon and eating a bunch of foods you really shouldn’t have.

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What I experienced when trying this ebook out though is “cheating” is definitely not a bad thing with this system. In fact, it’s the way you do it properly (I guess the name gives that part away a bit). You eat the foods you want whenever the program says you can, meaning you will not actually have to be on a diet all the time. This will help you avoid falling off the routine and binge eating when trying to Cheat Your Way Thin. You won’t have cheating opportunities every day, but they will pop up enough for most people. I did not have a problem holding off.

In my Cheat Your Way Thin review I must stress how much it helped me psychologically. If you are doing a diet that says absolutely no junk, bad foods, you might get intimidated and not even try it. With this, you know you can have breaks so I was much more willing to try it. The best part is that is built into the program so you will not be going astray.

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When you first start the system, they have different phases that you must go through. The first stage in the Cheat Your Way Thin program, which I thought was the hardest because it was all so new, is called the priming stage and lasts three weeks. From there you go to the core and maintenance stage, and as I mentioned before once you get in the groove of this diet it really becomes significantly easier to handle.

The results I saw were pretty shocking. I do feel that the ease of this workout and diet program should be noted, since it is kind of shocking you can lose weight this way. To be completely honest, if you are looking to lose a ton of weight there are probably better options. This ebook system though will help you drop weight consistently, just not at an extreme rate. The draw of the diet though is you can live a more normal lifestyle eating wise like you do now. Just making a few adjustments in your eating style and the Cheat Your Way Thin can help drop the pounds in no time.

Ready to Cheat Your Way Thin? Read their site here and try it out when ready.

Fat Loss Factor Review

Many people are looking for that one factor to trim the fat off your body as quickly as possible. While it may never be that one thing, the Fact Loss Factor does promise to help you shed that weight that has been troubling you for years. Read on to see my overall thoughts on the program after trying it out.

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The first thing I noticed about the Fat Loss Factor is they throw you straight into things at the beginning. In fact, the first two weeks is a cleansing phase, where you will be going through a type of detox program. You limit yourself to only certain natural foods like fruits, vegetables and nuts.

Afterwards, you then begin to slowly eat like a more normal person. However, you also now have the energy to workout with a lot more intensity to go along with it. You can do the Fat Loss Factor at three varying levels depending on how advanced you are.

The workouts that Dr. Michael Allen, the creator of this system, has put together is a true full body workout. The recipe book (which is included free of charge) should be followed since these foods will give you the energy you need to get through the workout program. If you do not have the energy, these workouts will be a little more difficult than you might imagine.

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So after going through it completely about a year ago, I finally got around to writing my Fat Loss Factor review. No, it wasn’t because I didn’t like it, it was because I was enjoying my new body and my new energy. Seriously, I never thought that would be the case (I used to sit around and browse the internet all day for activity). Now I feel fitter, have gotten back into the sports I played in high school, and I don’t pass out after work. Getting these results means you must stick with the program, and watch what you eat once it is over, but other than that all the tools you need already belong to you. Good luck if you do decide to try Fat Loss Factor for yourself.

Find out more about the Fat Loss Factor program here.