How Does the 80/20 Eating Plan Help You Lose Weight?

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Question: I’ve read your article that mentioned the 80/20 format for healthy eating. Is that 80% of each day that you eat healthy? Is it low carb? How do you lose weight doing this? Answer: The 80/20 method is quite simple. During the week you eat clean healthy foods 80% of the time and the […]

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Combining Fat Burner and Strength Training Workouts

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Question: I just purchased one of the workout systems from an infomercial designed to get you ripped and in shape. My problem is that I really enjoy strength training, moving heavy weights, and the system, though it requires training six days a week, it really doesn’t use enough weight to maintain the strength I already […]

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How Important is Breakfast?

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Question: I have a very active rising high school freshman who recently stopped eating breakfast. He also has started drinking meal replacement drinks instead of eating lunch. He is concerned about getting fat and breakfast foods he says are fattening. He wants chiseled abs and to look like he is in his 20’s. He doesn’t […]

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How Effective is a Zero Carb Diet?

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Question: I am considering a zero carb diet to shed the weight I keep carrying and can’t seem to lose. How effective is that type of diet? Answer: A zero carb diet can be very effective for weight loss but it is one of the most challenging plans in a variety of ways. You will […]

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Beach Body Workout – Fast!

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Question: The beach is only a few weeks away and I am nowhere close to being ready. The colder spring has curtailed my interest in training but with warmer weather seemingly here I realize how far I need to go in just a short time. What can I do to speed up my fat loss? […]

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Controlling Weight Loss Plateaus

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Question: I have reached my lowest weight in years but have been stuck there for weeks. Should I assume that my body is rebelling and I will have a fight to get more fat off? Is my body trying to stay where it is? How can I get past this? Answer: You need to quit […]

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Clean Up Your Diet by Removing the Sweet Temptations…

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Question: I need some help cleaning up my diet. I still have a sweet tooth and salty tooth as well. What are some methods I can use to clear out the junk? Which is better, the fat-free or sugar-free foods? Answer: Some people will eat the junk they have left in the pantry and replace […]

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Combine Good Nutrition with a Sound Exercise Program

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Question: What is more effective, to eat a clean, healthy diet or to train consistently? I do get in my workouts but don’t always eat the best. Answer: For a while your youth and training intensity may make the difference and allow you to eat random foods instead of planning meals but, in time, that […]

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Morbidly Obese Weight Loss Plan

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Question: My doctor told me I am morbidly obese and I need to lose over 100 pounds. I have no ides how to actually begin except to weigh myself and take a “before” picture. Can you help me? Answer: It has come to the point that medical doctors need someone that they can refer patients […]

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What Type of Workout Burns the Most Fat?

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Question: What type of workout is the most effective for burning fat? Should I train with weights or do cardio? Answer: Both types of training, resistance training and cardio, have benefits that are beneficial in burning fat Weights build muscle tissue which demands more calories. By using a healthy food plan in conjunction with weight […]

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