How to Actually Get in Shape and Loose Weight!

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Question: I’ve decided to aggressively pursue getting in shape which for me means losing another 25 pounds. I feel like I have been playing with it too long. What am I going to have to do to make this happen? Answer: What you are referring to is the difference between working out and and training. […]

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How Can I Lose Fat Like a “Biggest Loser”?

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Question: I have been working out for a week and I have dieted but I have not lost any weight at all. These people on the “Biggest Loser” lose about 10 pounds a week. What else do I need to do? Answer: If you want to see results similar to the ones that participants on […]

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Rocket Fuel Workout

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Question: I was talking with a guy who was finishing his degree in exercise science and he said the best way to burn fat was to exercise in the fat-burning zone which is at 60% to 65% of your maximum heart rate. How long should I do this? Answer: That’s an interesting question because on […]

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The Key to Gaining Muscle and Losing Fat is…

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Question: I am middle-aged man who works out and wants to continue to build some muscle but get leaner, especially around the middle. Weights and cardio seem to be in opposition to each other so how should I approach this? I had heard that bodybuilders do weights for a period and then do mostly cardio […]

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If You Want Healthy Children, Start with Yourself!

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Question: I am worried about my son who is overweight. I know he needs to exercise but I don’t know how early he should start. He is 11 now so is that too early to begin to lift weights? Answer: Eleven years old is not too early to start working out with weights as long […]

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Repelling the Fat Magnet

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Question: I’m 52 now and feel like I have become a fat magnet. Every time I get on the scale I am heavier and just have a sluggish demeanor. I have begun to walk in the neighborhood which helps but what else can I do to feel energized again? Answer: As we age we lose […]

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Yo Yo Yo Your Carbs…

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Question: I need to lose just a couple more pounds before my wedding in November but I am at a standstill with weight loss. My diet looks clean to me but I know there may be something else that I could be doing in these last few weeks. Any suggestions? Answer: If you are in […]

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Target Zone for Maximum Weight Loss

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Question: I am new to exercising but I have made good progress since I started training 6 weeks ago. I have a few questions. To lose weight I was told at my gym that I should keep my heart rate at 60% of it’s maximum to burn more fat. Is that true? What is the […]

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Jumpstart Menopause Metabolism with Intense Workout

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Question: I am reaching menopause and I am having more and more trouble maintaining my weight much less lose any weight and I am completely frustrated. Do you know how I can get my metabolism going again? Answer: Pre-menopause and menopause can certainly wreck your metabolism, your energy and completely frustrate a woman. It can […]

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Don’t Cut Protein.

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Question: I need to get in shape and I have been restricting my calories but I can’t seem to get the scale to move in the right direction. Should I cut back on meat and protein? One other thing, have you heard of slow-motion training? Is it something that would be productive? Answer: Don’t reduce […]

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